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Communications, Media & Film

Auto analyst to address business students

Industry analyst Dennis DesRosiers will identify winners and losers in the North American automotive sector over the past two years in a classroom presentation to marketing students in the Odette School of Business on Wednesday, October 5. The class begins at 8 a.m. in room 112, Odette Building.

This lecture is open to members of the public, but space is limited. To ensure adequate seating, RSVP to Barbara Barone at or 519-253-3000, ext. 3678.


A democratic society must make space for the humanities, says philosopher

Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have rightly been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens, says philosopher Martha Nussbaum. But recently, she argues, thinking about the aims of education has gone disturbingly awry both in the United States and abroad.

Lecture to explore feminism and argumentation

Feminists criticize the extent to which logic and other models for argumentation eliminate important contextual elements and force specific interpretations as if they were neutral, says philosophy professor Catherine Hundleby.

She will explore the subject in a free public lecture entitled "Feminism and Argumentation" on Thursday, September 8, at 3 p.m. in the seminar room of Parker House, 105 Sunset Avenue.