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F: Religious Studies: Annual Birks Lecture Series 2014

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:30pm - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:30pm
The 2014 Birks Lectures feature Professor John J. Collins, Hol mes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale Divini ty School. He has published widely on the subjects of apocalypticism, wis dom, Hellenistic Judaism, and the Dead Sea Scrolls, including most rece ntly The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Biography. Title of lecture to be announced. Registration not required. Open to the public (limited seating) Tue sday, October 21, and Wednesday, October 22, 2014 @ 5:30 pm
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F: Music Schulich: The Golden Violin Competition

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Golden Violin is the most coveted prize at the Schulich Sch ool of Music and one of the most important of its kind in Canada. The priz e is worth $25,000 and comes with performance opportunities in Montreal a nd Toronto. The finalists will be current students at the School selected by the string faculty based on their exceptional talent and contribution t o musical and cultural life here at Schulich. The prize will be awarded atthe end of the evening by a special jury convened for the occasion.
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X: Science on Stage: Out of Her Mind

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
In collaboration with Playwrights Workshop and McGill Science O utreach, Redpath Museum Presents The Madwomen Monologues. Madcap. Zany. D emented. Delusional. Crazy. Twisted. Obsessed. A collection of monologues by Colleen Curran featuring women who have momentarily lost their minds fo r what they believe, at least, is a good reason or a good cause. They ar e all quite mad but in a very funny way. It's as much a scientific study o f spot the psychological disorder or chemical imbalance as it's a theatric al look at: so just how much or how little does it take to make someone to taly lose it?
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X: Guided Museum Tours

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
11 am: Egyptian Mummies 12 pm: Mesozoic Dinosaurs 1 pm: Biod iversity Exhibits Redpath Museum, meet in the entrance hall Free, ev eryone welcome, no reservation necessary Tours will be led by student guides from the Redpath Museum Club and conducted in English.
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A: Walking Tour - Golden Square Mile

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Meet at the Roddick Gates Tour the residential area surroun ding McGill that was once home to Canada's anglo elite. Named for the squa re mile it covered, the area retains a plethora of architectural masterpi eces, spanning the Medieval, Renaissance, Greek, Roman, Gothic and Ge rmanic styles
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Cancelled! F: Medicine: McGill New Hospitals Tours: JGH New Pavilio n K - 2:15pm

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 2:15pm - 3:15pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED! See where the future of McGil l Medicine will take us by visiting the newest hospital site and departmen t. Ride on over to visit the first phase of the JGH's new Pavilion K. A fi rst for McGill Medicine, this tour will allow our returning alumni to vis it what will be a state-of-the-art emergency department that helps addresswait times and patient flow issues and is designed to preserve patients' privacy, dignity and safety. No charge but registration is required Buses leave from Roddick Gates 2:15 pm
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M: Macdonald Campus RobotZ in the MALL

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 9:30am - 11:15am
Grab a coffee and some cake and then experience our new Macdona ld Active Learning Lab. You will be amazed by the capabilities of this newclassroom which is part of McGill's initiative for student-centred learni ng. Visitors will get hands-on instruction to write simple programs fo r virtual RobotZ on the MALL's computers, and then see the RobotZ respondto their commands on the MALL's projection screens. When the programs areperfected, the visitors will use them to direct miniature physical robot s to perform the same actions as the virtual RobotZ. No charge but reg istration required
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C: CWOQ: In Search of New Worlds: An Exploration of Exoplanets (1B)

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Andrew Cumming - Associate Professor, Department of Physics The last decade has seen a revolution in our understanding of planetary systems, with the birth of the new field of exoplanets. More than 300 pla nets orbiting other stars have been discovered, with masses from a few ti mes that of Earth to ten times the mass of Jupiter, and orbital periods o f only a few days to more than ten years.
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Cancelled! F: Medicine: New Hospital Tours: JGH New Pavilion K - 1: 15pm

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED! See where the future of McGil l Medicine will take us by visiting the newest hospital site and departmen t. Ride on over to visit the first phase of the JGH's new Pavilion K. A fi rst for McGill Medicine, this tour will allow our returning alumni to vis it what will be a state-of-the-art emergency department that helps addresswait times and patient flow issues and is designed to preserve patients' privacy, dignity and safety. No charge but registration is required Buses leave from Roddick Gates 1:15 pm
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M: Macdonald Campus Memorabilia Room

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 9:15am - 7:00pm
Browse through the Macdonald Memorabilia and take a trip down m emory lane.
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