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Peking University Chinese Summer Program 2007

Thu, 2007-02-08 18:30 - 19:30
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

This new program will provide students with an excellent opportunity to learn standard Mandarin Chinese while experiencing Chinese culture by living in Beijing, the capital of China. Running from May 7 to July 23, the program offers 10-week intensive Chinese language courses primarily at two levels: First and Second Level Chinese. This program is for students at McGill and other universities. Information meeting schedule: February 8 (Arts 265), March 1 and May 1 (Arts 160). For additional information please see website (below).

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Contact: Melaine Campbell
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Office Phone: 514-398-6742
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Media@McGill presents screenwriting mini-conference

Mon, 2007-02-12 19:00
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Panelists: screenwriters Bruce M. Smith (Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story), Laurie Finstad-Knizhnik (Bliss, Cold Squad), Leila Basen (Bon Cop, Bad Cop), Anne-Marie Perrotta (What's with Andy? and Caillou), Steve Gallucio (Mambo Italiano). They will talk about how they got started in the business and are able to make a living in a predominantly French-speaking market.

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Contact: Allison Flynn
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Office Phone: 514-398-7698
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Burial and travel: Representational shapes of a mobile Islam

Tue, 2007-03-06 15:00
Morrice Hall : 3485 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E1

Engseng Ho, Dept of Anthropology, Harvard. All welcome.

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The challenge of development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Conflict resolution, democratic governance and education

Thu, 2007-03-29 (All day) - Sat, 2007-03-31 (All day)
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

This conference promises to be unique in several respects. The participants are not only from various disciplines, but also include both academics and people from policymaking circles. It is a first effort to address the multiple dimensions of the challenges facing the region, both in the short and long term. Ultimately, the goal is to help Canada re-engage itself with Africa.

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Contact: Iain Blair
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Office Phone: 514-398-3509
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Tour of Russia in 12 days

Thu, 2007-03-01 (All day)

The Dept of Russian & Slavic Studies has organized a special tour of Russia this spring designed for a student budget. This is a great opportunity to see some of the country's most famous sites and two of its beautiful cities. Deadline to sign up: March 1!

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Contact: Svetlana Migdissova
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Office Phone: 514-398-2801
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Feminist resistance: Local and international interns working for change

Wed, 2007-04-11 14:00 - 16:00
Brown Student Services : 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Multi-media panel presentation with local interns and interns returning after a year in Durban, South Africa, and Bhopal, India.

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Contact: Cy-Thea Sand
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Office Phone: 514-398-3911 ext. 5
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Lanie Melamed/ Muriel V. Roscoe Memorial Lecture - Cosmetics, chemicals and breast cancer

Tue, 2007-03-13 18:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8

Jeanne Rizzo, RN, executive director, Breast Cancer Fund, San Francisco. Presented in English with simultaneous French translation. Co-sponsored by Breast Cancer Action Montreal. PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE AND LOCATION (wheelchair accessible; underground parking).

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Contact: Monica Hotter
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Office Phone: 514-398-3911 ext. 3
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Bringing feminism to science: Policy and practice - POSTPONED TO THE FALL

Tue, 2007-04-03 18:00
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Nancy Tuana, professor of philosophy and director, Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State University. Co-sponsored by History and Philosophy of Science, with support from the Beatty Memorial Lectures Fund. Free admission; all welcome.

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Contact: Monica Hotter
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Simultaneous prime values of polynomials in positive characteristic

Thu, 2007-02-15 10:30
Burnside Hall : 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Quebec-Vermont Number Theory Seminar: Paul Pollack, Dartmouth

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Mathematical modeling of bone turnover

Mon, 2007-02-12 14:35
Burnside Hall : 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

McGill Applied Mathematics Seminar: Svetlana Komarova, Dentistry, McGill

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