The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) is pleased to present Feminist Technics, Queer Machines: Inventing Better Futures. The conference contemplates the intersecting, hopeful, and dystopian imaginaries of current futurisms, with a particular focus on its queer and feminist trajectories. Blending academic and artistic practice, the day's events will include three panel discussions highlighting McGill graduate students and other researchers on the topics of decolonizing the future, technology and futurism, and futures of the mediated body.
myCourses will be unavailable on Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 1 am to 7 am during scheduled monthly maintenance. See all scheduled monthly downtimes for myCourses.
(in English) Chill out with Antarctic birds. Every Sunday we provide 3 Workshop sessions for ALL ages: 11h30 – 12h30 OR 13h-14h OR 14h30-15h30 $7.00 child, FREE for parents and other family members. All the Workshops include a hands-on craft. Reservations necessary. We cannot guarantee reservations made on the weekend.
The Astronomy! A SPECIAL post-release discussion of the movie INTERSTELLAR with Robert Rutledge (McGill Physics). Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Matthew McConaghey, this film features a team of space travelers who manage to get through a wormhole. The US/Canada Release of the film is Friday November 7th. We will host a post-viewing conversation and discussion on the astronomy of the movie.
The fossil fuel divestment movement is building. Around the world, tens of thousands of students are mobilizing to take a stand against fossil fuel industries. In Canada, there are already nearly thirty divestment campaigns on university and college campuses, from coast to coast. From November 7th-9th there will be the first ever Fossil Free Canada Convergence in Montreal, Quebec.
Victoria Slonosky: Canada’s Climate History: Weather Observations from the St-Lawrence Valley, 1742-2010
In conjunctions with our colleagues in Geography, through the Geospectives Speaker Series, Victoria Slonosky will be at McGill to present her research on the St Lawrence.