Senior College Speakers’ List Alphabetical

Alberti, Peter (U of T, Otolaryngology; SC fellow) on “A photo tour of Romania and Bulgaria” 2018 (fall)

Alford, Larry (U of T) on “Libraries” 2015 (winter)

Allen, Jon (U of T, Munk; retired diplomat; SC Fellow) on “Values vs interest: four case studies” 2020 (fall) Zoom

Allen-Vercoe, Emma (Molecular & Cellular Biology, U of Guelph) on “Can we use bugs as drugs?” 2020 (fall) Zoom

Alloway, Tom on “Sniffy and its significance in research and education” 2012 (winter)

Andrade, Maydianne (UTSC, Biology) on “The secret lives of black widow spiders” 2017 (winter)

Angenot, Marc (McGill, French) on “Ideologies of resentment” 2020 (summer) Zoom

Armstrong, Sally on “The news: a remarkable shift in the status of woman is reducing poverty cutting conflict and improving the economy” 2014 (fall)

Aster, Howard (McMaster, Political Science; publisher) on “Trade publishing in Canada: from exuberance, to modesty to survival: the four decade history of one publishing house [Mosaic Press]” 2018 (winter)

Atwood, Harold (U of T, Physiology) see Milne

Axworthy, Thomas on “Post-November 3rd: the future of liberal internationalism” 2020 (fall) Zoom

Baar, Carl on “political obstacles to making trial courts more effective” 2012 (fall)

Bacque, James and Merrit Drucker (US Army): “Other Losses: Historical account of WW2” 2013 (fall)

Baecker, Ron on “Designing technology for seniors” 2014 (fall)

Baines, Cornelia (U of T, Medicine; SC fellow) on “How rumours, lies, and gullibility impact health behaviours” 2011 (fall); on “Do wind turbines cause serious harm to health?” 2014 (winter)

Baird, John (U of T, English) on “Dickens and public health: infection and disease in Bleak House” 2021 (summer) Zoom

Barbeau, Ed (U of T, Mathematics; SC fellow) on “The power and limitations of mathematics” 2012 (winter); on “Mathematical stew: what’s up in Ontario Schools” 2017 (fall)

Barrett, Spencer on “Evolutionary and genetic studies of biological invasions” 2016 (winter)

Bartlett, Kenneth (U of T, History, Renaissance Studies) on “The Basilica of St. Peter and the Apostolic Palace in Rome” 2013 (winter)

Batiuk, Stephen (U of T, Near-Eastern Studies) on “The history of grapes and winemaking: prehistoric times to the present” 2020 (fall) Zoom

Beattie, John (U of T, Criminology) on “The first English detectives: policing London before the bobbies” 2012 (fall)

Beaulieu, Paul-Alain (U of T, Eastern Civilization) on “The Babylonian zodiac” 2021 (winter) Zoom

Beckwith, John (U of T, Music) on “Music for Huronia: the development of a new choral work” 2017 (winter)

Bedford, Patrick (Principal Consultant, weCANreg Consulting Group Inc.) on “A regulatory perspective on gene therapy development and commercialization” 2021 (winter) Zoom

Benjamin, Dwayne (U of T, Economics) on “Labour market outcomes of PhD graduates in Canada: a closer look at the CCA’s “Degrees of success” 2021 (summer) Zoom

Bennett, Donna (U of T, English; SC Fellow) see Brown

Bereiter, Carl on “21st-century skills and knowledge” 2010 (fall)

Bewell, Alan (U of T, English) on “Natures in translation: Thinking about nature in a new way” 2016 (fall)

Bialystok, Ellen (York U) on “Bilingualism across the lifespan” 2018 (winter)

Birla, Rita (U of T, History) on “Bazaar practices? Firms, futures markets and the history of capitalism in India” 2018 (fall)

Bliss, Michael (U of T, History) on “History of health care and health insurance in Canada” 2010 (fall)

Bondar, Roberta (astronaut, physician, scientific researcher, photographer, author, environment interpreter) on “A layered perspective of bird migration” 2019 (fall)

Boonstra, Rudy (U of T, Biology) on “Understanding the impact of chronic stress in nature” 2017 (winter)

