Events

McMaster 24 Hour Film Festival - Friday September 19th!!

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Are you a budding film maker?  Do you like a challenge?  The Lyons New Media Centre in Mills Library is hosting the 3rd Annual 24 hour film festival.   The festival is open to any McMaster student, staff, faculty and alumni and takes place over the 24 hour period from Friday, September 19th at 5 pm to Saturday, September 20th at 5 pm.


The Art of the Book: Rabbi Bernard Baskin, Book Collector

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Rabbi Bernard Baskin is a household name in Hamilton. He is known both for his many years of service to the congregation of Temple Anshe Sholom, the oldest Reform Congregation in Canada, which he joined in 1949, and in the broader Hamilton community as an avid reader, speaker, and columnist.


Former president receives award for contribution to the arts

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McMaster University Library would like to congratulate president emeritus Alvin Lee for receiving the lifetime achievement award at the Hamilton Arts Awards on May 29. The Hamilton Arts Awards celebrate Hamilton’s vibrant arts community and recognize individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to arts and culture in our community.


Human Library

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Are you interested in having a conversation with a human book? Coming this Thursday March 13th, 2014 from 11am-2:30pm, McMaster Library and the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services (HRES) are hosting the Human Library event in the Lyons New Media Centre of Mills Library.


Lecture: Modern Myths of Muslim Antisemitism

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Mark Cohen, The Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East, Emeritus, at Princeton University will deliver the 3rd Meyer-Schreiber Lecture on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 7:30 PM in CIBC Hall (MUSC, 3rd floor). The lecture is free and open to the public.


Alumni share library love stories for Valentine's Day

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In honour of Valentine’s Day, we asked McMaster alumni to submit their stories of falling in love in the library once upon a time. Here are some of the great stories we received. We hope you enjoy reading them as much as we did! Happy Valentine’s Day—hope you fall in love in the library once upon a time. 


Exhibit on Nobel Prize in Literature

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In celebration of the awarding of 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature to Alice Munro—the first Canadian so honoured—the Division of Archives and Research Collections is pleased to present an exhibition highlighting Munro and 17 other Nobel Laureates represented in our collections.


Will You See Riley During Random Acts of Kindness Week?

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Filed under Library News:  Events Innis Mills Thode

The McMaster University Library’s Respect Campaign is holding a Twitter/Facebook contest for students during Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week, Feb 10-16, 2014. We would like to encourage everyone to spread kindness every day, and this is your official invitation to go all out! 


Winter Words: readings by Anne Simpson & writers from her residency

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McMaster University Library and the Dept. of English & Cultural Studies are pleased to present Winter Words on Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 7-9 pm in the Great Hall, Alumni Memorial Hall (University Club). This free event, open to everyone, will feature readings by Anne Simpson, Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence for 2013-14, and some of the local writers she has worked with during her residency.


Human Library Coming to McMaster

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Would you like to be a Human book? Would you be interested in checking out a human book to 'read' their story?

McMaster Library and the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services (HRES) are hosting a Human Library event at McMaster University in the Lyons New Media Centre of Mills Library. The event will take place Thursday March 13th, 2014 from 11am-2:30 pm.


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