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"Dr. Harry Rosen: Renaissance Man"

Sun, 2007-10-21 15:00 - 17:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

This PBS documentary film traces the life and professional and artistic development of one of McGill's icons in dentistry. Dr. Harry Rosen (DDS'53) blends art and science in dentistry and stone work. The film will be preceded by Dr. Rosen's presentation about his stone sculptures.

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MITI at Mac: Graduate teaching workshop

Thu, 2007-09-06 (All day) - Fri, 2007-09-07 (All day)
Raymond Building : 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Macdonald Innovations for Teaching Improvement (MITI), a project funded through the generosity of Anne and Stewart Brown, is proud to present a free graduate teaching workshop, to be taught by Teaching Fellows from the Tomlinson Project in University-Level Science Education (T-PULSE). Workshops will run from 9 am-2:30 pm each day. Space limited/lunch provided. Application deadline: Wednesday, August 22, 2007.

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Super science documentary films - 'The Natural History of the Chicken'

Sun, 2007-09-09 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

(Mark Lewis, 2000) This film expands on the natural history of a creature we have previously taken for granted, while at the same time providing a lens through which we look at ourselves.

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Super science documentary films - 'McLuhan's Wake'

Sun, 2007-09-16 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

(NFB, 2003) The transformation of our lives by technology, as seen by one of the 20th century's most famous intellectuals.

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Super science documentary films - 'Manufacturing Consent'

Sun, 2007-09-23 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

(Peter Wintonik & Mark Achbar, 1992) This film showcases Noam Chomsky, one of America's leading linguists and political dissidents. Created by two of Montreal's most controversial documentarists.

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Super science documentary films - 'The Future of Food'

Sun, 2007-09-30 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

A shocking documentary shows how biotech companies are trying to exert control over the food that appears on people's tables. The film points out that genetically modified plants cannot be controlled or contained in the environment.

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Special event: Climate change and what we can do about it

Sun, 2007-10-14 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Live adaptation of Al Gore's Academy Award-winning documentary film "An Inconvenient Truth" by Montrealer Désirée McGraw. As one of 20 people trained to carry Gore's message to Canada, her presentation focuses on the science and solutions of climate change.

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Super science documentary films - 'Our Daily Bread'

Sun, 2007-10-28 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

(Nikolaus Geyrhalter, 2006) In a series of striking images this film observes the industrialized production of food. What we see is both eerily beautiful and profoundly unsettling.

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Super science documentary films - 'Who Killed the Electric Car?'

Sun, 2007-11-04 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Chris Paine, 2006) In 1996, a fleet of electric cars began to hit the road in the United States, leased to drivers for about $500 a month. But less than 10 years later, only a few were left. This movie documents the history of the electric car in the country as well as the rise and fall of the GM EV-1.

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Super science documentary films - 'The Wild'

Sun, 2007-11-11 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

(Walt Disney, 2006) An odd assortment of animals from the New York Zoo -- including a lion, a giraffe, an anaconda, a koala and a squirrel -- discover what a jungle the city can be when one of their own is mistakenly shipped to the wild and they embark on a dangerous mission to rescue him.

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