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SAA Canadian Perspectives Lecture Series - Spring 2017


Date: 3/27/2017 to 4/26/2017

The Senior Alumni Association offers a variety of programming, the most popular of which is the Canadian Perspectives Lecture Series. The Canadian Perspectives Lecture Series runs three times a year, covering diverse topics by university faculty and industry experts. The lectures are open to alumni, friends, and the general public of all ages.

Our Spring 2017 series bundle price is $55 or you can attend individual lectures for $15 each. Please note that speakers, topics, and lecture titles are subject to change.

Register and pay online using our secure credit card system (VISA, MasterCard) by clicking the registration button above. 

Monday afternoon lecture series
March 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Carlton Cinema
20 Carlton Street

March 27
  Conundrum: Politics and Journalism in the Age of Trump


Michael Enright, CBC Journalist and Broadcaster

April 3
  Climate Change, Water and the Oak Ridges Moraine: What you need to know!


Sue Walmer, Executive Director, Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust

April 10
  Mistakes, Memories, and the Mafia: The Italian South


Prof. Kenneth Bartlett, Professor of History and Renaissance Studies
Department of History, University of Toronto

April 17
  Brain Health: Use It or Lose It!


Jill Hewlett, Brain Fitness Expert, Author & Educational Kinesiologist

April 24
  Issues in Eye Health


Dr. Alan Berger, Ophthalmologist,
St. Michael's Hospital

Wednesday morning lecture series
March 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. noon
Carlton Cinema
20 Carlton Street

March 29
  Topics in Food Wastage


Dr. Michelle Coyne, Research Fellow, Food Systems Lab
University of Toronto

April 5
  Protecting Life on Earth: Why We Need More Parks and Conservation Lands


Carolyn Schultz, Executive Director, Ontario Nature

April 12
  Protecting the Body and Mind Through Art


Prof. Luis Fornazzari, Neurologist

April 19
  Topics in Infrastructure


Prof. Matti Siemiatycki
Department of Geography & Planning, University of Toronto

April 26
  Topics in Egyptology


Prof. Ron Leprohon
Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto

Contact Information
Olga Klenova
J. Robert S. Prichard Alumni House
21 King's College Circle
Toronto, ON M5S 3J3
[email protected]
Date & Location
Date: 3/27/2017 to 4/26/2017
Location: Carlton Cinema

20 Carlton Street
Toronto, ON   M5B 2H5

The Carlton Cinema is easily accessible by TTC
from College Station on Line 1.
Stairs: If you are using the Yonge subway line,
exit the subway on the north side of Carlton Street and walk east.
Elevator: There is elevator access near Tim Horton’s in College Park.