Bothwell, Robert (U of T, History) on “Plutarch: Nero and Trump–parallel lives” 2021 (winter) Zoom

Bourne, Larry on “Toronto’s growing social-spatial divide” 2016 (fall)

Bozikovic, Alex (Globe and Mail architecture critic) on “Loosening the Yellowbelt” 2019 (fall)

Brean, Don on “Outlook for G20/G8: past, present, possible future 2011 (winter)

Brouwer, Andrew (Legal Aid Ontario), and Winnie Muchuba, Ilamaran (Maran) Nagarasa, and Gustavo Gutierrez on “Refugee Voices” 2020 (winter)

Brown, Russell, and Donna Bennett (U of T, English; SC Fellows) on “Editing English-Canada’s national anthology in an era of social change; or, How do you handle a problem like Duncan Campbell Scott?” 2021 (winter) Zoom

Brubaker, Patricia (U of T, Physiology) on “The diabetes epidemic” 2017 (fall)

Cameron, Stevie on “The Kinston Pen: Tales from Canada’s historic prison” 2015 (fall)

Campbell, Gwyn (Indian Ocean World Centre, McGill) on “Indian Ocean world history in the context of human-environment interaction” 2021 (summer) Zoom

Campos, Jenny (U of T, Psychology) on “Seeing, hearing, moving, thinking: multisensory and cognitive interactions supporting walking and driving in older adults” 2017 (fall)

Carefoote, P.J. (U of T Library) on “How medieval manuscripts came to Toronto” 2018 (winter); on “Stop the presses: a brief history of censorship in Canada” 2021 (summer) Zoom

Carefoote, P.J. (U of T Library) on “How medieval manuscripts came to Toronto” 2018 (winter)

Carmichael, Kelly, and Patrice Dutil (FairVote Canada/Ryerson Political Science) on “Electoral reform” 2018 (winter)

Cavanagh, Patrick (York, Glendon) on “The artist as neuroscientist” 2019 (fall)

Chaffey, Charles (U of T; SC fellow) on “Brother Marie-Victorin: Pioneer of French-Canadian science” 2014 (fall)

Chamberlin, Ted (U of T; English/Comparative Literature) on “First nations” 2013 (winter)

Charlton, Milton (U of T; SC fellow) on “Snails, snakes and SNAREs: Natural nerve toxins in basic science and medicine” 2013 (fall)

Chasin, Marshall on “Why music and modern hearing aids don’t get along” 2016 (winter)

Cheetham, Mark (U of T, Art) on “The visual arts in anthropocene” 2019 (fall)

Clandfield, David (U of T, French/Cinema) on “From commodity to national emblem: shifting stories about the origins of croissants, camembert and champagne” 2012 (fall)

Clark, Caryl (U of T, Music) on “Staginess: Joseph Haydn and the theatre” 2018 (winter)

Clark, George Elliot (U of T; English) on “Why not an ‘African-Canadian’ epic? Lessons from Pratt, Walcott, etc.” 2014 (fall)

Cohen, Jon (U of T; Political Science) on “New ways to measure technological change and why getting it right matters” 2013 (fall)

Corman, Brian (U of T, English, SGS Dean; SC fellow) “The Future of the PhD” panel 2016 (winter)

Craik, Fergus (U of T, Psychology) on “Memory and aging” 2013 (winter)

Daly, Martin (McMaster, Psychology) on “Killing the competition: economic inequality and homicide 2018 (winter)

Davis, Chandler (U of T) on “The next thousand years or so” 2014 (fall)

Davis, Natalie (U of T, History) on “Leo Africanus discovers comedy: A 16th-century Mediterranean adventure” 2013 (fall)

de Groot, Hans (U of T, English; SC fellow) on “Words and music in the songs of Robert Burns” 2014 (winter)

Deibert, Ron (U of T, Political Science) on “Cyber security and global civil society” 2017 (fall)

Dejardin, Ian (McMichael Collection) on “What forces formed the Group of Seven?” 2020 (fall) Zoom

Des Rosiers, Nathalie (Principal, Massey College) on “No shortage of injustices” 2021 (winter) Zoom

