Dr Norman Rosenblum, Dept of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children
Revisiting models to explain the persisting effects of early experiences and Eexposures on the behaviours of children
Dr Thomas O'Connor, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Behind every great university are the graduates who support it! This year, the McGill Alma Mater Fund will conduct its first ever Thankathon! Let's take this opportunity to say a special "thank you" to our donors and let them know how much McGill values their support and commitment. To volunteer, please get in touch with one of the individuals listed below.
The goal of the MAA's new Public Conversation series is to create gathering places for community members to pursue lifelong learning and engagement in the form of collective discussions. Dr Smith will lead a discussion about the role of biotechnology in creating sustainable food sources and the potential health and ecological risks involved. Please join us for what is sure to be an enjoyable and thought-provoking evening!
Cameron Charlebois, architect-trained private developer and former Assistant City Manager for Urban Development, City of Montreal; Martin Wexler, head, policy division, City of Montreal housing department. Double lecture on the games of negotiation between municipal authorities and private developers in the realization of new building projects. The speakers will address different aspects of the issue: the politics of downtown development and the politics of affordable housing production.
Raymond Lessard, President, Groupe Le Versant, a major housing development company in the Montreal region, will address the question of how architects and developers interact over the design of new projects and how financial considerations influence architecture.
Guy Brault, Vice-President (Leasing) for the SITQ, the real-estate investment arm of the province, will discuss the work of the SITQ as a major landlord and player in Montreal's real-estate market and describe contemporary conditions in the office sector.
David J. Wolfson, partner, global corporate group, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, teacher and author. He has represented and worked with a number of animal protection groups (HSUS, ALDF, Farm Sanctuary, Compassion in World Farming). His latest publication is a chapter in the recent book Animal Rights (Oxford University Press, ed. Cass Sunstein and Martha Nussbaum). Presented by SALDF McGill.
German Andres Enciso, Dept of Mathematics, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey
A play by Joanna Baillie, a critically praised but controversial playwright of the Romantic period, lauded by peers such as Lord Byron, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Sir Walter Scott. Her original portrayal of the human condition is at once modern in its sensibility while echoing the poetic language and situations of Shakespeare's plays.