EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Frye, Professor Northrop
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"1984" by Orwell and its central thesis. The importance of language. Real learning. What the humanities bring to society. The teaching of language and the structure of language may encourage social change. Authority of science. The authority of literature and the arts. Creativity. Intelligence. Canada's significance in the world. The role of its literature, its scholarship, its universities. What budget cuts mean to that role.