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C. Heike Schotten Talk

Mon, 2014-11-03 15:00
Peel 3487 : 2nd Floor, 3487 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

Resisting Norms or Overthrowing Oppression? The Radical Futurelessness of Queer Politics

C. Heike Schotten
Associate Professor of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts
University of Massachusetts, Boston

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Feminist Technics, Queer Machines: Inventing Better Futures

Fri, 2014-11-07 (All day)

The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) is pleased to present Feminist Technics, Queer Machines: Inventing Better Futures. The conference contemplates the intersecting, hopeful, and dystopian imaginaries of current futurisms, with a particular focus on its queer and feminist trajectories. Blending academic and artistic practice, the day's events will include three panel discussions highlighting McGill graduate students and other researchers on the topics of decolonizing the future, technology and futurism, and futures of the mediated body.

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Welcome Reception

Thu, 2014-10-02 03:00
Peel 3487 : 2nd Floor, 3487 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

You are cordially invited to the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) for our annual Welcome Reception to celebrate the new academic year. This is an informal opportunity to reacquaint yourselves with our staff, students and fellow colleagues around the university, and to meet new hires, students and staff members. The reception is also a chance to greet our new visiting professors and postdoctoral students. We hope you will join us to socialize over a glass of wine and other refreshments. Everyone is welcome.

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Esquisses

Tue, 2014-11-11 12:30
Peel 3487 : 2nd Floor, 3487 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

Avatars of Modernity: The Gendered Politics of Mediated Mormonism
Brenda Weber
Associate Professor, Gender Studies
Indiana University Bloomington
IGSF Visiting Professor

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Esquisses

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:30
Peel 3487 : 2nd Floor, 3487 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

A Queer Approach to Human Rights, Sexual Identity, and LGBT Asylum Seekers
Baden Offord
Professor, Cultural Studies and Human Rights
Co-Director, Centre for Peace and Social Justice
Southern Cross University

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Esquisses

Tue, 2014-10-14 12:30
Peel 3487 : 2nd Floor, 3487 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

The Politics of Data: Exploring the Debates on the Collection of Race Based Data in Canadian Universities
Enakshi Dua
Associate Professor, Equity Studies
York University
IGSF Visiting Professor

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Esquisses

Tue, 2014-09-23 12:30
Peel 3487 : 2nd Floor, 3487 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

Wolfenden's Witnesses: Understanding Homosexuality in Postwar Britain
Brian Lewis
Professor, History and Classical Studies
McGill University

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Conférence sur le droit minier québécois

Tue, 2014-10-28 09:00 - 17:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
Price: Free

Jointly organized by the Faculty of Law of McGill University and the Chaire du notariat of the Université de Montréal, this conference will focus on a number of general issues surrounding mining and mineral rights in Quebec.

This conference will be in French. A request for continuing legal education accreditation will be made to the Barreau du Québec. Members of the Chambre des Notaires will receive their continuing legal education attestations on site.

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Nicola Wealth Management Opens Newest Office in Toronto to Manage Rapid Growth

Mon, 2014-09-22 15:03

Nicola Wealth Management (NWM), an independent financial planning and portfolio management firm serving high net worth individuals and families, opened a new office in Toronto to expand its presence in Eastern Canada and accommodate clients in the Greater Toronto Area. The Toronto office is situated at Suite 1702 - 2 Bloor Street West, joining Western Canada locations in Vancouver, Kelowna and Richmond, B.C.

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Taking care of business

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:57

The economy has changed dramatically in the 30 years since Doug Bergeron first entered the work force and, of course, Bergeron, 53, has changed with it. Best known for leading the group that purchased the credit- and debit-card terminal makerVeriFone from Hewlett-Packard for $50 million in 2001, as CEO, he transformed it into a multinational, multi-billion-dollar company.

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