Programme 2018-2019

The VWA meetings take place on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. in Alumni Hall: Room 112, Victoria College Building (Old Vic). The annual lunch takes place on Wednesday, April 17, 11:40 a.m. for 12 noon, in Alumni Hall. Guests are welcome. We are pleased that  Professor David S. Wright, Kenneth and Patricia Taylor Distinguished Professor of Foreign Affairs, is our guest speaker; his topic is “Current Issues in International Politics.” 


Wed., October 24, 2 p.m. : “Librarians' Imprint: History of the Libraries at Victoria University” (Illustrated)
AGATHA BARC, Pratt Library
This is a joint meeting with Friends of the Library

Wed., November 28, 2 p.m.: “Awe, Majesty and Danger: Science in the Arctic Ocean” (Illustrated)
PROF. ELIZABETH RIDDELL-DIXON, Author of Breaking the Ice: Canada, Sovereignty, and the Arctic Extended Continental Shelf

Wed., January 23, 2 p.m.: "Vic Now"
KELLEY CASTLE, Dean of Students
JAYDE JONES, VUSAC President
KELVIN BROWNE, CEO and Executive Director of the Gardiner Museum

Wed., February, 27, 2 p.m.: “Slowing Down Time: Lessons from Antiquity” 
PROF. JUDITH NEWMAN, Emmanuel College

Wed., March 27, 2 p.m.: “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? The Hype and Hope of Artificial Intelligence (Illustrated)
PROF. JIMMY BA, Dept of Computer Science

Wed., April 17, 11:40 for 12 noon: Annual Luncheon with Guest Speaker
PROF. DAVID S. WRIGHT, Kenneth and Patricia Taylor Distinguished Professor of Foreign Affairs
"Current Issues in International Politics"

Tickets and price available in February. Please purchase tickets and order vegetarian and gluten-free lunches by April 9. Unfortunately, we can accommodate only those with luncheon tickets. 


The VWA Annual General Meeting follows.

Note: Tickets and price available in February. (The price will be posted here.) Please purchase tickets and order vegetarian and gluten-free lunches by April 9, 2019. Guests are welcome.

You may bring cash or cheque to the February 27 or the March 27 VWA meeting OR you may send a cheque, payable to the VWA, for the required amount to:

VWA c/o Victoria Alumni Office, 150 Charles St. W., Toronto, ON  M5S 1K9

Tickets ordered by mail may be picked up at the venue before the lunch; doors open at 11:40 a.m.

E-mail inquiries: vwa1897@gmail.com

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