Mad men.


There is a fine line between insanity and greatness.  Come walk the line with us.

Thursdays at 7pm, starting Jan 11 2018


Held at the Dunbar Community Centre, 4747 Dunbar St.

$5/lecture or $40/series.  Students with valid ID: $2.50/lecture or $20/series

    Registration begins online/in-person Dec 5

Register by phone (604 222 6060) starting Dec 6

Students must register in person or by phone

Refreshments served; wine available for purchase


Lecture Schedule:

Jan 11:    Nero: Unhinged and Unapologetic 

                  Jennifer Knapp

Jan 18:    Merlin: Court Magician or Visionary Madman?

                  Jessica Hemming

Jan 25:    Ariosto's Orlando: The Knight Mad with Love

                  Kina Cavicchioli

Feb 1:      Henry VIII: Mad, Bad, or Just Dangerous to Marry?

                  Niall Christie

Feb 8:      Maximilian Robespierre: Madman or Modern?

                  Craig Keating

Feb 15:    Sir Sam Hughes: Canada’s Mad Minister of Militia

                  David Borys

Feb 22:    Winston Churchill: Bad Moments in a Mad Time

                   Marjorie Lang

March 1:  The Uncanny Valley: Where Madness Waits

                   Erin Robb

March 8:  Trump's Trolls: The Rise of the Empowered Alt-Right

                   Lealle Ruhl

All speakers are Langara Faculty

A Langara partnership with

Image: Saturn Devouring his Son by Francisco Goya, 1819-1823