Join the Dialogue and Debate!

The spring Lecture Jams are starting at the Learning Exchange, on select Monday evenings in May and June 2008.  Everyone is welcome to attend the lively lectures led by Faculty members from UBC Vancouver.

The following FREE public lectures run from 5-6:30 PM:

Climate Change – past present, and future
With: Sara Harris, Instructor, UBC Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences
When: Monday, May 12th
Recent changes in Earth’s climate are very likely associated with human activities.  What scientific evidence do we have that supports a link between what we do and the recent trend of global warming? How long ago might humans have started influencing climate?

How Many People?
With:
Nathan Lauster, Assistant Professor – UBC School of Social Work
When: Monday, May 26th
Demographic trends from around the world

Happiness
With: Elizabeth Dunn, Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Psychology
When: Monday, June 2nd
Ever wonder what makes people happy? Do people know what will make them happy? Does happiness matter?

Critical Media Analysis
With:
Rima Wilkes, Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Sociology
When: Monday, June 16th
Can you read between the lines to find the “real” story? How accurate is the content?

To find out more, contact Dionne Pelan, Storefront Programs Coordinator.