Media@McGill member Charmaine Nelson announces the publication of her new book, Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica, among the first Slavery Studies books - and the first in Art History - to juxtapose temperate and tropical slavery in Montreal and Jamaica.
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: http://media.mcgill.ca/en/content/two-speakers-2016-beaverbrook-annual-lecture
Media@McGill has invited Edward Snowden to give a free, public talk (via videoconference). 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 West, Montreal, QC.
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The talk is free and open to the public. No pre-registration; seats will be available first come, first served.
LEACOCK 132 WILL BE EMPTIED BEFORE START OF EVENT. LINE-UP FOR SEATS STARTS AT 5:30 P.M. PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL AND ORDERLY.
DUE TO CONTRACT RESTRICTIONS, NO LIVESTREAMING OR RECORDING IS PERMITTED.