Vancouver Institute Lectures

Main Library concourse 1920sHistory of the Vancouver Institute, 1916-present

A liaison between “town and gown”, providing lectures of general public interest.

This list of speakers and lecture topics provides a very useful overview of the historical development of the Vancouver Institute.

For more details about the history of the Institute see:

  • Nemetz, Peter (ed.) The Vancouver Institute: An Experiment in Public Education (1998)
    The Introduction and five Appendices of this collection of lectures are now available in .pdf format.
  • Vancouver Institute records in the University Archives (particularly the history of the Institute prepared by M.Y. Williams, Box 1 – File 1).