• Peninsula Pursuits

Would you like to know more about the interests of the people who live and work in your community? This series of stimulating lectures will introduce you to a variety of topics. Register for a single session or receive a discounted fee if you sign up for all three sessions.


If you wish to receive the UVic on the Peninsula flyer that is mailed out each August and December, please call 250-721-7797 or email art.sci@uvic.ca.

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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Black History in British Columbia (at Mary Winspear Centre)

In the first half of this session Fran Morrison tells the story of the migration and settlement of Black people from 1858 to 1871, their achievements, as well as the attitudes towards Black people in British Columbia historically, through an overview of subjects such as education, employment, social issues, legal issues and the political environment.
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The Religious Origins of Fake News and Alternative Facts (at Mary Winspear Centre)

During the 2016 Presidential Election and since the election of Donald Trump, much has been written and discussed about fake news and alternative facts. In this presentation Dr. Douglas describes how our fake news world has its origin in the Christian fundamentalism of the early 20th century.
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Top 10 Ways You Can Improve Your Brain Health (at Mary Winspear Centre)

Join Dr. Christie to learn some of the key things you can do to keep your brain healthy and happy as you age, and to hear about some of his students latest research on new ways to help keep your brain healthy.
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