Back to basics: Incomplete acquisition of differential object marking in Spanish heritage speakers
Career week hosted by SLUM
Hosted by SLUM
First, second and third year students are invited to try out for a spot on one of McGill's moot court teams. Visit the SAO website link below for more information and to download all the documents needed. Schedule: 9h00–12h30 and 14h30–17h15.
Opening the doors to rights for live-in caregivers: A critical discussion of Canada's live-in caregiver program
Panel discussion: Abigail Bakan (Professor of Political Studies and Women's Studies, Queen's University); Cecilia Diocson (Executive Director, National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada); Delia de Veyra (Vice Chairperson, PINAY, former live-in caregiver program participant); and Walter Chi-Yan Tom (lawyer practicing immigration law in Montreal). Moderator: Jill Hanley (Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, McGill, co-founder of the Immigrant Workers' Centre). The Live-In Caregiver program brings thousands of domestic workers to Canada on temporary work visas each year to fill a labour market gap to provide care for children and elderly persons. Mostly women from developing countries, these caregivers are required to live in the homes of their employers, and their immigration status remains precariously tied to their jobs. The temporary status of live-in caregivers in Canada creates a context that leaves caregivers vulnerable to abuse and to denial of workers' rights. Is the live-in caregiver progr
Maria Natasha Rajah, PhD, assistant professor, Dept of Psychiatry
John Yates, professor of chemical physiology, Scripps Research Institute
"Between Empires: Cultural Studies in Canada": Imre Szemán is the Senator McMaster Chair of Globalization and Cultural Studies in the Dept of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University. RSVPs encouraged: by email or phone (see below).
Christine Lafleur (graduate student)