Captures the particular strangeness of life in a time where humankind has finally learned enough to kill itself. Naturally, it's a terribly funny book, with prose as beautiful as a sunset through a particulate-filled sky. Writing before Bhopal and Prozac entered the popular lexicon, DeLillo produced a work so closely tuned into its time that it tells the future (Amazon.com).
Shahzad Bashir, Carleton University, USA
They are but deluded innovators: Contextualizing the Salafi-Sufi conflict (from the North Caucasus to Hadramawt)
Alexander Knysh, Dept of Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan
Yasser Tabbaa, Oberlin College
James Morris, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK
Luigi Ferrucci, MD, Director, Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging, National Institute on Aging; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences
Jean Buithieu, MD, Director, Echocardiography and Non-Invasive Cardiology, McGill; Div. of Cardiology, MUHC (Royal Victoria Hospital)
Tina Kader, MD, assistant professor of medicine, McGill; Div. of Endocrinology, JGH
Learn about the political, military, social and technological aspects of WWII; rare photographs and audio/video footage from the era will lead you chronologically through the main events. 15% discount to McGill alumni (specify you're a McGill alum when you phone). DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION DISCOUNT: January 17.
With the Redmen off to an undefeated start to the regular season, come join us as we support Canada's hottest university hockey program. The Redmen will battle long-time rivals Queen's University! Ticket price includes admission, two beer tickets, pizza and access to the McGill Redmen Alumni Lounge, which features warm seating and a private bar.