Continuing Studies

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  • Mon, 26 Jan 2015 7:00 PM
    Philosophers' Café | What Does it Mean to be Bicultural?
    For many people, especially in Vancouver, understanding who they are is influenced by more than one culture. How do people make sense of these multiple meaning systems? How do they manage their cultural identity(ies)? What effect does being bicultural have on their lives at home and at work?
  • Tue, 27 Jan 2015 7:00 PM
    Philosophers' Café | Is it Time for a Basic Income Guarantee (BIG)?
    The idea that government should provide everyone with an unconditional and reasonably generous basic income is gaining ground. It could be cheaper to run than existing means-tested social programs and would give people more control over their lives. But it also implies painful trade-offs, like doing away with publicly funded health insurance.
  • Tue, 27 Jan 2015 7:00 PM
    Philosophers' Café | Revolution in the Air: How Can Universities Stay Relevant in an Always-On Networked World?
    In a world where information is constantly available and we connect with people globally via a click or swipe, the university's traditional role as transmitter and qualifier of knowledge must evolve. But there is more to learning than just amassing information. What roles should universities take on to be relevant in the new-networked environment?