For those interested in the last 150 years of Montreal history - its cultural development, its changing religious complexion, the role of wealth and the voice of the poor, the importance of the landscape - there is no better institution to study than Mount Royal Cemetery. McGill history professor Brian Young, who earlier gave us The Making and Unmaking of a University Museum, on the McCord, here gives us a remarkably colourful and lively social document.
Althea Douglas has written a useful book for anyone with a surplus of dusty, musty "treasures" hiding in attics, basements or crawlspaces.
Early Evening Pieces is Marianne Bluger's eighth collection of poetry, nine poems that, with simplicity and grace, describe mundane events such as highway driving and the onset of winter as things of beauty.
This debut CD features all original compositions from drummer and McGill Jazz Studies graduate Jon McCaslin, BMus'99, MMus'02. Yet another example of some of the outstanding talent coming out of the jazz program at McGill, McCaslin's quintet features some of the city's best young players on melodic and swinging contemporary jazz.
At the end of the nineteenth century, a McGill student stole a document from Dean of Law John Abbott's office, and brought on the resignation of Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald.
Discover facts and features on Montreal's newest address for medical and scientific research, 740 Dr Penfield Avenue, a new scientific space that will change the face of research in Canada.
Thanks to a $76,560 grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, McGill University educational and counselling psychology professors Jeffrey Derevensky and Rina Gupta, co-directors of the McGill International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems, will scrutinize the world of internet gambling.
McGill University will host the 56th Annual Conference of the Institute of French-American History Institut d'Histoire de l'Amérique française (IHAF). Historians will come not only from Quebec but also from the resty of Canada, the United States and Europe.
Home is a simple word with so many meanings. Throughout October, McGill University has teamed up with the CBC, Concordia and Hour to explore the many facets of home as part of Montreal Matters 2003.
McGill University's Homecoming takes a new twist this year: Mary Robinson will speak to alumni as part of a special effort to interest those who left McGill with a graduate degree rather than an undergraduate one.