Diamond, Ronald (Wisconsin Psychiatric Institute) on “Recovery from major mental illness: a psychiatrist’s point of view” 2020 (fall) Zoom

Dirks, John (U of T, Medicine/Massey) on “The world of prizes: the glories and the disappointments” 2012 (winter)

Doob, Tony on “The truth about crime” 2010 (fall)

Duffy, Dennis (U of T, English; SC fellow) “Jimmy Gatz’s journey to Oz and what he found there: What Scott Fitzgerald owed to the wonderful wizard” 2014 (winter)

Earn, David (McMaster, Mathematics and Statistics) on “Puzzles in the patterns of plagues” 2019 (winter)

Eichler, Margrit (U of T; SC fellow) “The federal government and its stance on basic science” 2015 (winter)

Eidelman, Gabriel on “City election issues” 2010 (fall)

English, John on “Canada and the Arctic Council” 2015 (fall)

Etkin, Ben on “Apollo 13: problems and solutions” 2010 (fall)

Evans, David (ROM; U of T, Ecology and evolutionary biology) on “Canada’s new golden age of dinosaur discovery (dinosaur research at the U of T)” 2020 (winter)

Fedunkiw, Marianne (Arts and Letters Club) “The Future of the PhD” panel 2016 (winter)

Fenton, Brock (UWO) on “Bats in my Hair” 2013 (fall)

Field, Debbi (National Coordinator of the Coalition for Healthy School Food) on “Say yes to healthy school food” 2019 (winter)

Fleming, Alison (UTM) on “Why mothers want to mother: neuropsychology and the effects of early experience” 2013 (fall)

Foot, David (U of T) on “Demographics” 2013 (fall)

Fraser, Evan (Guelph, Geography, Arrell Food Institute) on “Feeding the future—climate change, population growth and technology” 2021 (winter) Zoom

French, Michelle (U of T, Physiology) on “Re-imagining university education” 2019 (fall)

Friedland, Martin (U of T, Law) on “The Enigmatic W.P.M. Kennedy, the first dean of the law school” 2018 (fall)

Friedman, Harriet (U of T, Sociology) on “Metabolism of global cities: an ecological perspective on the histories of London, Manchester, and Chicago” 2018 (winter)

Frolic, Bernie (York) on “Political Developments in China” 2013 (fall)

Fu, Diana (U of T, Asian Inst., Munk School) on “China’s rise as a superpower and its implications for Canada” 2021 (summer) Zoom

Furness, Colin (U of T, Faculty of Information; Dalla Lana School of Public Health) on “Covid-19: a crisis of expertise” 2021 (winter) Zoom

Gable, Brian (The Globe and Mail) on “Political cartooning” 2020 (winter)

Gertler, Meric (U of T, Geography) on “The University and the city: A case study” 2014 (winter)

Gibbs, Robert (U of T, Philosophy; JHI) on “The university upside-down and inside-out” 2017 (winter)

Gibson, Douglas (editor, publisher, author, performer) on “GREAT SCOTS: Canada’s fiction writers with links to Scotland, from 1867 to today” 2019 (fall)

Gilman, Sander (Emory U) on “Writing about pandemics as a humanist: from HIV-AIDS to COVID-19” 2020 (summer)

Glasbeek, Harry (York, Law) on “Law’s responsibility for corporate irresponsibility” 2018 (fall)

Godfrey, Charles (Bud) (U of T, Medicine) on “Post-traumatic stress disorder: a confusable conundrum” 2012 (winter)

Grace, Sherrrill (UBC) on “Fieldwork: tracing Findley’s footsteps” 2020 (summer) Zoom

Goldman, Marlene (U of T, English) on “What does literature have to offer to the study of gerontology?” 2019 (winter)

Gotlieb, Calvin (Kelly) (U of T, Computer Science) on “The pace of change” 2013 (winter)

Green, Ian (York) on “Honest politics: is it possible?” 2018 (fall)

Gunning, Patrick on “A beginner’s guide to killing cancer cells” 2016 (fall)

