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We have never been human: Companion species in naturecultures

Thu, 2005-02-17 17:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Elizabeth B. McNab Lecture in the History of Science: Donna Haraway, History of Consciousness Dept, University of California, Santa Cruz. Presented by the Mossman Endowment.

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From the grand whim to the gasworks: Philosophical fireworks in Georgian England

Thu, 2005-03-10 17:30
Peel 3647 : 3647 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1X1

Simon Werrett, Dept of History, University of Washington

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Alchemical fraud and the battle for authority in the Holy Roman Empire

Thu, 2005-03-17 17:30
Peel 3647 : 3647 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1X1

Tara Nummedal, Dept of History, Brown University

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Dissimulations: Magic, freedom and the limits of mechanism

Thu, 2005-03-31 17:30
Peel 3647 : 3647 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1X1

Jessica Riskin, Dept of History, Stanford University

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Vielka Chang-Lau, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama

Thu, 2005-02-17 12:15
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

An overview of the the Earl S. Tupper Tropical Sciences Library (at the STRI), including its history, services to the STRI scientific community, the clientele from Panama City and its provinces, client statistics and desiderata, network with the local library community and goals for 2005.

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What if the users decided where the books should go? Folksonomies and the de-professionalization of metadata creation

Thu, 2005-03-17 12:15
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Edward Bilodeau: A look at how tools such as del.icio.us and Flickr make use of user-supplied metadata to facilitate the retrieval and discovery of information, potential benefits of this approach, as well as the challenges and problems already well known by the LIS community.

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Metacognition: The fourth knowledge

Thu, 2005-03-24 12:15
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Leanne Bowler: The role of metacognition in the information problem-solving process in adolescents. Open discussion on information literacy and library instruction.

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Brain in a box and other cognitive curiosities: Legal and ethical implications in neuroenhancement

Fri, 2005-02-18 10:00 - 11:00
Peel 3647 : 3647 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1X1

Linda MacDonald Glenn, School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, University of Vermont

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Women working in science

Fri, 2005-02-11 15:00 - 17:00
Brown Student Services : 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Panel discussion dedicated, tongue in cheek, to Lawrence Summers, president, Harvard University, who recently caused an uproar with his Neanderthal views on women in science. Panel members will share their personal experiences working in science and will focus on how their gender impacts on their study and work in their particular fields. Panelists: Anjali Abraham, Shree Mulay, Laura Stazio, Patricia N. Tonin

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Mechanical analysis of chromosome dynamics

Mon, 2005-02-14 16:00
Stewart Biology Building : 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

Dr Kerry Bloom, Dept of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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