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


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...

Andrew Potter to head the MISC

Published: 12Jan2016

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) has announced that Andrew Potter, Editor of the Ottawa Citizen, has been appointed to the position of Director of the Institute for a three-year...

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


2013 Cundill Lecture, From 2012 Cundill Prize Winner Stephen R. Platt "Imperial Eclipse: The Long Road to the First Anglo-Chinese War"

Trudeau’s 1st year as a Prime Minister

Published: 13Oct2016

Last year, Justin Trudeau, the son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, became Canada’s new leader, ending 10 years of Stephen Harper rule.

J.R. Mallory Lecture, by Dr. Cindy Blackstock: "Reconciliation: The Children's Version"


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

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


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...