Lecture Videos – Winter 2015

Tues. Feb. 3rd., 7 pm

Keith Akers, activist and author of The Lost Religion of Jesus: Simple Living and Nonviolence in Early Christianity.

Topic: “Animals in Earliest Christianity.”

Location: University College, 15 Kings College Circle, room 256.

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Tues. Feb. 10th. 7 pm

Camille Labchuck, animal rights lawyer.

Topic: “Where the Canadian Political Parties Stand on Animal Rights Issues.”

Location: University College, 15 Kings College Circle, room 67 (basement level).

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Tues. Feb. 17th. 7 pm

Dr. Paul Bali, activist, one of the Slaughterhouse Seven, and instructor in Philosophy at Ryerson University; Vittoria Lion, activist and student in the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto; and Paul York, doctoral student in the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto

Topic: “Controversial Topics in the Animal Rights Movement.”

Location: University College, 15 Kings College Circle, room 256.

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Tues. Feb. 24th., 7 pm

Dr. Paul Waldau, lead faculty member for the Anthrozoology program at Canisius College, Buffalo.

Topic: “‘Venturing Beyond the Tyranny of Small Differences’: The Relationship Between the Conservation and Animal Protection Movements.”

Location: University College, 15 Kings College Circle, room 256.

 

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Tues. Mar. 3rd., 7 pm

Vittoria Lion, University of Toronto

Topic: The emerging Climate Vegan Movement

Location: Podium Building, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street

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Tues. Mar. 17th., 7 pm

Lorena Elke, activist, educator, author, “Meet Me At the Stockyards” organizer, and researcher for the documentaries Water on the Table and The Ghosts in Our Machine,

“The Intersection Between Activism and Witchcraft in Relation to Animal Rights Protests, Demonstrations, and Direct Action”

Location:  Jorgenson Hall, Ryerson University, 380 Victoria St., rm. 440

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Tues. Mar. 24th., 7 pm

Alyson Fortowsky, activist and MA in English Literature at the University of Alberta.

“Are Intellectuals Obligated to Consider the Oppression of Animals?”

Location: Victoria Building, Ryerson University, 285 Victoria St., rm. 204.

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Tues. Mar. 31st., 7 pm

Ryan Phillips

“Spectacle, Ethical Foods, and Animals in Contemporary Consumer Culture.”

Location: Jorgenson Hall, Ryerson University, 380 Victoria St., rm. 1043

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Tues. Apr. 7th., 7 pm

Dr. Will Kymlicka, Professor of Philosophy at Queen’s University and co-author of Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights.

“Why the Left Has Refused to Address Animal Oppression.”

Location: Victoria Building, Ryerson University, 285 Victoria St., rm. 513

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Tues. Apr. 14th., 7 pm

An evening with Liz Marshall, social and environmental justice filmmaker and director of Water on the Table and The Ghosts in Our Machine.

Location: Victoria Building, Ryerson University, 285 Victoria St., rm. 513

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Tues. Apr. 21st., 7 pm

Paul Bali, activist, one of the Slaughterhouse Seven, and instructor in Philosophy at Ryerson University.

“The Everywhere Unsayable: Animals in Literature and Cinema.”

Location: Victoria Building, Ryerson University, 285 Victoria St., rm. 104

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Tues. Apr. 28th., 7 pm

Kevin Hodges, PhD. candidate in the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto.

Topic: “Vegetarianism and Veganism in the Ancient Greek World.”

Location: Victoria Building, Ryerson University, 285 Victoria St., rm. 104

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Term organizer: Vittoria Lion