Early Spring 2019 Session
Class Notes

As readings/resources become available they will be posted on this page. Please check back regularly for updates!

Kindly note: While many Learning in Retirement lecturers will share their slides and other additional reading materials, not all will. We appreciate your understanding.

Lecture Series 1
Physics Around Us
Lecturer: Dr. Andrew Robinson

Lecture Series 2
Women’s and Children’s Contributions to Canadian History
Lecturer: Dr. Patricia Kmiec

Lecture Series 3
The UN Security Council: “We Cannot Afford to Fail”
Lecturer: Dr. Marcel Jesenský

Lecture Series 4
Art Appreciation: Canadian Art (Daytime)
Lecturer: Angela Marcus

  • Lecture series outline – not applicable

Lecture Series 5
Six Mathematical Results with Profound Impact
Lecturer: Dr. Kevin Cheung

Lecture Series 6
Israel and the Palestinians: Will It Ever End?
Lecturer: Dr. Peter Larson

Lecture Series 7
After the Cold War: Conflict and Development in Europe and Post-Soviet Countries
Lecturer: Dr. Milana Nikolko

Lecture Series 8
The Finer Points of Listening to Music
Lecturer: Keith McCuaig

Lecture Series 9
Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness
Lecturer: Dr. Jennifer Thake

  • Lecture series outline – coming soon!

Lecture Series 10
Art Appreciation: Canadian Art (Evening)
Lecturer: Angela Marcus

  • Lecture series outline – not applicable

Lecture Series 11
Impact of Vitamins and Nutrients on Neurological Function
Lecturer: Dr. Nafisa Jadavji

Lecture Series 12
Genetically Modified Everything
Lecturer: Daniel Burnside

  • Lecture series outline – coming soon!

Writing Workshop 1
The Art of Writing Songs
Lecturer: Dr. Diane Nalini

Language Workshop 1
Italian for Travellers (Level I)
Lecturer: Carla Bonora

  • Lecture series outline – coming soon!

Language Workshop 2
Itinerari Italiani: Sardinia’s Art, Legends, Celebrations, and Natural Features
Lecturer: Cristina Loi