Dr. Todor Vasiljevic. Dr. Vasiljevic is a candidate for the tenure-track position in Bio-ingredients/Nutraceuticals (McGill Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry).
Two free workshops on vermicomposting, by the students in "Gorilla Composting": 4:30-5:15 pm or 5:15-6 pm. Space is limited; registration is necessary. Send an email to gorilla [dot] compost [dot] pr [at] gmail [dot] com with "Vermicomposting" in the subject line and let us know which session you want to attend. We'll email you back to confirm registration and time. If the time you requested has filled up, we'll put you in the other time slot if there is space. PLUS! As part of the Redpath Museum's FREAKY FRIDAYS there will be a free screening of "Shaun of the Dead" in the Redpath lecture hall at 6:15 pm.
Tomáš Paus, MD, PhD, adjunct professor, Dept of Neurology & Neurosurgery, professor, Brain & Body Centre, University of Nottingham. See neuromedia.mcgill.ca/mnibooking/facdirections/dgccdir.htm for directions to the De Grandpré Communications Centre.
Dr. Christian La Fougère, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
Dr. Lawrence Joseph, professor, Dept of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill
Sandra Binning, Dept of Biology, McGill
"Emotional Information Exchange in Word-of-Mouth Communication"
A talk by Milton Viorst. Milton Viorst has degrees in history (BA, Rutgers) and journalism (MS, Columbia), and was a Fulbright Scholar at the U. of Lyon in 1951-52. He is the author of a dozen books on the Middle East, including his latest, Storm from the East: The Struggle Between the Arab World and the Christian West (Random House, 2006). His essays have appeared for many years in the New Yorker, the NY Times Magazine, Harper's and the International Herald Tribune. He has taught at Princeton and in 2005 was named a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur.
John B. Lyon, Dept of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh, will conduct a seminar on the work of Swiss poet and physiognomist Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801). This is being held in conjunction with an exhibition on Lavater and 18th-century physiognomics using works from the collection of the Osler Library. The event is organized by the Interacting With Print group.
Karine Vanthuyne, PhD candidate in Anthropology with I.R.I.S, École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS)