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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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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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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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M: Launch of the Macdonald Stewart Benefactor's Circle

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 11:15am - 12:00pm
The Macdonald-Stewart Benefactors Circle was established in 201 4 and named in honour of extraordinary philanthropists whose generosity pr ovided the foundation on which McGill's Macdonald Campus has flourished: S ir William Macdonald, David and Liliane Stewart. Since the founding of Macdonald College in 1905, a community of visionary donors - now known asthe Macdonald-Stewart Benefactors - has carried on this tradition of phil anthropic leadership in support of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environ mental Sciences.
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F: Medicine: McGill New Hospitals: MUHC Information Session

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
In 2010 the MUHC broke ground on what will become a world-classfacility that will bring 21st-century medicine together with 21st-centurytechnology to improve health care for all. There has been much progress i n the creation of this space which merges several hospitals under one roof . This information session will highlight the many developments of the MUH C's new site and cover what's next for the future hospital facility. Nocharge but registration required
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Cancelled! F: Medicine: McGill New Hospitals Tours: JGH New Pavilio n K - 3:15pm

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 3:15pm - 4:15pm
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 3:15pm
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F: Science: Secret Science Spots Campus Tour

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
The study of science at McGill University goes back some 150 ye ars, but there are hidden pockets of history that will surprise even the most avid McGill chronicler. From the underground stream near Burnside Hal l and the role it played in the life of geologist George Mercer Dawson, t o the Duke of Edinburgh's unpublicized visit to the toilets at the old Bio logy (now James) Building in 1952, this tour will enlighten and entertain . No charge but registration required (space is limited)
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F: Medicine: 'All Those Nights in Montreal' McGill Medicine AlumniReception

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Reconnect, reminisce, share accomplishments, make new connec tions and celebrate achievements at Homecoming 2014. Join your classmates for a private cocktail of fun and camaraderie prior to your class dinners.The event features a Reunion Retrospective and an announcement of the 201 4 Medicine Alumni Global award recipients. Reunion Retrospective: Sha re your memories with us!
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