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The Institute of Islamic Studies presents The Word of God and Its Languages, a lecture by Professor Souleymane Bachir Diagne (Departments of French and Philosophy, Columbia University). Thursday, October 1, 5:00 pm, TNC Theatre, Morrice Hall Room 017, 3485 McTavish.
2015 Cundill Lecture. Professor Gary Bass (Princeton University and 2014 Cundill Prize winner) will speak on Nixon, Kissinger and a Forgotten Genocide. Thursday, October 8, 5:00 pm. Birks Heritage Chapel, 3520 University, 2nd floor. Seating is limited, RSVPs encouraged cundillprize [dot] arts [at] mcgill [dot] ca or 514-398-8346. Sponsored by the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada.
2015 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture. Professor Wendy Brown (University of California, Berkeley) will speak on Neoliberalism Contra Democracy: Ten Theses. Tuesday, October 13, 6:00 pm. Faculty of Law, Moot Court, 3644 Peel Street. Learn more.
The Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy presents Dr. Tarek Loubani (Head of the Glia Project) who will speak on Reclaiming high technology: Fighting for the hardware commons. Wednesday, October 14, 6:00 pm in Arts West 215. Learn more.
Flegg Annual Lecture 2015: Leon Weiseltier (former literary editor of the New Republic) will speak on A Passion for Waiting: The Strangely Unexcited Messianism of the Jews. Tuesday, October 13, 6:00 pm. McIntyre Medical Building, Martin Theatre (room 504), 3655 promenade Sir William Osler. Sponsored in part by the Department of Jewish Studies.
Congratulations to Professors Michel Biron (Langue et littérature françaises), David Davies (Philosophy), and Maggie Kilgour (English) on their election as Fellows to the Royal Society of Canada. Learn more.
Congratulations to Professor Erin Hurley (English) who has been named the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Quebec Studies at SUNY - Plattsburgh.
The latest Seeds of Change crowdfunding project is all about the Arts Internship Office! Learn more.