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What’s Happening at McGill

November – December 2014

Senate meetings
Senate meetings feature discussion and decision-making regarding university academic policies. Members of the university are welcome to sit in and observe the Senate, which is comprised of students, professors, administration, and non-academic staff, and discuss an array of pertinent topics, including policy changes and financial obstacles.

Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 2:30 P.M. in Leacock 232
Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 2:30 P.M. in Leacock 232

Disability Studies in Relation to Gender and Sexuality
Hosted by the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF) and the Office of Students with Disabilities, this event will discuss the intersection of disability studies and the study of gender and sexuality, led by Professor Dan Goodley of the University of Sheffield.

Thursday, Nov. 20 at 12:00 P.M. in the McLennan-Redpath Library MS-74

Safer Spaces, Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness
Led by Bianca Tetrault, the Liaison Officer (Harm Reduction), a position created by the deputy provost (student living and learning) following outcry over McGill’s lack of a university-wide sexual assault policy earlier this year, this Safer Spaces workshop will feature discussion about sexual assault and its consequences in both a personal and McGill context.

Monday, Nov. 24, at 9:00 A.M. in the
McLennan-Redpath Library Room MS-74

Board of Governors (BOG) meetings
The BOG is the governing body that conducts all long-term decision making and planning for McGill’s future. While some portions of the meetings are held in closed discussion, attendees are welcome to observe the open session, where updates to the university’s state of affairs and future direction are presented and discussed.

Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 4 P.M. in the James
Administration Building

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