Homecoming weekend

Entertainers enthralled the kids at homecoming’s Family Fair Day. Magnifying glass

Entertainers enthralled the kids at homecoming’s Family Fair Day.

It was a time of renewing old friendships and forming new ones. Homecoming kicked off with the 19th annual Shuffle on Sept. 19 and kept building steam. Sunday’s Family Fair Day attracted more than twice as many people (1 600) as last year’s inaugural event. The Loyola campus was... - Read more

Research in Japan

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the Japanese equivalent of combining NSERC and SSHRC. It contributes to the advancement of natural and social sciences, as well as the humanities, and plays a pivotal role in the administration of Japan's scientific and academic research programs. Each year, JSPS offers a number of fellowships to international researchers.... - Read more


Gathering the threads of loss

When Esther Kalaba and Karen Haffey first met years ago, each was trying to come to terms with the loss of loved ones. Little did they know they would be joining forces to create an innovative art project that... - Read more

Conference explores creative potential of trauma

Art can be a powerful tool to raise awareness of atrocities like genocide, displacement and war, but there are also risks and pitfalls. "Trauma is an issue of public concern these days," said Josée Leclerc (Creative Art Therapies, see Journal... - Read more

Communicating Griffintown’s history with stage, screen and sound

When Paul Aflalo suggested staging a video in Griffintown as part of CUTV’s makealottamovies, he had no idea he’d be recruiting volunteers and calling in favours to co-host a three-day, multi-media community celebration of the neighbourhood. He worked with... - Read more


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