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Date and Time

Session

Programming Stream

August 2014

August 13

Sujet spécial en citoyenneté et engagement social
In collaboration with: Institut du nouveau monde
Arts & Culture

September 2014

September 12, 13, 20

Quebec Popular Music in Time and Place
Facilitator: Chris Jones

Arts & Culture

September 23 - November 11 (Tuesdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

The Practical Guide to Financial Planning
Facilitators: Brenda Shanahan and Debbie Leahy

Finance

September 26, 27, October 4

La Musique populaire québécoise en temps et lieu
Facilitator: Chris Jones

Arts & Culture

October 2014

October 4
10:30 - 3:30 pm

The Buildings All Around Us
Facilitator: Nancy Dunton

One Day @ McGill

October 14 – December 2 (Tuesdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

From Farm to Table: An Exploration of the Links in the Agri-Food Chain
Facilitator: Hugh Maynard

Arts & Culture

October 16 – December 4 (Thursdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

The Diaspora of Jazz
Facilitator: Andy Williams

Arts & Culture

October 17, 18, 25

Naissance et développement de l'expressionnisme
Facilitator: Anne Grace

Arts & Culture

October 22 – December 10 (Wednesdays)

Authentic Living: How to Love Life Now and Always
Facilitator: Michael Cullen

Life Transitions

November 2014

November 1
10:30 - 3:30 pm

It’s the End of the World as We Know It: Apocalypticism in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Facilitator: Gerbern S. Oegema 
One Day @ McGill

November 14, 15, 22

The Birth and Evolution of Expressionism
Facilitator: Anne Grace

Arts & Culture

November 29
10:30 - 3:30 pm

Vienna Fin-de-Siècle and the Birth of Modernism
Facilitator: Adrian Sheppard

One Day @ McGill

February 2015

February 17 - April 7 (Tuesdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

The Practical Guide to Financial Planning
Facilitator: Debbie Leahy

Finance

February 18 - April 8 (Wednesdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement
Facilitator: Andy Williams

Arts & Culture

February 26 - April 16 (Thursdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

La Belle Ville and the Big Screen: Montreal and the Movies
Facilitator: Kerry McElroy

Arts & Culture

February 28 (Saturday)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Les merveilles de l’Orientalisme: Benjamin-Constant et son temps
Facilitator: Hanieh Ziaei

Arts & Culture

March 2015

March 1 - 6

CPAC102: Topics in Volunteerism and Community Development
Facilitator: Alex Megelas

Life Transitions

March 12 - April 30 (Thursdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Your Meaningful Life
Facilitator: Michael Cullen

Life Transitions

March 24 - May 12 (Tuesdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Rhythm and Blues, Motown, and Soul
Facilitator: Craig Morrison

Arts & Culture

March 28 (Saturday)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Figures of the Orient: Imagination and Description in the work of French Orientalist Painters
Facilitator: Tammer El Sheikh

Arts & Culture

April 2015

 

April 21 – June 9 (Tuesdays)
6:00 -8:00 pm

From Bray to Bloomsday: James Joyce’s Life and World Demystified
Facilitator: Kerry McElroy

Arts & Culture

April 22 - June 3 (Wednesdays)
6:00 - 8:00 pm

The Black Oral Tradition: The Culture, Politics and Identity of Hip-Hop
Facilitator: Andy Williams

Arts & Culture

July 2015

July 11 (Saturday)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

In the Company of Rodin: His Times and Artistic Community
Facilitator: TBA

Arts & Culture

ARTS & CULTURE

This programming stream will be appealing to both newcomers to, and veterans of, the world of arts and culture. These sessions will help you discover or renew your commitment to the arts and culture through such themes as the discovery and beauty of theatre, the primordial significance of music in our lives and the social impact of great novels in history. These workshops are held in collaboration with established artists as well as with cultural centers of importance.

SOCIAL ISSUES / COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

This programming stream invites you to engage in a critical understanding of the world we live in. Sessions demystify social issues and bring forward new lenses with which to envision social participation.

LIFE TRANSITIONS

The life transitions programming stream considers the life-transforming challenges we are all likely to experience. Benchmarks such as planning retirement, or dealing with the death of a loved one, are not only intense and difficult occurrences to live through; they are also commonalties in the human experience. The sessions in this stream propose ways to make sense of these experiential shifts in navigating the trials of our lives.


For more information

For additional information on PACE or One Day @ McGill sessions or for registration assistance, please contact us at:
514-398-5212
pace [dot] scs [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Business Hours: 9am to 5pm (weekdays)

All events are open to the general public.


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