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2015 Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture: Sarah MacLachlan, House of Anansi President & Publisher

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On Tuesday, April 28 at 5:30pm in Leacock 232, join McGill University Library & Archives and the Friends of the Library as Sarah MacLachlan, House of Anansi President & Publisher, speaks about the realities of publishing in the age of …

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Celebrating a quarter century of support: an interview with Friends of the Library Chair Cecil Rabinovitch

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Friends of the Library of McGill University. In 1989, a small group of Montrealers met in support of the Library’s mission.   Some were McGill graduates, many were not, but …

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Canadian War Poster Collection featured in upcoming Friends talk given by Professor Emeritus Desmond Morton

The McGill Friends of the Library is a not-for-profit organization of McGill Library advocates.  Founded in the late 1980’s by a group of loyal Library supporters and benefactors, its mission is to nurture community interest in the Library, build awareness …

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Michael Ondaatje to deliver the 2014 Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture

The Friends of the McGill Library present the annual Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture featuring award-winning author Michael Ondaatje Lecture topic: Mongrel art: A discussion of literature and its neighbours Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 5:30pm Maxwell-Cohen Moot Court, 3660 Peel St. Limited seating. RSVP …

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Seana McKenna on Shakespeare and the stage

(excerpt from Pat Donnelly’s column in The Gazette) MONTREAL — If you thought you saw Seana McKenna passing by in Montreal over the past couple of weeks, you may have been right. The woman who starred as Queen Elizabeth I …

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