Late Spring 2018 Session Class Notes

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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

Biology of Darkness

Robert Dick

  • Lecture series outline (not applicable)

Lecture Series 2

Global Human Rights Challenges and Solutions

James Hendry

Lecture Series 3

Canadian Popular Music

Keith McCuaig

Lecture Series 4

French Art of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Adriane Aboud

Lecture Series 5

Big Impact of Small Science: Nanotechnology and Bionanotechnology

Dr. Maria DeRosa

Lecture Series 6

A Brief History of the Byzantine Empire

Dr. Marcel Jesenský

Lecture Series 7

The Profession of Arms in Canada: Peacekeepers or Warriors? – CANCELLED

Lecture Series 8

The Canadian Intelligence Enterprise: What Canadians Need to Know

Dr. James Cox

Lecture Series 9

Lessons from the Cold War: 1949 – 1989

Dr. Andrea Chandler

Lecture Series 10

The Other Renaissance(s): Art and the Global Encounter of the 14th – 17th Centuries

Dr. Eric Weichel

Lecture Series 11

The Shining Prince: Poetry, Painting, and the Arts of Tang China and Heian Japan

Dr. Eric Weichel

  • Lecture series outline (TBD)

Writing Workshop 1

Writing Stories of My Life: Remembering Through Space and Time

Dr. Anna Rumin

Writing Workshop 2

Writing Stories of My Life: Remembering Through Others

Dr. Anna Rumin

Writing Workshop 3

Poetry: The Open Mind

Mark Frutkin

Writing Workshop 4

From Good Idea to Good Read

Phil Jenkins

Language Workshop 1

Spanish Conversation for Travellers III

Dr. Ioana Dimitriu

  • Language workshop outline (not applicable)