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Report on the Senior College Colloquium Is the existence of privileged groups essential to the functioning of societies? October 21, 2021

October 21, 2021, 2:00 -4:00 pm Chairs: Daphne and Charles Maurer Attendance: 18 Location: Zoom Is the existence of privileged groups essential to the functioning of societies? The discussion was lively and involved different approaches to inequality. The Maurers presented poll data that showed that most people thought equality was desirable, but in diverse situations, … Read More

Senior College, University of Toronto Presents the Art Show: Helen Lenskyj’s AUSTRALIA: TREES, MOUNTAINS, AND WATER on September 17, 2020 at 2:00-4:00pm

Art Show Opening with a Short Presentation by the Artist, Helen Lenskyj           Thursday, September 17, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm The event is Free. All are welcome, but we do require registration by Monday, September 14, 2020. Please register at: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=JsKqeAMvTUuQN7RtVsVSEKo-DHaj3xRAluk2q6EEM7NUME44Mk4wU0lLRFJWRlJWSVRKMzdGOUhEMi4u The catalogue can be found at https://seniorcollege.utoronto.ca/12520-2/  

The Expanding Universe of Astronomy By John R. Percy Professor Emeritus: Astronomy & Astrophysics, and Science Education University of Toronto What an interesting project — to encourage our members to reflect on the evolution of their discipline!  I’m not a professional historian – far from it – but I’m actively interested in heritage.  I lead … Read More