University Lecture Series

Third Party Event


Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Wed, Sep 28 1:30 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Wed, Oct 12 1:30 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Wed, Oct 19 1:30 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Wed, Oct 26 1:30 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Wed, Nov 23 1:30 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Wed, Nov 30 1:30 PM
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Wed, Dec 7 1:30 PM
Film Info


Wednesdays, September 28 - December 7, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM *Please note, there is no lecture on November 16.

A consistent favourite, the University Lecture Series is guaranteed to pique your interest with a fascinating list of hour-long talks. This series features a line-up of scholars and thought leaders who weigh in on subjects across the intellectual spectrum, including history, politics, geography, art, science, architecture, media and more.

Every week offers another illuminating talk that will challenge your assumptions and potentially shift your perspective. Provocative, critical and insightful, this series welcomes learners of all ages.

Hosted by Linda Tu.

September 28
Hunting for a Vaccine: Helping More Than One Million People Find Theirs
Andrew Hunter, founder, director, Vaccine Hunters Canada

October 5
Battle of the Atlantic: Gauntlet to Victory
Ted Barris, writer, broadcaster, journalist, educator

October 12
Toronto’s Film Industry – from Underdog to Juggernaut
Marguerite Pigott, film commissioner and director of entertainment industries, City of Toronto

October 19
The Next Civil War
Stephen Marche, writer, author, essayist

October 26
Transforming Our Transit Network: Connecting Communities and Enhancing Options for Customers
Phil Verster, president and CEO, Metrolinx

November 2
Growing Resilient Inclusive Communities
Ken Greenberg, urban designer, teacher, writer, former director urban design and architecture, City of Toronto

November 9
TBA: Developing Canada’s Parliamentary Precinct in Ottawa
Vaidila Bangelis, architect, senior partner, Zeidler Architecture Inc

November 16
No lecture

November 23
Ten Ways to Make Canadian Healthcare Faster, Better and Smarter
Dr. Robert Bell, physician, professor of surgery, University of Toronto, health system executive, educator

November 30
Building Community Through the Arts
Jennifer Mallard, architect, principal, Diamond Schmitt Architects

December 7
Digital Health for Heart Disease: Myth or Magic?
Dr. Heather Ross, cardiologist, researcher, professor of medicine, University of Toronto

This is a third party event. For more information, please visit the University Lecture Series via the University of Toronto's School of Continuing Studies.

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