Friends of the Library

New online exhibition explores women, work and song in 19th century France

Published: 19Jan2018

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new online exhibition: Femmes, travail et chanson dans la France du XIXe siècleWomen, Work, and Song in Nineteenth-Century France

Lecture | Marriage: Is it All or Nothing?

5Feb201817:30
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With  Valentine’s Day almost upon us, the Friends of the McGill Library presents a talk by Professor John Lydon, Chair of the McGill Psychology Departme

Lecture | The Fabric of the Human Body (Vesalius, 1543): Images and Icons for the History of Medicine

14Feb201816:00
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Lecture given by Hélène Cazes, Professor at the University of Victoria (Department of French) and the Director of the Program of Medieval Studies

Vernissage | Vaccination: Fame, Fear and Controversy, 1798-1998

6Feb201817:30
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Please join us for the vernissage of the exhibition, Vaccination: Fame, Fear and Controversy, 1798-1998, which explores th

Exhibition | Vaccination: Fame, Fear and Controversy, 1798-1998

10Jan2018
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Since its earliest days, vaccination has been attended by hesitation, resistance and controversy. Why did an innovation that promised to rid the world of the terrible scourge of smallpox inspire...

Lecture | Publishing Evelina, or how to sell 180 editions of the same (old) novel?

25Jan201816:00
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Evelina, the first novel of Frances Burney, has enjoyed a lasting popularity among reading public. It was published in more 180 editions/reprints in several European languages since its first...

Lecture | The Tragedy of the Tet Offensive

31Jan201817:30
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Fifty years after the Vietnam war, historians are able to reflect on its larger meaning for Vietnamese and global history. What motivated the Vietnamese communists to start the offensive?  How did...

Lecture | Uncensoring Charles and Frances Burney

23Jan201817:30
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Join Peter Sabor, (Director, Burney Centre) and Stewart Cooke (Associate Director, Burney Centre) for a half century overview of the Burney Centre's achievements, and an exploration of new...

Exhibition Vernissage | Materia Medica

13Dec201717:30
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All are invited to attend a vernissage to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition, Materia Medica, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:30pm.

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