The York Circle Lecture and Lunch Series

June 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Life Sciences Building
Keele Campus
York University

Please join us for The York Circle Lecture and Lunch on Saturday, June 8 from 9am to 1pm.


9 - 9:45am: Registration, Coffee and Light Snacks

9:45am: Opening Remarks

Location: Life Sciences Building, Keele Campus, York University

10 - 11am: First session (concurrent — choose 1A or 1B)

1A) On Not Being Able to Write: How May We Study Creative Inhibitions and Creative Freedom?
Speaker: Deborah Britzman – Distinguished Research Professor of Education and
York Research Chair, Faculty of Education


1B) Emerging Issues on Community Water Fluoridation and the Developing Brain
Speaker: Christine Till – Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training,
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health

11:20am - 12:20pm: Second session (concurrent — choose 2A or 2B)

2A) The Science of Mindfulness
Speaker: Paul Ritvo – Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Kinesiology & Health Science


2B)'Hey You! Smile': Girls, T-Shirts and the Socio-Political Demands for Fun!
Speaker: Natalie Coulter – Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

The York Circle Lecture and Lunch Series is held four times a year and is open to our community of alumni and friends. Hear from four of York's leading faculty members on a wide range of interesting topics that speak to some of the key themes that define York University. Complimentary coffee, light snacks and lunch will be provided.

For more details and to RSVP for the upcoming York Circle visit