Gutierrez, Gustavo, see Brouwer, Andrew

Hajnal, Peter (U of T, librarian; SC fellow) on “Outlook for G20/G8: past, present, possible future 2011 (winter)

Hall, Bert on “The history of technology—and war technology” 2014 (winter)

Hallett, Peter on “What the heck” Solitary bees and wasps” 2011 (fall)

Hansen, Jens (U of T, Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations) on “German-Jewish echoes in 20th-century Arab thought” 2019 (winter)

Harris, Laurence (York) on “How your senses ground you in your world” 2018 (fall)

Healey, Toni (U of T, English) on “The Lexicographer and her craft: writing a dictionary of Old English in the digital age” 2015 (fall)

Henderson, Greig (U of T, English) on “Creating legal worlds: story and style in a culture of argument” 2019 (winter)

Hidi, Suzanne (U of T; SC fellow) on “Rewards, competition and cooperation: linking psychological research of motivation with neuroscientific investigations of the brain” 2011 (winter); on “Power of interest in enhancing motivation and learning” 2015 (fall); on “Einstein’s error: curiosity vs. interest” 2020 (fall) Zoom

Hilyard, Angela (U of T, OISE) on “Building a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion and excellence” 2017 (fall)

Horner, Richard (U of T, Medicine) on “Why we and other living things sleep” 2016 (fall)

Hurl, Ryan (U of T) on “The US Election” 2016 (fall)

Hutcheon, Linda and Michael (U of T, English/Medicine; SC fellows) on “Opera and Medicine” 2011 (winter); on “Aging and creativity: Late style and last works of opera composers” 2016 (winter); on “Be it resolved: that THIS is the Golden Age of opera” 2020 (winter) ZOOM

Hutcheon, Michael (U of T, Medicine) on “Lung transplantation: the Toronto story” 2019 (winter)

Iacobucci, Frank on “The Role of the Supreme Court of Canada” 2014 (winter)

Innes, Christopher and Brigitte Bogar (York) on “If music be the food of love, play on” 2015 (fall)

Jahanbegloo, Ramin (Jindal Global U, Delhi) on “Martin Luther King: 50 years on” 2018 (fall)

Jenkins, David on “The evolution of the human diet and its implications for human and environmental health” 2015 (winter)

Jennings, Eric (U of T, History) on “The best avenue of escape: Vichy France, Martinique, and transatlantic convergences” 2017 (winter)

Johnson, Robert (U of T, History; Massey College Senior Southam Journalism Fellow) on “Revising the revisionists: how history is written, rewritten, and (sometimes) unwritten” 2013 (winter); on “Russia today: what is the future of illiberal democracy?” 2018 (fall)

Johnston, Alexandra (U of T, English) on “Early English drama” 2013 (winter)

Joordens, Steve on “Delivery and impact of on-line university courses” 2014 (fall)

Josselyn, Sheena (U of T, Neuroscience, Hospital for Sick Children) on “How memories are formed” 2019 (fall)

Kain, Kevin (U of T, medicine) on “Forget impact factors: how can our research have real impact?” 2014 (fall)

Kaellgren, Peter, and John Alexander (ROM) on “Weird, wild and wonderful: carnivores, parasites and other unusual plants” 2018 (winter)

Kalant, Harold (U of T, Pharmacology) on “Modern concepts of addiction” 2013 (winter)

Katz, Giuliana (U of T, Italian; SC fellow) on “Pinter and Pirandello: an examination of Pinter’s script for Losey’s film/accident” 2011 (fall); on “Italian Art: A psychoanalytic interpretation of Giorgio de Chirico’s life and works” 2013 (fall)

Kennedy, John (UTSC, Psychology; SC fellow) on “Pictures” 2011 (winter); on “Blind people can draw pictures” 2016 (fall)

Key, Tony (U of T, Physics) on “Academic enterprise and its distortion” 2010 (fall); with Derek Paul (U of T, Physics) and Peter Russell (U of T, Political Science) on “Panel on Derek Paul’s A Leap to an Ecological Economy” 2019 (winter)

Keystone, Jay (U of T, Medicine) on “Adult immunization: From recess to retirement” 2015 (winter)

