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Democracy, Art & Media: Panel

Thu, 2007-05-17 14:00 - 15:30
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

The community panel for this symposium will feature Montreal collectives and organizations working in technology arts and new media. Linking together theoretical frameworks with local curatorial practice, arts production and media democratization, the community panel will seek to engage the ethical and political dimensions of their work.

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Contact: Claire Roberge
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McKenzie Wark - Gamer Theory

Thu, 2007-05-17 16:00 - 18:00
University 3550 : 3550 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7

McKenzie Wark is Professor of Cultural and Media Studies at Lang College, New School University, and the author of several books, most recently "A Hacker Manifesto" and "Gamer Theory." His keynote lecture will address the significance of video games as the emergent cultural form of our times.

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Contact: Claire Roberge
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Crime, Media and Culture - Schedule of events

Fri, 2007-05-18 (All day) - Sat, 2007-05-19 (All day)
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Media@McGill, the Dept of Art History and Communication Studies, and the Crime and Media Working Group are hosting a series of panel discussions featuring innovative, multidisciplinary work on crime, media and culture. Speakers at this international symposium will address the ways in which criminality is framed, constructed and represented in a variety of media, from detective novels through crime scene photographs. Topics include gender, race, public security and the rise of cartographic analysis in police work.

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Contact: Anna Leventhal
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Participatory Research @ Lunch

Fri, 2007-06-08 12:00 - 13:00
Pine 515 : 515 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H2W 1S4

Join us for our monthly seminar series. Guest speaker: Franco A. Carnevale, PhD, McGill School of Nursing, on "Documenting the documentary: Recognizing the voices of disabled children living with assistive technologies." See website below for details. RSVP.

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Contact: Jon Salsberg
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Japanese placement tests

Thu, 2007-08-30 10:00 - 15:00
McTavish 3434 : 3434 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E3

Placement tests are for students who have studied Japanese outside McGill. Tests will be held from 10-12 and 1-3. Students can attend either session; no reservation needed.

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Contact: Miwako Uesaka
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The globalization of wildlife: How introduced animals change ecosystems

Tue, 2007-05-22 19:30
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Anthony Ricciardi, Redpath Museum and McGill School of Environment, on how expanding human travel and trade have allowed species to spread between continents and become established in all but the remotest areas of the planet, altering ecosystems worldwide and representing a form of human-driven global change. Dr. Ricciardi holds a Quebec Strategic Professorship and is a member of the Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network, a national research team assessing the risk and mechanisms of species introductions to lakes, rivers and coastal waters. He regularly provides technical advice on this issue to government and non-governmental agencies.

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Robert Vogel Lecture Series: Prof. Victoria Kaspi - Montreal

Tue, 2007-10-30 10:00
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Designed for senior alumni and established in memory of the late McGill history professor Robert Vogel. A diverse mix of lectures is offered to engage and educate you. Lecture 1 of 5: Prof. Victoria Kaspi. Coffee and muffins will be available at each lecture and lunch will be available following the November 28 lecture.

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Robert Vogel Lecture Series: Prof. Timothy Geary - Montreal

Tue, 2007-11-06 10:00
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Designed for senior alumni and established in memory of the late McGill history professor Robert Vogel. A diverse mix of lectures is offered to engage and educate you. Lecture 2 of 5: Prof. Timothy Geary. Coffee and muffins will be available at each lecture and lunch will be available following the November 28 lecture.

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Robert Vogel Lecture Series: Prof. Christopher Green - Montreal

Tue, 2007-11-13 10:00
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Designed for senior alumni and established in memory of the late McGill history professor Robert Vogel. A diverse mix of lectures is offered to engage and educate you. Lecture 3 of 5: Prof. Christopher Green. Coffee and muffins will be available at each lecture and lunch will be available following the November 28 lecture.

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Robert Vogel Lecture Series: Prof. Christopher Ragan - Montreal

Tue, 2007-11-20 10:00
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Designed for senior alumni and established in memory of the late McGill history professor Robert Vogel. A diverse mix of lectures is offered to engage and educate you. Lecture 4 of 5: Prof. Christopher Ragan. Coffee and muffins will be available at each lecture and lunch will be available following the November 28 lecture.

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