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Speaker Series | Glen Peers | "Thinking with Things in Byzantium"

Thu, 2014-01-30 17:30
Arts Building : W-215, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Art History and Communication Studies Speaker Series Winter 2014 presents:

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Introduction to Course Design and Teaching Workshop

Thu, 2014-12-11 09:00 - Tue, 2014-12-16 13:00
Education Building : Room: 627 (Active Learning Classroom), 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Would you like to (re)design one of your courses and enhance your teaching skills? Learn about strategies that focus on enhancing student learning? Develop a course syllabus and exchange feedback with fellow faculty members and facilitators from Teaching and Learning Services in this 1½ day workshop held on Thursday, May 8 (9:00am - 5:00pm) & Tuesday, May 13 (9:30am - 1pm), 2014.

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Professor Charmaine Nelson speaking at "Create Dangerously: Congress of Black Writers and Artists"

Sun, 2013-10-20 14:40
3480 rue McTavish : Salles Madeleine Parent & Lev Bukhman rooms

Professor Charmaine Nelson of the Department of Art History and Communication Studies will be presenting Some thoughts on the Visual Culture of Canadian Slavery” at

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PCond - The Participatory Condition - Media@McGill Colloquium

Fri, 2013-11-15 09:00 - Sat, 2013-11-16 17:00
Musée d’art contemporain (MAC) : 185 Saint-Catherine West

Media@McGill is proud to host The Participatory Condition, an International Colloquium, which will be held in Montreal at the Museum of Contemporary Art on November 15 and 16, 2013. The Colloquium’s main objective is to assess the role of media in the development of a principle whose expansion has become so large as to become the condition of our contemporaneity. Registration is free, but we ask that individuals register to reserve a place for the Colloquium.

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Professor Becky Lentz receives an International Development Faculty Research Award

Tue, 2013-09-24 12:23

The Institute for the Study of International Development has announced the names and projects of the recipients of ISID’s International Development Faculty Research Awards, including Professor Lentz from the Department of Art History and Communication Studies.

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SSHRC Insight Development Grant winners from AHCS - Professor Lentz & Professor Moser

Tue, 2013-09-24 12:11

The Department of Art History and Communications Studies is proud to announce two 2013 SSHRC Insight Development Grant winners:

Roberta (Becky) Lentz: "Rendering visible the infrastructure of media policy advocacy practice"

Jeffrey Moser: "Excavating China’s first archaeologist"

The full list and article in "Headway" can be viewed here.

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The Spaces of Hacking Symposium

Sun, 2013-10-13 (All day)
Notman House : 51 Sherbrooke Street West , H2X 1X2

Hackers.

They seem to be everywhere, landing headlines in the news, founding companies in Silicon Valley and hacker spaces around the world, and at times, facing years in jail. Despite this presence, they are everywhere misunderstood. Spaces of hacking, the first of three events seeking to demystify the hacker, will contextualize the acts of hacking in light of the spaces and places where it unfolds: the hacker space, the free software project, the biolab, the media, the law, and the server.

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AHCS Speaker Series - Steven Shapin

Thu, 2013-10-03 18:00

‘You Are What You Eat’: Historical Changes in Ideas about Food and Identity

Steven Shapin
Harvard University
Franklin L. Ford Professor of the History of Science
Department of the History of Science
The Mossman Foundation of McGill University presents The D. Lorne Gales Lecture in the History of Science
Thursday, Oct 3rd, 2013
6pm
Tania Schulich Hall
Faculty of Music
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In Memory of Dr Hajime Nakatani

Tue, 2013-09-24 12:24
 Dr Hajime Nakatani

It is with very great sadness that the department announces the death of Professor Hajime Nakatani. Hajime served as assistant professor of East Asian art history from 2004 to 2010, jointly appointed in the departments of Art History and Communication Studies and East Asian Studies. He left McGill in 2010 to join the Department of Intercultural Studies at Rikkyo University in Tokyo.

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