Events

Library Co-Sponsors Lipstadt Lecture on Holocaust Denial and the New Anti-Semitism

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McMaster University Library and the Department of Religious Studies in conjunction with a number of Jewish families in the Hamilton community are sponsoring the following public lecture:

Professor Deborah E. Lipstadt
Holocaust Denial and the New Antisemitism: A Personal Perspective from the Courtroom
March 19 at 8 pm
CIBC Hall, McMaster University Student Centre

Be a rebel… sign out a banned book!

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To celebrate Freedom to Read Week, a display of challenged and/or banned books has been put on display in the lobby of Mills library. 

Library hosts free film screening for Citizenship Engagement Week

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McMaster Library will host a free screening of the film “Slacker Uprising” on Tuesday, March 3rd from 7:00-10:00pm in BSB-119. This event is part of Citizenship Engagement Week, a campus-wide initiative held in connection with the Global Citizenship Conference. Marc Ouellette, Asst. Professor of Cultural Studies, will provide an introduction to the film and facilitate a discussion at its conclusion.  Free popcorn and drinks will be served.

Made by Mac Winners

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At an event yesterday in the McMaster University Student Centre, all of the winners in the Made by Mac Creative Challenge were revealed. 

Made by Mac Creative Challenge Judging Today

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Come to the McMaster University Student Centre today at noon on Wednesday for the final judging in the Made by Mac Creative Challenge.

New Student Art Installation in Mills

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For the last couple of years, students who spend their time in the Mills Learning Commons have enjoyed the ambiance created by the presence of a large mixed media painting done by then-McMaster student Laura Zajacz.

Talk: University of Calgary's Open Access Authors Fund (Jan27)

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Faculty, students, researchers, library staff are invited to attend a talk on The University of Calgary's Open Access Authors Fund by Andrew Waller, Serials Librarian, University of Calgary Libraries & Cultural Resources.

Read about the Library's Virtual Museum of the Holocaust and the Resistance in the Hamilton Spectator

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We invite you to read the article in the Hamilton Spectator about the library's latest project, the Virtual Museum of the Holocaust and the Resistance.

A second article appeared in the Hamilton Spectator on January 22nd, a day after an event was held in Convocation Hall to announce the acquisition of the collection and the virtual museum project.

Students Camp Out in Mills Library for Charity

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Second year Philosophy student Jeremy Landon and second year English student Shazeen Dhala  normally spend plenty of time in McMaster’s campus libraries; however, over the next ten days the pair will be taking it to the extreme as they camp out 24-7 in the lobby of Mills Memorial Library

Made by Mac

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The Made by Mac Creative Challenge begins on Thursday, January 1, 2009! Enter your original digital art, podcasts, websites, great pieces of writing and anything else you can make on an Macintosh computer to win one of the great prizes, including an Apple MacBook!

As an added bonus, students who incorporate any of the digital materials found on the Library's Peace and War in the 20th Century web site will be eligible to win an iPod Touch.

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