Vancouver Institute Fall 1998 Program

* Free Public Lectures *

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

General Information

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Lecture Times

Saturday evenings, 8:15 p.m. Doors open 7:30 p.m.

The Fall 1998 season comprises ten lectures, from 26 September to 5 December, omitting 10 October (Thanksgiving weekend).

Fall 1998 Lecture Schedule

September 26 Cecil and Ida Green Lecture
Professor Thomas King, Department of English, Guelph University
An Evening With Thomas King (Tentative title)
October 3 Grauer Lecture
Paul Fussell, Donald T. Regan Professor of English Literature, University of Pennsylvania
The Poetry of Three Wars (WWI, WWII, and Vietnam)
October 10 No lecture - Thanksgiving Weekend
October 17 Professor James Hudson, Department of Pathology, UBC
Evaluation of Mother Nature's Antivirals: Traditional Medicine Meets Modern Science
October 24 Grauer Lecture
Ms. Karen Armstrong, Author, teacher, and commentator, London
A History of God
October 31 Cecil and Ida Green Lecture
Professor William Chafe, Dean of Arts, Duke University
Feminism and Civil Rights: A Comparative Study of Social Movements
November 7 Cecil and Ida Green Lecture
Professor Bruno Latour, Centre de Sociologie, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines, Paris
On Seeing Paris as a Whole: The Notion of Panopticon
November 14 Cecil and Ida Green Lecture
Dr. Timothy O'Riordan, Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich
Environmentalism is Dead: Long Live Sustainability
November 21 Leon and Thea Koerner Lecture
Dr. William Cronon, Frederick Jackson Turner Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin (Madison)
Environmental History
November 28 Grauer Lecture
Mr. John Ralston Saul, Novelist and essayist, Toronto
Democracy and the Implications of Global Economics
December 5 Dr. Gail Anderson, Department of Criminology, Simon Fraser University
Murder and Maggots: The Use of Insects in Criminal Investigation

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