New online exhibition explores women, work and song in 19th century France

Published: 19 January 2018

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new online exhibition: Femmes, travail et chanson dans la France du XIXe siècleWomen, Work, and Song in Nineteenth-Century France

Lecture | Marriage: Is it All or Nothing?

Monday, February 5, 2018 17:30to19:00

With  Valentine’s Day almost upon us, the Friends of the McGill Library presents a talk by Professor John Lydon, Chair of the McGill Psychology Departm3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA...

Lecture | "The Fabric of the Human Body" (Vesalius, 1543): Images and Icons for the History of Medicine

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 17:30to19:30

The fifth centenary of Vesalius’s birth has been celebrated in North America and Europe with thousands of events and publications, recognizing his Fabric of the Human Body (1543, 1555) as a...

Vernissage | Vaccination: Fame, Fear and Controversy, 1798-1998

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 17:30to19:00

Vaccination: Fame, Fear and Controversy, 1798-1998 explores the tension between the promised public-health benefits of vaccinati3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA/libraryCategory:...

Exhibition | Vaccination: Fame, Fear and Controversy, 1798-1998

Wednesday, January 10, 2018toFriday, March 23, 2018

Since its earliest days, vaccination has been attended by hesitation, resistance and controversy. Why did an innovation that promised to rid the world of the terrible scourge of smallpox inspire...

Lecture | Publishing Evelina, or how to sell 180 editions of the same (old) novel?

Thursday, January 25, 2018 16:00to18:00

Evelina, the first novel of Frances Burney, has enjoyed a lasting popularity among reading public. It was published in more 180 editions/reprints in several European languages since its first...

Lecture | The Tragedy of the Tet Offensive

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 17:30to19:00

Fifty years after the Vietnam war, historians are able to reflect on its larger meaning for Vietnamese and global history. What motivated the Vietnamese communists to start the offensive?  How did...

Lecture | Uncensoring Charles and Frances Burney

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 17:30to19:30

Join Peter Sabor, (Director, Burney Centre) and Stewart Cooke (Associate Director, Burney Centre) for a half century overview of the Burney Centre's achievements, and an exploration of new...

Exhibition | Season’s readings: a Christmastime celebration in Rare Books & Special Collections

Wednesday, November 15, 2017toThursday, December 21, 2017

This holiday season, Rare Books & Special Collections has decked its halls with its merriest material.3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA/libraryCategory: Libraries


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