Monday, August 22, 2011 | Categories: Coming Up |
Monday, August 22
THE ART OF IDEAS
She has spent a lifetime asking questions. Her body of work was never satisfied with the answers. Poet, anarchist, intellectual, former radio producer, and co-creator of the program IDEAS, we honour Phyllis Webb in this documentary by Robert McTavish.
Tuesday, August 23
Photographer Freeman Patterson says, "the camera looks both ways." He welcomes IDEAS host Paul Kennedy to his idyllic home on the banks of New Brunswick's St. John River, where they talk about art, and nature.
Wednesday, August 24
THE 2010 DALTON CAMP LECTURE
She has worked in the world's most dangerous places - Afghanistan, Iraq, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo - to report on the ravages of war and disease. Currently South Asia correspondent for the Globe and Mail, award-winning journalist Stephanie Nolen delivers the 2010 Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism.
Thursday, August 25
BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE 21ST CENTURY WILL BELONG TO CHINA
Renowned historian and lecturer Niall Ferguson, and the celebrated Chinese economist David D. Li argue for the motion. Speaking against it are CNN foreign affairs commentator and TIME magazine's editor-at-large, Fareed Zakaria, and former US secretary of State, Henry Kissinger.The Munk Debates is an initiative of the Aurea Foundation, a charitable organization founded in 2006 by Peter and Melanie Munk to "improve the quality and vitality of public debate in Canada." For further information visit the munk debates website.