• Wed, June 26, 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Disability Studies and the Jean Vanier Research Centre
  • Joanne and Peter Kenny Theatre
  • GA Advanced Purchase $8, at the door $10, Student $5
  • Jean Vanier Research Centre
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Jean Vanier Symposium Film Night

Disability Studies at King’s, the Jean Vanier Research Centre and the Jean Vanier Association are proud to present Jean Vanier Symposium Film Nightfeaturing insights from Jean Vanier and other globally recognized authorities in the arts, sciences, and spiritual traditions.

Join us for an evening of reflection on the power of genuine presence and human connection as panelists Michael Verde (Memory Bridge), Carol Walters (Alzheimer Society London & Middlesex), Professor Darcy Harris (Thanatology @ King's), John Swinton (Centre for Spirituality, Health & Disability, University of Aberdeen), Mary Anne Larocque (Sister of St. Joseph), and Ron Robert (Disability Studies @ King’s) engage in an interactive dialogue following the film. Cash bar reception, celebrating the launch of the Jean Vanier Research Centre, to follow. Early bird pricing until June 1!

6 p.m. Film screening

7 p.m. Panel Discussion

8 p.m. Reception Celebrating the Launch of the Jean Vanier Research Centre

*Theatre is fully accessible. ASL interpretation available. Free parking

Tickets on sale now at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/love-listening-and-presence-alongside-dementia-tickets-60613471525 or, contact jvrc@kings.uwo.ca for more information.

  • Jean Vanier Association
  • Disability Studies at King’s
  • The Jean Vanier Research Centre
  • L’Arche London
  • Memory Bridge
  • Alzheimer Society

See event poster.