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Rising price of textbooks reaches a tipping point

Tue, 2016-05-17 11:46

Jochen Wirtz is pleased to describe himself as a best-selling writer. He has co-authored a textbook on services marketing that he not only uses as professor at the National University of Singapore Business School, but which has sold more than 700,000 copies.

Source Site: /desautels

Hollywood Has No Business Case for Booking All-White Casts

Tue, 2016-05-17 11:24

Hollywood’s track record on showcasing minority talent and storylines is pretty awful, even considering some recent efforts to diversify programming. Some studios argue that the fault lies not with them, but with consumers, who—they claim—prefer predominantly white casts. But is there any truth to that?

Venkat Kuppuswamy and Peter Younkin, business-school professors at the University of North Carolina and McGill University, respectively, took a look at data on the film industry in order to measure how diverse casts went over at box offices.

Source Site: /desautels

The McGill Library's Islamic Lithographs digital Collection is now live

Tue, 2016-05-17 10:15

The Islamic Studies Library Collections at McGill University include over 750 lithographed volumes printed in the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century in the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and Turkey), North Africa (Morocco), and South Asia (India, Pakistan).

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BIC Lecture Series: Neuroanatomical Changes after a First Episode of Psychosis: At the Intersection of Structure and Symptoms - Carolina Makowski

Wed, 2016-06-01 10:00 - 11:00
Douglas Hospital : Perry E3517, 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3
Source Site: /psychiatry

Le contrôle touristique dans le Sud Global par le droit international privé : le cas des Caraïbes

Tue, 2016-06-28 12:30 - 13:30
Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 316, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Each summer, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law organizes a series of seminars to promote research of students from McGill and elsewhere.  

Source Site: /law

Douglas Institute Research Centre and McGill Department of Psychiatry Research Day

Fri, 2016-06-10 08:30 - 19:00
Douglas Hospital : Douglas Hall, 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3

Bonjour à tous,

Source Site: /psychiatry

Multimodal quantitative neuroimaging databases and methods: the Cuban Human Brain Mapping Project

Tue, 2016-05-17 13:00 - 14:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Presenter: Dr. Pedro A.

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Source Site: /neuro

Macdonald start-ups win big at McGill’s Dobson Cup entrepreneurship competition

Mon, 2016-05-16 09:45

 

| EDUARDO GANEM CUENCA and KATHY MACLEAN

Students from McGill’s Macdonald Campus seem to have figured out the winning combination of talent, skills, risk –and above all, the unwavering determination it takes to convert an idea into a viable business venture.

Source Site: /macdonald

Course Lecturers and Instructors job postings

Sun, 2016-05-15 11:28

Click the link below to see the postings.

https://www.mcgill.ca/scsd/node/20138

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Music Encoding Conference: VivaVoce Concert

Fri, 2016-05-20 19:00
Redpath Hall : 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates) Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2K6
Price: Free Admission
Source Site: /music
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