Social activities

During the conference, a consultation table will be made available to participants so that they can display their publications. A sales table will also be available. In addition, there will be a book launch period on May 27.

On May 27, will also be held the Young Scholars’ Meeting in the evening, as the Honorary Member Ceremony and SQET Banquet at “Le Cercle” restaurant.

On May 28, the CRILCQ (Centre of research on Quebec’s literature and culture) will hold the opening of its Exhibition on Alfred Faniel (1879-1950), master of the scenic painter, at the University’s Library.

On May 28, will also be held the SQET General Assembly.

Festival TransAmériques, or the FTA, is a festival of contemporary dance and theatre. Kicking off the summer season in late May (from May 22 to June 4 2019), the Festival presents an average of 25 shows in performance venues and in outdoor public spaces over a two-week period. The FTA takes place in some 15 venues, from downtown locales in the entertainment district like Place des Arts and the Monument National, to theatres in
other neighbourhoods such as Usine C, Espace Libre and Théâtre ESPACE GO. For more information or to buy tickets, visit the


OFFTA is an annual artistic event created on the margins of the Festival TransAmériques (FTA). The OFFTA is a multidisciplinary festival dedicated to emerging practices in the living arts. To see the complete program and buy tickets, visit the website :

Cirque du soleil

Cirque du soleil presents, in a renewed version, its emblematic show, Alegria, under the Grand tent at the Old Port of Montreal from April 18 to July 21. To buy tickets, visit the Cirque du soleil website :

Festival de la poésie de Montréal (Poetry festival)

Every spring (May 27 th to June 2), the festival brings together nearly 200 poets, publishers, reviewers and researchers. Through readings and indoor shows, it allows visitors to discover mainly recent works.
For more information, you can visit the festival website:

Immersion – Experience

iX 2019 Symposium – 360 Playgrounds (May 29 th to June 1 st ) at La Société des arts technologiques (SAT). A symposium on technologies in immersive creation. For more information, visit the website :

Closing concert of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Kent Nagano conducts the Fantastic Symphony (May 29 th to June 1 st ) For more information, visit the website :