The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall

Events: April, 2018

  • 03Apr2018
    engraving of whimsical Victorian gentleman with an exaggerated moustache

    Eminent Victorians of Toronto - John A. Macdonald

    Speaker: Hugh Segal

    ***RECEPTION TO FOLLOW THIS LECTURE*** The History Department is pleased to announce a new Special Lecture series, “Eminent Victorians of Toronto....

    Location: Room 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

  • 04Apr2018
    Ainu march for Indigenous rights in Tokyo

    Indigenous Politics in Asia: How China and Japan are Part of a Global Dynamics?

    Speaker: Prof. Michael Hathaway (Simon Fraser University, Dr. Scott Harrison (Program Manager At The Asia Pacific Foundation Of Canada)

    In 1995, at a UN meeting on indigenous rights, China and Japan each declared that there were no indigenous people in Asia because indigeneity was a pr...

    Location: Room 208N North House, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

  • 04Apr2018
    Portrait of Ludovico Capponi

    Sexuality, Masculinity, and Embodiment: Closing the Circle

    Speaker: Prof. Jacqueline Murray (University Of Guelph)

    Using a wide-ranging interdisciplinary approach, this paper explores male embodiment as an integrated  and inextricable social, psychological, and ph...

    Location: Senior Common Room, Victoria College (rear of), 93 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1K6

  • 05Apr2018
    Image of Professor Guillaume Lachenal

    The Lomidine files. Exploring the archives of a medical disaster in colonial Africa

    Speaker: Guillaume Lachenal

    On November 21st, 1954, 32 people died in the small village of Gribi, in the east of the French territory of Cameroon, following an injection of Lomid...

    Location: Room 507, Health Sciences Building, 155 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1P8

  • 05Apr2018
    Marsha P. Johnson handing out flyers in support of the Gay Liberation Front in New York

    Students, Sodomy, and the State: LGBT Campus Struggles in the 1970s

    Speaker: Prof. Marc Stein (San Francisco State University)

    In this lecture, historian Marc Stein examines the litigation that occurred in the 1970s after more than a dozen public colleges and universities in t...

    Location: Room 208N (North House), Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

  • 06Apr2018
    Rough on Rats Victorian Trading Card Cartoon

    Female Killers and Criminal Responsibility in the Nineteenth-Century British Empire

    Speaker: Dr. Catherine Evans (Assistant Professor Of Criminology)

    In the late nineteenth century, a number of intellectual currents converged to produce a crisis in how Britons, in England and in the wider British em...

    Location: Room 265, Ericson Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, 14 Queen's Park Cres W, Toronto, ON M5S 3K9

  • 06Apr2018
    Image of Professor Guillaume Lachenal

    The History and Afterlives of a Medical Utopia: Exploring the Remains of Colonial Medicine in the Afro-Pacific World

    Speaker: Guillaume Lachenal

    During World War II, a French colonial doctor named Doctor David received full and exclusive authority on the entire region of the Upper-Nyong, in the...

    Location: Room SS 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 2E5

  • 10Apr2018
    hands holding a green apple

    The Gendering of Diaspora: First-Generation Irish Women Teachers and Social Mobility in North America

    Speaker: Prof. Judith Harford (University College Dublin)

      Professor Harford is a Professor of Education, Director of the Professional Master of Education (PME) and an elected member of the Acade...

    Location: Room SS 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

  • 12Apr2018
    Several Pershing II missiles

    Going Nuclear: A Symposium on Nuclear Politics

    At the heart of American nuclear power lies a paradox: Although the United States participated in and propelled a nuclear arms race, no other country ...

    Location: Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

  • 12Apr2018
    A cruise missile is cut up

    Rethinking the Nuclear Revolution and American Grand Strategy

    Speaker: Prof. Francis J. Gavin (Giovanni Agnelli Distinguished Professor And Director Of The Henry A. Kissinger Center For Global Affairs)

    This keynote presentation, by Professor Francis J. Gavin, concludes the morning symposium ‘Going Nuclear: A Symposium on American Nuclear Politics....

    Location: Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7