Kitchener Public Library "Ideas & Issues" Lecture Series
This popular noon-hour lecture series, now in its 38th year, focuses on current affairs and topics from the world of political and social science, history and the arts. Speakers from the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University give informal lectures at Kitchener Public Library's Forest Heights Branch.
KPL Forest Heights Branch
251 Fischer-Hallman Road
Kitchener, ON 519.743.0644
Wednesdays from 12 - 1 p.m., September 2013 - March 2014.
Who Can Attend?
Everyone is invited to attend these free public lectures!
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Storywork and Indigenous Communities
Dr. Kim Anderson, Contemporary Studies, Laurier
Dr. Anderson will discuss Storywork and Indigenous Communities in relation to Richard Wagamese's book, Ragged Company, the 2013 One Book, One Community (OBOC) title.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 From Gangnam to Jane & Finch: The Power of Neighbourhoods to Shape our Health
Prof. Kelly Anthony, Applied Health Sciences, uWaterloo
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 So You Want to Be An Author: Starting the Publishing Process
Brian Henderson, WLU Press, Laurier
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Observing the Universe in Invisible Colours
Prof. Michael Fich, Physics and Astronomy, uWaterloo
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Tax Planning and Your Estate
Ernie Cosgrove, School of Business and Economics, Laurier
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Understanding Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Dr. Ken Stark, Kinesiology, uWaterloo
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Countering Global Maritime Piracy: Not Just the Pirates of the Caribbean Anymore
Dr. Alistair Edgar, Political Science, Laurier
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Is Buying Green Too Much Work for You?
Dr. Jennifer Lynes, Environment & Business, uWaterloo
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Telling and Listening to Picture Book Stories: Links with Complex Thinking in the Early Years
Dr. Daniela O'Neill, Founder & Director, Centre for Child Studies, uWaterloo
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 The Aquatic Invasion: Canada-U.S. Environmental Co-operation in the Great Lakes
Dr. Debora Van Nijnatten, Political Science - North American Studies, Laurier
Winter 2014 coming shortly; please check back.