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August 21, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Kitchener Public Library "Ideas & Issues" Lecture Series



This popular noon-hour lecture series, now in its 40th year, focuses on current affairs and topics from the world of political and social science, history and the arts. Speakers from the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University give informal lectures at Kitchener Public Library's newly renovated main branch on Queen Street.


Location:

KPL Central Library
85 Queen Street 
Kitchener, ON  519.743.0271
www.kpl.org


Time: 

Wednesdays from 12 - 1 p.m., September 2014 - March 2015.


Who Can Attend?

Everyone is invited to attend these free public lectures! 


Fall 2014

Wednesday, September 24
Werewolves and Medievalism in Harry Potter
Dr. Renee Ward, Medieval Studies, Laurier  

Wednesday, October 8
Peace-keeping in the Central African Republic and DR Congo: Can International Intervention Prevent Genocide?
Dr. Alistair Edgar, Political Science, Laurier

Wednesday, October 29
The Call of War: Canada Embraces a Total War
Dr. Andrew Thomson, History, Laurier

Wednesday, November 5
A War to End all Peace? The Legacy of World War One, 1914-2014
Dr. Leonard Friesen, History, Laurier 

Wednesday, November 19
Beyond the Space Odyssey: Drones, Artificial Intelligence and the Ethics of Mechanized Killing
Dr. Sara Matthews, Global Studies, Laurier