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Livestream Lecture by Dr. Steven Pinker

17 Oct 2014 16:00
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On Friday, October 17th, Dr. Steven Pinker will be speaking on his new book The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century.

Unable to make it to this event? Dr. Pinker's talk will also be livestreamed starting at 4:00 p.m. sharp.

Click here for the livestream.

Date:  Friday, October 17, 2014
Time:  4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

(PACE) Naissance et développement de l'expressionnisme

17 Oct 2014 18:30

Naissance et développement de l'expressionnisme

Date et heure :
Vendredi, 17 octobre : 18h30 - 20h30
Samedi, 18 octobre : 9h30 - 15h30
Samedi, 25 octobre : 9h30 - 17h00
Lieu : Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal
Coût : 
$345 (grand public)
$295 (VIP du Musée)

(PACE) Authentic Living: How to Love Life Now and Always. Discussing Daniel Siegel, Arianna Huffington, Twyla Tharp and Deepak Chopra

22 Oct 2014 18:00

Authentic Living: How to Love Life Now and Always. Discussing Daniel Siegel, Arianna Huffington, Twyla Tharp and Deepak Chopra

Date and Time: Wednesdays, October 22 – December 10, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  
Location: TBC
Cost: $215
Come with a Friend: $185
McGill Students: $108
McGill Staff/Alumni: $172
Drop in for one section (two courses): $99

The Couple that Dared Defy the Nazis

24 Oct 2014 10:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event

Presenter: Nelly Trocmé Hewitt

Time: October 24, 10 a.m.

How André and Magda Trocmé, advocates of non-violent resistance, helped inspire the people living near the French village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon to hide 3,500 Jews and 1,500 other fugitives. Their daughter, Nelly, a teenager at the time, explains one of World War II's largest rescue operations.

An Historical Overview of Turkey

24 Oct 2014 10:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event

Presenter: Ben Sperer

Time: October 24, 10 a.m.

Turkey is said to be the cradle of civilization. Its strategic location, straddling the continents of Europe and Asia, has given it major influence in the region since the earliest times, especially from the 11th century to the present. Its rich history adds up to a fascinating cultural heritage.

Awe-Inspiring Cathedral Architecture

24 Oct 2014 13:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event

Presenter: Rory O’Sullivan

Time: October 24, 1:00 p.m.

From the brilliant designs of today’s cathedrals – yes, they astill building them – to the wonderful structures of the Baroque,Gothic and Romanesque times. Visual attention will be given to the architecture and how and why each period produced such marvelous buildings.

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Paul-Émile Borduas, His Art and Life

24 Oct 2014 13:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event

Presenter: Evelyn Seligman

Time: October 24, 1:00 p.m.

The father of Automatism, Borduas is one of Canada’s greatest artists. We will look at how his work evolved from figurative portraits and landscapes to surrealism and abstract expressionism, and also see what his major influences were.

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McGill School of Continuing Studies Open House

26 Oct 2014 10:00
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16:00
McGill School of Continuing Studies - Open House

Is your goal to meet the demands of a dynamic and challenging work environment? Or are you interested in learning for personal growth, improving your language abilities or exploring new cultural ideas?

Digital Maps for Historical Studies

31 Oct 2014 10:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event

Workshop leader: Peter Strobach

Time: October 31, 10:00 a.m.

The 100 Years War

31 Oct 2014 10:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event

Presenter: Frédéric Wagnière

Time: October 31, 10:00 a.m.

The coming of age of Europe as England and France fought the last medieval war; from the Black Death to the Renaissance.

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Charlotte Church and Bryn Terfel

31 Oct 2014 13:00

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event

Presenter: Kuai-Yu (Paul) Leong

Time: October 31, 1:00 p.m.

Much More than a Geothermal Powerhouse

31 Oct 2014 13:30

McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL) Event

Presenters: David Franklin and Thordur Aegir Oskarsson, the Ambassador of Iceland to Canada

Time: October 31, 1:30

Find out about the Iceland of yesterday and today: geography, history, culture, iconic figures and key accomplishments.

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(PACE) It’s the End of the World as We Know It: Apocalypticism in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

1 Nov 2014 10:30

It’s the End of the World as We Know It: Apocalypticism in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Date and Time: Saturday, November 1, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: TBC
Cost: $59.00
Come with a Friend: $47
McGill Students and Alumni: $29

Space is limited so register now.

Part-time French Language Placement Test

3 Nov 2014 18:30
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20:45

Upcoming French EPT dates for Winter 2015 registration
November 3, 6:30- 8:45 p.m.
November 19, 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.