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The British Museum: Human History

25 Apr 2014 10:00

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.

World Population: Water & Food?!

25 Apr 2014 10:00

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?

Cézanne en Provence

25 Apr 2014 13:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Timmy Cohen

Time: April 25, 1:00 pm

Part-time French Language Placement Test

28 Apr 2014 18:30
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Upcoming French EPT dates for Summer 2014 registration
April 28, 6:30 - 8:45 p.m.

The placement test takes place in the evening. Once registered you will receive an e-mail confirming your participation, the time and location of the exam. Since the test is written by a large group of students, we ask you to come 20 minutes before the scheduled time. Please bring two pieces of photo ID, a sharp HB pencil, and an eraser.

Shostakovich, Stalin & Symphony No.5

2 May 2014 10:00

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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Big Band

2 May 2014 13:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Shapiro Harry

Time: May 2, 1:00 pm

The rise and fall of Big Band Swing, and the emergence of the Vocalists

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Networking Series - Accounting, Finance & Taxation

2 May 2014 16:00
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Succeed in Your Career

The School of Continuing Studies, in collaboration with MACES, invites all our students and alumni to an exciting networking series this May.

Listen to stories from professionals in your field and learn as they offer you tips and advice for success in your career.

Speakers include professionals from KPMG, Air Canada, TD, OMSignal, Sanofi, RONA, CN, and many more!

Professional Networking Series

Sairey Gamp Meets Wackford Squeers

9 May 2014 10:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Andrew Macdougall

Time: May 9, 10:00 am

Andrew Macdougall will yet again recreate a Charles Dickens reading, this time performing extracts from "Nicholas Nickleby" and "Martin Chuzzlewit". Cry at the cruelty of Squeers, laugh at the amorous intentions of his daughter Fanny, cheer as Nicholas gives Squeers a dose of his own medicine, and chuckle at the antics of Mrs. Gamp.

The Life & Work of Ernest Rutherford

9 May 2014 13:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturers: Katherine Moore and Jean Barette

Time: May 9, 1:00 pm

Arlen

9 May 2014 13:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Shapiro Harry

Time: May 9, 1:00 pm

Harold Arlen, the musical composer who wrote many of the American Song Book classics

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Networking Series - Supply Chain, Logistics & IT

9 May 2014 16:00
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Succeed in Your Career

The School of Continuing Studies, in collaboration with MACES, invites all our students and alumni to an exciting networking series this May.

Listen to stories from professionals in your field and learn as they offer you tips and advice for success in your career.

Speakers include professionals from KPMG, Air Canada, TD, OMSignal, Sanofi, RONA, CN, and many more!

Professional Networking Series

Accounting/CPA Information session

12 May 2014 18:00
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Career and Professional Development

Accounting/CPA Information session
Monday, May 12 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
688 Sherbrooke Street West, Room 1041

This information session is intended for students who wish to pursue the CPA designation. The Area Coordinator for Accounting will be presenting the CPA Certification Program and will be available to answer any questions that you may have about our program and the application process. Please note that registration is mandatory.

Music in the Bible

16 May 2014 10:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Sherry Steinberg

Time: May 16, 10:00 am

Music is mentioned many times in the Bible, both Old and New Testament. There are even markings in old manuscripts that are thought to show how the writings should be sung.  Ancient Hebrews and early Christians used music in religious ceremonies and for celebrations, and also in everyday life.

Three MDs Who Made a BIG Difference

16 May 2014 13:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Kuai-Yu (Paul) Leong

Time: May 16, 1:00 pm

Christian and Marius Barnard performed the world's first human heart transplant. Patrick Soon-Shiong, another pioneering surgeon, invented the cancer drug Abraxane. We discuss why they made a BIG difference to humanity, far far beyond pure medicine - and how a "Future of Medicine" looks bright.

Sarnoff

16 May 2014 13:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Lecture

Lecturer: Shapiro Harry

Time: May 16, 1:00 pm

David Sarnoff, RCA, and the rise of national broadcasting. Sarnoff together with Marconi developed commercial radio and then the world of TV.

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