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Here’s a round-up of news and upcoming events at MQUP.
New release Children into Swans explores fairy tales and the lore of ancient stories embedded in them.
In this week’s excerpt, author Jan Beveridge looks at the Celtic roots of Hallowe’en, formerly known as Samain. More >
Jan Beveridge’s new release, Children into Swans: Fairy Tales and the Pagan Imagination, opens the door on some of the most extraordinary worlds ever portrayed in literature – worlds that are both starkly beautiful and full of horrors. In the spirit of this week’s festivities, the following excerpt looks at the Celtic roots of Hallowe’en, formerly … Read More >
Join us next Tuesday for a Montreal launch celebrating Canadian authors!
When: Tuesday, November 4th, at 4:00 PM
Where: The McGill Faculty Club, 3rd floor Billiard Room
Gordon Darroch (editor of The Dawn of Canada’s Century), Michael Darroch (editor of Cartographies of Place), and Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail, author of Polar Winds (Dundurn Press), will be speaking about … Read More >
Happy Friday! Here’s your weekly summary of MQUP’s latest news & upcoming events.
Brian Young was on CTV Montreal earlier this week discussing his new book, Patrician Families and the Making of Quebec, on the Taschereaus and McCords with Mutsumi Takahashi.
And thanks to everyone who came out to … Read More >
Please join us for the upcoming book launch of
REIMAGINING CINEMA: The Films of Expo 67
Edited by Monika Kin Gagnon and Janine Marchessault
The launch, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, follows an afternoon symposium organized by CINEMAexpo67.
2:00 pm – Graeme Ferguson, IMAX-inventor and director of the original Polar Life, in conversation with Scott Mackenzie.
3:30 pm – Roundtable … Read More >
BOOK LAUNCH: PATRICIAN FAMILIES AND
THE MAKING OF QUEBEC
The Taschereaus and the McCords
By Brian Young
An analysis of two elite families in the shaping of English and French Quebec.
Join us in celebrating the launch this evening in the Hollis Lounge of the Anglican Diocese of Montreal (located behind the McCord family’s cherished Christ Church Cathedral).
Here’s your weekly round-up of news & events going on at MQUP this week.
Polar Life, a multi-screen film installation, is on display at La Cinémathèque Québecoise. The installation is Monika Kin Gagnon’s (co-editor of the forthcoming Reimagining Cinema, digital recreation of the original film by Graeme Ferguson, originally displayed at Expo 67’s sprawling “Man the … Read More >
Judith Cowan, author of The Permanent Nature of Everything, participated in the most unique interview we’ve ever seen! Part of a special event to kick off the literary season with Culture Mauricie, Cowan rode in a bike rickshaw through Trois-Rivières to discuss her memoir with Anne-Marie Lemay of Radio-Canada’s Chez nous le matin.