Senior College, University of Toronto, Summer Talks on Zoom

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Given the continuing pandemic, Senior College has scheduled 12 summer talks for Wednesday afternoons and invites members of CURAC (includes UGRA members) to register and take part. The list is below. To register, go to the website (Senior College Weekly Talks) and click on the Find Out More link at the bottom of the description for the link to register.  If you have difficulties, contact Daphne Maurer,
  • Cheryl Suzack, English, U of T   "Stories from Bella Bella: On Being a Guest and Researcher in Heiltsuk Territory"     May 5
  • David Moffette, Criminology, U of Ottawa   “Immigration and Criminalization in Canada”     May 12
  • Susan Pfeiffer, Anthropology, U of T; Centre for the Advanced Study of Paleobiology, George Washington U.   “Repatriation and Objects of Contention”     May 19
  • Dwayne Benjamin, Economics, U of T; Provostial Advisor, Reruitment, Enrolment, and Educational Space & Technology “Labour Market Outcomes of PhD Graduates in Canada: A Closer Look at the CCA’s Degrees of Success.”     May 26
  • Diana Fu, Political Science, U of T, Asian Institute, Munk School “China’s Rise as a Superpower— and its Implications for Canada”     June 2
  • P.J. Carefoote, Head, Rare Books and Special Collections, Fischer Rare Book Library “Stop the Presses: A Brief History of Literary Censorship in Canada”     June 9
  • Tom Tieku, Political Science, King’s College, Western U “The African Union”      June 16
  • Keith Baar, The Functional Molecular Biology Lab, UC Davis “Exercise and Nutrition to Maximize Healthspan”      June 23
  • Michael Mori, Artistic Director, Tapestry Opera "Sacrilege or Survival—Opera in Adaptive Mediums"     June 30
  • Gwyn Campbell, Director, Indian Ocean World Centre, McGill U “Indian Ocean World History in the Context of Human Environment Interaction”     July 7
  • Malcolm Cohen, NASA Ames (Emeritus) “Walking Your Dog on Mars?”     July 14
  • Cindi Morshead, Surgery and Anatomy, U of T “Neural Stem Cells to Repair the Injured Brain: A Stroke of Genius”     July 21

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