Gabriel Piterberg, History Dept, UCLA. Friday, March 30, Prof. Piterberg will be at the Institute for an informal discussion session from noon-1 pm in the Common Room (Rm 319). All welcome.
A business blunder can be painful, but might also be the right solution to a different problem. The important thing is the lesson learned from an apparent mistake. Professor Lank shares insights on how he uses examples of mistakes to embolden budding entrepreneurs and show how failure can be turned into triumph.
Join McGill friends new and old at one of our favorite locations, the Middlesex Lounge in Central Square, one of Cambridge's hottest nightspots! The lounge features minimalist decor and an eclectic variety of food (we recommend the 10 tiny tacos). It also offers a wide range of cocktails accompanied by pulsating music spun by the DJ of the night.
Do you find junior employees frustrating to work with? As a new hire, do you have trouble seeing eye to eye with your manager? Then don't miss this event with leadership expert Karl Moore. At this interactive talk, you'll have the opportunity to pick the brain of one of the top 10 Canadian academics in the media and gain tools to make work more manageable.
The seminar leader is one of our own alumni, Zuzana Goldstein, BCL/LLB'87, a highly knowledgeable immigration lawyer. This is our third annual Expat Survival Day: Immigration and Tax Topics from Entry Permit to Estate Planning (and all your needs in between). A seminar on everything you need to know about living as an expatriate in the USA, presented by experts in the field.
The McGill Alumni Association of Toronto invites you to a lecture and reception with Dr. Donald Smith, James McGill Professor and Chair of the Department of Plant Science, who will present "Green fuel: Cropping up all over the place."
Public lecture: Worku Damena Yifru, Legal Affairs Officer, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. This lecture addresses liability and redress issues under the Protocol, the identification of living modified organisms, and the trade implications of the Protocol. Presented by Environmental Law McGill (ELM).
Leading Canadian social justice activist James Lockyer, founding director, Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted (AIDWYC), has been involved in exposing more than 10 wrongful convictions in Canada, including the cases of Guy Paul Morin, David Milgaard, Clayton Johnson, and Gregory Parsons. He is currently working on behalf of Steven Truscott, whose 1959 conviction of the murder of Lynne Harper is under review by the Ontario Court of Appeal. Followed by refreshments in the Atrium.
Join the Asia Pacific Law Association at McGill (APLAM) in a screening of Akira Kurosawa's epic movie, which investigates the philosophy of justice by comparing the testimony of four people involved in a murder and rape. Introduction: Kris Michaud. Refreshments will be provided.
Presenter: Jim Dunn, research scientist, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto. Chair: Paula Goering. 10-11:30 am (Pacific), 11 am-12:30 pm (Mountain), 1-2:30 pm (Eastern). Research in Addictions and Mental Health Policy & Services (RAMHPS).