Lecturer biography: David Walden holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and Political Science and a Master of Arts in Canadian Studies, both from Carleton University.
The Fall 2018 Single Lecture Presentations will offer several single daytime and evening lectures offered throughout the months of September and October. Artificial Intelligence Demystified (September 24th) 2. Diane will also do live demonstrations, so participants will come away with a better understanding of different approaches to phrasing, interpreting a song, and interacting with musicians.
Rebels and Radicals: Canada and the Spanish Civil War (September 26th) 4. With examples from Bessie Smith, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, and others, she will provide insights into what made these singers so unique.
Lecturer biography: Patryk Polec has a Ph D from the University of Ottawa, where he taught Canadian History as an Assistant Professor.
His main areas of interest include ethnic and immigration history, surveillance, 20th century radicalism, and military history.
This lecture focuses on the Canadian volunteers who formed their own fighting unit, the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, and their legacy.
It will also explore Canada’s response to the war, government surveillance, and memory and commemoration.
Fifty Years of Darkness: Why We STILL Don’t Know What the Universe is Made of! The Human Microbiome and How It Affects Health (October 24th) 19. (re)Conciliation in Haudenosaunee Culture and Practice (October 25th) 21.
(Note: Section I and Section II of this lecture presentation contain the same content) Lecturer biography: Singer/songwriter Diane Nalini composes and sings in four languages.
Diane is also the resident vocalist with the Ottawa Jazz Orchestra and sings regularly with them at the National Arts Centre. Nalini has given several keynote addresses for the Regina Teachers’ Association’s annual conference, the Bell Regional Science Fair in Montreal, the University of Waterloo, and the Dawson College graduation ceremony. She then held two post-doctoral fellowships (she was an 1851 Research Fellow in the Department of Materials at the University of Oxford and the Salvesen Junior Research Fellow at New College, Oxford).
She later joined the faculty at the University of Guelph for five and half years in the physics department, where she taught undergraduate physics, astronomy as well as an innovative course on the physics of music which allowed her to combine her two passions.