This lecture focuses on the Canadian volunteers who formed their own fighting unit, the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, and their legacy.
It will also explore Canada’s response to the war, government surveillance, and memory and commemoration.
The Fall 2018 Single Lecture Presentations will offer several single daytime and evening lectures offered throughout the months of September and October. Artificial Intelligence Demystified (September 24th) 2. Diane will also do live demonstrations, so participants will come away with a better understanding of different approaches to phrasing, interpreting a song, and interacting with musicians.
Rebels and Radicals: Canada and the Spanish Civil War (September 26th) 4. With examples from Bessie Smith, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, and others, she will provide insights into what made these singers so unique.
In this lecture, we will go over the hundred year-old history of intelligent machines, discuss what they are, how they work, and why there is so much hype surrounding them right now.
Unfortunately, most reporters, and their audiences, are woefully under-educated about the topic.
Diane is also the resident vocalist with the Ottawa Jazz Orchestra and sings regularly with them at the National Arts Centre. Nalini has given several keynote addresses for the Regina Teachers’ Association’s annual conference, the Bell Regional Science Fair in Montreal, the University of Waterloo, and the Dawson College graduation ceremony. She then held two post-doctoral fellowships (she was an 1851 Research Fellow in the Department of Materials at the University of Oxford and the Salvesen Junior Research Fellow at New College, Oxford).
She later joined the faculty at the University of Guelph for five and half years in the physics department, where she taught undergraduate physics, astronomy as well as an innovative course on the physics of music which allowed her to combine her two passions.
A Canadian Abroad: Architecture, Poetry, and Calligraphy (October 15th) 12. Wisdom that Brings Us to Peace and Happiness (October 18th) 14. Following that, Misha completed the Master of Cognitive Science program at Carleton University, focusing on emotional language production in the psychopathic population.
The Mavericks: Comets and Asteroids (October 11th) 11. Lecturer biography: Misha Sokolov received his undergraduate degree from University of Ottawa in Psychology, where his research focused on emotional perception and emotional mimicry in the non-suicidal self injury population.