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Sessional Employment Opportunity - Summer 2015 Course Lecturers

SESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - SUMMER 2015 The Department of Art History and Communication Studies invites applications for course lecturers to teach the below listed courses.  Our preference is to hire our own recent PhDs and currently enrolled doctoral students in our programs (who have finished their coursework), however we will consider all candidates who apply.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 03 Mar 2015

Prof. Biella Coleman's "Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous" - Kirkus Best Current Affairs Books 2014

Professor Biella Coleman's book "Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous" (Verso, 2014) was listed by Kirkus Reviews under "Best Current Affair Books of 2014" in their yearly book review list. Read the full review of the book here. 

Published on : 18 Feb 2015

Prof. Matthew Hunter's "Wicked Intelligence" wins Historians of British Art Book Prize

Matthew C. Hunter's Wicked Intelligence: Visual Art and the Science of Experiment in Restoration London (University of Chicago Press, 2013), won the Historians of British Art Book Prize for books published by a single author in 2013 on a pre-1800 topic. It was also a finalist for the College Art Association's 2015 Charles Rufus Morey Book Award, which honors an especially distinguished book in the history of art, published in any language between September 1, 2013, and August 31, 2014.

Published on : 10 Feb 2015

Prof. Becky Lentz becomes Fellow with Center for Media, Data, and Society in Budapest

Professor Becky Lentz recently became a Fellow with the Center for Media, Data, and Society in the School of Public Policy at Central European University in Budapest. The Center, which is the leading institution of research on media, communication, and information policy in Central and Eastern Europe, produces scholarly and practice-oriented research addressing academic, policy and civil society needs.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, AHCS
Published on : 30 Oct 2014

Becky Lentz awarded IPLAI Resident Faculty Fellowship 2014-2016

For more information, please visit: http://www.mcgill.ca/iplai/people/resident-faculty-fellows/introducing-2014-2016-fellows

Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Professor Charmaine Nelson - Black History Month Laureate

AHCS's Professor Charmaine Nelson was named a laureate for Black History Month 2014. The Round Table on Black History Month shines a light on talents within Black communities who have distinguished themselves by their involvement in Quebec society. These role models, who are often in the shadows, have a tremendous impact on their environments.  The Round Table on Black History Month pays homage to people from Black communities who are devoted, passionate, and determined – and who, through the strength of their identities,

Published on : 25 Mar 2014

Professor Angela Vanhaelen wins 2013 Roland H. Bainton Book Prize for "The Wake of Iconoclasm"

Professor Angela Vanhaelen's book, The Wake of Iconoclasm: Painting the Church in the Dut

Published on : 31 Oct 2013

In Memory of Dr Hajime Nakatani

It is with very great sadness that the department announces the death of Professor Hajime Nakatani. Hajime served as assistant professor of East Asian art history from 2004 to 2010, jointly appointed in the departments of Art History and Communication Studies and East Asian Studies. He left McGill in 2010 to join the Department of Intercultural Studies at Rikkyo University in Tokyo.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 24 Sep 2013

Professor Becky Lentz receives an International Development Faculty Research Award

The Institute for the Study of International Development has announced the names and projects of the recipients of ISID’s International Development Faculty Research Awards, including Professor Lentz from the Department of Art History and Communication Studies.

Published on : 24 Sep 2013

SSHRC Insight Development Grant winners from AHCS - Professor Lentz & Professor Moser

The Department of Art History and Communications Studies is proud to announce two 2013 SSHRC Insight Development Grant winners: Roberta (Becky) Lentz: "Rendering visible the infrastructure of media policy advocacy practice" Jeffrey Moser: "Excavating China’s first archaeologist" The full list and article in "Headway" can be viewed here.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 24 Sep 2013

Dr. Charmaine Nelson honoured at McGill's Bravo celebration

On March 14, McGill hosted "Bravo", its annual celebration of excellence in research and scholarship. The McGill community honoured 22 winners of major national and international prizes and awards during the previous year.

Published on : 03 Apr 2013

CFP - "The Indiscernible"

THE INDISCERNIBLE A One-Day Graduate Conference at McGill University - April 28, 2011 – Montreal, QC.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 02 Nov 2010

McGill Open House at the AHCS

McGill University's Open House will take place on Sunday, October 24, 2010 between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at our downtown campus in Montreal.

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Published on : 18 Oct 2010