2017 Vanier College Humanities Symposium will explore “Silence”

In an era bombarded with noise of all kinds, the Humanities Department at Vanier College has chosen to explore the theme of “Silence” during the 6th annual Humanities Symposium. From January 30th to February 3rd, 2017, artists, scholars, philosophers and others will explore the meaning and presence of silence in its many different forms in […]

Perspectives d’avenir – Looking Ahead: What Now for French Immersion?

Fifty years after the birth of Canada’s first French Immersion program on Montreal’s South Shore, Vanier College will be hosting a day-long conference on Friday, November 18th, 2016, to re-examine the state of French-as- a-second-language programs and their outcomes for Anglophone youth in Quebec. The conference will feature guest speakers, various presentations on existing research, […]

Vanier College presents Subversions: A Symposium

Vanier College is pleased to announce it is holding its annual English Symposium, October 27-30, 2015. This year’s event entitled Subversions will gather speakers and performers from a wide range of artistic and scholarly fields who, through their own respective approaches, fight against and undermine certain dominant forces that strive to shape the way we […]

Diversity in the classroom: the subject of a conference at Vanier College

While the Vanier College community celebrates its rich mix of students from a variety of cultural, religious, linguistic, and other backgrounds, this diversity also presents teachers with interesting challenges in the classroom.  Hence, on May 20, 2015, more than 50 teachers gathered at Vanier College for “Inclusion in/en Action”, a conference on diversity in the […]

Lying and Other Misdirections will be explored during the 2014 Vanier College Humanities Symposium

Most of us feel uneasy when we lie and feel manipulated when we are misled. Yet, lying and deception are part of life.  From self-deception to hyperbole, from cheating to propaganda, from equivocation to denial, the 2014 Vanier College Humanities Symposium, running February 3 to 7, aims to explore the complex nature of lying and […]

Holocaust and Totalitarianism: Journeys through Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic

This past semester during March Break at Vanier College, 38 students and 5 teachers travelled to Europe as part of the international component of a new Universal Complementary course entitled “Holocaust and Totalitarianism: Journeys through Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic.” The classroom meets reality It was the culminating point of 7 weeks of classroom […]

The Vanier English Department presents a Symposium on Language and Writing

Although we use words every day, we often take the English language for granted.  To show how relevant language and literature are and how dynamic they can be, the Vanier College English Department is presenting Language and Writing in the 21st Century: A Symposium, from November 7 to 9, 2012. Language is a flexible tool […]

Eric Lozowy appointed new Vanier College Dean of Science and General Studies

Mr. Rhéal Thibeault, Chairman of the Board of Vanier College, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Lozowy to the position of Dean of the Faculty of Science and General Studies. Mr. Lozowy holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Université de Montréal and a Masters in Russian and Slavic Studies from McGill University. […]

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