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The Lower Mainland Bookcrossing Meetup Group Message Board › John Ralston Saul speaking in Vancouver, Saturday, May 24th, 2008

John Ralston Saul speaking in Vancouver, Saturday, May 24th, 2008

M. Diane R.
eicuthbertson
Burnaby, BC
Post #: 12
I thought some of our members would be interested in this event.


Saturday May 24, at 7:30 pm at Simon Fraser's Vancouver Harbour Centre campus,
John Ralston Saul, author of "The Unconscious Civilization" and other books, will be speaking on

"The Independent Scholar and Public Intellectual in a Corporatist Era"

There is also a Special Reception:
Meet John Ralston Saul prior to the keynote address. 6:15 pm

Seating is limited for these events & reservations are required.

This is the keynote speech for the Canadian Academy of Independent Scholars' inaugural symposium: Public Intellectuals Today: Modes & Models of Independent Scholarship, May 24-25th, 2008

For details of these events, see the website of the Canadian Academy of Independent Scholars: http://www.sfu.ca/ind...­

I am looking for volunteers to help with registration, etc. for the Saturday event. If interested, please get in touch with me.
M. Diane R.
eicuthbertson
Burnaby, BC
Post #: 13
With with the Independent Scholars' symposium, there are two films showing too


Friday, May 16th ? Monday, May 19th

Two films shown in conjunction with the Canadian Academy of Independent Scholars' symposium and the Vancouver International Film Centre, Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street (at Davie).

Bernardo Bertolucci, 1900 (Italy, 1976).
Director?s cut 315 min (5 ¼ hrs)

Joseph Dorman, Arguing the World (US, 1998).

Each film will be screened twice over the course of four days.

For film descriptions, exact times, directions, and ticket purchase, go to http://www.vifc.org/h...­

For full symposium details, see: http://www.sfu.ca/ind...­
Marina
themarina
Group Organizer
Vancouver, BC
Post #: 416
Hehe! Talk about timely! I've set up a movie group event for "1900".

If anyone wants to come along, fell free to check out the event details and join us!

http://movies.meetup....­
M. Diane R.
eicuthbertson
Burnaby, BC
Post #: 14
I'm still looking for a couple more volunteers to help with registration, etc. for this Saturday evening's talk by John Ralson Saul. If interested in hearing John Ralson Saul's talk for free, please get in touch with me.

There is also an exhibit at the downtown SFU campus in Vancouver associated with this symposium - about the Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovsky who came to British Columbia in 1925.

May 24 - August 31, 2008

SFU gallery: http://www.sfu.ca/art...­
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