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Indy class on student movements

Each week next semester 2009, time and place TBA

A cooperative, student-run course on student movements, politics, and activism is looking for interested people. Indy Class coordinates students undertaking officially recognized independent study programs on similar themes to meet regularly and discuss their research.

International Multicultural Colloquium

Wednesday, December 3 and Thursday, December 4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

3700 McTavish, Room 129

Listen to keynote Dr. Carlos Alberto Torres on diversity and critical issues in education for the next decade.

Year of Paper

Tuesday, December 9, 7:30 p.m.

Lev Bukhman Room, 2nd floor Shatner, 3480 McTavish

Divergence Movie Night in collaboration with Queer McGill presents The Year of Paper. When officials began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2004, this country went to war over a word. How different is a “gay marriage” from a heterosexual one? The Year of Paper chronicles the newlywed year of three couples – lesbian, heterosexual, and gay – exploring why they got married and how saying “I Do” has changed their relationships.

Young at Heart

Friday, December 5, doors open at 7:30 p.m., concert at 8 p.m.

Birks Building, 3520 University

Tickets are $7 for students and seniors, and $9 for adults.

Join Soulstice, an a cappella group, take a trip down memory lane. They will be looking back on their favourite childhood memories and performing their usual brand of gorgeous and fun a cappella music.

Get tested for HIV

Monday, December 1, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

5833 Sherbrooke O

Get tested for STDs during Head & Hands’s second free anonymous HIV/AIDS testing in partnership with the McGill Shag Shop.

Action in solidarity with Adil Charkaoui

Wednesday, December 10, 12 p.m.

Federal Court, 30 Rue McGill

Part of a cross-Canada day of action against security certificates, which the government uses to detain non-citizens. Adil Charkaoui is a Montrealer who has been named under a security certificate for the past five years. His public trial continues next week.

Send your not-for-profit event details to with “haps” in the subject line. The first issue next semester will be published January 12, so get your haps in before January 9 at 4 p.m.