Thinking Matters with SFU Philosopher's Café host Reema Faris - Virtual

Put your philosopher's hat on and head into a Zoom call to discuss relevant social issues!

Come join our regular SFU Philosophers’ Café host Reema Faris for a discussion on topical social issues.

  • January 11: Happy New Year! What are you expecting to see in 2021, whether personally or professionally?
  • January 25: Is that true?: What do you think fiction reveals about truth and reality and how is that different from other genres of writing?
  • February 8: Love me, love me not: In what ways does the annual Valentine’s Day narrative and experience elevate or dash your thoughts of love and romance?
  • February 22: Thirty Days: One month after the US inauguration, what’s your analysis of the first month of the Biden-Harris administration’s efforts?
  • March 8: All Hail the Sisterhood! On this International Women’s Day, what’s your assessment of the current status of women, with regard to their rights, privileges, and power, in Canada and around the world?
  • March 22: A Season for All Things: With the official start of spring and the Easter celebrations ahead, what are your strategies for fresh starts and new beginnings?
  • April 12: Planet Care: As Earth Day approaches, what steps are you taking to contribute to environmental consciousness and what do you think our policy makers should be doing?
  • April 26: I love Paris in the Springtime: Since the start of the pandemic, travel plans and opportunities have been severely restricted. Which parts of the world does the magic carpet of your imagination carry you to and why to those locations?

No registration required! Simply join the Zoom session at the time of the meeting. 

We’re hosting this virtual program on Zoom. What you’ll need to attend: A computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam, or your smartphone/tablet. The Zoom link for this event is: https://nvdpl.zoom.us/j/97340646880?pwd=cEdJTkIwS3JBUUVsUVVNUm16RUlPdz09


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Repeats every 2 weeks every Monday until Mon Apr 26 2021.
Monday, January 11, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, February 8, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, March 8, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, March 22, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm


  • All Ages