The Faculty is pleased to welcome the following individuals to the Arts Community. Please join us in wishing them well in their new roles.
Allison Murphy recently joined the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada as an Administrative Coordinator. She comes from Office of First Nations and Inuit Education.
Chungling (Tracy) Huang
Tabitha Sparks, Associate Professor in the Department of English and Associate Scholar in the Social Studies of Medicine, was recently appointed Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Arts. In this role, Professor Sparks will oversee and manage all matters related to research, prizes and awards, and graduate and post-doctoral studies in the Faculty.
The Faculty of Arts recently welcomed a new Director of Administration, Richard Courtois. Appointed in December 2018, Richard joins the Office of the Dean to oversee the business administration of the Faculty’s core operational areas, including Financial Services, HR, IT, Business Development, Communications, and Operations and Services.
ISID Professor of Practice Rachel Kiddell-Monroe and Celine de Richoufftz write a new policy brief entitled, Fleeing Violence in Central America: Time to Implement Canada's Resettlement Policies. Read about it here!
ISID's Global Governance Lab releases a new policy brief on natural disasters and transitional justice.
ISID is please to share the latest policy brief from its Global Governance Lab, written by Professor Megan Bradley.
ISID is please to share the latest policy brief from its Global Governance Lab, written by Professor Megan Bradley and entitled "Recognizing Natural Disasters as a Concern for Transitional Justice". Available for download.
FUNDED SUMMER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS INTERESTED IN REFUGEE ISSUES
Are you a graduate student at Carleton, McGill University, University of Ottawa or York University?
Are you interested in refugee issues?
Are you looking for a unique research placement for the Summer of 2019?
Are you interested in improving your MANDARIN Skills in an immersion setting in China? Would you like to spend 4 weeks (Summer 2019) to engage in a well-designed INTENSIVE CHINESE LANGUAGE PROGRAM?
ISID has released a new policy brief on energy efficiency in emerging markets, by ISID Professor of Practice Jamal Saghir and Khaled Agha. Read about it here!
On September 25th, as part of Indigenous Awareness Weeks 2018, the Indigenous Studies Program hosted four incredible Inuit women in involved in the arts: Heather Igloliorte (ᓯᕈ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᐅᖅᑎ), Niap Saunders (ᓂᐊᑉ ᓴᓐᑐᔅ), Nina Segalowitz (ᓂᓇ ᓯᒐᓗᕕᑦᔅ), and Beatrice Deer (ᐱᐊᑐᐊᔅ ᑎᐅ). After presentations by each of the panelists, a warm and earnest discussion was had with the audience.
Release of "Unpacking Participatory Democracy: from theory to practice and from practice to theory. A report on two workshops"
Ms Aruna Roy, noted Indian social activist, was invited to be Professor of Practice in Global Governance in residence at the Institute for the Study of International Development in Fall 2016. One of her tasks was to teach a 500-level seminar course.
After much anticipation, a shortlist of eight impressive titles was announced this week for the prestigious Cundill History Prize, an international history-writing prize administered by the Faculty of Arts at McGill University. With $75,000 USD awarded to the winner and $10,000 USD to two finalists, the prize evidences McGill’s commitment to supporting leading scholarship produced around the globe.
Celebrating its 11th year, the Cundill History Prize announced a record number of submissions for 2018, with more than 400 titles accepted, up 25 percent from last year. Administered by the Faculty of Arts, the US$75,000 prize will be awarded by a distinguished jury of world-leading historians.
We are very excited to announce that Gabrielle Iakotennikonhrare Doreen will be leading McGill's first ever landbased education field course this summer.