* Free Public Lectures *
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Please see the Vancouver Institute home page
Saturday evenings, 8:15 p.m. Doors open 7:30 p.m.
The Spring 1999 season comprises ten lectures, from 23 January to 27 March.
Last revised 7 February 1999.
The links in the date column below are still not active. Sorry, but work has been busy. (Have you noticed how, when a sign says Wet Paint, people put their fingers on the paint anyway?)
Ms. Sharon Pollock,
Dr. William Raduchel,
Chief Strategy Officer
Sun Microsystems Ltd.|
The Network Age, The Network Economy, and The Network Society
Madame Justice Rosalie Abella,
Ontario Court of Appeal|
Human Rights and Women: A Generational Snapshot
Professor Charles Krebs,
Department of Zoology, UBC|
Lemmings and Snowshoe Hares: The Ecology of Northern Canada
Drs. Patrick and Edie McGeer,
Faculty of Medicine, UBC|
Prospects For Preventing Alzheimer's Disease
Mr. Knowlton Nash,
Dr. Clyde Hertzman,
Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, UBC|
Why Are Some Societies Healthier Than Others?
Dr. John Macdonald,
Co-founder, Macdonald Dettwiler Ltd.|
Monitoring the World's Oceans From Space
Professor Jane Coop,
School of Music, UBC|
Special lecture and concert on Chopin in the Chan Centre
Professor Ann Kaplan,
Department of English and Comparative Literature,|
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Multicultural Women's Films: Resisting Current Stereotypes
Mr. James Fallows,
Former editor, The Atlantic Monthly and
U.S. News and World Report.|
Author of Breaking the News.
Co-sponsored by the Vancouver Institute and UBC's Sing Tao School of Journalism.
How the Media Undermine Democracy
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