Ken Fogel presents new book to Library
May 31st, 2023
Ken Fogel (retired faculty, Computer Science) returned to Dawson on May 25 to present a copy of his new book, Transitioning to Java. The book will help non-Java developers transition from whatever language they are using now to learning Java.
Claire Elliott of the Library team was on hand to receive the book. She said it will be proudly displayed in the Books by Faculty bookshelf (visible in the photo)
Former Computer Science Faculty Ken Fogel publishes Transitioning to Java
April 19th, 2023
After a long career as a member of the Computer Science faculty at Dawson, Ken Fogel continues to work in his field. He has published a book entitled Transitioning to Java. The book will help non-Java developers transition from whatever language they are using now to learning Java.
Published by Packt, the book is already available on Amazon for Kindle download and the physical version will be available for purchase as of May 5, 2023. Download the book on Kindle.
Ken will also generously be donating copies of Transitioning to Java to the Dawson College library, so it will soon be available there as well.
Literary duo Arizona and Heather O’Neill share thoughts on Dawson experience
March 22nd, 2023
Ahead of their guest appearance at a Dawson Reads event on March 22, Arizona O’Neill (Fine Arts, 2013) and Heather O’Neill (Social Science, 1992) shared some thoughts on their Dawson experiences, the creative process and writing. Thanks to organizer and English teacher Sarah Gilbert for interviewing the mother-daughter duo.
For the short Q & A with the O'Neills, visit the link below.
September 21st, 2022
On Sunday, Sept. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at De Still Books in the Plateau (351 Duluth Ave E.), Andrew Katz (English) will be celebrating the official launch of the English version of his book, A STARLIT TRIP TO THE LIBRARY. Kid-friendly event and all are welcome! Read the Montreal Review of Books review of A…
There’s a new French article database at the Library!
April 6th, 2022
Cairn is a French-language platform which provides full-text access to French-language popular magazines (nine), scholarly journals (500+), and e-books (14,000+) on topics ranging across the humanities and social sciences. Popular magazine titles include Pour la science, Cerveau & psycho, and Sciences humaines.
Create a Cairn account (Mon Cairn) and build reading lists, retrieve consulted articles, get weekly newsletters of new content, and follow authors and/or journals to be alerted when they publish something new.
Questions? Email us at Ask-a-Librarian.
Andrew Katz contributed to new series of Blue Met audio stories
February 16th, 2022
Metropolis bleu / Blue Metropolis just released a series of original audio stories for kids, in English and French, that they commissioned around the theme of ecology, the environment and sustainability. Andrew Katz (Faculty, English) is the author of one of the stories. “It was a great pleasure to have gotten the chance to write and record one of them, alongside two terrific creators for young people, Mireille Messier and Sylvain Rivard. Special thanks as well to Holly Gauthier-Frankel for her invaluable voice coaching,” Andrew wrote.
You can give "Jackie's Window" and the other two stories a listen here.
January 19th, 2022
Our classrooms can mirror oppressive structures in our society. Those who wish to build an anti-racist future can work toward including more narratives, histories and teaching methods in their classrooms. This was the message of Jamilah A.Y. Dei-Sharpe, who gave the closing presentation at Intercollegiate Ped Day 2022 on Jan. 14 and presented her Anti-Racist…
November 17th, 2021
The Psychology Profile teamed up with the Peace Centre to invite Dr. Michael King (see bio below) to speak to students on Oct. 27. Dr. King joined us virtually during a General Psychology class that forms a learning community triad with an Anthropology and a History course, under the theme of Race, Ethnicity and Migration. The talk on radicalization…
Fair Trade Handbook book launch is Oct. 1 at Dawson
September 29th, 2021
Framed within the common goal of advancing trade justice and South-North solidarity, The Fair Trade Handbook presents a broad interpretation of fair trade and a wide-ranging dialogue between different viewpoints.
North-South Studies in partnership with the Sustainability Office is hosting the book launch for The Fair Trade Handbook this Friday, Oct. 1 at 11:30 a.m. during the North-South Seminar in 5B.16.
For more about the book: https://fernwoodpublishing.ca/book/the-fair-trade-handbook
If you wish to attend, please email GFrias@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
New book by Richard Soare, Dawson’s own Martian expert
June 1st, 2021
Richard Soare (Faculty, Geography) has a new book out about the Red Planet. Mars Geological Enigmas: From the Late Noachian Epoch to the Present Day (9780128202456) is well placed to carry on with the search for water and life and other deeply rooted Martian mysteries.
Richard's book was published on May 28. Click Read More to go to a short review and more info.
(Photo is courtesy of NASA and shows the Ingenuity helicopter parked on the tarmac at Jezero Crater on Mars)
Last Modified: May 31, 2023