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Trudeau’s 1st year as a Prime Minister

Thu, 2016-10-13 15:56

Last year, Justin Trudeau, the son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, became Canada’s new leader, ending 10 years of Stephen Harper rule.

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Contact: Vincent Allaire
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Office Phone: 514-398-6693
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Book Launch: "Trudeaumania: the Rise to Power of Pierre Elliott Trudeau " by Robert Wright

Fri, 2016-10-28 17:00 - 19:00
Hotel Omni Mont-Royal : Salon Printemps, CA, QC, Montreal, 1050, Sherbrooke Street West , H3A 2R6
Price: Free

To celebrate the publication of his recent book, Trudeaumania: the Rise to Power of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, bestselling author, Professor Robert Wright,  joins MISC Director, Andrew Potter, for a conversation about Canada's most charismat

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Organization: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
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Office Phone: 514-398-8346
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Andrew Potter to head the MISC

Tue, 2016-01-12 12:19

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) has announced that Andrew Potter, Editor of the Ottawa Citizen, has been appointed to the position of Director of the Institute for a three-year term effective August 2016.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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The Cities We Need

Mon, 2015-02-09 13:50

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2014 Cundill Lecture: True Believers? The Nature of Collaboration and Opposition in Communist Regimes, by Anne Applebaum

Wed, 2014-10-08 17:00
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

2013 Cundill Prize winner Anne Applebaum (Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944 - 1956) will deliver the annual Cundill Lecture, True Believers? The Nature of Collaboration and Opposition in Communist Regimes.

Leacock Building (855 Sherbrooke Street West), Room 232.

This event is free and open to the public.

To register, go here.

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J.R. Mallory Lecture, by Dr. Cindy Blackstock: "Reconciliation: The Children's Version"

Wed, 2014-10-15 17:00
Faculty Club : 1st floor Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

The 2014-2015 J.R. Mallory Lecture: "Reconciliation: The Children's Version"

by Cindy Blackstock, M.M., PhD, Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada

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2014 Eakin Lecture - Discussing Indigenous Agency - with Professors Cheryl Suzack (2014 Eakin Fellow) and special guest N. Bruce Duthu

Mon, 2014-03-31 16:30
Faculty Club : Faculty Club Ballroom, main floor, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

Professor Cheryl Suzack, (Batchewana First Nations), Assistant Professor of English, University of Toronto, 2014 Visiting Eakin Fellow

"Reparatory Justice, Human Rights, and Indigenous Feminisms"

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American Writers in Montreal: Reading and Discussion of Poetry and Prose

Mon, 2014-04-14 11:30 - 12:30

Join us to hear MISC Fulbright Student Award Recipient 

Cam Terwilliger, and visiting poet, Dan Albergotti, discuss and read from their new creative work. Terwilliger will share from his Fulbright project, Yet Wilderness Grew in My Heart, a historical novel set in New York and Québec during the Seven Years War. Meanwhile, Albergotti will read a selection from his poetry collection, Millennial Teeth, the forthcoming winner of the Crab Orchard Series Poetry Open Competition, to be published by Southern Illinois University Press.

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From Diplomacy to Domesticity: The Gendering of Consumption and Italian National Identity among Migrants in the U.S and Argentina, 1880 to 1940

Wed, 2013-10-30 15:00
Birks Building : Room 111, 3520 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7

Professor Elizabeth Zanoni (Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia) delivers a lecture:
From Diplomacy to Domesticity: The Gendering of Consumption and Italian National Identity among Migrants in the U.S and Argentina, 1880 to 1940

Birks building, 35 20 Universtiy Street, room 111, 3:00 p.m.

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All Night Long: A Roundtable Discussion on Night and Cultural Neighbourhoods in Montreal

Thu, 2013-09-26 12:30 - 15:00
POP Montreal Headquarters : CA, 3450 St. Urbain

Thursday, September 26 - All Night Long:  A Roundtable Discussion on Night and Cultural Neighbourhoods in Montreal, part of Pop Montreal Symposium, with Simon Brault, president of Culture Montreal, Bernie Houde, former

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