Vanessa Blais-Tremblay, PhD student in Musicology and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies has won the SOCAN 2014 Writings on Canadian Music.
Vanessa Blais-Tremblay is the recipient of a 2014 SOCAN Foundation/CUMS Award for Writings on Canadian Music for her paper entitled: "Don't Pocohontas Me: Modernity and Transnational Politics in Tanya Tagaq's Throat Games with Concert Stage String Ensembles."
It is with sadness that the Faculty announces the death of Professor William Tetley, C.M., Q.C., LL.L., who passed away, surrounded by his family, on July 1, 2014.
A world-renowned expert in maritime law, Professor Tetley led an extremely full life.
Desautels students Bernard d'Arche and Cécile Branco discuss their Dobson Cup winning initiative on Breakfast Television Montreal.
Maintenance will be performed on the REZ wireless network (wpa.rez.mcgill.ca) on Tuesday, July 3, 2014 starting at 5:00 am lasting approximately 2 hours. You may be disconnected from the wireless network for a brief period of time (approximately 5 to 10 minutes) during the maintenance period.
This maintenance will not affect the McGill campus wireless network. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Maintenance will be performed on the campus wireless network on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 starting at 5:00 am lasting approximately 2 hours. You may be disconnected from the wireless network for a brief period of time (approximately 5 to 10 minutes) during the maintenance period.
The REZ wireless network is not affected by this maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Congratulations to four faculty members who were announced as recipients of the Advocatus Emeritus title for 2014:
- Professor Adelle Blackett (also recipient of the Mérite Christine-Tourigny for 2014)
- Professor François Crépeau
- Dean and Professor Daniel Jutras
- The honorable Marie Deschamps (adjunct professor)
The Faculty extends its congratulations to the following alumni who were also awarded the distinction for 2014:
McGill’s initial experiment with Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, has been a success and the first offering, Food for Thought, will be repeated next year. More than 32,000 people from 160 countries, with an average age of 35 (a bit younger than normal) signed up for the MOOC. Almost 1,800 people completed all elements of the course, and another 7,000 people completed at least one assignment or test.
The newest issue of Music Theory Online, one of the top-ranked music theory journals and one of the only open-access journals in music theory, features three different articles by McGill researchers: an exploration of meter in rock music (by Nicole Biamonte, associate professor of music theory), a teaching demonstration on cadences, counterpoint and improvisation in 17th-century Italian music theory and practice (by Peter Schubert, professor of music theory, and Massimilano Guido, postdoctoral student in music theory), and an exploration of the derivation and expressive possibilities of the