Arts & Ideas Speaker Series



Learn about Canadian and American politics from two experts in this double-header!



With today’s fast-paced news cycle and the growth of “fake news”, it can be difficult to get a handle on the political developments affecting our country. As a result, we want to invite you attend two special lectures:



Trudeaumania with Dr. Robert Wright

Date: Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 PM

Location: Prosserman JCC

Fee: $15



Delve into the hype surrounding Pierre Trudeau’s entry into federal politics and his unique assessment of the issues facing Canada and the world. The lecture will conclude with Trudeaumania’s second incarnation, during the election campaign that saw his son, Justin Trudeau, elected Prime Minister of Canada. Dr. Robert Wright is a best-selling author and professor of history at Trent University Durham.



Click here to watch an interview with Robert Wright



The Trump Administration with Dr. Robert Bothwell

Date: Thursday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Schwartz/Reisman Centre

Fee: $15



Donald Trump has overturned decades of American policy, both foreign and domestic. This lecture will delve into some of Trump’s most controversial decisions and make informed predictions regarding their potential impact on Canadians. Dr. Robert Bothwell is a renowned specialist in political and foreign policy history, and a professor in the Department of History and the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.



REGISTER NOW for either or both of these fascinating lectures!