Special Weekly Guest Lectures

Once weekly, the streams meet collectively in order to explore topics of interest to all Vic One students. These sessions take place on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5pm and are followed by a coffee hour during which students are welcome to speak with the lecturers personally.

2013-2014 Plenary Sessions

Robin Etherington- Culture, Heritage, and YOU

2012-2013 Plenary Sessions


click here for a list of plenaries from fall 2012

Wed. Jan. 9, 2013 (4pm, NF003)
Ron Deibert - Big Data Meets Big Brother

Wed. Jan. 16, 2013 (4pm, NF003)
Pekka Sinervo - Hadron and the Higgs boson

Wed. Jan. 23, 2013 (4pm, NF003)
Michael Winter - "Making Believe: how to convince a reader that a story really happened."

Wed. Jan. 30, 2013 (4pm, NF003)
David Malkin - Ethics of Human Research

Wed. Feb. 6, 2013 (4pm, NF003)
Ward McBurney - Ghosts Have Warm Hand(books): Canadian Writing of the Great War (1914-1918)

Wed. Feb. 13, 2013 (4pm, NF003) 
Linden MacIntyre -Telling Stories, Fact and Fiction
The Pelham Edgar Visiting Lecturer in the Humanities
An annual lecture presented by the Vic One program, made possible by the generous donation of Vic Alumna, Johanna Metcalf.

Wed. Feb. 27, 2013 (4pm, NF003)
Emanuel Melo - Subject POSts Demystified

Wed. March 6, 2013 (4pm, NF003)
Cornelia Baines - On the Importance of Being Sceptical

Wed. March 13, 2013 (4pm, NF003)
James Westman - The Opera

Wed. March 20, 2013 (4pm, NF003)
Daniel MacIvor - The Artificial Authentic: Part 2

Wed. March 27, 2013
Year End Dinner Celebration
(5:30pm reception, Alumni Hall & 6:30pm dinner, Burwash Dining Hall)

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