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MACES Elections

Get involved. Make a difference.

Nominations for executive positions with MACES (McGill Association of Continuing Education Students) are due Friday, February 20 at 5:00 p.m.

For more details on the new timeline of the elections visit www.maceselections.ca

Published: 16 Feb 2015

Colloquium: Translation Studies and Geopolitics

McGill University, in collaboration with l’Université Stendhal Grenoble 3, l’Université de Toulouse 2 and l’Université de Paris IV Sorbonne, is hosting a colloquium on the subject of Translation Studies and Geopolitics.

This event will take place April 20-21, 2015. Registration is required by April 13

For more information, please visit www.mcgill.ca/colloquium2015

Published: 5 Feb 2015

688 Sherbrooke St. W. has closed due to a power outage

688 Sherbrooke St. West has closed due to a power outage. All classes scheduled to take place at 688 Sherbrooke have been cancelled for the rest of the day, with one exception.

Please note that CIAM 524: Airline Management, section 771 CRN14918, scheduled to take place from 6 to 9 p.m., will take place in Adams Building room G01, event #E6843. CIAM 524 students may contact their instructor.

Published: 21 Jan 2015

Update: Power back on at 688 Sherbrooke

Classes and other University operations will resume as normal on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at 688 Sherbrooke St. W., after an electrical problem forced the building to be closed Wednesday afternoon and evening.

All systems were back on Wednesday night after the electrical problem was repaired earlier in the evening.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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688 Sherbrooke St. West has closed due to a power outage. All classes scheduled to take place at 688 Sherbrooke have been cancelled for the rest of the day, with one exception.

Published: 21 Jan 2015

Graduate Diploma in Translation: Comprehensive Evaluation CCTR 551

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program.  The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio.  This portfolio represents a record of progress made by the candidate throughout his/her studies.  Each candidate prepares a written introduction and comments on selected examples of coursework with a view to demonstrating his/her progress toward greater translation competence.

Published: 12 Jan 2015

Call for Papers: International Colloquium - Translation Studies and Geopolitics

Translation and geopolitics have been inextricably linked since the era of the dragoman, but upheavals at the beginning of this century (the war against terrorism, the war in Iraq, the Arab Spring, the wars in Libya, Syria and the Ukraine, as well as other conflicts with international stakes, including the rise of extremism in Europe) have considerably affected and changed the work conditions of language professionals in general, and that of translators in particular. Languages have always been used to speak about ones enemies, but also with one’s enemies.

Published: 13 Nov 2014

Livestream Lecture by Dr. Steven Pinker

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 Steven Pinker's talk on Friday, October 17th? 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.

Published: 16 Oct 2014

Back to School, for the Joy of it

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Published: 14 Oct 2014

Multilingual translator awarded the McGill Associates Prize in Translation

Montreal, August 2014

For many translators, they are driven by two passions: the love of languages and the need to improve intercultural communication. The 2014 recipient of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (English-French) is no exception to the rule.

Ms Hilda Monzon Bosch received this distinction at the spring graduation ceremony when she was awarded her Certificate in Translation.

Published: 26 Aug 2014

Dynamic polyglot wins the 2014 McGill Associates Prize in Translation

Montreal, August 2014 –

According to constructivists, translator competence comes in many shapes and sizes but is not limited to language competence alone.  Much depends on life experiences and the ability to build progressively on these.  Such is the case for Smadar Brandes, the 2014 winner of the McGill Associates Prize in Translation (French-English), which is awarded annually to the student with the best academic record in the Certificate in Translation.

Published: 26 Aug 2014

Scholarships available for one-credit course taken in collaboration with l’École d’été

This August, McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies (SCS) will be hosting L’École d’été, a yearly event organized by l’Institut de Nouveau Monde. L’École d’été will bring together 500+ youth to engage with civil society leaders on a variety of issues related to social engagement in Quebec.

Published: 26 Jun 2014

McGill’s visit to the University of Mines

The delegation of McGill University visited the University of Mines on a working trip. The parties have agreed to draw up and implement a joint program for advanced training and professional retraining. Read more here.

Published: 27 May 2014

Scholarship available: Global Change Leaders

Global Change Leaders: Certificate Program for Emerging Women Leaders

A scholarship is available in 2014 for one emerging woman leader from a First Nations, Métis or Inuit community in Canada to take part in the Global Change Leaders program, along with other women leaders working on development issues around the world.

Published: 16 Apr 2014

Networking Series

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

Published: 4 Apr 2014

Graduate Diploma in Translation: Comprehensive Evaluation CCTR 551

Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Translation (GDIT) must sit a comprehensive examination at the conclusion of the GDIT Program.  The examination consists of an oral defense of a best-work portfolio.  This portfolio represents a record of progress made by the candidate throughout his/her studies.  Each candidate prepares a written introduction and comments on selected examples of coursework with a view to demonstrating his/her progress toward greater translation competence.

Published: 3 Apr 2014