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Interested in peer learning?
Want to meet like-minded individuals?

 

Welcome to the Academy for Lifelong Learning!

About the Academy

For more than 25 years, the Academy for Lifelong Learning has attracted members who are intellectually curious, interested in exploring and understanding the world, sharing ideas, and meeting others who share their interests.

February 13th Forum Cancelled

Please note that the February 13th Forum – How To Enjoy & Succeed at Online Dating for Seniors – has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Weather Nasty? Wondering if Knox is Open or Closed?

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Call 416-978-SNOW (7669)

The U of T tries to have the status posted by 6:30 a.m but there may be updates throughout the day. 

Workshops

Workshops and lively discussions in the arts, sciences, and current affairs held weekdays at Knox College, U of T

Talks

Academy members and well-known experts present thought-provoking talks on a wide range of academic, social and political issues

Walks

Join Academy members weekly from May to early September to explore Toronto’s neighbourhoods.

Social

Meet and mingle with Academy members at a number of social events

February 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
January 27, 2019 January 28, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Documentary Film

10:00 am: Documentary Film
January 29, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Art: Seeing, Thinking, Doing

10:00 am: Art: Seeing, Thinking, Doing

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Reading Through Race

10:00 am: Reading Through Race

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Cities Of The Future

12:00 pm: Cities Of The Future

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Socio-Political Feature Films

12:00 pm: Socio-Political Feature Films

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Unusual Museums III

2:00 pm: Unusual Museums III
January 30, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Exploring The Social History Of Medicine

10:00 am: Exploring The Social History Of Medicine

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Opinions

10:00 am: Opinions

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Contemporary Film A

12:00 pm: Contemporary Film A

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Iran

12:00 pm: Iran
January 31, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Canadian Art

10:00 am: Canadian Art

Category: Academy Forums10:00 am: Economist Readers

10:00 am: Economist Readers

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Contemporary Film B

12:00 pm: Contemporary Film B

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Non-Fiction: New And Noteworthy

12:00 pm: Non-Fiction: New And Noteworthy

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Jazz Appreciation

2:00 pm: Jazz Appreciation
February 1, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Dynamite Writing: Nobel Prize Winners For Literature

10:00 am: Dynamite Writing: Nobel Prize Winners For Literature

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Whither Democracy

10:00 am: Whither Democracy

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: A Celebration Of Song

12:00 pm: A Celebration Of Song

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Byzantium

12:00 pm: Byzantium

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Events Of The Week

2:00 pm: Events Of The Week
February 2, 2019
February 3, 2019 February 4, 2019 February 5, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Cultural History of Food and Drink

10:00 am: Cultural History of Food and Drink

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Memoir Reading and Writing

10:00 am: Memoir Reading and Writing

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Makers of Modern France

12:00 pm: Makers of Modern France

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Understanding Canada's Arctic

12:00 pm: Understanding Canada's Arctic

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: All About Sherlock

2:00 pm: All About Sherlock

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Indigenous Histories of North America

2:00 pm: Indigenous Histories of North America
February 6, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Athens vs. Sparta: The Peloponnesian War

10:00 am: Athens vs. Sparta: The Peloponnesian War

Category: Workshops10:00 am: China Rising

10:00 am: China Rising

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Dance Me To The End of Time

12:00 pm: Dance Me To The End of Time

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Science of Happiness

12:00 pm: Science of Happiness

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Music Appreciation

2:00 pm: Music Appreciation

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Windows on the World

2:00 pm: Windows on the World
February 7, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Economist Readers

10:00 am: Economist Readers

Category: Workshops10:00 am: New Yorker Readers

10:00 am: New Yorker Readers

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Stand-Up Comedy for Seniors

12:00 pm: Stand-Up Comedy for Seniors

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Web of Natural Science

12:00 pm: Web of Natural Science

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Architecture

2:00 pm: Architecture

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Micro-histories: Connecting the Individual to the Context

2:00 pm: Micro-histories: Connecting the Individual to the Context
February 8, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: How Technology Changed Society 1990 - Now

10:00 am: How Technology Changed Society 1990 - Now

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Can "I" Survive & Thrive in a Digital Age?

2:00 pm: Can "I" Survive & Thrive in a Digital Age?

