Symposium exploring the surprisingly diverse and far-reaching ways in which Dante's work has been treated by American intellectual and popular culture. Speakers include members of McGill's departments of English, Islamic Studies and Italian Studies, as well as the University of Toronto and Italian Cultural Institute.
Carolyn Jack. MSc (switch) seminar. Supervisor: Dr Antel. Chair: Philippe Saikali
Official start of the 2005 McGill Book Fair. Book donations of all kinds accepted in Redpath Hall (via main campus entrance); volunteers will be on hand to help unload books. After April 19, you may drop off books at Redpath Hall every Tuesday from 10 am to 2 pm. Depots also available in certain Montreal boroughs. The Book Fair itself will take place on October 19 and 20, 2005.
McGill women will read stories that celebrate girls and women to children 4-8. A pizza lunch and cake (nut free) will be served. Music during lunch. Spaces are limited. RSVP with the name of the child attending as well as the name of parent accompanying the child. As food is being served, please alert us if your child has any allergies.
Barbara L. Marshall, Sociology and Women's Studies, Trent University, Peterborough
Immunity to the pathogenic fungus Cryptococcus neoformans: How innate recognition of mannoproteins leads to an acquired T cell response
Stuart M. Levitz, MD, Depts of Medicine and Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston
Rolf Bäumer, Universität Siegen
Erika Mann [1905-1969] und Pauline Julien [1928-1998]. Vom Exil zum politischen Engagement! (Arbeitstitel und Arbeitsplan)
Staff-Student Colloquia: Myriam Augustin (in German)
Anant Kumar, a writer based in Germany and who writes in German, will read and discuss his work.
Discussion chaired by Jim Torczyner, director, McGill Middle East Program in Civil Society and Peace Building. Speakers: Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov, Swiss Centre for Conflict Research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Kimchi, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Yitzhak Reiter, Dept for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.