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

Events: November, 2019

  • 15Nov2019
    Image of Prof. Antoine Compagnon

    Rereading Proust in 2019

    Speaker: Antoine Compagnon

    Rereading Proust in 2019? Whose reading? Who is reading the Recherche du temps perdu? I am celebrating fifty years of reading Proust, remembering my f...

    Location: Emmanuel College, Room 001, 75 Queen's Park

  • 20Nov2019
    Image of the Canada and US Flags

    Agenda 2020: What's in store for Canada-U.S. Relations

    Speaker: Rick Mills, Dr. Christopher Sands, Dr. Peter Loewen

    The United States is Canada's largest trading partner and closest ally. Canadians have elected a Liberal minority Parliament and Justin Trudeau's new ...

    Location: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1

  • 20Nov2019
    Professor Anna Shternshis

    Saul Goldstein Memorial Lecture

    Speaker: Professor Anna Shternshis, Al And Malka Green Professor Of Yiddish Studies And The Director Of The Anne Tanenbaum Centre For Jewish Studies

    This lecture series presents topics of interest for Woodsworth alumni, the U of T community and members of the general public. Our 2019 Saul Goldstei...

    Location: Kruger Hall Commons, Woodsworth College, 119 St. George St.

  • 21Nov2019
    Gerald Ford and Leonid Brezhnev

    The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War

    Speaker: Strom Visiting Professor Michael C. Morgan (University Of North Carolina)

    Michael C. Morgan, Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, is the 2019-2020 Strom Visiting Professor in the Department of ...

    Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Room, Sidney Smith 2098, 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S3G3

  • 26Nov2019
    the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines

    Faith in Formaldehyde: Conversion in the Oldest Cabinet of Curiosity in the Philippines

    Speaker: Prof. Pearlie Rose S. Baluyut (Art History, State University Of New York)

    This paper examines the oldest existing museum in the Philippines, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Museum of Arts and Sciences, as a cabinet of cu...

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

  • 26Nov2019
    George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev

    The End of the Cold War: Thirty Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Speaker: Melvyn P. Leffler; Beth A. Fischer; Michael C. Morgan

    November 2019 marks the thirty-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the beginning of the end of the Cold War. The political figures of ...

    Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Room, Sidney Smith 2098, 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S3G3

  • 28Nov2019
    Image of the book The Good Fight on the cover is Marcel Cadieux

    Book Launch! The Good Fight: Marcel Cadieux and Canadian Diplomacy by Brendan Kelly

    Speaker: Brendan Kelly

    Before official bilingualism was established in 1969, francophones were scarce in the Canadian public service. Marcel Cadieux was one of the few, beco...

    Location: Munk Library, 315 Bloor Street West

  • 28Nov2019
    Turkish literature

    Journey Stories in Classical Turkish Literature

    Speaker: Şerife Yalçınkaya (Ege University (Izmir))

    Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies Abstract: Classical Turkish Literature is full of road and journey stories. In classical texts of Turkish li...

    Location: NMC Conference Room (BF200B), 4 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 1C1

  • 29Nov2019
    French far-right youth protesting in the street

    Empire's Legacy: Roots of the Far Right in Contemporary France

    Speaker: John Veugelers

    This talk introduces Empire’s Legacy (Oxford University Press, forthcoming), which challenges the claim that globalization and its losers explain ri...

    Location: Munk School, Rm. 108N, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7