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Spring-Time Sugaring Off

Sun, 2005-03-13 11:30
Sucrerie de la Montagne, Rigaud, QC (map will be provided) : Sucrerie de la Montagne, Rigaud, QC (map will be provided)

The McGill Young Alumni invite you to enjoy a day at the Sucrerie de la Montagne in Rigaud (only 45 minutes from Montreal). Enjoy the Sucrerie's family-style recipes, cooked in wood-burning ovens, and satisfy your sweet tooth with toffee and maple syrup desserts. In the afternoon, take a walk through the woods or a ride on a horse-drawn wagon. An enjoyable day for the entire family! Lunch is included!

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Federated identity management and cryptography

Fri, 2005-02-18 15:30
McConnell Engineering Building : 3480 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E9

Stefan Brands, School of Computer Science, McGill

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Contact: Brigitte Pientka
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We have never been human: Encounters in dogland

Fri, 2005-02-18 12:00 - 14:00
Peel 3647 : 3647 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1X1

Donna Haraway, History of Consciousness Program, University of California - Santa Cruz

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We have never been human: Companion species in naturecultures

Thu, 2005-02-17 17:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Elizabeth B. McNab Lecture in the History of Science: Donna Haraway, History of Consciousness Dept, University of California, Santa Cruz. Presented by the Mossman Endowment.

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From the grand whim to the gasworks: Philosophical fireworks in Georgian England

Thu, 2005-03-10 17:30
Peel 3647 : 3647 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1X1

Simon Werrett, Dept of History, University of Washington

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Alchemical fraud and the battle for authority in the Holy Roman Empire

Thu, 2005-03-17 17:30
Peel 3647 : 3647 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1X1

Tara Nummedal, Dept of History, Brown University

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Dissimulations: Magic, freedom and the limits of mechanism

Thu, 2005-03-31 17:30
Peel 3647 : 3647 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1X1

Jessica Riskin, Dept of History, Stanford University

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Vielka Chang-Lau, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama

Thu, 2005-02-17 12:15
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

An overview of the the Earl S. Tupper Tropical Sciences Library (at the STRI), including its history, services to the STRI scientific community, the clientele from Panama City and its provinces, client statistics and desiderata, network with the local library community and goals for 2005.

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What if the users decided where the books should go? Folksonomies and the de-professionalization of metadata creation

Thu, 2005-03-17 12:15
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Edward Bilodeau: A look at how tools such as del.icio.us and Flickr make use of user-supplied metadata to facilitate the retrieval and discovery of information, potential benefits of this approach, as well as the challenges and problems already well known by the LIS community.

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Metacognition: The fourth knowledge

Thu, 2005-03-24 12:15
McLennan Library Building : 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Leanne Bowler: The role of metacognition in the information problem-solving process in adolescents. Open discussion on information literacy and library instruction.

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