Public lectures and conferences news
What is it like to witness war up close, as an observer of hostilities rather than a participant in them? On Tuesday, March 23, Media@McGill and McGill’s Faculty of Arts will welcome two-time Pulitzer Prize and McGill alumnus John F. Burns for a free public lecture, From the Front Lines: Covering Conflict in the World’s [...]
The oldest glass models of sea creatures in North America. An exhibit prepared as part of the Ville en Verre campaign by the Société des musées montréalais. Dawson Gallery, Redpath Museum.
THE EVERYDAY: LIVED REALITIES AND OTHER FICTIONS A One-Day Graduate Symposium at the Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University - April 23rd, 2010 - Montreal, QC.
New publication about the more than fifty kinds of trees that grace McGill's downtown campus. Authored by Bronwyn Chester, the publication features two self-guided walking tours in booklet form. 7$, available at the Redpath Museum or the McGill Bookstore.
What Darwin Didn't Know, a presentation held at the Redpath Museum in honour of Darwin's bicentennary, was recorded live and archived on the World Wide Web. You can watch the presentation via the archive at: http://bcooltv.mcgill.ca/Viewer/?EventID=200902123549 Moderated by David Green, the Director of the Museum, the speakers included four evolutionary biologists from McGill.
Sara is a Triceratopsian dinosaur that lived in Eastend, southern Saskatchewan, just over 65 million years ago. She was probably a teenager when she died but if she had lived to adulthood she would have weighed 10 tonnes. Excavated by the McGill vertebrate paleontology field course led by Dr. Hans Larsson, and then reconstructed in the Redpath Museum, Sara's skull measures close to 5 metres.
Las raíces de la creatividad y la escritura como herramienta de autoconocimiento y solución de conflictos
Novelist, poet, essayist, scriptwriter and critic, Lucía Etxebarría, who now lives in Madrid, burst onto the literary scene in 1996 with a biography of Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain, and has since contributed a series of novels, collections of poetry, criticism and essays, and has won numerous prizes. 688 Sherbrooke St West, room 1025