Kimberly R. Moffitt
Assistant Professor, American Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
"Acting While Black in Disney's Land"
Prof. Biella Coleman's "Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous" - Kirkus Best Current Affairs Books 2014
Professor Biella Coleman's book "Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous" (Verso, 2014) was listed by Kirkus Reviews under "Best Current Affair Books of 2014" in their yearly book review list. Read the full review of the book here.
Medical Simulation Rounds bring together faculty members interested in innovations and research in medical simulation for presentations on a variety of subjects of interest.
DCL candidate Maude Choko will be defending her doctoral thesis, L’autonomie collective au service de la protection des travailleurs autonomes : comment favoriser leur accès à un travail décent à la lumière du cas des artistes au Québec,
DCL candidate Alain Parent will be defending his doctoral thesis, L’imprévision en droit comparé : une analyse normative économique, which was prepared under the supervision of Professor Jean-Guy Belley.
Periodically, IT Services will send out mock phishing emails to the McGill community as part of a proactive approach to increase awareness of the dangers of phishing. Users who click on a link in one of these emails will be redirected to a page informing them that they have participated in a phishing awareness exercise, and will be encouraged to learn how to identify and avoid falling victim to these types of scams.
Don’t want to wait and risk taking the bait? Sign up now for IT Services’ online Security Awareness training, or read more about spotting phishing scams:
Legal Theory Workshop with Poul F. Kjaer of the Copenhagen Business School.
The String Area Winner of the McGill concerto competition is violist Marina Thibault, a student of André Roy. In the competition she performed the Schnittke Viola Concerto. The other finalists were Veronika Cherniak, student of Andrew Wan; Elizabeth Skinner, student of Axel Strauss; Maïthéna Thibault, student of Andrew Wan. Congratulations to all who participated.
JOB TALK: BALANCING PRACTICE, RESEARCH & ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE BY: SARA TORRES, PhD
On February 3rd and 4th, at the union’s request, negotiations were held in the presence of a government appointed arbitrator. At these last two bargaining sessions, the parties discussed monetary matters. At the February 4th meeting, the union rejected the University’s proposal to increase on January 1st of this year the value of a “standard” contract (39 contract hours) from $7,200