2018 - 2019 Laurier Milton Lecture Series

Overview of Lecture Series

Wilfrid Laurier University, the Town of Milton and the Milton Public Library are pleased to present the 2018-19 Laurier Milton Lecture Series.

Wilfrid Laurier has long supported the public role of academics to bring their knowledge and thinking outside of the classroom. The Laurier Milton Lecture Series provides a wonderful opportunity to engage in a public dialogue with citizens of Milton on a broad array of important topics. We are pleased that the presentations represent the current research and analysis of members of different Faculties and University Departments/Programs.

The lecture series is a partnership between the Town of MiltonWilfrid Laurier University, and the Milton Public Library.

Admission is free. No registration is required.

All lectures take place from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the dates noted below at the First Ontario Arts Centre Milton.

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Lecture Series Schedule

October 10, 2018

When Offenders Say “I’m Sorry”: The Meaning and Consequences of Death Row Apologies
Dr. Judy Eaton, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences

November 14, 2018

Cannabis Legalization

Dr. Bruce McKay, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Science

December 12, 2018

What Outdoor Skating Rinks Teach Us About Climate Change

Dr. Robert McLeman, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Arts

January 9, 2019

The Role of Allies in Canada’s Reconciliation: A Few Thoughts

Erin Hodson, Laurier’s Indigenous Curriculum Specialist

February 20, 2019

From The Nucleus To The Stars

Dr. Shohini Ghose, Department of Physics and Computer Science, Faculty of Science

March 13, 2019

The Smart Silver Economy: Tech-Enabled Aging for Good

Dr. Josephine McMurray, Business Technology Management Program, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics

April 10, 2019

Waste Not, Want Not: Rethinking Wastewater Treatment

Dr. Scott Smith, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science

May 8, 2019

The Changing Face of Canada's Boreal Forests

Dr. Jennifer Baltzer, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science