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Media@McGill announces two fall, 2016 events

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We are pleased to inform you of the 2016-2017 Media@McGill events under the theme of Media and the Environment.

We will kick off the year with the 2016 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture. which will exceptionally present two speakers, Sheila Watt-Cloutier, environmental, cultural and human rights advocate and author of The Right to be Cold, and Elena Bennett, Associate Professor, School of the Environment and Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University. The Lecture will be held on Monday, October 24, 2016, 5:30 p.m. in the Moot Court, Faculty of Law, McGill University, 3644 Peel Street, Montreal, QC. For more info, visit:

Moreover, Media@McGill has invited Edward Snowden to give a free, public talk (via videoconference) on November 2, 2016. Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, best known for leaking documents in 2013 about NSA surveillance activities, will talk about surveillance in Canada. The talk will be on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7 p.m. in Leacock 132, McGill University, 855 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC. More information on the location at:

These will be our two major public events this fall - we hope you will be able to attend!

To read the complete description of the Media and the Environment theme for this year, please visit: