Vancouver Institute Spring 2003 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 2003 season comprises eleven lectures, from January 18 to April 5, omitting March 22--the speaker was forced to cancel by illness in the family.

Please note that the February 1 lecture will be held in the UBC Music Building.

Spring 2003 Lecture Schedule

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

Jan 18 Mr. James Delgado, Director, Vancouver Maritime Museum
Discovering Kubla Khan's Lost Fleet
Jan 25 Ms. Nettie Wild and Mr. Philip Owen, Director, FIX: The Story of an Addicted City, Vancouver and Former Mayor, City of Vancouver, respectively
The Politics and Art of a Social Revolution
Feb 1
Professor Nancy Hermiston, School of Music, UBC
My Favourite Ladies of the Stage: A Celebration of Great Female Personalities
Alternate location: Recital Hall, UBC Music Building
Feb 8 Professor Jeff Hurwit, Art Historian, University of Oregon
The Athenian Acropolis: The Uses of the Past
Feb 15 Mr. Roy Peterson, Editorial Cartoonist, The Vancouver Sun
The Art of Political Cartooning
Feb 22 Professors Linda and Michael Hutcheon, Department of Comparative Literature and Faculty of Medicine, respectively, University of Toronto
Beauty Is As Beauty Does: The Ethics and "Physick" of Opera
Mar 1 Dr. Alan Shotter, Director, TRIUMF, UBC
The Life and Death of Stars
Mar 8
Professor Elinor Ostrom, Arthur B. Bentley Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, and Co-Director, U.S. National Science Foundation
Managing Resources in the Global Commons
Mar 15
Professor William Rees, School of Community and Regional Planning, UBC
Is Humanity Fatally Successful?
Mar 22 CANCELLED—Illness
Mar 29 Professor Peter Frost, Edgar F. Kaiser Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration, UBC
Toxic Emotions at Work
Apr 5 Professor Lee Gass, Department of Zoology, UBC
A Decade of Innovation in Science Education