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Cara Krisman as Hulda, Harrison Collett as Brimir, (l-r) Nathaniel Hanula-James, Bailey MacKay, and Shanti Gonzales as Trees, and Claire Olson as the Tiger in the Department of English Drama and Theatre Program's production of Andri Snær Magnason's Blue Planet. [Owen Egan/Joni Dufour]

Professor Myriam Denov (Trudeau Fellow and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair) with her family at Bravo 2015.  The poster in the background describes her research. [Owen Egan]

Nathaniel Hanula-James, Bailey MacKay, and Shanti Gonzales as the The Gleesome Gooddays in the Department of English Drama and Theatre Program's production of Andri Snær Magnason's Blue Planet. [Owen Egan/Joni Dufour]

Paul Chesser, Scot Diamond, Peter McAuslan and Chris Manfredi with the St. Andrew's Society's 2014 contribution to the Chair in Canadian-Scottish Studies.

Cara Krisman as Hulda and Harrison Collett as Brimir in the Department of English Drama and Theatre Program's production of Andri Snær Magnason's Blue Planet. [Owen Egan/Joni Dufour]

The Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist was announced in Moyse Hall on September 16. See below under News for the link to the live video recording. Copies of the books are available at Paragraphe Bookstore, 2220 McGill College. [Owen Egan]

The Buffalo Hat Singers at the launch of the Indigenous Studies Program at the MISC. [Alexandre Claude]

Professor Michael Burgess (University of Kent, UK) delivered the 2014 Eakin Lecture. [Alexandre Claude]

Anne Applebaum, 2013 winner of the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature, delivers the 2014 Cundill Lecture. [Alexandre Claude]

Principal Suzanne Fortier, Scotiabank Giller Prize Founder Jack Rabinovitch, and Dean of Arts Christopher Manfredi at the longlist announcement in Moyse Hall. [Owen Egan]

Arts Internship Award recipients Louis Roux, Shurabi Srikanura, Martin Crevier, Alexander Shadeed, Nicholas Glaudemans, Shannon Gavrilchuk and Daisy de Montjoye with Dean Christopher Manfredi at the 11th Annual Arts Internship Event. [Owen Egan]

Nabila Walji, Michel Snaije, Maria Lopez, Lina Alvarez Jaramillo, Niyati Malhotra with donors Professor Myron Echenberg, Mrs. Eva Echenberg, Mr. David Tarr (BA '61) and Ms. Gisele Chevrefils at the 11th Annual Arts Internship Event and Exhibit. [Owen Egan]

Autour de la nouvelle grammaire : mises en pratique, impacts et réflexions. Conférences et table ronde avec la professeure Suzanne-Geneviève Chartrand (Université Laval) et la professeure Gladys Jean (Université du Québec à Montréal. Le mardi, 5 mai,9:30 -13:30. Pavillon des arts, salle 230, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest. Pour toute information cliquer ici ou alida [dot] souce [at] mcgill [dot] ca. RSVP avant le 24 avril.Cet événement est soutenu financièrement par: Le Centre d'enseignement du français et le Fonds de développement du doyen de la Faculté des arts.


A MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST:

APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM DEAN OF ARTS

 

Dear members of the McGill community,

I am pleased to announce that Professor Hudson Meadwell has agreed to
serve as the Interim Dean of the Faculty of Arts starting 1 May 2015.
He will be stepping in to replace Professor Christopher Manfredi who will be
stepping down as Dean of the Faculty of Arts on 30 April, in
anticipation of assuming the role of Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) on 1 July.

Hudson Meadwell joined McGill University as an Assistant Professor in
the Department of Political Science in 1988, and is currently
completing his third term as Chair of the Department of Political
Science. He has also served the Faculty of Arts as an Associate Dean
(Research) and the University as an Associate Provost (Academic Staff).
In addition to these administrative positions, he has been a member of
many University level and inter-University committees. Professor
Meadwell's research interests include Nations and Nationalism,
European Political Development, Political Methodology and Philosophy
of Social Science. He has conducted field research and held visiting
appointments in Europe and North America. He has supervised 10 PhD
students and more than 50 MA students at McGill.

I thank Professor Meadwell for agreeing to lead the Faculty while Professor
Manfredi chairs the advisory committee search for a new, permanent Dean.
I am confident that the Faculty of Arts will continue to thrive under
Professor Meadwell's stewardship. Please join me in welcoming Hudson to
his role as Interim Dean of the Faculty of Arts.

Professor Anthony C. Masi
Provost