On Waste, November 24, 2011

WASTE November 24 2011 “Laneway Housing: Inhabiting Wasted Spaces Within the City” by Utako Tanebe (Architecture) “Waste not, want not: Using CSIA to monitor the remediation of contaminated groundwater” by Calvin Chan (Geology) “The economic consequences and constitutionality of penalties for anti-competitive conduct in Canada’s Competition Act” by Grant Bishop (Law) Moderated by Massey College […]

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On Relationships, February 8, 2011

Relationships February 8 2011 J.C. BOURQUE: lobbyists in da house (business) ERIK LEUNG: stravinsky gets neo-classical (music) JONATHAN TAM: roberton davies and ploughright college (law)

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On Animals, February 9, 2011

WIDEN: On Animals 4:00-6:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 9, 2011 Gradroom at Grad House, 66 Harbord St. RSVP on Facebook All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Presentations: Do Animals Have Moral Status? Does It Matter? Jana Crawford (Philosophy) Many attempts to either justify differential regard for humans and non-human animals or to argue in […]

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On Greed, November 25, 2010

Greed November 25 2010 ARVID AGREN: the salamander’s selfish genes (evolutionary biology) LEONEL ABAROA: what do we mean by “greed”? (theology) GRANT BISHOP: financial regulation in a greed-is-good world (law) The evening featured special guest moderator RACHEL PULFER, International Programs Director for Journalists for Human Rights and 2009-2010 Massey Journalism Fellow.

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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 Civil Liberties (G20 WIDEN), September 22 2010

Wednesday, September 22, 4:00-6:00 pm, Gradroom at Grad House, 66 Harbord St, Toronto. All are welcome. No advance registration is required. G20 WIDEN was curated by Morgan Vanek & Jessica Duffin Wolfe in response to the G20 weekend in Toronto in June 2010. Presentations: Civil Liberties in Comparative Perspectives: G20 Under the Lens of Global […]

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