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Senior College Program Archives 2009/10

2010

Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 10am – 12noon – Primrose Room

Tony Doob “The Truth About Crime” (Chair, Peter Russell)

Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 10am – 12noon – Upper Dining Room

Paul Sandori “Architectural Investigations” (Chair, Suzanne Hidi)

Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 10am – 12noon – Upper Dining Room (click here for podcast)

Philip Sullivan & Ben Etkin “Apollo 13 Problems and Solutions” (Chair, Joe Whitney)

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 10am – 12noon – Upper Dining Room (click here for podcast)

Michael Bliss “History of Health Care and Health Insurance in Canada” (Chair, Martin Klein)

Tuesday, November 2, 2010, 10am- 12noon – Upper Dining Room (click here for podcast)

Tony Key “The Betrayal of the Academic Enterprise” (Chair, Frances Burton)

Tuesday, November 9, 2010, 10am- 12noon – Upper Dining Room (click here for podcast)

Richard Stren, Gabriel Eidelman, Lionel Feldman “City Election Issues” (Chair, Peter Silverman)

Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 10am- 12noon – Upper Dining Room (click here for podcast)

Blossom Wigdor “Challenges of Aging” (Chair, Merrijoy Kelner)

Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 10am- 12noon – Upper Dining Room (click here for podcast)

Andres Lozano “Deep Brain Stimulation” (Chair, Harold Atwood)

Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 10am- 12noon – Upper Dining Room (click herefor podcast)

Carl Bereiter “21st Century Skills & Knowledge” (Chair, Suzanne Hidi)

Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 10am – 12noon – Upper Dining Room – followed by special end of term lunch, Faculty Club buffet, Main Dining Room, $30 per person (click here for podcast)Roselyn Stone “Zen Buddhism” (Chair, Merrijoy Kelner)

2009-2010 (Inaugural Year)

Podcasts (live audio recordings of programs created and posted on the web by Professor Emeritus Ken Rea)

LINKS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

  • Spring 2010 Program
  • Fall 2009 Program

Written Reports of many 2009/10 Senior College programs were been written by Work-Study student, Tina Baoukian:

LINKS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

  • Hosting the Olympics: Canada’s National Pride or a Burden of Debt? on Bruce Kidd’s Feb. 8 talk “Olympics”
  • Slavery: A Dreadful History in the Making on Martin Klein’s talk of January 27, “Looking for the African Voice: Memories of Slavery”
  • Are Science and Faith Related? about Charles Chaffey and Kumar Murty’s Jan. 13 talk “Science and Faith.”
  • E-Books; as in Evolutionary-Books? on Germaine Warkentin’s Nov. 25/09 talk, “Reading a Book in the 21st Century.November 11th: A Day of Remembrance Remembrance Day at Soldier’s Tower, talk by Peter Silverman.
  • Constitution Making in Nepal a summary of Peter Russell’s talk from November 4, 2009.
  • Health Care Seen Through Canadian Eyes a reflection on October 28th’s discussion by Raisa Deber and Carolyn Tuohy (Merrijoy Kelner, Moderator).
  • A Talk About James Hogg: A Scottish Literary Prodigy, a report on Hans de Groot’s presentation of October 21, 2009 “Highland Journeys (1802-1804) by the Scottish writer James Hogg” (Hans de Groot, Moderator).
  • Canadian Arctic Sovereignty: Is It Really A Good Thing? a report on Frank Griffith’s presentation of October 7, 2009 “Towards a Canadian Arctic Strategy.”

The Inaugural Annual General Meeting of Senior College was held on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at the Faculty Club. Link to live video broadcast Agenda