Series of 8 conferences organized by the Great North Mental Health Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute12:00 to 13:30/ Amphitheatre William E. (Douglas Hall) Topic: History and culture: Cree Territory of Eeyou Istchee - The Evolution of Health and Social Services in the Cree Territory of Eeyou Istchee, 1960s to the Present Speakers: Bella PetawabanoChair of the Board of Directors of the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay --
Geographical Indications in New Contexts: The Promise, Perils and Politics of Protecting Place-Based Products
McGill's Centre for Intellectual Property Policy presents Professor Rosemary Coombe of York University, on "Geographical Indications in New Contexts: The Promise, Perils and Politics of Protecting Place-Based Products".
A Legal Theory Workshop with Annalise Acorn, Thomas Lawlor Professor of Law and Ethics, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta. Professor Acorn's topic is “Hero Worship”, which continues her investigation of law and emotion. She has taught and written about legal themes in literature and this talk will also be further in that vein, focussing considerably upon George Eliot’s Middlemarch.
Have you noticed how many trees are inside McGill and why? Students, faculty and staff are invited to step aside from the routine and walk with each other through underground McGill to see with new eyes.
Andrew Piper will discuss the mapping of social networks in German novels.
The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, March 19, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.
Please be advised that there will be maintenance on the Content Management System (CenterStage, Webtop & Captiva InputAccel) on Wednesday, March 19 between 9pm to Thursday, March 20 at 6am. During this time the system may be slow or it may be unavailable. Note that parts of the Graduate Admissions System (uApply) rely on the CMS. Therefore application reviewers will not be able to view admissions documents when CMS is down. We regret any inconvenience that this may cause.
Participants will have the opportunity to examine how race and culture affect daily life in the McGill community. This workshop addresses the challenges of fostering diversity-receptive cultural attitudes, reducing structural barriers in University life, and building and maintaining respectful spaces for interpersonal engagement. Through case studies, participants will have the chance to practice identifying and responding to the types of discrimination most commonly encountered in campus life.
John A. Hall (bio page), James McGill Professor of Sociology, will talk about civility, its rise, fall and re-emergence, underscoring its social impact and contrasting it to alternative ideological options available in the marketplace. Organized by the Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy.