Big Idea Seminar Series, Spring 2016

March 07, 2016

April 13th - June 29th 2016
West End Community Centre

Registration is now open for a new season of our SFU Shadbolt Graduate Liberal Studies Big Idea Seminar Series. These seminar style classes will provide participants with an opportunity to revisit, rethink, and reframe many of the most influential works of Western culture in light of current topics of social importance. Each seminar will consist of two two-hour workshops on a wide range of topics and will be presented by GLS alumni and SAR/GLS PhD students.

These free sessions are offered Wednesday nights from 7pm - 9 pm at the West End Community Centre, Meeting Room 2. Reading material will be discussed during the first session.

Topics include:

House vs Home

Facilitator: Jennifer Chutter
April 13th & 20th, 2016 - Register Now

The Accidental Elder

Facilitator: John Kidder
April 27th & May 4th- Register Now

Street Art: How the City Engages in Public Discourse

Facilitator: Dima Yassine
May 11th & 18th - Register Now

Constructions of Disability in the Modern World

Facilitator: Wendy Parry 
May 25th & June 1st- Register Now

Must Community be the Enemy of Liberty?

Facilitator: Deborah Jones
June 8th and 15th - Register Now  

‘The Kreutzer Sonata’ – Reason and Passion and their Discontents in Beethoven and Tolstoy

Facilitator: Kerstin Stuerzbecher & Duane Fontaine
June 29th - Register Now

For more information, check out our Big Idea Seminar Series page here.