[LESS INFO] 105 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 09/01/12
Liam Kennedy of the School of History at Queen's University (Belfast) delivers a lecture entitled, Cry Holocaust: The Great Irish Famine and the Jewish Holocaust.
[LESS INFO] 98 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 08/25/12
Vaclav Smil of the Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Manitoba, discusses Energy Transitions in this lecture which was part of the Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI)Equinox Summit, hosted by the Perimeter Institute.
[LESS INFO] 157 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 08/11/12
University of Toronto English Professor Nick Mount on Vladimir Nabokov's "Lolita". The lecture was part of his Literature for Our Time series and was delivered at Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto, on Feb. 12th, 2009.
[LESS INFO] 97 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 07/28/12
Natalia Toro explains how complex collision data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is being digested and examined and how it may set the course for the science of the future. Her lecture was delivered at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo on September 18, 2011.
[LESS INFO] 101 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 07/21/12
Seth Llyod is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His talk, "Programming the Universe", is about the computational power of atoms, electrons, and elementary particles.
[LESS INFO] 106 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 07/14/12
Adam Gopnik, staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, discusses W. H. Auden, William Emerson and Lewis Carol in a lecture entitled, The Morning Star is the Evening Star: Christian Writers and Liberal Readers.
[LESS INFO] 113 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 06/30/12
Robert Morrison, Associate Professor of Religion at Bowdoin College, on Islam, Science and the Importance of History. Morrison cites Islamic religious scholars from historical times and from the present in order to show how Islam and science are compatable.
[LESS INFO] 84 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 06/16/12
National Post columnist, Andrew Coyne, presents a lecture entitled Post-Economic Politics in Canada. In Coyne's opinion, the state of the economy, contrary to popular belief, will not be the defining issue in our public policy debates. His lecture was produced in collaboration with the Literary Review of Canada and was delivered at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto on May 14th, 2012.
[LESS INFO] 115 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 06/09/12
Simon Winchester discusses his book The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary.
[LESS INFO] 101 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 06/02/12
Following their PEN Canada discussion on child soldiers, Romeo Dallaire and Stephen Lewis field questions from the audience.
[LESS INFO] 125 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 05/26/12
Dr. Marc D. Lewis discusses the story and the science behind his book Memoirs of an Addicted Brain. Lewis is a professor at the Behavioral Science Institute, part of Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Lewis's book documents the years he spent addicted to drugs including morphine and heroin, and links his first-hand drug experiences to his current behavioral science research into the interaction between drugs and brain chemistry.