Category: Past Offering

  • History of Horses in Canada

    History of Horses in Canada

    6 Thursdays beginning January 9, 2020 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm Lecturer: Joanna Dean What was it really like to share city streets with animals that weighed half a ton and did not always do as they were told? The number of horses in Canadian cities skyrocketed in the late 1800s, when they pulled buggies, […]

  • Ancient Greeks Behaving Badly

    Ancient Greeks Behaving Badly

    Ancient Greeks Behaving Badly 6 Tuesdays, beginning January 7, 2020 from 1:30 ~ 3:30 pm Heather Loube, who introduced us to flying pigs and other creatures in ancient Greek life, has turned her attention to ‘Ancient Greeks Behaving Badly’. ‘Digging the dirt’ on the ancients through their art, artefacts, history, mythology and religion, she has […]

  • For the Love of Math

    For the Love of Math

    6 Tuesdays beginning February 25, 2020 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm Regrettably the last three classes for this course have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Lecturer: Heather Douglas Math is a beautiful thing.  According to Galileo, the universe is written in the language of math.  And what a language it is. From 35,000 year-old […]