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J.R. Mallory Lecture, by Dr. Cindy Blackstock

Wed, 2014-10-15 17:00
Faculty Club : 1st floor Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The 2014-2015 J.R. Mallory Lecture: "Reconciliation: The Children's Version"

by Cindy Blackstock, M.M., PhD, Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada

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2014 Eakin Lecture - Discussing Indigenous Agency - with Professors Cheryl Suzack (2014 Eakin Fellow) and special guest N. Bruce Duthu

Mon, 2014-03-31 16:30
Faculty Club : Faculty Club Ballroom, main floor, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

Professor Cheryl Suzack, (Batchewana First Nations), Assistant Professor of English, University of Toronto, 2014 Visiting Eakin Fellow

"Reparatory Justice, Human Rights, and Indigenous Feminisms"

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American Writers in Montreal: Reading and Discussion of Poetry and Prose

Mon, 2014-04-14 11:30 - 12:30

Join us to hear MISC Fulbright Student Award Recipient 

Cam Terwilliger, and visiting poet, Dan Albergotti, discuss and read from their new creative work. Terwilliger will share from his Fulbright project, Yet Wilderness Grew in My Heart, a historical novel set in New York and Québec during the Seven Years War. Meanwhile, Albergotti will read a selection from his poetry collection, Millennial Teeth, the forthcoming winner of the Crab Orchard Series Poetry Open Competition, to be published by Southern Illinois University Press.

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From Diplomacy to Domesticity: The Gendering of Consumption and Italian National Identity among Migrants in the U.S and Argentina, 1880 to 1940

Wed, 2013-10-30 15:00
Birks Building : Room 111, 3520 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7

Professor Elizabeth Zanoni (Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia) delivers a lecture:
From Diplomacy to Domesticity: The Gendering of Consumption and Italian National Identity among Migrants in the U.S and Argentina, 1880 to 1940

Birks building, 35 20 Universtiy Street, room 111, 3:00 p.m.

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All Night Long: A Roundtable Discussion on Night and Cultural Neighbourhoods in Montreal

Thu, 2013-09-26 12:30 - 15:00
POP Montreal Headquarters : 3450 St. Urbain

Thursday, September 26 - All Night Long:  A Roundtable Discussion on Night and Cultural Neighbourhoods in Montreal, part of Pop Montreal Symposium, with Simon Brault, president of Culture Montreal, Bernie Houde, former member of Lesbians on Ecstasy and owner of Alexanderplatz and Le Pick-Up, Laurent Saulnier, VP of Nuit Blanche de Montreal, and Will Straw.

3450 St. Urbain, 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm.  RSVP: inscription [at] culturemontreal [dot] ca (inscription [at] culturemontreal [dot] ca)

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MISC 2014 Annual Conference: "Petrocultures 2014: Oil, Energy, and Canada's Future"

Thu, 2014-02-06 12:00 - Fri, 2014-02-07 18:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: $150 regular adult admission, $100 adult group rate. $50 regular student rate, $25 student group rate

The MISC will hold its annual national conference on February 6 and 7, 2014, in Montreal. The theme of the 2014 conference is Petrocultures: Oil, Energy, and Canada’s Future, examining the ways in which oil and the oil industry touch and affect our lives.  For more information, visit www.mcgill.ca/misc/conferences

For the full programme, click HERE

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Annual Seagram Lecture, by Malcolm Gladwell ("David and Goliath"), in conversation with Eleanor Wachtel

Thu, 2013-11-14 19:00 - 20:30
Leacock Building : Room 132, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CLICK HERE.

The event will be live streamed, here

Renowned Canadian author Malcolm Gladwell (The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw) delivers this year’s Seagram Lecture, in the company of CBC Radio’s Eleanor Wachtel (Writers and Company), who is also a MISC Board of Trustees member.  Gla

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Canadian Studies and Values Education: a Teaching Experience in Cuban Universities, a talk by Professor Manuel Velázquez León

Mon, 2013-10-28 12:00 - 13:00
McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) Building : 3463 Peel

A presentation of class experiences dealing with Canadian studies. Most of the reflections obtained come from debates with several generations of university students about poems, short stories or historical events involving Canadian culture. For more than thirty years, Professor León has been teaching studies of English-speaking cultures, including courses on the history and literature of Canada.

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Annual Cundill Lecture, "The Long Road to the First Anglo-Chinese War", by Stephen R. Platt

Mon, 2013-10-21 17:00 - 19:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

2013 Cundill Lecture, From 2012 Cundill Prize Winner Stephen R. Platt

"Imperial Eclipse: The Long Road to the First Anglo-Chinese War"

The Opium War, or First Anglo-Chinese War, of 1839-1842 has long served historians as the chosen starting point for China’s modern history, the launching point of its “century of humiliation” from which successive governments have promised redemption. But such treatment sets the war in stone, as if  China’s military weakness and Britain’s predatory aggression in Canton were eternal and unchanging facts.

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Book Pre-Launch, "Lives of the Family: Stories of Fate and Circumstance", by Denise Chong

Tue, 2013-09-17 17:00
Faculty Club : Maude Abbott Lounge, 2nd floor, Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

A special pre-launch book event to celebrate Lives of the Family: Stories of Fate and Circumstance, the latest work from MISC Board of Trustees Co-Chair Denise Chong.  The event takes place in the Maude Abbott Lounge, on the second floor of the Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish, at 5 pm.

RSVP: misc [dot] iecm [at] mcgill [dot] ca, or 514-398-3550. 

Registration Form

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