Khouri, Nadia (Dawson College, Scholar in Residence, Humanities and Philosophy) on “Is relativism a good argument for human rights?” 2020 (summer) Zoom

Kidd, Bruce (U of T) on “Competitive sport” 2015 (winter)

Kingwell, Mark (U of T, Philosophy) on “Happiness, upgrade anxiety and the (post-)human condition” 2017 (winter)

Kingston, Paul (U of T) on “The end of Middle East authoritarianism(s)? Explaining divergent outcomes” 2011 (fall)

Klassen, Pamela (U of T, Religion) on “Reckoning and reconciliation: writing about Canada and Christianity on Turtle Island” 2020 (winter)

Klein, Martin (U of T, History) on “Jihad in the desert: what happened in Mali?” 2017 (winter)

ten Kortenaar, Neil (UTSC, English and Comparative Literature) on “Crossing the border between history and fiction: what documentation should people carry with them?” 2019 (winter)

Kotanen, Peter on “Do invading plants escape their enemies?” 2015 (fall)

Krementsov, Nicholas on “History of medicine and science under Stalin” 2014 (fall)

Kvist, Sebastian (ROM, Assoc. Curator of Invertebrates) on “Bloodlust: the evolution, ecology and behaviour of leeches” 2018 (fall)

Lancashire, Ian (U of T, English) on “Memory impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease in Agatha Christie’s Elephants Can Remember (1972), Ross Macdonald’s The Blue Hammer (1976), and Iris Murdoch’s Jackson’s Dilemma (1995)” 2019 (fall)

Leddy, Mary Jo (Massey) on “Refugees and their future in Canada” 2013 (winter)

LeDuc, Larry (U of T, Political Science) on “Post-USA election analysis” 2012 (fall)

Lee, Kang (U of T, Developmental Neuroscience) on “Affective artificial intelligence and its applications” 2019 (winter)

Legge, Elizabeth (U of T, Art) on “Michael Snow and conceptual art in the 1960s” 2015 (winter)

Lenskyj, Helen Jefferson (OISE) on “No more rainbows: sexual diversity and the Sochi 2014 Olympics” 2014 (winter); The Olympic industry: does it have a future?) 2020 (winter)

Levere, Trevor (U of T; SC fellow) on “Dr. Thomas Beddoes: science, medicine and politics in the time of the French and chemical revolutions” 2011 (fall)

Li, Tania (U of T, Anthropology) on “Who is indigenous here? The rising stakes of indigeneity in Indonesia” 2020 (winter)

Lloyd, Trevor (U of T, History) on “Downton Abbey, Persuasion and Pride and Prejudice” 2017 (winter)

Lochnan, Katherine (AGO) on “From skepticism to mysticism: curating an exhibition” 2018 (winter)

Lozano, Andres on “Deep brain stimulation” 2010 (fall)

Lowy, Frederick on “Whether psychiatry: Neuropsych or psychosocial?” 2014 (winter)

Mackay, Alison (Tafelmusik) on “Crossing borders in the ark of knowledge: the role of libraries and archives in the performance of 18th-century music” 2021 (winter) Zoom

Macklin, Audrey on “Let’s make private sponsorship work” 2016 (fall)

Magocsi, Paul (U of T, Slavic) on “Ukraine” 2015 (winter)

Marrus, Michael (U of T, History) on “The liberation of Paris in 1944” 2014 (fall)

Martin, Roger (U of T) on “The State of Capitalism” 2015 (fall)

Master Class Players on “Chopin: patriot and poet” 2014 (winter); on “Russia, a musical enigma: piano works of the late 19th and 20th centuries” 2015 (winter); on “Vienna and music: from Haydn to Zemlinsky” 2016 (winter); on “Music in/on love” 2018 (winter)

Maurer, Daphne (McMaster; Psychology, neuroscience & behaviour”; SC fellow) on “Your name is green trimmed with silver: The colourful world of synaesthesia” 2014 (fall); on “How the baby learns to see: critical periods revisited” 2020 (winter); on “From university to kindergarten” 2020 (summer) Zoom

Maurer, Charles, on “You are deceived” 2020 (winter)

Maurer, Charles and Daphne, on “Pretty ugly: why we like some songs, faces, foods, plays, pictures, poems, etc., and dislike others” 2020 (winter); on “From university to kindergarten” 2020 (summer) ZOOM

McGee, Tim (U of T, Music; SC fellow) on “Music and ceremony in Florence at the time of Lorenzo the Magnificent” 2011 (winter); on “Who is the hero in Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony?” 2016 (winter)

McMurtry, Roy on “A pubic life in the law” 2015 (winter)

Milne, David (UPEI, Political Science), Edward Warrington (U of Malta), and Harold Atwood (U of T, Physiology) on “An islands odyssey: from a garden to a fortress and beyond” 2021 (winter) Zoom

Moran, Greg, see Rose, Jonathan

Moreshead, Cindy (U of T, Surgery and Anatomy) on “Neural stem cells to repair the injured brain: a stroke of genius” 2021 (summer) Zoom

Mori, Michael Hidetoshi Mori (Artistic director, Tapestry Opera) on “Sacrilege or survival–opera in adaptive mediums” 2021 (summer) Zoom

Mount, Nick (U of T, English) on panel on “Crisis in the Humanities: problems and possible solutions” 2011 Winter; on “The CanLit boom of the 1960s” 2015 (winter)

Muchuba, Winnie, see Brouwer, Andrew

Nagarasa, Maran, see Brouwer, Andrew

Neef, Alexander (Canadian Opera Company) on “Opera in the 21st century” 2017 (fall)

Nelson, Bill (U of T, History) on “Political gridlock in the USA” 2012 (winter)

Nemni, Max and Monique (Laval; UQaM; SC Fellows) on “Trudeau transformed: the shaping of a statesman” 2012 (fall); on “Pierre Trudeau and the end of separatism” 2019 (fall)

Newberry, Mary (indexer) on “The secret life of an award-winning indexer” 2020 (summer)

Oatley, Keith (U of T) on “Why reading fiction is good for you: The psychology of literary and film art” 2015 (fall)

O’Connell, Joe on panel on “Crisis in the Humanities: problems and possible solutions” 2011 Winter

O’Connell, Kathleen on “The later years of Rabindranath Tagore: forever young at 150” 2011 (fall)

Olson, David (U of T; OISE) on “Exploring how young children think” 2012 (fall)

Orser, Beverley (U of T, Anesthesiology; Sunnybrook Hospital) on “What happens to your brain after anesthesia and surgery?” 2021 (winter) Zoom

Pachter, Charles (artist) on “How a contemporary Canadian artist learned to survive and thrive in Canada” 2012 (fall)

Pain, Claire, see Rose, Jonathan

Paris, Erna (writer) on “Why multiculturalism matters” 2017 (fall)

Parra, Esteban (U of T, Anthropology) on “Genetics and evolution of pigmentation in human populations” 2018 (winter)

Paterson, Janet (U of T, French; principal of Innis College) on panel on “Crisis in the humanities: problems and possible solutions” 2011 Winter; on “Voices of exile or liberation? Immigrant and translational literature” 2017 (fall)

Paul, Derek (U of T, Physics), with Peter Russell(U of T, Political Science) and Tony Key (U of T, Physics) on “Panel on Derek Paul’s A Leap to an Ecological Economy” 2019 (winter)

Pauly, Lou (U of T, Munk/Political Science) on “Governing global risks: between integration and autonomy in the 21st century” 2012 (winter)

Pensler, Derek (U of T) on “The Middle East: Why did Israel win the 1948 war?” 2015 (fall)

Percy, John (U of T) on “The birth, life and bizarre deaths of stars” 2014 (winter); on “Misconceptions about the universe: from everyday life to the big bang” 2021 (summer) Zoom

Persaud, Nav (physician and scientist, St. Michael’s Hospital; U of T, Family and Community Medicine) on “Which medicines should you actually take?” 2019 (winter)

Pfeiffer, Susan (U of T, Anthropology); GWU, Centre for Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology” 2021 (summer) Zoom

