London Architecture Series
This series of talks is in partnership with the London Society of Architects and explores the practice of architecture in and around our community and across our nation. Stay tuned for more details.
3 Thursdays: September 22, October 20 and November 24, 2016
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Western Continuing Education Lecture Series
These art appreciation courses are offered in conjunction with the Western Centre for Continuing Studies at Western University. Register and pay securely online at uwo.ca/cstudies, in person at the Continuing Studies office, Citi Plaza location, or by phone at 519.661.3658.
Discovering France: The Eastern Loire Valley
4 Tuesdays: September 13, 20, 27 and October 4, 2016
7:00 to 9:30 pm
Paul Davenport, President Emeritus of Western University (1994-2009) and now retired to Tours, France, has been leading students, alumni, and friends each year since 2007 through the French countryside, combining sightseeing and wonderful food and wine with conversations about French life and history. Join him in class as he brings his trips to life with images, stories and selections from great films and literature, with works by and inspired by Alexander Dumas (Queen Margot, The Three Musketeers), Molière (The Bourgeois Gentleman), and Balzac (Cousin Betty). Visit the great châteaux in the Loire Valley east of Tours, and the small towns and vineyards from Tours to Blois. Enjoy fascinating stories, readings and observations about the region from the 15th century to the present day.
Course Code: ACLT6207
Cost: $200 + HST