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Don’t Get Locked In -Henrik Jacobsen on Climate Change and the “Smart City”

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Don’t Get Locked In

Henrik Jacobsen on Climate Change and the “Smart City”

The second lecture in the Resident Members’ Series this year was brought to us by Henrik Jacobsen, a third-year PhD student in the Department of Political Science. The talk focused on the concept of the “smart city” especially in the context of our current climate crisis.

The Circle and the Rectangle: Art, Indigenous Residential Schools and the Dynamics of Oppression and Healing -by Ruth Phillips

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In February, art historian Ruth Phillips visited Green College from Carleton University. The former director of the Museum of Anthropology (MOA), located next door to the college, she opened her talk with a painting by Cree artist Kent Monkman called The Scream. The painting, which you can view here, depicts RCMP officers forcibly removing Indigenous children from their families and homes to be placed in residential schools.

Thinking (About) Computers: With Kevin Leyton-Brown

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Thinking (About) Computers

With Kevin Leyton-Brown

 

[image - Artificial Intelligence: The Journey So Far, and the World in 2029 2030]

Even one year can see dramatic changes in the development of, and our usage of, Artificial Intelligence. The struck-out year on the title of Kevin Leyton-Brown’s talk, 2029 to 2030, is evocative of the pace at which Artificial Intelligence (AI) is moving and evolving in the twenty-first century.

Hope as Rebellion: Changing Environmental Thought and the Climate Crisis

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Hope as Rebellion: Changing Environmental Thought and the Climate Crisis

Following the release of The Nature of Canada, Green College was host to a panel discussion about the nature of Canada and the nature of Canadians, important considerations just one week after the global climate strike.

I’ll stick with good old storytelling - Scott McIntyre

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I’ll stick with good old storytelling

-  Scott McIntyre

This semester’s John V. Clyne lecture series at Green College is presented by Scott McIntyre and focuses on the history of publishing in building Canadian literary culture. Founding partner of Douglas & McIntyre Publishers, Scott’s three lectures look at the role of publishers in shaping Canadian public literary culture.

You alone will always be the city of my dreams

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You alone will always be the city of my dreams

Viennese New Year’s Concert with Judith Valerie Engel

Judith Valerie Engel

During the holiday period, Green College residents enjoy sharing their own traditions with each other. This January Judith Valerie Engel brought some Viennese culture to the Piano Lounge with her debut performance at the college.

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