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

Events: March, 2019

  • 27Mar2019
    An Aramcon road, with the smoke and fires of the oil refineries in the background disrupting its tidiness and ordinariness and reminding us of the imperial context of the “suburban” scene and its artifice in 1948.

    Family Archives: Photography and Empire

    Speaker: Dr. Munira Khayyat (American University Of Cairo), Dr. Kevin Coleman (University Of Toronto)

    All faculty and graduate students are invited to join students in Dr. Natalie Rothman's graduate seminar on Global History of the Archives as they wel...

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

  • 27Mar2019

    CEWG (Colonialism and Empire Working Group)

    Speaker: Prof. Brian Gettler (History) As Our Presenter And Prof. Robin Gray (Sociology) As Our Commenter

    We are delighted to announce the creation of the Colonialism and Empire Working Group (CEWG), an interdisciplinary workshop organized by faculty from ...

    Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Rm 318, 262 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1V8

  • 28Mar2019
    Millard Sheets, sketch of Monument to Democracy for San Pedro, 1954

    Multicultural Visions in Postwar Los Angeles: The ‘Monument to Democracy

    Speaker: Prof. Russell Kazal

    In September 1952, one of Los Angeles’ leading white liberals unveiled his vision of a multiracial democracy:  a plaster model of a proposed 48...

    Location: HW525C, H-wing, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4

  • 28Mar2019
    Image of Prof. Diana Taylor

    Ato Quayson Lecture in Diaspora and Transnational Studies

    Speaker: Professor Diana Taylor

    The Annual Ato Quayson Lecture in Diaspora and Transnational Studies is a year-end event named for the University Professor and the founding director ...

    Location: Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 2C7

  • 29Mar2019
    Ryerson University

    ‘Arab Theory’ and the 20th-century German Intellectual Tradition

    Speaker: Prof. Jens Hanssen (Arab Civilization, Middle Eastern, And Mediterranean History - UofT)

    What fascinated and haunted Farah Antun so much about Friedrich Nietzsche that he dedicated a series of newspaper articles to introduce this philosoph...

    Location: RCC 223 (Rogers Communications Centre), 80 Gould St, Toronto, ON M5B 2M7

  • 29Mar2019
    Andriyivsky Uzviz in Kyiv, Ukraine

    Mavkas in the Room: Silences, Denials, Discomforts in East European History

    Unlike the more notable elephant, whose sheer size is a marker of problems parties refuse to discuss, the Mavka hints at other kinds of silences in fa...

    Location: 108N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

  • 29Mar2019
    Eugène Delacroix's painting Liberty Leading the People

    Defending the Liberal Revolution in France: The Legislative Assembly and the Demise of the Constitution of 1791

    Speaker: William Cormack

    On 1 October 1791, the French Legislative Assembly convened in Paris, initiating the constitutional regime that revolutionaries in 1789 had committed ...

    Location: 208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

  • 29Mar2019
    Manuscripts in Bengali and Arabic Scripts

    Cosmogony and Literacy in the Bengali “Book of Light”

    Speaker: Prof. Thibaut D'Hubert (Department Of South Asian Languages And Civilizations - University Of Chicago)

    THE ANNUAL BENGAL STUDIES LECTURE Once considered the “primordial source of all books” and a proxy for the Qurʾān itself, the Persian and Ben...

    Location: 208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7