Roots of Violence - 16th Annual Univ. of Toronto Senior College Symposium

Date and Time


By Zoom


The 16th Annual Senior College Symposium

Roots of Violence

On Zoom: Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Registration link: Roots of Violence

Co-Chairs: Daphne Maurer (pro tem) and Margaret Procter

Committee: Linda Hutcheon (ex officio), Carl Baar, Cornelia Baines, Deanne Bogdan, Larry Bourne, Margrit Eichler, Suzanne Hidi, Giuliana Katz, Merrijoy Kelner, Bill Logan, Scott Rogers, Peter Russell

  • 8:45 Welcome: Michael Hutcheon, Principal
  • 9:00-10:00 Richard Tremblay (Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology, U Montréal) “Roots and Prevention of Aggressive Behavior: A Developmental and Intergenerational Perspective”
  • 10:00-11:00 Marc Tuters (Media and Culture, Amsterdam) “The Rebel Yell: On the Rhetorical Violence of Canadian ‘Alt-Right’ Social Media”
  • 11:00-11:20 Break
  • 11:20-12:20 Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon (English and Medicine, U of T) “'Decapitated, hanged, impaled, burned, bound, drowned, flayed': Staging Mozart's Abduction from the Seraglio for the 21st Century”
  • 12:20-1:00 Lunch break (on your own)
  • 1:00-2:00 Beatrice Jauregui (Criminology and Anthropology, U of T) “Violence Work? An Anthropological View of Policing”
  • 2:00-3:00 Steve Reicher (Social Psychology, St. Andrews) “Assault on Capitol Hill: On Toxic Leadership and Collective Violence”
  • 3:00-3:20 Break
  • 3:20-4:20 Izzeldin Abuelaish (Public Health, U of T) “Hate as a Contagious Disease”
  • 4:20-4:30 Wrap up and thanks

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