Topics on Tap

Please join us for this week’s edition of Topics on Tap, held at Thompson House, Friday January 27 at 5pm. This week’s speaker is Carolynn McNally, a second year doctoral student. Prior to coming to McGill, Carolynn completed her MA in History at the Université de Moncton and worked as a researcher for the Institut d’études … More Topics on Tap

Jan 12, 2012

Join us this upcoming  Monday,  January 16,  3.30-5.00 pm Leacock Bldg LEA 808 Yorgos Antoniou, (Visiting Research Fellow, Remarque Institute, NYU & Adjunct professor International Hellenic University, Salonica, Greece) The Greek Forties in Context: Dealing with the Past in Greece and the European Civil Wars This lecture examines the evolution of the Axis Occupation and the … More Jan 12, 2012

Jan 11, 2012

  Hi Everyone, Welcome back to another semester of Topics on Tap! Our first session will be this Friday, January 13th at 5pm at Thomson House, room 406. The presentation will be about 45 minutes in length, followed by a discussion period. As always, there will be free beer and excellent company! The speaker this … More Jan 11, 2012

Nov 15, 2011

Last year, the History Students’ Association (HSA) hosted a forum to offer a unique perspective on the effects and outcomes of the BP Gulf Oil Spill: Due to the extremely positive feedback, the event will be returning this year in a larger and grander fashion thanks to the collaborative efforts between the HSA, Middle … More Nov 15, 2011

Nov 14, 2011

The University and the Police: Canadian and International Perspectives Many members of the McGill University community were shocked and angered at the intervention of riot police on campus last Thursday, 10 November. In response to these events, which raise fundamental questions regarding academic freedom and the nature of the university, a group of historians have … More Nov 14, 2011

Oct 23, 2011

We have another Topics on Tap coming up this Friday October 28 at 5pm, as always in Thompson House. Our speaker this week is Catherine Ulmer, a PhD candidate here at McGill, who will be speaking on the topic “The Task to Which We Have Consecrated Ourselves”: The development of Town and City Planning in … More Oct 23, 2011

Oct 5, 2011

The next Topics on Tap session will be Friday, October 14 at 5pm in Thomson House, Room 406. Our speaker will be Melissa Gismondi, a MA Candidate in Early American History. After completing her BA in History at McGill, Melissa has now returned to McGill for her Masters. The lecture will involve “Slave Patrols, White … More Oct 5, 2011

Sept 30, 2011

  Stephen G. Brooks (Dartmouth) presents  Partisanship and Public Opinion toward U.S. Foreign Policy   11:30-1:00 PM Friday, October 7 Leacock 429 McGill University Wraps and Coffee will be served   Stephen Brooks is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College.  He received his Ph.D. from Yale University and his research … More Sept 30, 2011

Sept 30, 2011

Hi Everyone, It’s time to begin another year of Topics on Tap! Topics on Tap is an informal lecture series in the History Department that is open to undergraduates, graduates, and faculty members. The format is a talk of 45 minutes in length, followed by a question and discussion period. It’s a casual setting and … More Sept 30, 2011