• 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