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Birks Lecture on Islam

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

The study of Islam has changed several times over the years, and the future for the discipline is looking bright, according to Azim Nanji, Director of the Ismaili Studies Institute in London. Nanji came to McGill to deliver the annual Birks Lecture sponsored by the Faculty of Religion.

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Visions of Shakespeare

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

Shakespeare — both the man and his plays — through the eyes of artists is the subject of a display in the McLennan-Redpath library curated by Richard Virr.

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Saving Karelian

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

Karelia is a small republic within the Russian Federation, struggling to hold on to a threatened language that is the subject of Russian and Slavic Studies professor Paul Austin's research.

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Wallenberg Lecture

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

Saad Ibrahim spent 300 days locked in an Egyptian prison for promoting civil society in that country. He recently delivered the Raoul Wallenberg Lecture on Human Rights.

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Student journals: publish and prosper

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

Undergraduate students are publishing their academic work in student-run journals.

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McGill conference debates the future of cities

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

Ex-Montrealer Zack Taylor (BA'95) returns to town to report on the MISC conference. He is now a Toronto-based urban planner and designer, and is teaching a course at the University of Toronto on the urban landscape.

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Delivering the goods

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

Through rain, and sleet, and swarms of crickets McGill's mail service handles 1 million pieces of post a year — and the occasional puppy.

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Branching out with math

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

Pierre Dutilleul is a statistician who studies trees. Examining how branching patterns affect light-gathering efficiency in plants can improve our understanding of photosynthesis, and by extension, food production and the environment.

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Face-off against injury

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

Hockey is Canada's passion — but it's a dangerous sport, even when you are wearing all your safety gear. David Pearsall is a McGill researcher who is studying helmets to fine-tune their protective properties for all players.

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Senate report

Thu, 2004-02-19 (All day)

Interim harassment policy causes procedural difficulty, health and safety audit and discipline report presented.

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