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Events of the Week

2:00 pm: Events of the Week
February 9, 2019
February 10, 2019 February 11, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Documentary Film

10:00 am: Documentary Film
February 12, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Art: Seeing, Thinking, Doing

10:00 am: Art: Seeing, Thinking, Doing

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Reading Through Race

10:00 am: Reading Through Race

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Cities Of The Future

12:00 pm: Cities Of The Future

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Socio-Political Feature Films

12:00 pm: Socio-Political Feature Films

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Unusual Museums III

2:00 pm: Unusual Museums III
February 13, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Exploring The Social History Of Medicine

10:00 am: Exploring The Social History Of Medicine

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Opinions

10:00 am: Opinions

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Contemporary Film A

12:00 pm: Contemporary Film A

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Iran

12:00 pm: Iran
February 14, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Canadian Art

10:00 am: Canadian Art

Category: Academy Forums10:00 am: Economist Readers

10:00 am: Economist Readers

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Contemporary Film B

12:00 pm: Contemporary Film B

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Non-Fiction: New And Noteworthy

12:00 pm: Non-Fiction: New And Noteworthy

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Jazz Appreciation

2:00 pm: Jazz Appreciation
February 15, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Dynamite Writing: Nobel Prize Winners For Literature

10:00 am: Dynamite Writing: Nobel Prize Winners For Literature

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Whither Democracy

10:00 am: Whither Democracy

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: A Celebration Of Song

12:00 pm: A Celebration Of Song

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Byzantium

12:00 pm: Byzantium

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Events Of The Week

2:00 pm: Events Of The Week
February 16, 2019
February 17, 2019 February 18, 2019 February 19, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Cultural History of Food and Drink

10:00 am: Cultural History of Food and Drink

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Memoir Reading and Writing

10:00 am: Memoir Reading and Writing

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Makers of Modern France

12:00 pm: Makers of Modern France

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Understanding Canada's Arctic

12:00 pm: Understanding Canada's Arctic

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: All About Sherlock

2:00 pm: All About Sherlock

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Indigenous Histories of North America

2:00 pm: Indigenous Histories of North America
February 20, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Athens vs. Sparta: The Peloponnesian War

10:00 am: Athens vs. Sparta: The Peloponnesian War

Category: Workshops10:00 am: China Rising

10:00 am: China Rising

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Dance Me To The End of Time

12:00 pm: Dance Me To The End of Time

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Science of Happiness

12:00 pm: Science of Happiness

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Music Appreciation

2:00 pm: Music Appreciation

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Windows on the World

2:00 pm: Windows on the World
February 21, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Economist Readers

10:00 am: Economist Readers

Category: Workshops10:00 am: New Yorker Readers

10:00 am: New Yorker Readers

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Stand-Up Comedy for Seniors

12:00 pm: Stand-Up Comedy for Seniors

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Web of Natural Science

12:00 pm: Web of Natural Science

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Architecture

2:00 pm: Architecture

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Micro-histories: Connecting the Individual to the Context

2:00 pm: Micro-histories: Connecting the Individual to the Context
February 22, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: How Technology Changed Society 1990 - Now

10:00 am: How Technology Changed Society 1990 - Now

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Can "I" Survive & Thrive in a Digital Age?

2:00 pm: Can "I" Survive & Thrive in a Digital Age?

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Events of the Week

2:00 pm: Events of the Week
February 23, 2019
February 24, 2019 February 25, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Documentary Film

10:00 am: Documentary Film
February 26, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Art: Seeing, Thinking, Doing

10:00 am: Art: Seeing, Thinking, Doing

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Reading Through Race

10:00 am: Reading Through Race

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Cities Of The Future

12:00 pm: Cities Of The Future

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Socio-Political Feature Films

12:00 pm: Socio-Political Feature Films

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Unusual Museums III

2:00 pm: Unusual Museums III
February 27, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Exploring The Social History Of Medicine

10:00 am: Exploring The Social History Of Medicine

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Opinions

10:00 am: Opinions

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Contemporary Film A

12:00 pm: Contemporary Film A

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Iran

12:00 pm: Iran
February 28, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Canadian Art

10:00 am: Canadian Art

Category: Academy Forums10:00 am: Economist Readers

10:00 am: Economist Readers

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Contemporary Film B

12:00 pm: Contemporary Film B

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Non-Fiction: New And Noteworthy

12:00 pm: Non-Fiction: New And Noteworthy

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Jazz Appreciation

2:00 pm: Jazz Appreciation
March 1, 2019

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Dynamite Writing: Nobel Prize Winners For Literature

10:00 am: Dynamite Writing: Nobel Prize Winners For Literature

Category: Workshops10:00 am: Whither Democracy

10:00 am: Whither Democracy

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: A Celebration Of Song

12:00 pm: A Celebration Of Song

Category: Workshops12:00 pm: Byzantium

12:00 pm: Byzantium

Category: Workshops2:00 pm: Events Of The Week

2:00 pm: Events Of The Week
March 2, 2019