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Senior College Program Fall 2014

Sept. 17, 2014 Kevin Kain:Forget impact factors; how can our research have real impact? (Chair: Michael Hutcheon).

Sept. 24, 2014 George Elliot Clark: Why not an ‘African-Canadian’ Epic?Lessons from Pratt and Walcott, Etc. (Chair: Linda Hutcheon). N.B. This Talk will start at 9:30am. Lunch will be served at 11:30am.  (VIDEO)

Oct. 1, 2014 Charles Chaffey: Brother Marie-Victorin: Pioneer of French-Canadian science (Chair: JohnMcClelland). (VIDEO)

Oct. 8, 2014 Paul Stevens: Churchill’s war horse: Children’s literature and the pleasures of war (Chair: Linda Hutcheon). (VIDEO)

Oct. 15, 2014 Nicholas Krementsov: The Quest for Immortality in Bolshevik Science and Fiction (Chair:  John Youson). (VIDEO) (AUDIO)

Oct. 22, 2014 Michael Marrus: Seventy Years On: the Gaullist Myth and the Liberation of Paris, 1944 (Chair: Martin Klein). (AUDIO) (Link to Youtube)

Oct. 29 2014 Sally Armstrong: The News: a remarkable shift in the status of women is reducing poverty, cutting conflict and improving the economy (Chair: Jim Gurd).

Nov.5, 2014 Steve Joordens: Delivery and impact of on-line university courses (Chair: Suzanne Hidi). (VIDEO) (AUDIO)

Nov.12, 2014 Daphne Maurer: Your name is green trimmed with silver: The colourful world of synaesthesia (Chair: John Kennedy). (VIDEO)

Nov.19, 2014 Ron Baecker: Designing technology for seniors (Chair: Suzanne Hidi).

Nov.26, 2014 Chandler Davis: The next thousand years or so (Chair: MartinKlein). Registration is closed



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