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PRIZMA: Full Spectrum Learning

​The Practical Guide to Financial Planning

November 2 to December 7, 2016

How can you gain more control of your finances? Debbie Leahy, Investment Advisor, provides information on retirement, investments, insurance, and how to make these work for you.

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Understanding Movies: The Basics of Film Language

Dates TBA

Everybody loves to watch movies, but what really makes a movie great? Learn more about how the great directors create cinematic magic with T’Cha Dunlevy, music journalist and film critic at the Gazette.

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Prince and the Purple Revolution

October 19 to November 16, 2016

Prince: Musician, Innovator, and father of the Purple Revolution.  Join our “Prince-ologist” Duke Eatmon, music columnist at the CBC, as he uses music, film, and original Prince artifacts to examine Prince’s impact on and his contributions to modern society. PLUS! Meet Special Guest speaker Dr. Susan Rogers, former staff engineer for Prince!

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Coûts, mythes, solutions : les visages complexes des inégalités sociales

October 20 to November 10, 2016
(This course is conducted in French)

Economic and Social Inequality are on the rise in developed countries. Quebec, in spite of being one of the most egalitarian societies in North America, has not been spared.  There are multiple causes and these seriously impact prosperity and well-being.  This is a 4-part series of classes on Social Inequality.  Participants may choose to register for the whole series or take an individual class.

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Voyage aux limites de l’univers!

November 1 to 29, 2016
(This course is conducted in French)

What is the universe made of? How will it evolve? These questions have fascinated humankind since the dawn of time. This course invites the participant on a voyage to the far reaches of the universe. Special Guests: Professor Robert Brandenberger -  specialty: early universe  and Master's student Émilie Parent - specialty: pulsar astronomy.

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Navigating a Lifetime of Change

November 2 to 30, 2016

Time for a change? Discover, explore, and chart a strategy for successfully managing important shifts in your life. A great group coaching experience led by Professional Certified Coach, Michael Cullen. Special Guest: Dr. Cindy Hovington, Neuroscientist.

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Cinéma Québécois: La Nouvelle vague

Dates TBA
(This course is conducted in French)

Quebec Cinema has been creating a stir for more than half a century but the last decade has seen an unprecedented development of talent: Xavier Dolan, Jean Marc Vallée, Philippe Falardeau and more. Expolre the cinematic concepts that have elevated Quebec cinema to a global force with T’Cha Dunlevey, journalist and movie critic.

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About Us

PRIZMA is a part of McGill’s School of Continuing Studies. We partner with the community to offer quality, multi-disciplinary courses to adult learners who are curious and want to keep learning. We offer dynamic courses  which invite curiosity, as well as providing solid knowledge on the topic. Our courses offer a wide spectrum of learning, including music, art, science, human development, history, and architecture.

Our partners include cultural, social, educational, and public institutions, such as the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, L’Institut du Nouveau Monde, McCord Museum, Société des arts technologiques, and Autorité des marchés financiers.

We are proud to offer learning events in both English and French.

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For additional information on PRIZMA or for registration assistance, please contact us at:
pace [dot] scs [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Business Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (weekdays)

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