Poiner, Hendrik (McMaster) on “From Black Death to Covid” 2020 (summer) Zoom

Popovic, Milos on “Neuroplasticity: Overcoming paralysis by electrical stimulation” 2016 (fall)

Ralls, Stephen and Bruce Ubukata on the Aldeburgh Connection (chamber music in Toronto) 2013 (fall)

Redekop, Magdalene (U of T, English; SC Fellow) on “Menno ruins revisited: getting lost in between disciplines” 2020 (fall) Zoom

Reichman, William E. (Baycrest) on “Innovation and the coming transformation of seniors healthcare” 2021 (summer) Zoom

Reithmeier, Reinhart (U of T, Medicine/Biochemistry) on “Employed and engaged: career outcomes of our PhD graduates, 2000-2015” 2018 (fall)

Rickerd, Don (lawyer, Asian Business and Management Studies York/Toronto) on “Canada and North Korea: walking on a tightrope” 2015 (winter)

Robinson, Thomas (U of T, Philosophy/Classics) on “Philosophy through drama” 2018 (fall)

Rose, Jonathan (U of T, Electrical and computer engineering), and Greg Moran (Academics without Borders), Claire Pain (U of T, Psychiatry; Mt. Sinai Hospital), and Marci Rose (Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration in Emergency Medicine) on “Building capacity of universities in developing nations” 2020 (winter)

Rose, Marci, see Rose, Jonathan

Rosenthal, Jeffrey (U of T, Statistical Sciences) on “The puzzle of luck” 2019 (winter)

Rosenthal, Peter (U of T, Mathematics, Law) on “Does the monarchy matter” 2013 (winter)

Rowe, Locke (U of T, SGS) on “The Future of the PhD” panel 2016 (winter)

Rudzik, Orest (U of T, English/Law) on “War crimes and the law: the case of Simeon Petliura 1926” 2012 (fall) [RIP]

Russell, Peter (U of T, Political Science; first SC Principal) on “Harper government’s prorogation of parliament: implications for Canadian governance” 2011 (winter); on “Canada’s Odyssey: A Country Based on Incomplete Conquests” 2017 (fall); panel on electoral reform (organizer) 2018 (winter); on “Sovereignty: a pernicious claim whose days are done” 2019 (fall); on “Two cheers for minority government revisited” 2020 (summer) Zoom

Sage, Rowan (U of T, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) on “A message of hope: biological approaches to arresting climate deterioration” 2012 (fall)

Salter, Mike on “Pain: genes and gender” 2016 (winter)

Sandbrook, Richard on “Reinventing the left in the global south” 2015 (winter)

Sandori, Paul on “Architectural investigations” 2010 (fall); on “Eiffel’s tower: A triumph made possible by two engineers, an architect—and two carpenters” 2016 (winter)

Sarkar, Amu on “The Sorrow of South East Asia: The largest mass poisoning in history caused by drinking underground water contaminated with toxic metals” 2015 (fall)

Sawa, George, and his group, Suzanne Meyers Sawa, Andrea Budgey, and Randall A. Rosenfeld (Alpharabius) on “Embracing rich musical diversity” 2019 (winter)

Schabas, Ezra (U of T, Music) on “The importance of being Canadian: the distinctive role of Sir Ernest MacMillan in Canadian music” 2011 (fall)

Schachter, Harry (U of T; Biochemistry/Sick Children’s) on “Orphan (rare) genetic diseases in children: the congenital disorders of glycosylation” 2012 (winter)

Scherer, Steve on “Genes for autism?” 2016 (fall)

Segal, Hugh (U of T, Massey) on “The two freedoms—a foreign policy of purpose” 2016 (winter)

Semeniuk, Ivan (Globe and Mail) on “The crash heard around the world: a journalist’s perspective on the past, present and future of neutron star astronomy” 2018 (winter)

Siemiatycki, Myer (Ryerson, Politics and Administration) on “Marked man: the troubled Polish-Jewish identities of Julian Tuwim, 1894-1953” 2020 (fall) Zoom

Sigmon, Becky A. (U of T, Anthropology) on “The Evolution of our unique upright posture and locomotion” 2018 (fall)

