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Ethical issues and HIV/AIDS research

Thu, 2008-03-06 13:00
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Emile Bienvenu, currently in residence at the Faculty of Law, is a pharmacist with a master's degree from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa and a lecturer at the National University of Rwanda. His research focuses on rational use of medicines for key diseases and on good pharmacy practice. His current research interest seeks to optimize pharmacotherapy in HIV/TB/malaria co-infected patients. A co-presentation of the CIPP with the HRWG on HIV/AIDS and Public Health.

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Unnatural relations: Should companion animals be included in the legal definition of "family"?

Wed, 2008-03-12 16:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Panel discussion with profs Wendy Adams, Margaret Somerville and Nicholas Kasirer, and Lesli Bisgould (a full-time animal lawyer). A reception at Thomson House will follow. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about animal law and chat with a practitioner.

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Colloquium Series - Silvina Montrul

Fri, 2008-03-14 15:30
Education Building : 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Back to basics: Incomplete acquisition of differential object marking in Spanish heritage speakers

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Linguistics Future Week

Mon, 2008-03-10 (All day) - Thu, 2008-03-13 (All day)

Career week hosted by SLUM

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McGill's Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates (McCCLU)

Fri, 2008-03-28 (All day) - Sun, 2008-03-30 (All day)

Hosted by SLUM

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Competitive mooting run-offs

Mon, 2008-04-07 (All day) - Tue, 2008-04-08 (All day)
Gelber Law Library : 3660 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

First, second and third year students are invited to try out for a spot on one of McGill's moot court teams. Visit the SAO website link below for more information and to download all the documents needed. Schedule: 9h00–12h30 and 14h30–17h15.

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Opening the doors to rights for live-in caregivers: A critical discussion of Canada's live-in caregiver program

Mon, 2008-03-10 18:00 - 20:00
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Panel discussion: Abigail Bakan (Professor of Political Studies and Women's Studies, Queen's University); Cecilia Diocson (Executive Director, National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada); Delia de Veyra (Vice Chairperson, PINAY, former live-in caregiver program participant); and Walter Chi-Yan Tom (lawyer practicing immigration law in Montreal). Moderator: Jill Hanley (Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, McGill, co-founder of the Immigrant Workers' Centre). The Live-In Caregiver program brings thousands of domestic workers to Canada on temporary work visas each year to fill a labour market gap to provide care for children and elderly persons. Mostly women from developing countries, these caregivers are required to live in the homes of their employers, and their immigration status remains precariously tied to their jobs. The temporary status of live-in caregivers in Canada creates a context that leaves caregivers vulnerable to abuse and to denial of workers' rights. Is the live-in caregiver progr

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Prefrontal contributions to source memory retrieval in young and elderly

Thu, 2008-03-27 13:30 - 14:30
Montreal Neurological Institute : 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Maria Natasha Rajah, PhD, assistant professor, Dept of Psychiatry

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Contact: Michael Petrides
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Driving biological discovery using quantitative mass spectrometry

Mon, 2008-03-10 12:00 - 13:00
McIntyre Medical Building : 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

John Yates, professor of chemical physiology, Scripps Research Institute

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Contact: Rachelle Leger
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J.R. Mallory Lecture in Canadian Studies - Imre Szemán

Thu, 2008-04-03 16:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

"Between Empires: Cultural Studies in Canada": Imre Szemán is the Senator McMaster Chair of Globalization and Cultural Studies in the Dept of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University. RSVPs encouraged: by email or phone (see below).

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