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Media@McGill’s International Colloquium on The Participatory Condition

Fri, 2013-11-15 (All day) - Sat, 2013-11-16 (All day)
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Salle Beverley Webster Rolph : 185, rue Ste-Catherine Ouest , H2X 3X5
Price: Free and open to the public

Media@McGill’s International Colloquium on The Participatory Condition scrutinizes the very idea of participation in the digital age, from our face-to-face encounters with beings and technologies, to the experiences we share as users, publics and producers, in the flesh and online.

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Speech, Song and the Minor Third; Jeremy Day-O'Connell, Ph.D.

Wed, 2013-10-30 15:30 - 17:00
Rabinovitch House : Room 101, 3640 rue de la Montagne Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 2A8

This paper reports on the first laboratory study of an idiosyncratic linguistic phenomenon: the “stylized interjection,” which is most recognizable to English speakers in the vocative expression, “Yoo-hoo!”  The stylized interjection, as described throughout the musicological and linguistic literature, is associated with a particular intonational formula--the “calling contour”--and intriguingly, with a purportedly cross-cultural musical fingerprint: the interval of the minor third.  A reading task was used to systematically compare the stylized interjection to four other linguisti

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Contact: Lisa Coady
Organization: CRBLM
Office Phone: 514.398.6962

I Medici di McGill: Benefit concert for Viva!Sistema in Montreal

Fri, 2014-02-28 19:30 - 21:30
St. Gabriel Church : Metro Charlevoix, 2157 Centre Street Montréal (Québec) , H3K 1J5
Price: Regular tickets: $30; Donor: $100 (includes $70 tax deductible donation). Donor ticket holders are invited to a post-concert reception to meet the artists, teachers and the honorary committe

Presenting Cellist Prodigy Stéphane Tétreault in a Concert to Benefit Children's Music Education in Point St. Charles

Under the direction of maestro Iwan Edwards, I Medici di McGill presents a Benefit Concert to support Viva!Sistema, a music education program for elementary school children in Point St. Charles. The concert features works by Antonin Dvorak: his Symphony No. 9 “From the New World,” and the Cello Concerto in B minor with Stéphane Tétreault. Children in the music program will also perform.

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Contact: Dr A. L. Padjen
Organization: I Medici di McGill Orchestra
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Office Phone: 5143983603
Mobile Phone: 5148065372
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Concert of I Medici di McGill Orchestra

Sun, 2013-11-24 16:00 - 18:00
Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Church : 5333, ave. Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montréal , H4A 1L2
Price: Regular: $20; Students: $10

25th Season of I Medici di McGill Orchestra starts with the concert under the batton of Iwan Edwards, featuring Emmanuel Vukovich in Mozart's violin concerto No 5, K 219.

Program: Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture, op 81; Wolfgang A Mozart: Violin Concerto No 5, K 219; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No 5, op 67

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Contact: Dr A. L. Padjen
Organization: I Medici di McGill Orchestra
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Office Phone: 5143983603
Mobile Phone: 5148065372
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To live and learn: making memories has to be a speedy business

Tue, 2013-10-15 11:01

The brain is plastic - adapting to the hundreds of experiences in our daily lives by reorganizing pathways and making new connections between nerve cells. This plasticity requires that memories of new information and experiences are formed fast. So fast that the body has a special mechanism, unique to nerve cells, that enables memories to be made rapidly.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Office Phone: 514 398 3376
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Ambitious, innovative programs advance research and patient care

Thu, 2013-10-10 16:57

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University has raised more than $49 million, with an additional $7 million in planned gift expectancies, in the largest ever campaign of its 79 year history. The ‘Thinking Ahead’ Campaign, a $40 million initiative, has enabled The Neuro to implement ambitious and innovative research, training, and patient care programs aimed at tackling the most pressing neurological problems - strengthening The Neuro’s global leadership in understanding and repairing the brain.  

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Office Phone: 514 398-3376
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Ian Hatton

Tue, 2013-10-22 10:00 - 13:00

Ian Hatton

(Supervisors: Dr. Jonathan Davies & Dr. Michel Loreau)

The scaling of growth across levels of organisation

Date / Time / Location: October 22, 2013 at 10:00am in Stewart Biology W4/12

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Everything in moderation: excessive nerve cell pruning leads to disease

Tue, 2013-10-08 09:59

Mechanism meant to maintain efficiency of brain network involved in neurodegenerative disease

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Public Astro Night: "Tales from the Crypt: Autopsies of white dwarf stars reveal hidden secrets"

Thu, 2013-10-17 19:00
Rutherford Physics Building : 3600 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T8

AstroMcGill presents the 18th Public Astro Night, with a public lecture by Prof. Patrick Dufour (from the Université de Montréal).  The lecture is entitled "Tales from the Crypt: Autopsies of white dwarf stars reveal hidden secrets". The lecture will be followed by night sky observations (weather permitting) and a lab tour. The lecture is intended for a general audience, and it is free of charge. No reservation is necessary.

The event will be held at the McGill Rutherford Physics Building, starting at 7:30pm.

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Media@McGill’s POOC on “The Participatory Condition” – registration now open

Tue, 2013-09-24 (All day) - Mon, 2013-10-28 (All day)

Media@McGill’s Participatory Open Online Course (POOC) on The Participatory Condition is now open for registration. This free, non-credited online course runs from October 15 to December 6, 2013. The POOC interrogates a range of issues pertaining to the history, problems and possibilities of participatory media in contemporary society, and will focus on aspects of mediated participation including surveillance, gaming, publics, art, and design.

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