The deadline for submissions will be February 27 2013
The 3rd annual Catalyst Awards will be held in 2013 to recognize students, staff, and faculty who have made meaningful and enduring contributions to the sustainability movement at McGill University. The purpose of these awards is to acknowledge and celebrate those who have motivated action and led the way towards integrating sustainability into McGill’s operations, curriculum, and culture.
Hosts: McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) and Arts Undergraduate Society of McGill University (AUS)
Since colonial contact and occupation, there have been dramatic changes to the identity, culture, and society of Indigenous peoples of Canada. In today's Candian landscape, what issues do Indigenous people face? How has colonialism impacted their traditions and everyday life, societies, and economy? What have been the successes and breakthroughs? What is the outlook for the future?
Callout for participation
In a collaborative and multidisciplinary attempt to pull together Montreal-based research, we are organizing a working group that is critically approaching food systems, security and sustainability at different levels: institutions, Montreal and its peri-urban and rural surroundings, as well as the broader ‘Global South,’ which is facing immediate issues of food crisis.
KANATA, the Undergraduate Journal of the Indigenous Studies Community of McGill University is calling for submissions for its sixth volume.
KANATA is an interdisciplinary student-published journal with content that focuses on topics relating to Indigenous Peoples of North America. In the midst of the national uprising and international movement, Idle No More, KANATA is committed to engaging in dialogue with the greater community on Indigenous issues and creating platforms for the sharing of knowledge.
An Evening With Author Charles Eisenstein: Money, Gift & Society In The Age Of Transition
Please join us as author Charles Eisenstein walks us through the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, and shares his views on how Sacred Economics can liberate us from our own shackles and help us break away from the endless struggle to grow and grow.
McGill University’s Award for Equity & Community Building was approved by Senate and the Board of Governors in April 2012. This award recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill. The first competition for the award will be held in 2013, with a nomination deadline of March 15th 2013.
Within the award, there are three streams of recognition. Up to three awards may be granted per year, one in each stream.
McGill Start-Up Plan Competition
Visit the Sustainability Research Symposium on March 14th for sepakers, posters, discussions, and lunch!
Dr. David W. Wolfe | Professor at Cornell University
Dr. Monica Mulrennan | Associate Professor at Concordia University
ALL ARE WELCOME.
ADMISSION IS FREE FOR THE LECTURE AND FOR A POST-LECTURE WINE-AND-CHEESE RECEPTION.