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Shostakovich, Stalin & Symphony No.5

Fri, 2014-05-02 10:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Morty Elllis

Time: May 2, 10:00 am

What happens when a young, up-and-coming composer runs afoul of the state's outlook for artistic creation? Excerpts from the opera "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk" and a commented version of Symphony No. 5, both in DVD format, will be featured.

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Cézanne en Provence

Fri, 2014-04-25 13:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Timmy Cohen

Time: April 25, 1:00 pm

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Gershwin

Mon, 2014-03-31 12:09
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Shapiro Harry

Time: April 25, 1:00 pm

George Gershwin, a new look into the life of this legendary composer, and the  influence of Paul Whiteman in writing "Rhapsody in Blue"

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World Population: Water & Food?!

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Hugues Mazhari

Time: April 25, 10:00 am

The world population is 7 billion, increasing at a rate of 80 million/yr. At the same time demand for fresh water is increasing by 70bi. M3/yr. In 2010 it was estimated that over one billion persons were underfed. No substantial increase in global food production is possible without an increase in water consumption. Have we enough water?

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The British Museum: Human History

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Ruth Allan Rigby

Time: April 25, 10:00 am

This lecture will trace the history of the Museum, its collections, as well as the new building developments at the Bloomsbury site. It will highlight some world-famous objects, some disputed objects, and future plans as a museum for the Global Citizen. Meet at:  Westmount City Hall at 10:00 am, 4333 Sherbrooke West, west of Greene Avenue.

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Geothermal Energy in Iceland

Fri, 2014-04-11 13:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Thordor Aegir Oskarsson, Ambassador of Iceland to Canada

Time: April 11, 1:00 pm

Renewable energy, whether geothermal, or hydro, has along with the fisheries laid the foundation for a successful society with a welfare ststem of the highest quality in Iceland. This has been a long and arduous road for Icelanders.  How did they get there, and what will the future bring? Is Iceland an energy powerhouse?

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Yiddish: A Tale of Survival

Fri, 2014-04-11 10:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Katherine Moore

Time: April 11, 10:00 am

A 63-min.documentary about the resilience and survival of Yiddish language and culture since the Holocaust. The grassroots efforts to maintain the viability of Yiddish are captured via the stories of three generations of Yiddish speakers, from Tel Aviv, Montreal and Paris. Film-maker Abigail HIrsch will lead post-screening discussion.

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Interview Skills in Practice - Two-Part Workshop

Mon, 2014-04-07 18:00 - 21:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1
Price: $50+tax for Parts 1 & 2

Come put your interview skills into practice! Join us in these mock interview group sessions to sharpen your communication abilities for this crucial step in the employability process:

  • Be prepared for both the most common and the trickiest among interview questions;
  • Increase your awareness of body language and mannerisms;
  • Break through the language barriers that may stand in the way of your confidence.

This workshop is given in two parts. Please make sure to bring your CV to both sessions.

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CVs, Cover Letters, and Thank You Notes - Webinar & Workshop

Mon, 2014-03-24 18:00 - 21:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1
Price: $30+tax

The School of Continuing Studies is pleased to partner with Agence Ometz in offering this online resume writing course, followed by an in-person review session in our computer lab. The online tool will guide you in developing your resumes at your own pace and from any location, as you:

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Linkedin in Practice - Workshop

Mon, 2014-03-17 18:00 - 21:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1
Price: $25+tax

Whether you are new to LinkedIn or seeking to use it better, this workshop adopts a hands-on approach to guiding you through internet networking.

Discover how to:

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