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Public Conversation: Building a multicultural Canada

Mon, 2006-11-20 18:30
Caféo, 4177 St. Denis (corner Rachel) : Caféo, 4177 St. Denis (corner Rachel)

A unique invitation to participate in a conversation about the historical and current significance of Canadian multiculturalism. Those gathered will be presented with an artistic collage of ideas and reflections relating to this theme before moving into a dialogue about the limitations and opportunities embodied within Canadian multiculturalism. Speaker: Daniel Weinstock, BA'83, MA'86, Canada Research Chair in Ethics and Political Philosophy, Université de Montréal.

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Contact: Sophia Johnson
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Office Phone: 514-398-7684
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Your brain on music: Rock your world with Dan Levitin

Tue, 2006-12-05 18:30
TBA : TBA

Is musical talent genetic or acquired? Does music trigger sensory pleasure centres in the brain? Did particular regions of our brain evolve just for making and listening to music? Musical neuroscientist Daniel Levitin answers these and more fascinating questions about the mind, human evolution and music.

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Contact: The Smithsonian Resident Program
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On the automorphism group of right-angled Artin groups

Wed, 2006-11-08 15:30
Burnside Hall : 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Geometric Group Theory Seminar: Ilya Kazachkov, McGill

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Tame Pro-P-Groups

Wed, 2006-11-15 15:30
Burnside Hall : 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Geometric Group Theory Seminar: John Labute, McGill

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Linton theories

Tue, 2006-11-07 14:30
Burnside Hall : 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

CTRC Seminar: M. Makkai

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A duality between state and observation for probabilistic automata

Tue, 2006-11-14 14:30
Burnside Hall : 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

CTRC Seminar: P. Panangaden

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Understanding homotopy theories via complete Segal spaces

Tue, 2006-11-21 14:30
Burnside Hall : 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

CTRC Seminar: Julia Bergner

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Creative vision and artistic development

Wed, 2006-11-08 15:00 - 16:30
Birks Building : 3520 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7

In collaboration with the McClure Gallery, a "dialogic" session with sculptors Eva Lapka, Jean Brillant, Jean-Louis Émond and curator Hedwidge Asselin.

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Contact: Dr. Norman F. Cornett
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Foraging innovations and kleptoparasitism in birds

Fri, 2006-12-15 14:00
Stewart Biology Building : 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1

Julie Morand-Ferron, Biology, McGill

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Contact: Luisa Sabaz
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Give me your hands

Tue, 2006-11-07 18:30 - 20:30
Ste Genevieve United Church, 4697 St. John's Boulevard (corner Harris), Dollard-des-Ormeaux (wheelchair accessible) : Ste Genevieve United Church, 4697 St. John's Boulevard (corner Harris), Dollard-des-Ormeaux (wheelchair accessible)

Workshop on caring for a person with a terminal illness. Core principles of palliative care will be explored through a film that follows three families managing life-threatening illness and death. Introduced by Joan Foster, BN, CSSS Homecare Nurse. Film to be followed by discussion.

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