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The Gazette: Festival Shows Books Have Future

McGill professor Andrew Piper participates in the panel Reading the World: The Future of the Book as part of the five-day Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival.

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Published on : 19 Apr 2010

CRÉPUQ video contest

As part of CRÉPUQ's “Experience the Difference” video competition, all students at Quebec universities are invited to make a short video showcasing their "unique and creative vision of student life in Quebec, their particular university and the city or town where it is located."

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Published on : 30 Oct 2009

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

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Published on : 21 Nov 2008

Eleven McGillians appointed to Order of Canada

Governor General Michaëlle Jean recently announced 75 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including a number of recipients with significant McGill connections.

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Published on : 04 Jul 2008

In a neuromusic state of mind

Third international conference examines interactions between music and the brain

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Published on : 03 Jun 2008

Eleanor Wachtel unveils The Lives of Writers

McGill University Library and Friends of the Library host free lecture series

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Published on : 15 Apr 2008

A different drummer

Schulich School of Music Jazz Performance student Karl Schwonik marches to the beat of his own drummer.

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Published on : 03 Apr 2008

McGill's "Redpath Mansion Mystery" unveiled

Student sleuths challenged to crack 1901 Montreal shooting in "Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History" web project

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Published on : 26 Mar 2008

French immersion

Fresh off its triumphant inaugural summer last year, McGill's Quebec Studies program is back and it's bigger and better than ever.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2008

McGill Web Gems: Girl (culture) power and a month full of Sundays

What do My Little Ponies and Sunday school have in common? Both can be found on the websites of McGill University.

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Published on : 21 Feb 2008

Research and Discovery: Sounds from our musical future

McGill's Digital Orchestra is making beautiful music out of strange, strange thingamabobs.

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Published on : 21 Feb 2008

P.O.V.: Lifestyles of the rich and famous; why do we care?

Tom Mole, assistant professor in the Department of English, tells us that our obsession with Britney and Paris has precedents that are centuries old.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2008

Profile: Lambert Chen: Accidental musician has big plans

So he's just won the "Stanley Cup of classical music." What's Lambert Chen to do for an encore?

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Published on : 07 Feb 2008

McGillians up for Junos

We're a very musical bunch, indeed.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2008