Programme 2015-2016

VWA Programme, 2015-16

All programmes take place in Alumni Hall, Old Vic, at 2 p.m., except the luncheon which takes place at 11:45 for 12 noon.

Wed., Oct. 28, 2 p.m.: 

"Cooking all'italiana: Janet Duff Gordon Ross and Her Tuscan Kitchen"  (Illustrated)

with Prof. Anne Urbancic, M.R. Jackman Professor of Humanities

Wed., Nov. 25, 2 p.m.: 

"Love and Lust in Machiavelli's The Mandrake Root: A Critique of Sexual Attraction and Contemporary Marriage"  (Illustrated)

with Prof. Konrad Eisenbichler, Renaissance Studies

Wed., Jan. 27, 2 p.m.:

"Vic Now"

with Kelley Castle, Dean of Students; Ben Atkins, VUSAC Co-President; and Prof. Will Robins, Vic President

Wed., Feb. 24, 2 p.m.: 

"The Altars Where We Worship: Religion and Popular Culture"

with Prof. Mark Toulouse, Principal, Emmanuel College

Wed., Mar. 23, 2 p.m.:

"Current Issues in International Politics" 

with Prof. David Wright, Taylor Distinguished Professor of Foreign Affairs

Wed., Apr. 20: Luncheon, 11:45 for 12 noon:

with Guest Speaker, Camilla Gibb, Author and Professor, "When Fiction Fails a Novelist"

The AGM follows.

Tickets are $35. Please bring cash (exact amount, if possible) or cheque payable to the VWA to the February 24 or the March 23 VWA meeting.

You may also mail a cheque, for arrival by April 12, to:


c/o The Victoria Alumni Office

150 Charles Street West

Toronto ON  M5S 1K9

Tickets for mailed payments will be held for pick-up before 11:45 a.m. on April 20. Please note that vegetarian and gluten-free lunches are available if ordered by April 12, 2016.

Camilla Gibb's books will be available for purchase before and after the luncheon.

Please join us! Guests are welcome.

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