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Congratulations to Professor Krzysztof Pelc! 

Krzysztof Pelc is the 2019 CBC Short Story Prize winner for his narrative Green Velvet.


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McGill announces the naming of the McCall MacBain Arts Building

McGill announced that its Arts Building, a landmark at the centre of its downtown campus, will be named after alumnus John McCall MacBain and Dr. Marcy McCall MacBain, in recognition of the recent $200-million gift from the McCall MacBain Foundation.

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Celebrating the recipients of the 2019 Faculty of Arts Internship Awards

On April 18, the Arts Internship Office celebrated 189 students who were the recipients of Arts Internship Awards. A number of donors were present, including Lev Bukhman, AIO Campaign Co-Chair, who presented to attendees. Also in attendance were Christopher Manfredi, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), and Antonia Maioni, Dean of Arts.

Thomas Soehl on his latest book, his past work, and the current political climate

Professor Soehl joined the Department of Sociology at McGill in 2014 and was named Canada Research Chair in International Migration in 2018. He shared with us his latest publication, Origins and Destinations: The Making of the Second Generation, his research on international migration, and his thoughts on the current political climate. 

Krzysztof Pelc: Professor of Political Science and award-winning author

Krzysztof Pelc was born in Warsaw Poland, and raised as a Francophone in Quebec. He is an Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar in the Department of Political Science at McGill, was the recipient of the 2017 McGill Arts Award for Distinction in Research, and is the 2019 CBC Short Story Prize winner for his short story Green Velvet.