Later Life Learning: Is it too late to learn a new language?

There are more than 6,000 languages spoken all over the world, and if you want to have an edge and get a chance to be multilingual, then make the effort to learn a new language. One of the best things about speaking more than one language is you can talk to more people comfortably.  This … Read more

Later Life Learning: Top studying tips you need to know

Study smarter, not harder.  You might be wondering how is that possible but studying shouldn’t be too difficult if you know the trick of efficiently getting the job done. If you want to learn more about it, look no further because Later Life Learning has got you covered.  Manage your time wisely  Time management is … Read more

Later Life Learning: Why continuous learning is important

Later Life Learning: Why continuous learning is important In life, people are always expected to go to school and learn about certain things. It all begins at the very young age of 4 or 5 when children need to go to nursery school and start learning about the world. It goes uphill from there, especially … Read more

Museums lecture series in spring 2018

Museums lecture series in spring 2018 The upcoming Spring 2018 Later Life Learning lectures series is focusing on some of our local museums here in Kingston. You might want to consider expanding your future independent learning opportunities by obtaining a museum and/or park pass from your local public library. Visit a local library branch in … Read more

FREE SPEECH

FREE SPEECH The author TIMOTHY GARTON ASH has written a book entitled FREE SPEECH – Ten Principles for a Connected World. Ash created a website located at Oxford University that Ash developed to promote better free speech on a broad range of sensitive political topics that crosses all cultural divides. If you go to www.freespeechdebate.com , you will … Read more

The Politics of Memory

The Politics of Memory The upcoming February 23, 2018, lecture by Mr. Jamie Swift on the theme of The Politics of Memory: rewriting history is a very timely and politically sensitive lecture theme for some of the reasons I am about to share with you. You might want to check out and read the Kingston Whig-Standard, Tuesday, … Read more

Taking an Ax to Democracy

Taking an Ax to Democracy As a follow up to the excellent lecture Prof. Zsuzsa Csergo delivered at the Feb.16, 2018 L.L.lecture on the theme of Populism and Democracy some individuals might want to check out the following Toronto Star/The New York Times article dated Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The Toronto Star/New York Times article … Read more

Additional reading for March 16, 2018 Lecture by Professor Lyons

On March 16, 2018, a Later Life Learning Lecture is expected to be presented by Professor Lyons from the Queen’s Survellience Project that will focus on Surveillance, Security, and Democracy Issues. In this regard, there are two articles that some L.L.L. members might want to read before this lecture to get some first-hand insight into … Read more

International website podcasts

International website podcasts For this blog entry, I would like to introduce you to a variety of international websites that will lead you to a variety of podcast playlistsworth exploring.  Creating your own playlist out of your favorite podcasts is a great way to ensure you have access to high quality entertaining and learning materials … Read more

HUMAN RIGHTS related cultural arts activities

HUMAN RIGHTS related cultural arts activities Later Life Learning patrons and their friends might want to check out some of the diverse HUMAN RIGHTS related cultural arts activities coming to the Queen’s Isabel Centre for the Performing Arts during their upcoming HUMAN RIGHTS ARTS FESTIVAL. More information on this unique Human Rights Arts Festive that … Read more