Simile, Metaphor, and the Making and Perception of Canada

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Dr. David Bentley, winner of the 2015 Canada Council Killam Prize in Humanities gave the 2nd President`s Distinguished Lecture at Western University.  His talk titled Simile, Metaphor and the Making and Perception of Canada was enjoyed by a large audience at the Paul Davenport Theatre.

Imagination and education in the arts and humanities is an integral theme in Dr. Bentley's talk and work and is exemplified in the videos below.

After the lecture scroll down to see the round table conversation moderated by Paul Kennedy from CBC's IDEAS.