Spring 2019 – Single Lecture Presentations
Class Notes

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Single Lecture Presentation #1
Sky Woman Creation Story
Dr. Kahente Horn-Miller

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Single Lecture Presentation #2 – CANCELLED
Populism’s Appeal and Impact
Dr. Milana Nikolko

Single Lecture Presentation #3
From Human to Divine: An Introduction to the Archetypes of the Greek Pantheon
Susan Sandul

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Single Lecture Presentation #4
Is Cleanliness Next to Godliness? Contemporary Conservation Practices Inspected
Marie Clausén

Single Lecture Presentation #5
Celestial Shadows: Eclipses of the Sun and Moon
Howard Simkover

Single Lecture Presentation #6
Introduction to the History of Magic, and Roots of Modern Witchcraft
Robert Priddle

Single Lecture Presentation #7
A History of Oil: Past, Present, and Future
Dr. Ian Wereley

Single Lecture Presentation #8
L’Anse Aux Meadows: A Virtual Visit
Dr. Tom Sherwood

Single Lecture Presentation #9
Syria and the End of the Arab Spring
Dr. Michael Petrou

Single Lecture Presentation #10
You’ll Never Get to Heaven: A Lighthearted History of Space Travel
Dr. Peter Watson

Single Lecture Presentation #11 – CANCELLED
Colonial Anxiety in India and Indonesia
Dr. Marieke Kalkhove

Single Lecture Presentation #12
If I Had a Hammer: Pete Seeger’s Life in Song
Dr. Stephen Richer

Single Lecture Presentation #13
The Science of Sound: An Evening of Fun with the Physics of Music
Dr. Diane Nalini

Single Lecture Presentation #14
Difficult Conversations: Managing Interpersonal Conflict Effectively
Dr. Rebecca Bromwich

Single Lecture Presentation #15
What is the Future of Jerusalem?
Dr. Peter Larson

Single Lecture Presentation #16
Human Memory
Dr. Ayça Güler-Edwards

Single Lecture Presentation #17
A Guide to this Season’s Sky
Robert Dick

Single Lecture Presentation #18
Decolonising Canadian Foreign Policy: The Middle East
Dr. Philip Leech-Ngo

Single Lecture Presentation #19
Psychological Considerations of Dying, Death and Grieving
Dr. Jennifer Thake

Single Lecture Presentation #20
The Birth of Rock and Roll
Keith McCuaig

Single Lecture Presentation #21
Saints and Sinners: Exploring Renaissance and Baroque Art at the National Gallery
Maria Martin

Single Lecture Presentation #22
Effective Health Care: Barriers and Potential Solutions
Dr. Jennifer Thake

Single Lecture Presentation #23
Naming “Canada”
Rebekah Ingram

Single Lecture Presentation #24
Buddhist “Discourse of the Mind”
Tan Ngo

Single Lecture Presentation #25
Art Appreciation: Focus on Abstract Art (Daytime)
Angela Marcus

Single Lecture Presentation #26
The Natural History of Algonquin Park
Michael Runtz

Single Lecture Presentation #27
The Natural History of Northern Ontario
Michael Runtz

Single Lecture Presentation #28
Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics
Dr. Kevin Cheung

Single Lecture Presentation #29
Wearing a Head Scarf Now!? Why Not Before? Identity Performances of Young Immigrant Muslim Women
Dr. Fatemah Mohammadi

Single Lecture Presentation #30
A Women’s Tour of Ottawa
Dr. Tonya Davidson

Single Lecture Presentation #31
Art Appreciation: Focus on Abstract Art (Evening)
Angela Marcus