2019 Fall Speaker Series - Confirmed List

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Oct. 1

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Dr. Stephen Scharper

Associate Professor, University of Toronto

"Suspense Craft: The Gripping Genius of Alfred Hitchcock"

Oct. 8

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Andrea Baston


Author and Retired Lawyer

"World War II’s “Little Norway” in Toronto and Muskoka"

Oct. 15

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Larry Noonan


Retired Principal and educational consultant

"The Rouge Watershed:

 People’s Stories for a People’s Park"

Oct. 22


Lianne Harris

History, Culture & Social Studies Resource Specialist at Toronto District School Board; Curriculum Advisor for Upper Canada College

“Persia (Ancient Persia to Modern Iran)

Oct. 29


Melanie Care MSc, CCGC


Genetic Counselor

“Genetics and Your Health:

  Separating Science from Science Fiction”

Nov. 5

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Dan Calinescu


Retired teacher; a Dickens “enthusiast”

"A Dickensian Christmas"


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J.D.M. Stewart



"Being Prime Minister:  Behind-the-scenes Stories of

  Canada’s Leaders"


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Dr. Mike Daley 


Musicologist-specializing in the history of music.

"The Beatles from Inception to Beatlemania”