Great Explorations: Academic Discussions Previously Recorded

We look forward to seeing you in the Spring of 2018, as the University of Toronto Scarborough continues our Snider Speaker's Series - Great Explorations - a series of academic discussions examining developments affecting Canada as we celebrate Canadian Perspectives. 

Great Explorations welcomes you to join us and hear from some of the campus' most renowned thinkers.  Building on our history of community engagement, the series offers an intellectually enriching experience that explores critical issues in the world today.  The series follows a two-part format, opening with remarks followed by a question-and-answer period with attendees.

October 31 - Canadian Refugee Admission and Incorporation Policies

Phil Triadafilopoulos is an Associate Professor of Political Science, and Associate Director of the School of Public Policy and Governance.

October 17 - The State of Postsecondary Education and Immigration Status: A U.S./Canada comparison

Paloma E.]. Villegas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology.

October 3 - Where are the Nations of Immigrants? An Historian Talks to the 21st Century

Donna Gabaccia is a Professor of History at the University of Toronto.

Professor Chris Cochrane (Photographer Kevin Kelly)

May 1 - Growing Left/Right Political Divide in Canada and the US

Professor Chris Cochrane is the author of Left and Right: The Small World of Political Ideas.

April 24 - Is Canadian Federalism Up to 21st Century Policy Challenges?

Professor Grace Skogstad is Chair of U of T Scarborough's Department of Political Science

April 10 - Canada and Global Health

Professor Anne-Emanuelle Birn served as Canada Research Chair in International Health from 2001 to 2013.

April 3 - Arts and the Future of Health

Professor Andrea Charise is the lead developer and instructor of Canada’s first undergraduate curriculum in Health Humanities.