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Family fun at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Tue, 2007-03-06 13:30
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 2200 Crescent St. : Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 2200 Crescent St.

Join us for a two-hour guided tour and sculpting workshop during Spring Break! In the first hour, visit the Museum's collection of 13th- to 19th-century European art. Parents and children will learn about the various styles and movements associated with the sculpture in the collection. The journey through six centuries will be led by experts on the styles and techniques used in the creation of figurative sculpture.

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Contact: Sophia Johnson
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Office Phone: 514-398-7684
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Bridging the sciences: the Fourth Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Research Symposium

Thu, 2007-03-29 (All day) - Fri, 2007-03-30 (All day)
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Graduate students, both within and outside McGill, are invited to participate and present research projects on a variety of interdisciplinary scientific themes. This symposium is a collaborative effort of McGill graduate science students and represents an unsurpassed opportunity to exchange ideas with contemporary researchers from different scientific backgrounds, improve communication skills, give and receive valuable feedback on research efforts and presentation formats, and develop professional contacts with researchers and industry personnel.

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Freaky Fridays - How birds really do it!

Fri, 2007-01-12 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Dr. David M. Bird, Avian Science and Conservation Centre, McGill, will take you on a humorous "bird's eye view" of the seemingly indecent world of avian reproduction involving the Mile-High Club, incest, homosexuality, sex changes, divorce and infidelity. Followed by the Alfred Hitchcock film "The Birds." Proceeds from this series will fund construction of a giant origami Pteranodon to be suspended above the Museum's dinosaur.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Flashlight tours of the Museum

Sat, 2007-03-03 22:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

10 PM, midnight, 2AM, 4 AM & 6 AM. Snap on a headlight and join trained guides from the Redpath Museum Club to discover some of the museum's secret spots and unusual exhibits. As part of the city-wide Nuit Blanche cultural festival, this event raises funds to create a giant origami pteranodon to hang above the dinosaur. All ages, everyone welcome. Reservations not required.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Flashlight tours of the Redpath Museum

Sat, 2007-03-03 (All day) - Sun, 2007-03-04 (All day)
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

10 p.m., midnight, 2 a.m., 4 a.m. & 6 a.m. Snap on a headlight and join trained guides from the Redpath Museum Club to discover some of the museum's secret spots and unusual exhibits. As part of the city-wide Nuit Blanche cultural festival, this event raises funds to create a giant origami pteranodon to hang above the dinosaur. All ages, everyone welcome. Reservations not required.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Long Life

Sat, 2007-03-03 21:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Concert and animated film by VOISA, Montreal's Georgian singing ensemble. As part of the city-wide Nuit Blanche cultural festival, this concert raises funds for the construction of a giant origami pteranodon for suspension above the dinosaur. Everyone welcome. All ages. No reservations required.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
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Young Scholars' Conference

Fri, 2007-01-26 09:30 - 17:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

An informal conference at which assistant professors from the law schools in the area – McGill, Université de Montréal, UQÀM, Queen's, Ottawa – present their work in progress and get to know each other. There will be six panels, with topics ranging from Contemporary Challenges to Juridical Categories to Antipositivism: Narrative, Rhetoric and Zen Ethics.

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Contact: Prof. Robert Leckey
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Summer Course Abroad: Exhibition

Mon, 2007-01-22 (All day) - Fri, 2007-02-02 (All day)
Macdonald Harrington Building : 815 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C2

An exhibition of student work from the Summer Course Abroad 2006 in Venice. Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 5:00. Vernissage on Monday, January 29, at 5:00.

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8th Annual Global Development Conference: Shaping a New Global Reality: The Rise of Asia and its Implications

Sun, 2007-01-14 (All day) - Fri, 2007-01-19 (All day)
Beijing, China : Beijing, China

The conference will bring together approximately 600 researchers from across the world and include workshops on specific development research topics.

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2007 Nursing Leadership Conference: Key to Health System Effectiveness

Sun, 2007-02-04 (All day) - Tue, 2007-02-06 (All day)
Ottawa Congress Centre : Ottawa Congress Centre
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