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Peace Talks and Israel’s Control of Palestine

Monday, October 20, 7 p.m.

QPIRG building, 3647 University

Jesse Rosenfeld, a McGill graduate in International Development Studies, is now a journalist based in Ramallah, Palestine. His presentation focuses on Israel’s occupation of Palestine following the Annapolis peace negotiations. No cost.

Garbage Man screening

Tuesdsay, October 21, 8 p.m.

3475 Peel, Room 101

McGill Cinema Politica screens Oliver Hodge’s Garbage Man, an examination of Michael Reynolds’ “earth biotecture” advancement for producing thermal mass and energy-independent housing in New Mexico. It’s free kids.

McGill Bookfair

Tuesday, October 22, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Redpath Hall

The Women Associates of McGill and the McGill Women’s Alumnae Association host their 37th annual book fair raising money for student scholarships. Books start at 25-cents.

Women in Academia: 21st Century Challenges

Thursday, October 23, 6 p.m.

Otto Maass Chemistry Building, Room 112

Dr. Evelynn Hammonds, the Dean of Harvard College, and Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz, professor of the history of science, will give the Muriel V. Roscoe Lecture on challenges women face in academia. Admission is free.

Where are the wild things?

Thursday, October 23, 6:30 p.m.

AUS lounge, Leacock basement

The Fine Arts Council is hosting a photography exhibit of work by McGill students. Admission is free, and as it is part of AUS’s weekly pub night, beer and wine will be sold.

Green Business Week – Sustainable design

Thursday, October 23, 6 p.m.

Bronfman Building, Room 451

Eco-entrepreneur Cheryl Gladu, co-founder of ECOCITÉ – the people who brought you Habitat 1 – speaks on aggressively green, innovatively designed urban housing. The event is part of a week-long Green Business Week organized by Shaping Tomorrow’s Organizational Practices. Free.

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