School of Continuing Studies events
The Practical Guide to Financial Planning Date and Time: Tuesdays, September 23 – November 11, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLocation: TBCCost: $215Come with a Friend: $185McGill Students: $108McGill Staff/Alumni: $172Drop in for one session: $49
McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event Presenter: Harry Shapiro Time: September 26, 1:00 p.m. For more than a century in New York, Tin Pan Alley was the creative centre of the music industry.Click here to register.
McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event Presenter: Roman Korol Time: September 26, 1:00 p.m. A brief history of Ukraine-Russia; the Holodomor and its present day consequences; the Euromaidan: causes and consequences; cultural and language issues; Crimea; Eastern Ukraine; presidential election and election of the mayor of Kyiv.Click here to register.
McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event Presenter: Amita Virmani Time: September 26, 1:00 p.m.
McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event Event coordinator: Joan Roberts Time: September 26, 2:00 p.m. Repeat of Goodridge Roberts’ Private Collection 1 for the persons who missed it.
TEFaQ Test Preparation is a six-week course that prepares participants for the TEFaQ test. Offered through McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies, the TEFaQ Test preparation course focuses on developing two oral competencies: oral expression and listening comprehension. TEFaQ participants will work on enhancing and enriching their general oral communicative skills, and will acquire, among other things, essential strategies for test-taking including time management and expected outcomes.
McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event Presenter: Clare Mcfarlane Time: October 3, 10:00 a.m. An update on genomic DNA, Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA testing, and a discussion of the implications and inferences that can be drawn from such tests.Click here to register.
McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event Presenter: Peter Hawkins Time: October 3, 1:00 p.m. This 1969 movie, based on Joan Littlewood’s stage play, looks at WWI from a British, often satirical viewpoint. It features songs popular in the music halls of the day and among Tommies on the Western Front. The cast of “Oh What a Lovely War!,” directed by Richard Attenborough, is a Who’s Who of London theatre.
McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event Event coordinator: Chantal Tittley Time: Saturday, October 4, 10:30 a.m. A member of the Aird family will show us around this legendary country market started 41 years ago, featuring antiques, bric-à-brac, crafts, organic vegetables and baked goods. Meet at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Aird residence at 775 Main Road, Hudson. Allow one hour to get there. Car sharing is possible. In case of problem, please call: 514 250-7481.
McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event Presenter: Dennis Creamer Time: October 10, 10:00 a.m. The birth of hydro electricity at James Bay, covering the basic history (the first studies date from the 1950s), some technology, a fundamental description, plus the potential for future development. A few comments on the politics will also be included. Click here to register.