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Glenn Greenwald | Beaverbrook Annual Lecture

23Oct201418:00
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19:30
Pollack Hall McGill University, 555 Sherbrooke West, CA

Don Thompson | Speaker Series | “The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art"

3Oct201412:30
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14:01
Arts Building W-145, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

“The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art."

MOOCs and GROOCs on the move

McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year. More than 32,000 people from 160 countries, with an average age of 35 (a bit younger than normal) signed up for the MOOC. Almost 1,800 people completed all elements of the course, and another 7,000 people completed at least one assignment or test.

Published: 2Jul2014

Innovation & Its Contestants - AHCS Emerging Scholars Conference

18Apr201409:00
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MAI (Montréal, arts interculturel 3680 rue Jeanne Mance, CA
Innovation & Its Contestants

Innovation is a buzzword with remarkable contemporary currency, one frequently instrumentalized in the constant search for new technologies, means of production, market adaptations, scientific discoveries and social changes.

Professor Charmaine Nelson - Black History Month Laureate

AHCS's Professor Charmaine Nelson was named a laureate for Black History Month 2014. The Round Table on Black History Month shines a light on talents within Black communities who have distinguished themselves by their involvement in Quebec society. These role models, who are often in the shadows, have a tremendous impact
on their environments.
 
The Round Table on Black History Month pays homage to people from Black communities who are devoted, passionate, and determined – and who, through the strength of their identities,

Published: 25Mar2014

2014 AHCS Departmental Symposium

16Apr201413:00
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Thomson House 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA
AHCS Dept. Symposium 2014

AHCS Departmental Symposium 2014

Speaker Series | Natasha Schüll | "Time on Device: Slot Machine Design & the Turn Away from Risk in Gambling"

10Apr201417:30
Arts Building W-215, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

Natasha Schüll
Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Time on Device: Slot Machine Design & the Turn Away from Risk in Gambling"

Speaker Series | Mechthild Fend | "Body to Body: The Dermatological Wax Moulage as Indexical Image"

27Mar201417:30
Arts Building W-215, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

Mechthild Fend, University College London

Body to Body: The Dermatological Wax Moulage as Indexical Image

Media@McGill | Peggy Phelan | "Reconsidering Ronald Reagan: Politics as Performance Art"

20Mar201417:30
Arts Building W-215, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

Peggy Phelan, Media@McGill visiting scholar

"Reconsidering Ronald Reagan: Politics as Performance Art"

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