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Hollywood Has No Business Case for Booking All-White Casts

Tue, 2016-05-17 11:24

Hollywood’s track record on showcasing minority talent and storylines is pretty awful, even considering some recent efforts to diversify programming. Some studios argue that the fault lies not with them, but with consumers, who—they claim—prefer predominantly white casts. But is there any truth to that?

Venkat Kuppuswamy and Peter Younkin, business-school professors at the University of North Carolina and McGill University, respectively, took a look at data on the film industry in order to measure how diverse casts went over at box offices.

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The McGill Library's Islamic Lithographs digital Collection is now live

Tue, 2016-05-17 10:15

The Islamic Studies Library Collections at McGill University include over 750 lithographed volumes printed in the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century in the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and Turkey), North Africa (Morocco), and South Asia (India, Pakistan).

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Seminar: Effective Leadership

Wed, 2016-11-23 09:00 - Thu, 2016-11-24 17:00
Bronfman Building : McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 1G5
Price: $1,895

Lead with agility and integrity
 

 

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Seminar: Effective Leadership

Thu, 2016-09-15 09:00 - Fri, 2016-09-16 17:00
Bronfman Building : McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 1G5
Price: $1,895

Lead with agility and integrity


 

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Seminar: Managing Conflicts and Difficult Situations

Wed, 2016-10-26 09:00 - Thu, 2016-10-27 17:00
Bronfman Building : McGill Executive Institute, 6th floor, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 1G5
Price: $1,895

Develop practical skills to deal effectively with conflicts
 

 

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BIC Lecture Series: Neuroanatomical Changes after a First Episode of Psychosis: At the Intersection of Structure and Symptoms - Carolina Makowski

Wed, 2016-06-01 10:00 - 11:00
Douglas Hospital : Perry E3517, 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3
Source Site: /psychiatry

Le contrôle touristique dans le Sud Global par le droit international privé : le cas des Caraïbes

Tue, 2016-06-28 12:30 - 13:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Each summer, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law organizes a series of seminars to promote research of students from McGill and elsewhere.  

Source Site: /law

Douglas Institute Research Centre and McGill Department of Psychiatry Research Day

Fri, 2016-06-10 08:30 - 19:00
Douglas Hospital : Douglas Hall, 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3

Bonjour à tous,

Source Site: /psychiatry

Multimodal quantitative neuroimaging databases and methods: the Cuban Human Brain Mapping Project

Tue, 2016-05-17 13:00 - 14:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Presenter: Dr. Pedro A.

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Full Comment by Andrew Potter

Mon, 2016-05-16 13:01

Our democratic reform minister doesn’t understand our democracy: Op-ed by Andrew Potter, incoming Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. National Post

 

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