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News Category: In the News

15Aug2017
Photograph of Professor Donna Gabaccia.

Professor Donna Gabaccia Organizes Rally Condemning Racism and Bigotry

Professor Donna Gabaccia co-organized a rally to condemn the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. The rally took place on Monday 14 August 2017, outside the US Consulate General T...

01Aug2017
Photograph of Professor Franca Iacovetta to the left.

Professor Franca Iacovetta Discusses Newcomers' Foodways

The Globe and Mail recently looked at the stories of Syrian refugees who arrived prior to 2012, and their impact on Canadian foodways. A specialist in the history of immigration and a co-editor of Ed...

07Jul2017
Professor Jeffrey Pilcher performing a cooking demonstration in front of students.

Culinaria Research Centre Partners with Toronto Ward Museum

The Culinaria Research Centre, headed-up by Professors Jeffrey Pilcher and Daniel Bender, are partnering with the Toronto Ward Museum, for a new program called “Dishing Up Toronto.” The program wi...

07Jul2017

Professor Jennifer Jenkins Discusses G20 Summit on CTV News

As world leaders convene this week for the G20 Summit, Professor Jennifer Jenkins was invited on CTV News to talk about the G20 meeting and protests taking place in Hamburg, Germany. She also particip...

07Jul2017
Professor Michael Marrus

Professor Michael Marrus' Op-Ed in the Globe and Mail

Professor Michael Marrus wrote an op-ed column for the Globe and Mail exploring the question “Is Donald Trump a fascist?” In the op-ed, Professor Marrus discusses the definition of the term, the h...

21Jun2017

Robert Bothwell Comments on Prime Minister Trudeau's Visit to UofT

On Thursday 22 June, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be speaking at UofT in an event co-organized by the Martin Prosperity Institute and The New York Times. In the sold out event, Prime Minister...

21Jun2017
MacMillan, Margaret

Professor Margaret MacMillan Awarded UofT Honorary Degree Today

Professor Margaret MacMillan, a member of the Department of History, will be recognized with an honorary degree from the University of Toronto today. She will receive a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, ...

13Jun2017
Image of sign with Toronto written across it.

History at UofT Moves Up in QS World University Rankings

We're happy to share a bit of news that has come out of recent international university rankings.  Most of these exercises focus on STEM disciplines, but the QS World University rankings also take in...

19May2017
Professor Dan Bender.

Professor Daniel Bender discusses the Toronto Zoo

With workers on strike and the resulting closure of the Toronto Zoo last week, some residents have been questioning whether the city needs animal attractions in 2017. With his new book The Animal Game...

10May2017
Professor Heidi Bohaker.

Professor Heidi Bohaker Discusses Ontario at 150 on "The Agenda"

Professor Heidi Bohaker was invited to appear on the The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Along with Professor Bohaker, the panel included noted author Charlotte Gray and Professor Victoria Freeman (York Uni...

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