On Checkmate, November 21 2013

Dear Friends and Colleagues, On behalf of the Junior Fellow Lecture Series committee I would like to invite you to the last Junior Fellow Lecture of this calendar year. Please join us at 8:15pm on Thursday November 21st in the Upper Library for three lectures and discussion under the theme “Checkmate”. Our speakers and their talk titles […]

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On Plants, October 20 2010

Wednesday, October 20, 4:00-6:00 pm, Gradroom at Grad House, 66 Harbord St, Toronto. All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Presentations: Genetically Modified Plants and the Law: A Growth Industry Robert Smith (Law) My topic begins with the question “can a company patent a plant?”  In my speech I will explain the extent to which […]

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On the Supernatural, October 30 2009

Supernovae: Bridge to the Supernatural Santiago Gonzalez, Astronomy We report anguishing tales of death and afterlife in the fascinating world of stars in space. Occasionally, the normally peaceful and harmonious ambiance of your galactic neighbourhood is disturbed by dreadful and terrible catastrophic events. What you thought was a nice cute blue giant star suddenly collapses […]

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On Remembering Violence, March 11 2009

Translating the “Lessons from Latin America” Ana Laura Pauchulo, Sociology and Equity Studies in Education In a North American context public and collective remembrance of the 1976-1983 Argentinean dictatorship is often translated as a consequence of unresolved trauma. Drawing from interviews I conducted in Argentina in 2007 I examine some of the limits of such […]

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