Humanities and Business have partnered with the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging to host a research workshop and free public talk exploring the neuroscience of aging on Monday December 4, 2017.
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The Bertrand Russell Research Centre and the McMaster University Library will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the acquisition of the Russell Archives in 2018, hosting workshops on Russell and the history of analytic philosophy.
Watch the video of artist Liss Platt speak about her ‘Constant’ photographic series and related videoworks exhibited at the McMaster Museum of Art from May 4 – August 19, 2017.
The Wilson Institute is hosting a SSHRC-funded workshop on the subject of international Communism, which will draw renewed attention to the world-shaping impacts of both Communist ideas and parties. Anyone can attend.
Dr. David Ogborn, Director of the McMaster Cybernetic Orchestra, performs in musical collaborations around the world via the Internet. CBC Radio’s Spark with Norah Young recently featured the Orchestra in a piece on network music and live coding.
Professor Amber Dean’s new book has received its third book prize. Remembering Vancouver’s Disappeared Women: Settler Colonialism and the Difficulty of Inheritance (University of Toronto Press, 2015) was recently awarded the Women’s and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes (WGSRF) Association’s Outstanding Scholarship Prize.
The series’ inaugural guest writer was award-winning Indigenous author Eden Robinson who spoke about her new novel, Son of a Trickster, on February 8, 2017 at Westdale Secondary School.
ARiEAL, a new interdisciplinary research centre focused on language research, has announced the launch of its new website: arieal.mcmaster.ca
Dr. Victor Kuperman, Canada Research Chair in Psycholinguistics, will play a significant role in a novel national training partnership called the Words in the World Project.
This Portal, launched in January 2017, is designed to support students and independent researchers at all levels to explore the medical humanities, particularly the history of medicine.