Deadline for McGill students to submit an exchange application on Minerva
This university year, the Center for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is hosting the Speaker Series on Economic Justice. This series aims to foster critical reflections and facilitate interdisciplinary conversations amongst scholars interested in/working on issues related to economic justice.
Freaky Friday: Comment réagissent les mammifères marins face aux toxiques présents dans l’Arctique et le Saint-Laurent?
Presented by Pauline Brousseau and Michel Fournier (Centre INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Montreal). In French.
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3 sessions pour TOUS les âges / 3 sessions for ALL ages 11 h30 – 12 h30 OR/OU 13h - 14h OR/OU 14h30 - 15h30 Decipher the secrets of Egyptian mummies. Make your own miniature mummy to take home.
By Catherine Polcz (Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald College, McGill) In this talk, the first of the New Nature series, Catherine Polcz will explore the curious story and cultural meaning of Dürer's rhinocerus, a 1515 woodblock print made by the German artist Albrecht Dürer. Given as a gift to the Portugeuse king Manuel I, the rendered rhinocerus was the first seen in Europe since Roman times. Despite the animal's short life and tragic death, the rhinocerus quickly became an emblem of both Roman antiquity and an expanding world.
2013. Where Heaven Meets Hell follows four of the nearly 500 sulfur miners working at Kawah Ijen, an active volcano in Indonesia. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the endemic poverty and lack of education that haunts their community. Drawing strength from their families and their Muslim faith, the miners search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs.This film is about sulphur mining in Indonesia. It has really beautiful scenery, while also exploring the difficulties, poverty, and risks faced by the miners.
Late registration period for new students with $125 late registration fee for all faculties; $62.50 for Special Students and Graduate part-time students. ($25 late registration fee for Continuing Studies students.) IMPORTANT: Late registration ends Tuesday, January 21, 2014.