Speaker's Series: Stevan Harnad
Inauguration ceremony for Gisia Kisilevsky Program in Jewish Law. A new program established in her memory by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, led by Marlene and Joel King, it will make courses in Jewish law available to students in the Faculty of Law as well as the Faculty of Arts. Lecture by Menachem Elon, Israel Supreme Court. Reception following in the Atrium.
Dr Yosef Ashkenazy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Co-sponsored by Earth and Planetary Sciences
Dr John Scinocca, Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling & Analysis, Victoria, BC
Large and meso-(alpha) scale characteristics of intense rainfall in the mid- and lower reaches of Yangtze River
Dr Shunli Zhang, University of Alberta
Symposium organized by McGill's Quebec Studies Program, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, the Chaire Concordia-UQAM en études ethniques, the Centre de recherche sur l'immigration, l'ethnicité et la citoyenneté (UQAM), and the Association internationale des études québécoises (AIEQ). Louis Bernard, Alain Nepton, Jules Dufour, Ghislain Picard. Chair: Gretta Chambers
Dr Neil Macrae, Dartmouth College
Collections include exhibits on dinosaurs, biodiversity, the history of Earth and life and ethnological artifacts from Ancient Egypt and Africa. New exhibits will be ready by January 2003 (September 2003 for ethnology). Open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Discovery Workshop: English, 2 pm for 4-6 years, 3:30 pm for 7-12. Cost: $5/child. Reservations required
Dr Alan Watson, McGill