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Past Events: March, 2017

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Jill Lepore event postponed

Postponed: Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper: F. E. L. Priestley Memorial Lectures in the History of Ideas

Speaker: Jill Lepore (David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor Of American History At Harvard University)

Professor Jill Lepore David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History  Harvard University The End of Knowledge M̶a̶r̶c̶h̶ ̶1̶4̶,̶ ̶...

Location: Room 140, University College, 15 King's College Circle Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7

Fathers of Confederation

Canada 150 Ten Minute Talks: "The Irish Origins of Canadian Confederation: A Slightly Twisted Perspective" (Prof. David Wilson)

Speaker: Prof. David Wilson, Professor, Department Of History, U Of T

The "Ten Minute Talks" series will be afternoon events held during the winter semester, and led by faculty from the History Department. Light refresh...

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

Black and white picture of women, men and children protesting for women's rights

Toronto Workers' History Project: Feminism and Labour

Speaker: Caroline Egan (Steelworkers' Toronto Area Council), Franca Iacovetta (University Of Toronto), Holly Kirkconnell (formerly Organized Working Women), Felicia Samuel (Elementary Teachers Of Toronto)

In honour of International Women's Day, the Toronto Workers' History Project invites you to look back over four decades of the struggles of Toronto's ...

Location: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St., Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

Ancient pyramid with the moon in the sky

Approaches to Harmonizing the Moon & Sun in Calendars Across the Ancient Near East

Speaker: Prof. John M. Steele (Department Of Egyptology & Assyriology, Brown University)

Learn more about this event on the Jackman Humanities Institute website. This event is open to University of Toronto faculty and graduate students onl...

Location: Conference Room BF200B, 4 Bancroft Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1C1

The Virgin and Child with the Archangels Gabriel and Michael, late 15th-early 16th century. Tempera on parchment. Gospel manuscript from the Monastery of Gunda Gunde (Tigray, Ethiopia)

Medieval Ethiopia: A Colloquium

Speaker: Wendy Belcher (Princeton), Gianfrancesco Lusini (Naples), Samantha Kelly (Rutgers), Habtamu Tegegne (Rutgers)

Opening Plenary Friday, March 10, 2017 (4:30 pm - 6:00 pm) Columba Stewart, OSB (Hill Museum and Manuscript Library): "The Pioneering Work of th...

Location: Room 100, Muzzo Family Alumni Hall, St. Michael's College, 121 St Joseph St, Toronto, ON M5S 3C2

Harbord House sign on the front of the building with two flower boxes

Wrong and Careless Living History Series: State Power and Colonialism(s)

Speaker: Prof. Heidi Bohaker, Prof. Julie MacArthur

Join us for our next Wrong and Careless session, “State Power and Colonialism(s),” with Professors Heidi Bohaker and Julie MacArthur. We’ll disc...

Location: Harbord House, Second Floor, 150 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1H2

Book cover, black with some colours and the title of the book

Settler-Colonialism and Legal Ordering: Israel as a ‘Jewish and Democratic’ State

Speaker: Dr. Mazen Masri (Senior Lecturer In Law And Deputy Associate Dean, City University Of London)

Dr. Mazen Masri joined the City Law School as a lecturer in September 2013. He has previously taught at the University of Toronto and York University ...

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

Tablet dealing with Babylonian astrology

Time and the Calendar in Babylonian Astrology

Speaker: Prof. John M. Steele (Department Of Egyptology & Assyriology, Brown University)

It is no surprise that time played a central role in Babylonian astronomy: the beginning of the new month was determined by the visibility of the new ...

Location: Earth Sciences Auditorium B142, 5 Bancroft Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 3J1

Jackman Humanities Institute Building

Women’s Holocaust Narratives

Elizabeth and Tony Comper Holocaust Education Fund Women’s Holocaust Narratives Discussants: Paula David (University of Toronto), Dorota Glowacka (...

Location: Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3C5

Colombian man with a microphone speaking at a rally

Reconciliation & Indigenous Rights: Implementing the Colombian Peace Accord

Luis Fernando Arias - Indigenous leader of the Kankuamo people and General Counsel of the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC). The ONI...

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