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Prof. Lisa Barg receives the 2014 Philip Brett Award

Wed, 2014-11-12 15:52

Music Historian  and Area Chair Lisa Barg was named recipient of the 2014 Philip Brett Award at the annual meeting of the American Musicological Society for her article 'Queer Encounters in the Music of Billy Strayhorn,' Journal of the American Musicological Society.  The Philip Brett Award honours exceptional musicological work in the field of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender/transsexual studies completed during the previous two academic years (ending June 30), in any country and in any language.

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Market Cooperative: The Holiday Bonanza!

Wed, 2014-11-19 11:00 - 18:00
University Centre : 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7

Love local food, art, music, and wonderful people?
Come chill with all of the above & start your holiday shopping by supporting your local economy! 

The Market Cooperative's Holiday Bonanza is just around the corner, on Wednesday, November 19th!! Featuring over 50 vendors and live musicians, including many of our past favourites and new ones!

The Market will be open from 11-6 pm in the SSMU Ballroom.







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Favelas at the Vanguard: Rethinking Our Assumptions in Sustainable Development (With Film)

Thu, 2014-11-13 17:00 - 19:00
Leacock Building : Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Since 2010, Catalytic Communities’ Executive Director, Theresa Williamson, Ph.D., has given lectures at universities across the United States on a range of topics related to favelas and issues of urban development in Rio de Janeiro. This is one of the ways that she disseminate information, support research efforts and build awareness of important issues affecting Rio’s favelas.

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MSE Talks

Thu, 2014-11-20 18:00 - 20:00
Leacock Building : Room 219, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Open to all enviro students and friends, this event will answer your questions about what interests your professors outside of the classroom.
Enjoy an evening of free snacks, tea, and coffee, while listening to talks by your favorite professors on their ongoing research or environmental issues of interest.

Speakers will include: Professors Holly Dressel, Colin Chapman, Nicolas Kosoy, and George McCourt.
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Pianist Megan Milatz named the 2014 winner of the McGill Classical Concerto Competition

Wed, 2014-11-12 14:55

Pianist Megan Milatz, a final-year undergraduate student of Prof. Ilya Poletaev has been named this year's winner of the McGill Classical Concerto Competition.  She will perform Mozart's Concerto in C minor, K. 491 on January 23 and 24th with the McGill Symphony Orchestra in a concert to be held in Redpath Hall.  Ms. Milatz, from Weyburn, Saskatchewan, was also the winner of the Shean Piano Competition held in Edmonton, Alberta this past May.  

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Congratulations to Associate Member Aristide Nononsi

Wed, 2014-11-12 12:19

Aristide Nononsi, an Associate Member of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, was appointed last week to be the UN's Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in the Sudan.  

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MISC Indigenous Studies Undergraduate Program Launch

Wed, 2014-12-10 17:00 - 19:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our Indigenous Studies undergraduate program.

On Wednesday, December 10, please join us for our opening ceremony, speeches, and celebration.

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McGill jazz group wins CBC's "Rock Your Campus" competition

Tue, 2014-11-11 17:10

Congratulations to Busty & the Bass for winning the Rock Your Campus competition! 

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