Vancouver Institute Spring 1999 Program

* Free Public Lectures *

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

General Information

Please see the Vancouver Institute home page

Lecture Times

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.

Spring 1999 Lecture Schedule

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?)

January 23 Ms. Sharon Pollock, Canadian Playwright
January 30 Dr. William Raduchel, Chief Strategy Officer Sun Microsystems Ltd.
The Network Age, The Network Economy, and The Network Society
February 6 Madame Justice Rosalie Abella, Ontario Court of Appeal
Human Rights and Women: A Generational Snapshot
February 13 Professor Charles Krebs, Department of Zoology, UBC
Lemmings and Snowshoe Hares: The Ecology of Northern Canada
February 20 Drs. Patrick and Edie McGeer, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Prospects For Preventing Alzheimer's Disease
February 27 Mr. Knowlton Nash, Broadcaster, Author
Trivia Pursuit
March 6 Dr. Clyde Hertzman, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, UBC
Why Are Some Societies Healthier Than Others?
March 13 Dr. John Macdonald, Co-founder, Macdonald Dettwiler Ltd.
Monitoring the World's Oceans From Space
March 20 Professor Jane Coop, School of Music, UBC
Special lecture and concert on Chopin in the Chan Centre
March 27 Professor Ann Kaplan, Department of English and Comparative Literature,
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Multicultural Women's Films: Resisting Current Stereotypes
April 10 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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