Dr Tom Herman, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS. Dr Herman is a herpetologist and ecologist who has an active research program examining the ecology and conservation of turtles (including endangered sea turtles).
Dr Dietmar Goltschnigg, University of Graz, Austria. Co-sponsored by the Austrian Cultural Forum and the Austrian Embassy to Canada. All are welcome to attend.
A conference where scholars from Europe and North America will explore the economic, cultural and political conditions, particularly among the merchant class, that provided the ground for the beginning of the vast movement known as the Renaissance. Please consult the department's website for a complete program.
Monday Noon Research Seminars: Dr Michael Mackay, McGill
The bHLH-PAS transcription factor SIM1: From development of the hypothalamus to the control of appetite
Monday Noon Research Seminars: Dr Jacques Michaud, Hôpital Ste-Justine
Dr Maggie Bruck, Dept of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University
John Borrows, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, will speak on a matter relating to aboriginal peoples and the law. Co-sponsored by the Department of Justice of Canada.
Remi Quirion, Douglas Hospital Research Centre; Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction of CIHR; Psychiatry, McGill
Includes representatives of governments and industries involved in the (de)militarization of outer space from Canada, United States, China and United Kingdom, as well as McGill graduate students. Organized with financial support of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Please RSVP before September 20.
Language acquisition lessons from children with specific language impairment: Timing mechanisms and linguistic dimensions
Dr Mabel Rice, Fred and Virginia Merrill Distinguished Professor of Advanced Studies, Dept of Speech-Language-Hearing, University of Kansas