The Shanghai is one of the best karaoke venues in O-Town! Belt out your favourite songs in front of a cheering audience of partiers! Showcase your talents, or cheer on your buddies in a friendly environment. Exercise your right to be a Rock Star!
Join graduates of other Canadian universities for our fourth annual wine tasting at Les Zygomates. For the past decade, Les Zygomates (named for the muscles that make you smile) has been renowned for superb cuisine, an elegant and intimate atmosphere, and an award-winning wine list.
Join us for our first-ever event in Winnipeg – a young alumni pub night. Reservations would be appreciated but drop-ins will not be refused!
Dr. Deborah Danoff
Genetic signature of marine planktonic larvae's localized dispersal and potential evolutionary and ecological implications
Oscar Puebla, Biology, McGill
The end of ethnic nationalism, building societies around sets of common values, seems like a good idea, but something is going wrong. In these lectures, writer Alberto Manguel takes a fresh look at some of the problems we face and suggests we should look at what stories have to teach us about society. "How do stories help us perceive ourselves and others?" he asks. "How can stories lend a whole society an identity...?" From "Gilgamesh" to the Bible, from "Don Quixote" to "The Fast Runner," he explores how books and stories hold the secret keys to what binds us together. Internationally acclaimed as an anthologist, translator, essayist, novelist and editor, Alberto Manguel is the bestselling author of several award-winning books, including "A Dictionary of Imaginary Places" and "A History of Reading." He was born in Buenos Aires, moved to Toronto in 1982 (where he lived for 20 years) and now lives in France, where he was named an Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters. Among other awards and honours, he is
As part of its Speakers Series, the Dept of Italian Studies is pleased to present, in conjunction with the Centre de recherche sur l'intermédialité and European Film Studies Research Group, Prof. Francesco Casetti. Francesco Casetti is one of the best-known film theorists in the world, and is professor of film studies at the Università Cattolica of Milan, where he also chairs the Dept of Media and Performing Arts.
"The infinite horizon of health research: is Canada visible?" by Dr. John R. Evans, CC, O. Ont., MD, LLD, recent winner of the 2007 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research and chair of MaRS Discovery District. Admission is free and a reception will follow.