Vancouver Institute Spring 2002 Program

* Free Public Lectures *

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

General Information

Please see the Vancouver Institute home page.

Lecture Times

Saturday evenings, 8:15 p.m. (doors open 7:30 p.m.), except where otherwise noted.

The Spring 2002 season comprises nine lectures, from January 26 to April 13, omitting February 16 (Midterm break), February 23 (Cancellation), and March 30 (Easter).

Spring 2002 Lecture Schedule

(Please click on the lecture date for further detail.)

Jan 26 Mr. George Dyson, Western Washington University
Project Orion: The True Story of the Atomic Spaceship
Feb 2
Dr. Kevern Cochrane, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome
What You Want is What You Get: A Fishy Look at the Limitations of Science
Feb 9 Professors Les Lavkulich and Hans Schreier, Institute for Resources and Environment, UBC
Walkerton: Could it Happen Here? Need it Happen Here?
Feb 16 Midterm Break—No Lecture
Feb 23 Cancelled
Mar 2
Professor Patrick McGrath, Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University
The Burden of Children's Pain
Mar 9
Professor Bob Hancock, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, UBC
New Approaches to Treating Infections
Mar 16
Professor Domna Stanton, Distinguished Professor, City University of New York
The Nation As Its Others: Protestants and Women in the Age of Louis XIV
Mar 23 Professor Burton Richter, Nobel Laureate in Physics, Director, Stanford Linear Accelerator
Energy in the 21st Century
Mar 30 Easter—No Lecture
Apr 6 Professor David Suzuki, Department of Zoology, UBC
The Challenge of an Ecological Millennium: Setting the Bottom Line
Apr 13 Professor Sherrill Grace, Head, Department of English, UBC
Ideas of North