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“Extra-FYP” Lecture Series 2015-2016

"Extra-FYP" Lecture Series 2015-2016

King’s has released its schedule for the 2015-2016  Extra-FYP lectures. This lecture series is free and open for anyone to attend, and serves to augment the curriculum with diverse perspectives not directly covered in the Foundation Year Programme.

Start time: Evening. Times for each lecture TBD.
Location: KTS Lecture Hall, 2nd Floor, King’s Academic Building 
Admission: Free 
Attendees: Open to Everyone 


Wed., 16 September 2015 

Examining the remains: Material Culture of the Ancient World

Dr. Jannette Vusich, Assistant Professor (Sessional), Early Modern Studies Programme, University of King’s College

Wed., 14 October 2015 

Is Enlightenment a Result or a Condition of Practice? Buddhism’s 4th-6th Century Transit from India to China

Dr. Douglas Berger, Visiting Lecturer

Wed., 28 October 2015 

Tantra: Medieval Indian Technologies of Sex, Power, Magic, and Enlightenment

Dr. Nathan McGovern, Classics Department, Dalhousie

Wed., 18 November 2015 

Renaissance Music: ‘Tuning’ the Soul 

Dr. Ian Stewart, Assistant Professor of Humanities, University of King’s College

Wed., 25 November 2015 

“We Were Not Savages”: Mi’kmaq Perspectives on the Collision of North American and European Civilizations 

Dr. Daniel Paul, Visiting Lecturer

Wed., 2 December 2015

“The True and the Beautiful in Renaissance Art and Architecture”

Hon. Peter Bryson, Foundation Year Programme Alumnus

Wed., 27 January 2016

The East is Read: China in Early Enlightenment Thought

Dr. Simon Kow, Associate Professor of Humanities, University of King’s College

Wed. 10 February 2016 

Revolutions in Music: Beethoven and the Art of Listening 

Dr. Angus Johnston, Inglis Professor, University of King’s College

Wed., 2 March 2016 at 8:00pm

Revolutions in Music: Wagner and the Art of Willing 

Dr. Neil Robertson, Associate Professor of Humanities, University of King’s College

Wed., 23rd March 2016 

Heidegger’s ‘Question Concerning Technology’ 

Dr. Daniel Brandes, Assistant Professor of Humanities, University of King’s College


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