Massey Talks! – Evolution and Change

Massey Talks! – Evolution and Change

Massey Talks! presents “Evolution and Change”

In dialogue with Jean Riley, Dr. Frank Cunningham & Dr. Brian Corman

When: January 21st, 2016

Where: Upper Library

Massey Talks! is an initiative of the Junior Fellowship that has occurred regularly for several years. Its purpose is to create new opportunities for Senior Fellows, Junior Fellows, and members of the Quadrangler Society to interact and engage in discussion.

Talks take place in the intimate setting of the Massey College Upper Library. Both speakers and members of the audience come from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds and represent the best of the interdisciplinary spirit of the college.

On January 21st, 2016 we are proud to be joined by:

Jean Riley, communications consultant, former chair of National Arts Centre of Canada, Quadrangler
• Jean Riley’s professional life has been as a communications consultant, brokering strategic partnerships between the not-for-profit, the public and the private sector. She has served a number of not-for-profit boards focused on the environment and the arts. From 1995 to 1999, she served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of The National Arts Centre of Canada in Ottawa.

Dr. Frank Cunningham, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Political Science, Senior Fellow
• Frank Cunningham is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Toronto and currently Adjunct Professor of Urban Studies at Simon Fraser University. His teaching and research has been in the area of social and political theory, with an emphasis in recent years on urban philosophy. He is Past President of the Canadian Philosophical Association.

Dr. Brian Corman,
Professor Emeritus, Department of English, Senior Fellow
• Brian Corman is Professor Emeritus of English. His research is on British literature, 1660-1800. His publications include Genre and Generic Change in English Drama, 1660-1710 and Women Novelists before Jane Austen: The Critics and their Canons and The Broadview Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Comedy. He served as editor of the University of Toronto Quarterly from 1996 to 2009.

Following short presentations from each of our guests there will be a moderated discussion with participation from the audience.

Massey Talks! are free and open to all members of the college community and their guests. No reservation is required. We hope to see you all there.

If you have any further questions please contact Kevin Chan or Misha Boutilier off list at or