Summer Activities & Events

Overview

Round out your time at Regent with our summer events. Build relationships with students and faculty, spend time in prayer and worship, and enjoy extra learning opportunities each week.

This is an advance overview of our Summer 2020 events. Details may change and other events may be added.

LAING LECTURES 2020 JOHN MILBANK • MARCH 10–12 AT 7:30 PM

Regent’s annual Laing Lectures explore Christianity and culture with an eye to the flourishing of the church, humanity, and creation. This year, philosopher and theologian John Milbank examines the Trinity in time, motion, and mystery.

EVENING PUBLIC LECTURES MAY–AUGUST 2020

Our Evening Public Lectures offer thoughtful engagement with a remarkable range of challenging issues. Explore Scripture, theology, and culture with Regent faculty and visiting lecturers.

HUMAN FLOURISHING IN A TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD SPEAKER: JARON LANIER • HOST: JENS ZIMMERMANN • JUNE 17 AT 7:30 PM, FREDERIC WOOD THEATRE, UBC

Virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier is one of the most celebrated technology writers in the world. He is known for charting a humanistic approach to technology appreciation and criticism.

THE LONG LOOK: A RETROSPECTIVE DAL SCHINDELL GALLERY • MAY 27–JULY 3, 2020

This retrospective exhibit at the Dal Schindell Gallery (formerly the Lookout Gallery) celebrates the Christian imagination in all its fullness. Join us for an opening reception on May 27 at 4:30 pm.

50TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION Regent College • JUNE 27, 2020

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of creative, thoughtful theological education. Reconnect with old friends, hear from faculty and alumni, worship with the Regent community, and feast together at a closing gala banquet.

DOUGLAS COUPLAND: LONELINESS & INTERACTION IN DIGITAL CULTURE DAL SCHINDELL GALLERY • JULY 10–AUGUST 24, 2020

Hope and isolation face off in the witty, insightful work of renowned Vancouver author and artist Douglas Coupland. Join us for an opening reception on July 10 at 4:30 pm.

(DIS)CONNECT: ART & ISOLATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE JULY 11, 2020

As we wrestle with the consequences of technology, the arts speak prophetically into questions of isolation, community, and the common good. Join us as we cast a vision of belonging for the digital age.

POSTMODERN URBAN SPACES: A CITY TOUR DAVID LEY • JULY 25, 2020 • 9:30 AM–1 PM

Gain a deeper understanding of how to read cities by their urban landscape, using Vancouver as a model.