Spring 2019 Lecture Archives

May 2, 2019

Canadian Foreign Trade for Dummies, presented by Dr. Adam Chapnick


May 9, 2019   

Forensics in Crime Solving, presented by Dr. Myriam Nafte

May 16, 2019  

Italian Food: Pane, Amore e Fantasia (bread, love, dreams), presented by Dr. Franco Gallippi

May 30, 2019   

Small Country: Canada’s Under-Population Problem, presented by Doug Saunders

Jun 6, 2019      

How to Make Sure Your Brain Lasts a Lifetime, presented  by Dr. Aileen Burford-Mason

slides (these slides will only be available until end of June 27th)

Fall 2018 Lecture Archives

Sept 27, 2018

Gut Health: The Inside Story, presented by Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe


Oct 4, 2018

How to be a Better Consumer, presented by Ellen Roseman


Oct 11, 2018

The Fab Four...From Inception to Beatlemania, presented by Dr. Mike Daley

there were no slides for this presentation

Oct 18, 2018

A Canadian Genocide: Canada's Historical Treatment of its Indigenous People, presented by Bernie Farber, Dr. Michael Dan and Dr. Suzanne Stewart

Slides from Michael Dan

Oct 25, 2018

Frank Lloyd Wright: First American Starchitect, presented  by Dr. Peter Harris


Nov 1, 2018

Russia, the West, Iran and Israel: Assessing the New Middle East Chessboard, presented by Dr. Aurel Braun

there were no slides for this presentation

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Spring 2018 Lecture Archives

April 12, 2018

The Trouble with Terror, presented by Dr. Arne Kislenko


April 19, 2018

Canada in the World - Past, Present, Future, presented by Dr. Adam Chapnick


April 26, 2018

The Amazing Universe, presented by Dr. John Percy


Dr. Percy's outreach web page
The U of T astronomy outreach web page
The York web page

May 3, 2018 (evening Special Event)

An Evening with Daniel Dale: My Life as a Washington Correspondent, presented by Daniel Dale

May 10, 2018

Dance at the Movies, presented by Michael Crabb

May 17, 2018

Artificial Intelligence and Ethics in Health Care, presented by Sally Bean


May 24, 2018  

Five Ways To A Better Brain: Separating the Science from Myth, presented  by Dr. Chris Patterson


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Fall 2017 Lecture Series

Oct 19, 2017  

Time to Protect Your Privacy, Before it’s Taken Away From You, presented by Dr. Ann Cavoukian


Oct 26, 2017  

Tomorrow's Weather: Warmer, Wetter, Wilder, presented by Dave Phillips

Nov 2, 2017

News and The Crisis of Legitimacy, presented by Dan Dunsky

Nov 9, 2017

Great Songs of the Folk Revival, presented by Dr. Mike Daley

Nov 16, 2017

The New World (Dis)Order: Conflict in Ukraine Ushers in New Cold War, presented by Dr. Larry Black


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Spring 2017 Lecture Series

Apr 20, 2017

How the Boomers are Reinventing Everything

Presented by:  David Cravit


May 4, 2017

The Brain, Longevity and Health Span

Presented by:  Dr. Guy Proulx

May 18, 2017

The History of Women in the Modern Middle East

Presented by: Sara Farhan

Sara Farhan's slide presentation

May 25, 2017

Wake-up call for the World: Four Challenges That will Define the 21st Century  (this lecture was changed to: Income Inequality and the Trump Presidency)

Presented by: David Olive

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