Fall 2018 – Single Lecture Presentations
Class Notes

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Single Lecture Presentation #1
Artificial Intelligence Demystified
Misha Sokolov
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Single Lecture Presentation #2
The Art of Jazz Singing (Section I)
Dr. Diane Nalini

Single Lecture Presentation #3
Rebels and Radicals: Canada and the Spanish Civil War
Dr. Patryk Polec

Single Lecture Presentation #4
Plunder or Preservation? Lord Elgin and the Marbles
David Walden

Single Lecture Presentation #5
Three Voyagers: The Student, the Scholar, and the Admiral
H. Masud Taj

Single Lecture Presentation #6 – CANCELLED
How to Enjoy Reading James Joyce’s Ulysses
Sylvie Hill

Single Lecture Presentation #7
Coping and Hoping…without God
Dr. Tom Sherwood

Single Lecture Presentation #8
The Gouzenko Affair: A Watershed Moment in Canadian History
Dr. Patryk Polec

Single Lecture Presentation #9
What’s Wrong with Gaza? Why Won’t Hamas Make Peace?
Dr. Peter Larson
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Single Lecture Presentation #10
The Mavericks: Comets and Asteroids
Robert Dick
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Single Lecture Presentation #11
A Canadian Abroad: Architecture, Poetry, and Calligraphy
H. Masud Taj

Single Lecture Presentation #12
Pawsitive Support
Shannon Noonan

Single Lecture Presentation #13
Wisdom that Brings Us to Peace and Happiness
Tan Ngo

Single Lecture Presentation #14
Whistleblowers: Criminals or Heroes?
Kathy Dobson
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Single Lecture Presentation #15
Difficult Conversations
Dr. Rebecca Bromwich

Single Lecture Presentation #16
The Conscious Mind
Misha Sokolov
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Single Lecture Presentation #17
Welcome to Romania!
Dr. Ioana Dimitriu

Single Lecture Presentation #17b
Fifty Years of Darkness: Why We STILL Don’t Know What the Universe is Made of
Dr. Peter Watson
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Single Lecture Presentation #18
The Human Microbiome and How It Affects Health
Dr. Nafisa Jadavji
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Single Lecture Presentation #19
The Art of Jazz Singing (Section II)
Dr. Diane Nalini

Single Lecture Presentation #20
(re)Conciliation in Haudenosaunee Culture and Practice
Dr. Kahente Horn-Miller

Single Lecture Presentation #21
Ottawa Architectural Landscape: Exploring Prosperity and Memory through Built Heritage
Emily Guy

Single Lecture Presentation #22
Theology in Colour: Introduction to Byzantine Iconography
Dr. Ioana Dimitriu

Single Lecture Presentation #23
War Art or War Memorial? What Exactly is Canada’s War Art?
Dr. Laura Brandon