Previous Events

2017

Paul Cartledge – Democracy Ancient and Modern: A Greek Alternative to Holding Elections

Sharon Buckingham – Colonel By and the Duke of Wellington

Ottawa Then and Now

2016

Gail Larose and Josh Beer – A reading of  War Poetry from Classical Antiquity to the 20th century

Rick Cavasin – Butterflies of Ottawa and Gatineau

Theatre – Shakespeare: A Celebration (encore performance for the College of Humanities)

Theatre – Shakespeare: A Celebration

Panel Discussion – Physician Assisted Dying

2015

Chris Dornan – How to Communicate with Other Worlds:  From Sputnik to the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Tom McSorely – Film in Ottawa

Douglas Moggach – Being Modern: What the Enlightenment Can Still Teach Us

Michael Runtz – Beavers: The Most Powerful Animals in the World

2014

Paul Henry Beckwith – Climate Disruption, Extreme Weather, and Food Supply

Panel Discussion – The Arts in Ottawa

Randal Marlin – Truth, Lies and Propaganda: Ethical Communication in the Age of Spin

D.R. Fraser Taylor – I Map Therefore I Am: Recent Developments in Cartography in the Age of Location

2013

Margaret Coderre-Williams – The Ottawa Little Theatre: Over 100 Years of Regional and National Impact

Laurence Kardish – Cinema in the Digital Age

Panel Discussion – Intellectual Property in the National Capital Region

2012

Josh Beer – The Mask of Oedipus and the Mystery of Human Life

Allan Donaldson – Ottawa from One Billion to Ten Thousand Years Ago: The Geological Heritage of the National Capital Region

2011

Tom Henighan – Ideas of North: Variations on a Theme of Glenn Gould

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