Listserv: Feb 14, 2015

Love (noun): A temporary insanity, curable by marriage Ambrose “Bitter” Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary (1906) Tweet of the Week! (@HSA_McGill) Catherine the Great had 22 historically verified lovers throughout her reign. However, the legend (propagated by hand-wringing Protestants) that the Empress died in an attempt to mount a horse from below is untrue. #50shadesofneigh #checkyourfacts … More Listserv: Feb 14, 2015

Feb 10, 2015

Interested in what professors do when they’re not lecturing you or waiting for you to come by their offices to ask them questions? Then come to the HSA Research Brunch! We’ve invited Dr Shanon Fitzpatrick, Dr Giancarlo Casale, Dr Allan Greer and Dr Griet Vankeerberghen to come by and share details of their research interests … More Feb 10, 2015

Listserv: Feb 8, 2015

​Pericles: “When I was your age, Alcibiades, I talked just the way you were talking.” “If only I had known you, Pericles, when you were at your best.” Alcibiades, Classical Athenian statesman/shade-dispenser Tweet of the Week! (@HSA_McGill) The most prestigious ladies at the court of Catherine the Great had the honour of testing the sexual … More Listserv: Feb 8, 2015