What better way to welcome spring than by partaking in the age-old tradition of a visit to a "cabane à sucre." Enjoy a hearty traditional buffet, followed by a horse-drawn sleigh ride, maple taffy on snow, drinking, dancing and merriment. RSVP before April 1 to Tan Crombie. Transportation arrangements available. When RSVPing, please indicate whether you need transport and/or a vegetarian meal.
The three mafias: The human rights mafia, the international humanitarian law mafia and the refugee asylum mafia
In commemoration of Raoul Wallenberg Day in Canada: Goran Melander, Institute of Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, Lund University, Sweden
Looking for a little mystery with your meal? Get it from Eddie May Murder Mysteries. This comedy group of actors performs murder mystery theatre while you eat. Here's a chance for you to enjoy a meal from one of Ottawa's best-loved restaurants, witness a murder, and help solve the crime, all in one evening! You can win a prize if you guess the identity of the murderer. Vegetarian entrees are available for dinner.
The National Capital Dragon Boat Race Festival is part of a larger Chinese cultural tradition that dates back 2,400 years. The McGill YA of Ottawa has entered a team for the last two years and all the stories you've heard about last year's race are true - so don't miss out! Includes two practice sessions on the boats which take place in the weeks leading up to the race.
Annual Conference - What shapes media in Canada today? Bring your perspectives as a reader, viewer, listener, producer, researcher, distributor, creator, student or policy-maker to this important debate. Confirmed panelists include Michel C. Auger, Her Excellency the Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson, Alain Dubuc, Peter Mansbridge, Robert Rabinovitch, Florian Sauvageau and other leading journalists, executives and media researchers from across Canada.
Anita Rau Badamiís first novel, Tamarind Mem, was published in 1996 in Canada, India, the UK and Germany to great critical acclaim. Her second novel, The Heroís Walk, appeared in 2000. Born and raised in India, she now lives in Montreal. A presentation of the Dept. of English, the Canada Council for the Arts, Concordia University and the MISC
Kevin Hartigan, Central Africa Catholic Relief Services. Sponsored by McGill Peace Studies Committee, Faculties of Arts and Law, and the Arsenault Foundation
Reverend Dr Martin Marty, Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago
Jeanne Schroeder, Cardozo Law School. Co-sponsored by Legal Theory workshops and the Canada Research Chair in Law and Discourse
Chemical Society Seminar: Lisa McElwee-White, University of Florida