Next in the 2017-18 Season

  • Regular courses are held at the New Life Church, 28 Tracey Lane in Collingwood

  • Car pooling is recommended. Please cooperate with the parking attendants.

  • Starting time is 10:00 am. Attendees will be seated after 9:35 when the lecturer has set up and sound checks are completed.

  • Your personalized tickets for the entire season, with attached lanyard, will be available at the Registrar's desk at the first lecture you attend. The lanyard with ticket must be worn for entry to each lecture.

Fall Course 2017, 10am Oct.13, 20, 27, Nov, 3, 10, 17

INSIDE ARCHAEOLOGY:      Tracing our Complex Past

Lecture 2 - Oct. 20: Who Discovered the Americas?
The Americas were the last continent where people established permanent populations.
Just when that happened, and under what circumstances, is debatable.
We’ll explore sites from South America to Canada and consider where the native Americans came from, when and how they made this hemisphere their home

For handouts, slides, reading lists etc provided by the lecturer for logged-in members, click on Extras.
Lecture 3 - Oct. 27: Origins of Art
Lecture 4 - Nov. 3: The Jumon of Japan: the Most Successful Culture in History
Lecture 5 - Nov. 10: Dawn of Farming in Ancient China
Lecture 6 - Nov. 17: Origin of Maize Farming in Ontario
Lecture 1 - October 13:  The Birth of Humanity

GARY CRAWFORD, FRSC, is a Professor in the Dept. of Anthropology at U.of T., Mississauga.  His archaeological research has taken him throughout eastern North American, China and Japan.  He is co-author of Human Evolution and Prehistory, and he hosted and co-authored a TVO series: Archaeology from the Ground Up.

Previous Course -  Perspectives
For handouts, slides, reading lists etc provided by the lecturers for logged-in members, click on Extras.

Lecture 4 - Sept 29:The Architecture of Power: Building Rome's Basilica of St. Peter
Lecture 3 - Sept 22: GUTS ... The Inside Story
Lecture 2 - Sept 15: Wrongful Convictions Revisited
Lecture 1 - Sept. 8:  Canada In The World In 2017


GTLLI on Video

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GTLLI plans to make the 2017-18 course on Religion available on-line to those unable to attend in person. 
This fall,
an unlimited number of ‘video tickets’, by the course and by individual lecture will be sold on-line.
Watch this website for details



2017-18 Season

perspectivesPerspectives  Sept. 8 - 29   Sold Out  

. Canada in the World in 2017
.Wrongful Convictions Revisited
.Guts... The Inside Story
.The Architecture of Power: Building Rome's Basilica of St. Peter

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Fall Course   Oct. 13 - Nov. 17   Sold Out
INSIDE ARCHAEOLOGY:  Tracing our Complex Past

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Winter Course    Jan 12 - Feb 16    Sold Out

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law 2Spring Course    Apr. 6 - May 11     Sold Out
THE LAW TODAY:  Things to Know About

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20th Anniversary

Celebrating 20 years of Lifelong Learning in the Georgian Triangle:

Chair Norm Pirk

Chair Norm Pirk

In October of 1995 over 100 individuals met in the Collingwood Library.  At that meeting, 37 founding families donated $50 each to  create an organization that would provide opportunities for lifelong learning in ..........