Category Archives: Trent Talks

#TrentVoices Summer Literary Series

Stay tuned! ‪#‎TrentVoices‬ -- the Trent Alumni interview podcast -- is starting production on our summer season. We'll be offering up some great listening for the dog days of summer with a Trent Literary Series with several notable and award-winning alumni authors/writers, including: *Leah McLaren (novelist and columnist for Globe and Mail, Maclean's, Toronto Life)…
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Trent University School of the Environment Seminar Series Part 1

"There is a lot of amazing environmental research going on at Trent University that people may not be aware of," says Dr. Stephen Bocking, director of the Trent School of the Environment, as he speaks about the School's inaugural seminar series which kicked off on March 28, 2016. The four-part series showcases the breadth of…
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The Last Lecture of 2016

The Last Lecture offers graduating students an opportunity to come together and reflect upon their experiences at Trent University, bring closure to the time that they have spent here, and celebrate their many accomplishments both inside and outside of the classroom. This annual event features an address by a graduating student, a distinguished alumna/us and…
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Alumni Panel Discussion: The Big Picture (and Other Leadership Concepts for the Advancement of Women)

A panel discussion featuring: Dalal Al-Waheidi ’98, Anne Larcade '81, Nancy Austin '76 and Rann Sharma '97. The panel, moderated by former Trent president, Bonnie Patterson, consisted of women from the private and public sectors, not-for-profit organizations, male-dominated professions, female-dominated professions, and governmental representation. The panel included Dalal Al-Waheidi '98, executive director of Global We…
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Through a Canadian Lens: The Current and Future Landscape of Television and Film

Some of Trent University’s brightest alumni came together October 15 to give a critical appraisal of the state of Canadian media. A full house at Bagnani House were treated to “Through A Canadian Lens, The Current and Future Landscape of Television and Film.” This insightful event drew Peterborough community members, as well as Trent faculty,…
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The 2015 Kenneth Mark Drain Chair in Ethics Lecture Featuring Dr. Brad Park

The Kenneth Mark Drain Lecture: Dr. Brad Park's talk: "Open and Mindful: The Deference of Consciousness and the Dawn of Moral Comportment." Plus, exclusive music from Ian Tamblyn. Prof. Park earned his Bachelor’s degree from Trent in Philosophy and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii. He is an associate professor of Philosophy at…
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The 2015 Margaret Laurence Lecture Featuring Martha Friendly

The 2015 Margaret Laurence Lecture, featuring childcare/early childcare expert/activist, Martha Friendly. Martha Friendly is Canada’s leading child care advocate and a major architect of policy thinking on child care issues. With over forty years of involvement in child care/early childhood education, she is currently the Executive Director (and founder) of the Childcare Resource and Research…
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North at Trent 2015 Lecture: National Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde

National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Perry Bellegarde giving the first talk in the North at Trent 2015 lecture series: “Saskatchewan First Nations and the Province’s Resource Future.” Chief Bellegarde discusses Saskatchewan’s current and unprecedented resource boom. With oil and gas in the south, potash in central Saskatchewan, and uranium in the province’s…
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