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Archaeology in the ‘Vallée des Forts

Wed, 2015-07-22 13:00
Presenter: Andrew R. Beaupré (guest lecturer)
The Richelieu River Valley, the ‘Vallée des Forts’, is a strip of land, a mere 120 kilometers long, yet the events that took place in this little valley have given rise to the modern province of Québec, the states of Vermont and New York and their corresponding countries.
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The Amazing Ute Lemper

Wed, 2015-07-22 13:00
Presenter: Sherry Steinberg
Ute Lemper is a German singer and actress renowned for her interpretations of the songs of Kurt Weil.
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Walking Tour – Lachine Canal

Wed, 2015-07-22 10:00
Presenter/guide: Ruth Allan-Rigby, ruthrigby14A [at] videotron [dot] ca
The walk will discuss the history of this area: the remnants of its industrial past and the effect of recent social transformation that has ravaged this working-class district. How do these transformations influence identity, place and solidarity within these communities?
Rain or shine.
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Mediterranean Migrants

Wed, 2015-07-22 10:00
Presenter: Mireille Coulourides
This lecture will focus on the latest developments in relation to the refugee crisis in Europe.
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A Reading from Paradise Lost

Wed, 2015-07-15 13:00
Presenter: Pauline Bentham
The presenter will read passages from Paradise Lost by John Milton.
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Out-of-Season Road Trips in the American West

Wed, 2015-07-22 10:00

Presenters: Hélène Robillard-Frayne, Anthony Frayne

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Bankruptcy and Revolution

Wed, 2015-07-15 10:00
Presenter: Frédéric Wagnière
It was the financial bankruptcy of France more than anything else that precipitated the fall of the Ancien Régime in 1789.
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Magna Carta – A Document for the Ages

Wed, 2015-07-15 10:00

Presenter: Ruth Allan-Rigby

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Talmudic Reasoning and Jewish Humour

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:00

Talmudic Reasoning and Jewish Humour

Presenter: Elie Schwartz

To the uninitiated, the Talmud is a peculiarly convoluted, tortuous, draining, gruelling, knotty, impossible - yet logical and delightful - type of mental gymnastics and Jewish reasoning. After all, its 6,200 pages served as the training ground for Jewish lawyers and Jewish comedians. A few laughs are the best medicine. Bring your Medicare card!!!

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Jewish Records-Indexing-Poland and Beta Thalassemia

Fri, 2015-03-20 13:00

Jewish Records-Indexing-Poland and Beta Thalassemia

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