Part 1. Main Speaker(s): Roger MacClement Freeman, Dr Betty Reardon, John Olson, Sarah Morgan, Alex Bryans. Location: Duncan McArthur Hall. Video begins with dean of education talking about the MacClement lectures, before introducing Freeman who in turn introduces Dr Reardon. Dr Reardon then lectures the audience on the importance of building peace through education, as well as describing some fundamentalss for peace education. Olson, Morgan, and Bryans then join Dr Reardon on stage and discuss her lecture together.
Part 1. Main Speaker(s): Paul Park, Dr Mac Freeman, Christine Overall. Location: Duncan McArthur Hall. Video begins with Park talking about the MacClement lecture series before introducing Dr Freeman, who discusses the topic of the lecture before introducing Overall. She then lectures the audience on gender issues within universities, and education in general. She takes audience questions for the final portion of the video.
Part 1. Main Speaker(s): Paul Park, Dr Mac Freeman, Ernie Benedict, Marlene Brant Castellano. Location: McArthur Hall. Video begins with Park introducing Dr Freeman, who in turn introduces Benedict. Benedict then performs a traditional Iroquois greeting. Afterwards Dr Freeman introduces Castellano, who lectures the audience on the current state of Canada's aboriginal people, and how their situation is improving.
Part 1. Main Speaker(s): Justice Archie Campbell, Marcia Matsui, Michael Brown. Video is of a part of the 1990 Fogler, Rubinoff Advocacy Symposium. The panelists discuss issues with the legal system, focusing on the relationship between the defense and the jury. Part 2. Continuation and conclusion of the symposium discussion between Justice Campbell, Matsui, and Brown. The panelists answer questions from the audience during the last portion of the video.
Part1. Main Speaker: Agnes McCausland Benidickson, George Munro Grant (actor), David Smith, Douglas Wright. Video begins with a re-enactment of the first convocation for the Faculty of Applied Science. Benidickson announces the re-enactment after which Grant (actor) announces convocation of the first two Applied Science graduates. Once the re-enactment is over Smith does a modern-day convocation, presenting Wright with an honourary degree. Wright then does a speech to the graduating class. The graduating class of engineers is then given their degrees.
Part 1. Main Speakers: Don Newman, University Chaplain, David Smith, Prince Charles. Location: Grant Hall. Footage from the CBC live broadcast of the royl visit. Begins with Newman talking about the royal visit and the people who will be in attendance. The chaplain says a prayer before welcoming the Prince and Princess of Wales. Smith then addresses the convocation with a speech before presenting Prince Charles with an honourary doctorate of laws. Prince Charles then gives a speech.
Part 1: Main Speaker(s): Helen Cooper, David Smith. Video consists of clips from the royal visit to Queen's. Begins with footage of their boat arriving, after which Cooper welcomes the prince and princess. Afterwards they are shown walking through the university. Finally, Prince Charles' convocation in Grant Hall is shown. Video shares some footage with other Sesquicentennial Royal Visit tapes.
Part 1. Main Speaker: Michel Butor. Location: Agnes Etherington Art Centre. Video begins with several members of the Queen's aministrative faculty and the French department standing at a podium somewhere within the gallery thanking Butor for his donations of rare books to the university. After 10 min Butor takes the podium and speaks for the rest of the video, he appears to be doing a reading of a story from a book.
Part 1. Main Speaker(s): Margaret Atwood, Joan Murray, Fred Euringer. Location: Grant Hall. Part of a symposium held in conjunction with the installation of Principal David Smith. Atwood begins by speaking about the use of literature in universities, before the speech shifts to the teaching and use of the arts and humanities in universities. Murray then talks about art in univerisities, focusing on the Agnes Etherington Centre. Euringer then discusses his thoughts on Atwood's speech.