Professor Joel Bakan Lecture

Professor Joel Bakan
Faculty of Law

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on October 1, 2011 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.
Note: Photos still to come.


Childhood Under Siege:
How Big Business Targets Children


Mr. Bakan is professor of law at the University of British Columbia. A Rhodes Scholar and former law clerk to Chief Justice Brian Dickson of the Supreme Court of Canada, he holds law degrees from Oxford, Harvard and Dalhousie universities. An internationally renowned legal authority, Bakan has written widely on law and its social and economic impacts. He is the author of the critically acclaimed and award winning book and film, The Corporation, and also the forthcoming Childhood Under Siege: How Big Business Targets Children.