From September 5-14, 2006, the Classroom Help Line will be staffed from 8 am to 8 pm Monday to Thursday, and 8 am to 5 pm Friday. To call the Classroom Help Line, use the classroom emergency telephone or dial 094352 using a McGill telephone.
The main floor reference area of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will not be accessible from Thursday, August 10, until early September. The Reference Collection will remain accessible. Other computers and study spaces are available in the complex. Please feel free to ask Library staff for details.
If you're interested in organizing your references and creating hassle-free formatted bibliographies, the Humanities and Social Sciences Library is offering an EndNote session on Tuesday, August 15, at 12:30 pm. No registration is required. Please note that this software is available for downloading to your own computer for free: come to a Library session to find out how.
The Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs has awarded a one-year, $150,000 grant to the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism to finance an internships programme.
Professor Stephen Smith has produced a new edition of the landmark textbook "Atiyah's Introduction to the Law of Contract."
Longtime McGill Law professor and former federal minister of justice the Honourable Irwin Cotler delivered the keynote address at Yeshiva University's 75th Annual Commencement Exercises.
On May 23, at the St. James Club, the McGill Alumni Association held its annual Honours & Awards Banquet, which pays tribute to outstanding volunteers who help build McGill's reputation through their hard work and dedication. This year, among those who were recognized were two of our own: Kappy Flanders and Nicholas Kasirer.
The John W. Durnford Teaching Excellence Award went to Daniel Jutras this year, in recognition of the quality of his teaching and the inspiration he brings to his students.
The Faculty is proud to announce the publication of Desmond Manderson's latest book from McGill-Queen's Press, "Proximity, Levinas, and the Soul of Law." Linking the controversial ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas and the common law legal tradition that has recently invigorated the idea of "the duty of care," Desmond Manderson argues that ethicists and lawyers struggle with the same basic questions of why we should care for others and what responsibility really demands of us, using the same language of care, neighbourhood and proximity.
The Faculty travelled to Toronto in mid-May to visit with alumni.