Late 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
History of Western Architecture
Lecturer: Raymond Stern

Lecture Series 2
The Decline and Fall of Globalisation: The Waning of America’s Global Order?
Lecturer: Dr. Philip Leech-Ngo

Lecture Series 3
Oh, Dear, What Can the Matter Be?
Lecturer: Dr. Peter Watson

Lecture Series 4
Behind the Headlines: Current News and World Events
Lecturer: Dr. Elliot Tepper

  • Lecture series outline – not applicable

Lecture Series 5
Canada’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Lecturer: David Walden

Lecture Series 6
The Defence of North America: Legacies and Evolving Challenges
Lecturer: Dr. Michael Dawson

Lecture Series 7
Spring Art Look Club at CUAG
Lecturer: Fiona Wright

Lecture Series 8
Learning to Look: Navigating the Mysteries of the Art World
Lecturer: Maria Martin

  • Lecture series outline – coming soon!

Lecture Series 9
The Spanish Civil War
Lecturer: Dr. Michael Petrou

Lecture Series 10
Theories of Personality and Beyond!
Lecturer: Misha Sokolov

Lecture Series 11
Learning to Look at the Gallery: Navigating the Mysteries of the Art World
Lecturer: Maria Martin

  • Lecture series outline – coming soon!

Lecture Series 12
Ottawology: A Critical Study of the Nation’s Capital
Lecturer: Dr. Tonya Davidson

Lecture Series 13
Human Nature from the Perspective of Social Psychology
Lecturer: Dr. Ayça Güler-Edwards

Lecture Series 14
Creativity at Scale: How the Creative Process Powers the World
Lecturer: Adrian Cho

  • Lecture series outline – coming soon!

Writing Workshop 1
Writing Opinion Articles
Lecturer: Kate Heartfield

Writing Workshop 2
Spirituality, Aging and Personal Narrative Writing: Exploring Your Own Third Act Wisdom
Lecturer: Dr. Lee McCoy

Writing Workshop 3
Stories From Our Lives: An Introduction to Memoir Writing
Lecturer: Dr. Anna Rumin

  • Writing Workshop outline – coming soon!

Writing Workshop 4
The Personal Journal: A Springboard for Memoir
Lecturer: Dr. Anna Rumin

  • Writing Workshop outline – coming soon!

Writing Workshop 5
Poetry: The Open Mind
Lecturer: Mark Frutkin

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

  • Language Workshop outline – coming soon!

Language Workshop 2
Italian for Travellers (Level I, Evening)
Lecturer: Carla Bonora

  • Language Workshop outline – coming soon!

Language Workshop 3
Itinerari Italiani: Voyage into Sardinia’s Cultural Heritage and Natural Treasures 
Lecturer: Cristina Loi

  • Language Workshop outline – coming soon!

Language Workshop 4
Spanish for Travellers (Level I)
Lecturer: Dr. Ioana Dimitriu

  • Language Workshop outline – coming soon!