[LESS INFO] 165 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:00 07/04/09
The Director of the Munk Centre for International Studies, Janice Stein, delivers her 2002 lecture on the ethics of responsibility and accountability in North American society.
[LESS INFO] 986 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:00 06/20/09
Ohio State Political Science professor Alexander Wendt delivers his 2002 lecture on why he believes a one state world is inevitable.
[LESS INFO] 117 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:00 06/06/09
Canadian author, journalist and broadcaster Robert Fulford delivers his 2003 lecture A World Reconfigured: Politics and Perceptions Since 9-11
[LESS INFO] 88 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:00 05/31/09
The authors of The 100-Mile Diet and Ecoholic deliver lectures on eating and living more sustainably.
[LESS INFO] 89 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:00 05/30/09
Authors Thomas Homer-Dixon and Chris Turner deliver lectures on a range of environmental issues including climate change, green energy, and creating the foundations of a sustainable future.
[LESS INFO] 1182 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:00 05/23/09
The author of Grown Up Digital, Don Tapscott, refutes the belief that the internet is turning today's youth into "the dumbest generation". Tapscott illustrates how the net has changed the way people learn and offers suggestions on how to tap into the expertise that the Net Generation possesses.
[LESS INFO] 136 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:00 05/16/09
John Ralston Saul argues that Canada is a Metis nation, critically influenced and shaped by aboriginal ideas.
[LESS INFO] 148 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:00 05/09/09
Journalist and historian, Gwynne Dyer, discusses his book Climate Wars, outlining the impact that climate change is likely to have on international relations. Dyer focuses particularly on the military conflicts that he sees resulting from global warming.
Hazel Carby on the British slave trade and the question of identity for people of West Indian heritage in the U.K.
[LESS INFO] 103 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:00 04/25/09
In her lecture, Belonging to Britain, Hazel Carby looks at the historic relationship between England and Jamaica, including the history of the slave trade in Bristol and the complex question of identity for those of mixed British and West Indian heritage. Carby is a professor of African American Studies and American Studies at Yale University.
[LESS INFO] 856 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:00 03/29/09
Merv Mosher from the Kinesiology and Health Science department at York University in Toronto is profiled and delivers his lecture entitled, Statistics: What's the Point?
[LESS INFO] 110 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:00 03/28/09
Top ten finalist, Professor Rod Carley, from the Communication Arts department at Canadore College in North Bay is profiled and delivers his competition lecture entitled, Adapting Shakespeare Within a Modern Canadian Context.