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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."

Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness

9Mar201514:00
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16:30
McLennan Library Building Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Liaison Officer (Harm Reduction) in the Office of the Dean of Students.

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

Safer Spaces Workshop: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

25Feb201509:30
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12:00
McLennan Library Building Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

This workshop is based on the Safe Spaces workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. Participants in this workshop may choose to participate in our Safer Spaces Allies program.

Safer Spaces Workshop: Race & Cultural Identity

19Mar201514:00
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16:30
McLennan Library Building MS-55, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

Participants will have the opportunity to examine how race and culture affect daily life in the McGill community. This workshop addresses the challenges of fostering diversity-receptive cultural attitudes, reducing structural barriers in University life, and building and maintaining respectful spaces for interpersonal engagement. Through case studies, participants will have the chance to practice identifying and responding to the types of discrimination most commonly encountered in campus life.

Safer Spaces Workshop: Disability, Access, and Universal Design

3Feb201514:00
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16:30
McLennan Library Building Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).

Safer Spaces Workshop: Indigenous Perspectives

11Feb201509:30
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12:00
McLennan Library Building Room: MS-55, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

This workshop is designed and delivered by the First Peoples’ House.

This workshop examines, from multiple perspectives, issues related to the inclusion of Indigenous peoples on our campuses.  The workshop provides historical and contemporary information about laws and policies, demographics, and cultural and economic realities.  Participants will have the opportunity to apply new ideas and awareness, and build skills, by working through practical scenarios drawn from everyday work and life at McGill.

Innovation & Its Contestants - AHCS Emerging Scholars Conference

18Apr201409:00
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20:30
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

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