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.
Feb. 18: As part of the Faculty of Education's Parenting in the New Millennium Workshop, youth expert Robert Calame will give a talk entitled "Families learn to manage anger and aggression together: Is it possible?" When: 7 pm. Where: Main lobby of the Education Building (3700 McTavish St.). Contact: 514-398-2712.
Universitas 21, the international partnership of 17 research and teaching universities from around the globe, provides travel grants for students, staff and academics to work and teach abroad.
The Groupe de Recherche sur Gabrielle Roy is making the French Canadian writer's unpublished writings public, and interest in her work is as strong as ever, two decades after her death.