On Events, October 12, 2011

WIDEN: On Events 4:00–6:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Grad Room, 66 Harbord St., Toronto RSVP on Facebook All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Presentations: “We Have the Ability to Create the Headlines”: Made-for-TV Planning and the Politics of Urban Knowledge Creation David Roberts (Geography) In this paper, I argue that the World Cup […]

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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 Expertise, February 26 2010

The Last Man to Know Everything Jacqueline Whyte Appleby, Faculty of Information Alexander Pope advises us: “a little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.” Just how deeply do we need to drink to be an expert? And how have our expectations of these depths changed through the ages? […]

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