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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]

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.

Dr. Cindy Blackstock's 2014 J. R. Lecture was titled, "Reconciliation: The Children's Version". [Alexandre Claude]

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

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]

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]

Donors Gregg Blachford and husband David McGillivray point to the map which marks where students interned this summer at the 11th Annual Arts Internship Event and Exhibit. [Owen Egan]

Pamela Austin as Beggar, Daphne Morin as Filch, Olivia Heaney as Mrs Peachum, Cara Krisman as Jenny, Erika Jung as Prostitute in the Department of English, Drama and Theatre Program's production of The Threepenny Opera. [Owen Egan]

Katie Scharfe as Polly, Olivia Heaney as Mrs Peachum in the Department of English Drama and Theatre Program's production of The Threepenny Opera. [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]

CONGRATULATIONS to Professor Hans Beck (History and Classical Studies) who has received the 2015 Anneliese Maier Research Award. Awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the prize merits excellence in research and leadership in international collaboration in the Humanities and Social Sciences.  Learn more. To reach Professor Beck's website, click here.

My Arts Research: Library Skills for Success Workshops will be offered again February 10 - 11 and March 10 - 11.  Learn more and register here.  

Midi discussion autour d'un livre : Quartiers disparus, éditions Cardinal, 2014.  29 janvier à 11 h 45 à 13 h, salle 100, 3438, rue McTavish.  Présentations de: Paul-André Linteau, historien, professeur au département d'histoire de l'UQAM et co-auteur Jean-François Leclerc, directeur, Centre d'histoire de Montréal Catherine Charlebois. muséologue, Centre d'histoire de Montréal et co-auteure.  Commentaires et réactions : Francine Dansereau, INRS. Organisé par le Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en études montréalaises (CRIEM)
RSVP stephan [dot] gervais [at] mcgill [dot] ca OU https://www.facebook.com/events/366984306827702/

Dr. Scarlett Baron (University College London) will speak on James Joyce and the Rhythms of the Alphabet, Friday, February 13, 11:30 am in Arts 160.  Sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and the Department of English.

ANNOUNCING: The OceanPath Fellowship in Arts. Are you a graduating student with an innovative idea for community change? Then the OceanPath Fellowship might be the opportunity that you’re looking for following your studies! The application deadline is February 12, 2015. Learn more.

Registration is now open for the MISC's 2015 Conference, February 19-20, The Cities We Need/Les villes qu'il nous faut.  The conference will look at the ways in which cities are reinventing themselves and, in turn, reinventing what it means to be Canadian. Learn more.

Congratulations to Professor Eduardo Kohn (Department of Anthropology) who has been awarded the Gregory Bateson Prize for best book of the year in sociocultural anthropology for his monograph, How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology Beyond the Human. Learn more.

Congratulations to Professor T.V. Paul (Department of Political Science), who has been elected President of the International Studies Association for 2016-2017. Learn more.


ANNOUNCING: The Faculty of Arts International Travel Award. Application deadline is March 15, 2015.  Learn more.