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Italian Studies position at Monash

The Italian Studies program within the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash University seeks to fill a continuing position at Level D or Level C (Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer) to be taken up from July 2017. 68 more words

Culture And Society

Watchwords: 'Clicktivism' and 'YOLO' enter the dictionary

My wife and I went to a show in downtown Montreal last week at which most of the other people in attendance did not have grey hair. 618 more words


Ong: Canada's efforts at closer ties to China should include cultural and language training

Canada-China bilateral relations have been “reset.” Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is visiting Ottawa and Montreal this week following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s high-profile visit to Hangzhou for the G20 summit. 584 more words


No, I don't want to talk about the weather: Why it's time we put an end to small talk once and for all

We’ve all been there. Getting stuck in the same elevator or subway car with an acquaintance, awkward co-worker or your sister’s boyfriend’s second-cousin you met one time at a party while you were rather fortified and did something really embarrassing you don’t quite remember but you’re pretty sure he does, and yet in this very moment, you feel an insatiable urge to say… 449 more words


Mitch Garber's hard-hitting speech can now be viewed online

Four days after the fact, local businessman Mitch Garber is still getting feedback for his fiery speech Monday at the Canadian Club of Montreal.

“The reaction has been almost 100 per cent positive. 96 more words


'Where's the Timmies?' Professor, students learn getting the hang of Ontario linguistics can be tough, eh

The path to learning is a long highway, so linguistics professor Sali Tagliamonte packed her students into a van and drove north from Toronto, stopping often to talk to strangers. 596 more words