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Graduate Diploma in Translation: Comprehensive Evaluation CCTR 551

27 Jan 201510:00
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Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program.  The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio.  This portfolio represents a record of progress made by the candidate throughout his/her studies.  Each candidate prepares a written introduction and comments on selected examples of coursework with a view to demonstrating his/her progress toward greater translation competence.

Speak Up! Enhance Your Speak-Ability

29 Jan 201518:00
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20:30

Looking for an opportunity to improve your public speaking skills? The McGill Young Alumni and Continuing Studies are excited to invite you to their upcoming Public Speaking Workshop. Click here to register.

Economic Myths (or Confusions)

30 Jan 201510:00
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10:00

Economic Myths (or Confusions)

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL

“I, Too, Dislike It”

30 Jan 201510:00
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10:00

“I, Too, Dislike It” A poetry reading, with commentary, offers examples of poems about poetry that range from serious and thoughtful to satiric and playful. Among the poets included are Marianne Moore (who provided the lecture’s title), P. K. Page, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Dylan Thomas, Billy Collins and Leonard Cohen.

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL

Brainy Bar I

30 Jan 201513:00
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13:00

Brainy Bar I

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL

Jean Dallaire: Talented, Paradoxical and Underappreciated

30 Jan 201513:00
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13:00

Jean Dallaire: Talented, Paradoxical and UnderappreciatedPresenter: Chantal Tittley View some of the greatest works produced by one of Quebec’s finest artists and find out a host of little-known facts about the personal and professional life of this complex man, full of paradoxes.

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL

Modern Weather Prediction

06 Feb 201510:00
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10:00

Modern Weather Prediction Presenter: Richard Jones Weather forecasting has evolved from a rather arcane science to one at the forefront of technology – using the Internet, satellites and super computers. At the core are atmospheric simulation models that forecast weather from the very short range to decades into the future.

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL

Falling in Love with the East

06 Feb 201510:00
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10:00

Falling in Love with the East Presenter: Gerry Roy Discover the story of Gertrude Bell, the British traveler who became entangled in Middle-East affairs and was instrumental in establishing the borders of Iraq, the consequences of which are felt to this day

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL

From Angst to Fulfillment

06 Feb 201513:00
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13:00

From Angst to Fulfillment Presenter: Lewis Cattarini Does consciousness always condemn us to a sense of absurdity? On the contrary, this lecture will offer a positive interpretation of existentialism in response to Sartre’s concept of freedom.

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region:Before and After

06 Feb 201513:00
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13:00

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region:Before and After Presenter: Paul Kuai-Yu Leong On July 1, 1997, Hong Kong became China’s first member of the SARs (Special Administrative Region system – NOT Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome!). Discussion on what happened before and after that date is welcome. So KEEP CALM and Carry On!

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL

Brainy Bar II

09 Feb 201513:00
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13:00

Brainy Bar IIWorkshop leaders: IELC Students

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL

Focus on Facebook

13 Feb 201510:00
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10:00

Focus on Facebook Presenter: Stephanie Wereley 900 million users can’t be wrong! Learn how to create an account, find your friends and maintain privacy while navigating the world’s biggest social network. Ideal for MCLL presenters who wish to promote their workshops and lectures. This workshop will take place in the computer lab on the 12th floor.

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL

Rubinstein Remembered

13 Feb 201510:00
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Rubinstein Remembered Presenter: Morty Ellis A film documentary on the life and times of the famed pianist Arthur Rubinstein, which includes footage of him playing some well-known pieces from the repertoire.

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL

Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics

13 Feb 201513:00
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13:00

Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics Presenter: Hassan Elshafei Five thousand years ago, the Ancient Egyptians started recording their language using hieroglyphs – a system of pictograms. The language flourished for over 3000 years, till the end of the Pharaonic period in 200 AD. Egyptian hieroglyphics remained a mystery until the early 1800s, when the script and language were finally deciphered.

Classified as : External, Students, MCLL
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