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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
April 23, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

2012 - 2013 Series



Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Lakes of Canada's North: Messages in the Mud (One Book, One Community Kick-off Lecture)
Dr. Brent Wolfe, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The United Nations and Syria
Dr. Alistair Edgar, Department of Political Science

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Important Issues in Climate Change
Professor Jerry Salloum, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Feeding the Dead: Offering Food to Ancestors in China
Dr. Michel Desjardins, Department of Global Studies

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The Human Face: Some Thoughts
Dr. Don Morgenson, Department of Psychology

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

The Great Church Schism: 1378 - 1417
Dr. Gordon Greene, Faculty of Music

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Berlin Zoo in German History: Animal and Humans
Dr. Gary Bruce, History, uWaterloo

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Out of Afghanistan
Dr. Alistair Edgar, Executive Director, Academic Council on the United Nations System/Political Science, Laurier

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Looking Into the Living Eye: Understanding Vision and the Brain

Dr. Melanie Campbell, Physics & Astronomy, uWaterloo

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Native Women: Life Stages, Memory, Teachings and Story Medicine

Dr. Kim Anderson, Contemporary Studies, Laurier

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
History & Fiction: Two Ways of Getting at the Past

Dr. Andrew Hunt, Director, Tri-University Graduate Program in History, uWaterloo

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The Social Networking of Terrorist Groups
Jeff Weyers, Laurier alumni, Halton Region Police Service

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
What to Do About Unwanted Thoughts

Dr. Christine Purdon, Psychology, uWaterloo

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Terror Bombing of Germany: A Legitimate Target or War Crime?

Professor Michael Bechthold, Centre for Military, Strategic & Disarmament Studies/History, Laurier