Category: Past Lectures

  • We have seen the media and it is US!

    Friday, 29 November 2019 Speakers: Edith Cody-Rice and Brent Eades Lecture title: We have seen the media and it is US! Lecture Summary Why do news organizations report news the way they do? It is because that is what we will read, listen to, watch or pay for. This lecture will start with a short history […]

  • Canadian Women: Musical pioneers

    Friday, 26 April 2019 Speaker: Elaine  Keillor Lecture title: Canadian Women: Musical pioneers Lecture Summary I suspect that you, like most of us who took music lessons, had a woman as a teacher. Teaching music was one of the few professions a woman could follow. Frequently she could pursue teaching in the family home and thus manage […]

  • Social Enterprises: What are they and why do they matter?

    Friday, 29 March 2019 Speaker: Edward Jackson Lecture title: Social enterprises: What are they and why do they matter? Lecture Summary A social enterprise is a commercial business that sells products and services that improve the well-being of citizens, especially those facing social or economic challenges.  A mobile money platform in Asia priced for low-income customers, […]