Silver, Michelle Pannor (U of T, Sociology; Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society) on “Retirement and its discontents” 2020 (winter)

Silverman, Peter on “Media and the Military” 2014 (winter)

Shabus, Ezra (U of T, Music) on “The importance of being Canadian: the distinctive role of Sir Ernest MacMillan in Canadian music” 2011 (fall)

Sokolowski, Maria on “Genes and behavior” 2011 (winter)

Spencer, Matta on “The Russian quest for peace and democracy” 2011 (fall)

Steele, Lisa and Kim Tomczak (U of T, Visual Studies) on “Who opened this door” An exploration of art and technology” 2016 (fall)

Stein, Janice (U of T, Munk, Political Science) on “Analysis of Israeli-Palestinian peace process” 2011 (winter)

Stevens, Paul (U of T, English) on “Churchill’s war horse: Children’s literature and the pleasures of war” 2014 (fall)

Stewart, John David on “Vitamin D: gateway to healthy longevity” 2012 (fall)

Stone, Roselyn on “Zen Buddhism” 2010 (fall)

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Sullivan, Philip on “Apollo 13: problems and solutions” 2010 (fall)

Sullivan Rosemary (U of T, English) on “Stalin’s daughter: a biographer’s tumultuous journey” 2021 (winter) Zoom

Sumner, Wayne (U of T, Philosophy) on “Assisted death” 2011 (fall)

Suzack, Cheryl (U of T, English and Indigenous Studies) on “Stories from Bella Bella: on being a guest and researcher in Heiltsuk territory: 2021 (summer) Zoom

Tait, Kimberly (ROM, Mineralogy) on “Our Martian adventure: what, how and why?” 2019 (fall)

Tavakoli, Mohamad (UTM, History) on “Narrating the Iranian revolution” 2017 (winter)

Thompson, A. Paul (U of T, IHPST and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) on “Genetic modification in agriculture” 2013 (winter)

Thomson, James (U of T, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) on “Polinator declines: what we need to know” 2013 (winter)

Tomczak, Kim, and Lisa Steele (U of T, Visual Studies) on “Who opened this door? An exploration of art and technology” 2016 (fall)

Toope, Stephen (U of T, Munk) on “The Munk School: past, present and future” 2016 (winter)

Tymianski, Mike (U of T, Medicine) on “Stroke drug development from the research lab to phase-3 clinical trials: be careful what you wish for” 2017 (fall)

Victor, Peter (York) on “Managing without growth: Slower by design, not disaster” 2013 (fall)

Vranic, Mladen (U of T, Medicine; SC fellow) on “Three stresses: fascism, communism, immigration” 2012 (winter); on “Diabetes epidemic: where are we now?” 2015 (fall)

Warkentin, Germaine (U of T, English; SC fellow) on panel on “Crisis in the Humanities: problems and possible solutions” 2011 (winter); on “Letters, glyphs and wampum: reading what in the brain?” 2011 (winter); on “Exploring the Codex Canadensis: Louis Nicolas, a rejected Jesuit, and the natural history of 17th-century Canada” 2016 (winter)

Warrington, Edward, see Milne

Watson, Cicely (and panel) (U of T; SC fellow) on “Academic dead ends: erosion of faculty tenure-stream positions” 2012 (winter) [RIP]

Wayne, Michael (U of T, History) on “Imaging black America” 2013 (winter)

Wellman, Barry (U of T, Sociology) on “The triple revolution: the tern to social networks; the personal internet revolution; the always-accessible mobile revolution” 2011 (fall)

Whittington, Stuart on “Random knots: From garden hoses to DNA” 2015 (winter)

Wigdor, Blossom (U of T; SC fellow) on “Aging” 2010 (fall)

Wilson, David (U of T, History; Dictionary of Canadian Biography) on “Cross-dressers, angels, gangsters, murderers and the mother from hell” 2020 (fall) Zoom

Wiseman, Nelson (U of T) on “The 2015 Canadian election” 2016 (fall)

Yeomans, John (U of T, Psychology) on “Shakespeare’s sonnets and early plays by Mary Sidney Herbert” 2019 (fall)