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Past Events: October, 2019

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“1st Amendment,” ©Eric Drooker

Translator Agency in Turkey under Censorial Constraints: Institutional Pressure on Translation

Speaker: Inci Sariz (PhD)

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies. Abstract: Translation is one of the spheres where the effects of an ideology are most visible because wh...

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

Pilgrim's Boots in the 1180's

Friends of the PIMS Library Lecture - "Demons, Blood, a Headless Man and Fancy Boots: How Canterbury's Glaziers Began the Story of Thomas Becket's Miracles"

Speaker: Prof. Rachel Koopmans

Professor Rachel Koopmans presents this lecture to coincide with the 900th birth year of Thomas Beckett. In the summer of 2018, one of Canterbury's...

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

Nazi troops on parade in Paris

The Two Solitudes of Russia Abroad: The Exiled Intelligentsia and the Second World War in France

Speaker: Leonid Livak

This talk addresses the tensions which arose in the Russian emigre community in France during and after WWII. These tensions resulted from the diverge...

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


Screening of Alien Thunder (1974)

Speaker: Dr. Bill Waiser

University of Toronto Libraries Media Commons presents "Alien Thunder" (1974), starring Donald Sutherland and Gordon Tootoosis. Introduction and co...

Location: Media Commons Theatre, Robarts Library, 3rd floor, 130 St. George Street, Toronto, ON

The Politics of Boycotts An issue of: Radical History Review

Launch party: The Politics of Boycotts

Natalie Rothman and Andrew Zimmerman invite you to a launch party for our special co-edited issue of Radical History Review on the Politics (and trans...

Location: A Different Booklist, 779 Bathurst St., Toronto

Photo credit: Salil Subedi

Sphere of Knowledge and Experience in Literature: A Case Study of Nepali Literature

Speaker: Dr. Abhi Subedi (Professor Emeritus - Tribhuvan University - Nepal)

This case study of Nepali literature shows how literature can reflect the expanding spheres of knowledge in societies like that of Nepal where multipl...

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

image of Christine de Pizan’s   Book of Three Virtues, from the manuscript in the Boston Public Library, MS f 101, fol. 3

The Travail of Political Visionary Writing: Christine de Pizan, Edith Thomas, and Other Humanists at Work

Speaker: Prof. Helen Solterer (Duke University)

Lecture by Professor Helen Solterer, "The Travail of Political Visionary Writing: Christine de Pizan, Edith Thomas, and Other Humanists at Work" ...

Location: Room 301, Lillian Massey Building 125 Queen’s Park

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"Exceptional Citizenship, Bounded Justice: Sickle Cell Disease in Brazil"

Melissa Creary, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy in the School of Public Health.  She received he...

Location: Jackman Humanities Building Room 318, 170 St. George Street

Frieda Kahlo,

Occult Plebian Powers: Conjure, Communism and the Transnational History of the United States Civil War

Speaker: Prof. Andrew Zimmerman, With Comments By Prof. Rick Halpern

Most histories of the Civil War of 1861-65 assume that the Union drew on exclusively United States political traditions to overthrow slavery and thus ...

Location: MW130, UTSC with live videocast to SS2098, UTSC/UTSG


Bringing war into everyday: re-education of society in postwar Soviet Estonia

Speaker: Aigi Rahi-Tamm

Several historians have called the 20th century a century of war. The Estonian people had to participate in the two World Wars, the War of Independenc...

Location: Room SS2098, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3