* 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.), except where otherwise noted.
The Spring 2003 season comprises eleven lectures, from January 18 to April 5, omitting March 22--the speaker was forced to cancel by illness in the family.
Please note that the February 1 lecture will be held in the UBC Music Building.
(Please click on the lecture date for further detail.)
Mr. James Delgado, Director, Vancouver Maritime Museum|
Discovering Kubla Khan's Lost Fleet
Ms. Nettie Wild and Mr. Philip Owen, Director, FIX: The Story of an Addicted City,
Former Mayor, City of Vancouver,
The Politics and Art of a Social Revolution
Special Lecture and Recital--UBC Music Building|
Professor Nancy Hermiston, School of Music, UBC
My Favourite Ladies of the Stage: A Celebration of Great Female Personalities
Alternate location: Recital Hall, UBC Music Building
Professor Jeff Hurwit, Art Historian, University of Oregon|
The Athenian Acropolis: The Uses of the Past
Mr. Roy Peterson, Editorial Cartoonist, The Vancouver Sun|
The Art of Political Cartooning
Professors Linda and Michael Hutcheon, Department of Comparative Literature and
Faculty of Medicine, respectively,
University of Toronto|
Beauty Is As Beauty Does: The Ethics and "Physick" of Opera
Dr. Alan Shotter, Director, TRIUMF, UBC|
The Life and Death of Stars
Cecil and Ida Green Lecture|
Professor Elinor Ostrom, Arthur B. Bentley Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, and Co-Director, U.S. National Science Foundation
Managing Resources in the Global Commons
UBC Excellence in Research Lecture|
Professor William Rees, School of Community and Regional Planning, UBC
Is Humanity Fatally Successful?
Professor Peter Frost, Edgar F. Kaiser Professor of Organizational Behaviour,
Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration,
Toxic Emotions at Work
Professor Lee Gass, Department of Zoology, UBC|
A Decade of Innovation in Science Education