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Policies for Better Lives: Strategies for life satisfaction and human wellbeing

7 May 2021 10:00
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28 May 2021 12:00
May 7, 14, 21, 28 IHSP 2021 Conference Policies for Better Lives: Strategies for life satisfaction and human wellbeing

PROGRAMME

May 7th:  Setting the Stage Live Plenary Panel  (10-12hEDT) Moderated plenary session with live panel presentation and discussion

Conference: La mobilité des plantes à travers le récit / Plant Mobility and Narrative

13 May 2021 07:00
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15 May 2021 19:00

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming international conference "La mobilité des plantes à travers le récit / Plant Mobility and Narrative” that will take place May 13-15, 2021. Co-organized by Stephanie Posthumus (McGill University) and Rachel Bouvet (Université du Québec à Montréal) in collaboration with the Montreal Botanical Gardens, the conference examines the ways in which plant mobility is narrated in a variety of literary and scientific genres.

The Montreal Poetry Prize Anthology 2020: Online Book Launch

20 May 2021 16:00
17:30

The Department of English at McGill University is pleased to announce the publication of The Montreal Poetry Prize Anthology 2020 (Véhicule Press). Please join us for an international celebration of poetry to mark this occasion, featuring readings by contributing poets Rico Craig (Australia), Sonia Farmer (Bahamas), Michael Lavers (USA), Pamela Porter (Canada), Melanie Power (Canada), and Hilary Walker (UK), followed by responses by readers.

Joëlle Rollo-Koster - Mellon-Medieval Studies Lecture Series

27 May 2021 11:00
12:30
Tyranny, the Great Western Schism, and Richard II Online Event

This presentation will put the focus on the influence of the Great Western Schism (1378-1417) on late medieval political events. I will try to pose and frame certain historical questions around the role the “religious” crisis could have played on politics. For example, did the Schism influence the late medieval definition of tyranny?

Online Escape Game 101

27 May 2021 17:00
19:00

Escape games are a great tool to gamify your classroom. You can tailor them to your needs by creating your adventures for any levels or subjects! In this workshop, you will learn how to create an online escape game using the platform Genial.ly by discovering these four core elements: Story, Clues, Codes and Activities. The event will take place on Friday, May 27, from 5 pm to 7 pm (EDT).

Presented by: Fanny Langin

A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands

3 Jun 2021 15:00
16:00
A conversation with Benjamin Hoy, author of A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands.   Thursday, June 3, 2021, 3–4 p.m. (ET)   This event is free, but registration is required. Register here.

Bicentennial Mini-Science: The future of humanity and global governance

11 Nov 2021 18:00
19:00

With Jennifer Welsh, Professor, Dept. of Political Science, McGill University

Watch the livestream Discover the Bicentennial Mini-Science series

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