• In Pursuit of Knowledge - Spring

This series of daytime lectures will acquaint you with UVic faculty and their many areas of interest. You may register for individual sessions or receive a discount for the full series registration. Coffee and/or tea is included.

This series also runs in the Fall beginning in September.

Refund Policy

A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from a course prior to the course start date. For courses with more than one class, a refund, less a minimum $15 administrative fee may be issued if you withdraw prior to the second class. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card.

 

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Sessions

Great Expectations: Representations of Pregnancy in the Victorian Novel

Victorian literature experts Mary Elizabeth Leighton and Lisa Surridge will explore this topic with reference to both text and image in well-known Victorian novels.
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20,000 Pings Under the Sea: An Astronomer’s Voyage on the Nautilus

Hear about life on board and review some of the highlights of the voyage as the crew dove into some of the ocean’s most spectacular deep sea hydrothermal vents.
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Gender, Resilience, Resistance: Lessons from a Women's Cooperative Farm in South Africa

In this lecture, historian Elizabeth Vibert will recount the story of a women’s cooperative vegetable farm in South Africa and consider the role of small-scale farming and community-based “development” in poverty alleviation and women’s empowerment.
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