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.
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.
Geometric Group Theory Seminar: Ilya Kazachkov, McGill
Geometric Group Theory Seminar: John Labute, McGill
CTRC Seminar: M. Makkai
CTRC Seminar: P. Panangaden
CTRC Seminar: Julia Bergner
In collaboration with the McClure Gallery, a "dialogic" session with sculptors Eva Lapka, Jean Brillant, Jean-Louis Émond and curator Hedwidge Asselin.
Julie Morand-Ferron, Biology, McGill
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.