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05Mar2019
Unknown artist, “Portrait of King Henry VIII” oil on panel, perhaps early 17th century, based on a work of circa 1542

Igor Djordjevic - “Jacobean Drama’s Walking Dead: Reconsidering the English ‘History Play’”

Speaker: Prof. Igor Djordjevic (York University)

It has been a truism for a very long time among critics of early modern English historical drama that the “history play” as a genre “died” at ...

Location: Victoria College Senior Common Room, 91 Charles Street West (rear of)

04Mar2019
historical photography

Graduate Masterclass: The Use and Interpretation of Photographs in Historical Research

Speaker: Rebecca Manley And Marline Otte

 The use and interpretation of photographs by historians has increased exponentially over the past two decades, but few historians have s...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room (SS 2098), Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street

01Mar2019
Chinese man selling cigarettes

The Jim Crow Cigarette in China

Speaker: Nan Enstadt (University Of Wisconsin Madison)

The Jim Crow Cigarette in China: An Intimate History of Corporate Capitalism

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

01Mar2019
Image of Prof. Henry Theriault

Lessons From Lemkin: Academic Talk with Prof. Theriault

Speaker: Prof. Henry Theriault

An academic discussion regarding the United Nations Genocide Convention and its promises of prevention and punishment. There will be a Question and An...

Location: Wilson Hall of New College - Room 1700, 40 Willcocks Street TORONTO, ON, Canada M5S 1C6

01Mar2019
Image of Prof. Puangthong Pawakapan

Development and Impact of the Thai Military’s Political Offensive

Speaker: Puangthong R. Pawakapan (Department Of Political Science-Chulalongkorn University-Thailand)

It is recognized that the military coups in Thailand in 2006 and 2014 were the orchestrated attempts of the anti-democratic alliance of the old powers...

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

28Feb2019
A circle of Russian-Jewish anarchists arrested in Paris in 1907

Utopia's Discontents: Russian Exiles and the Quest for Freedom, 1830-1930

Speaker: Prof. Faith Hillis (Department Of History, University Of Chicago)

Over the course of the long nineteenth century, hundreds of thousands of tsarist subjects left the Russian empire and resettled in western and central...

Location: 108N, North House, Munk School of Global of Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

28Feb2019
A woman in a white dress and a man in a white shirt and pants dancing side by side.

Interactions Seminar Series, "Playing Mestizo: The Politics and Performance of Race-Mixture in Yucatán, Mexico"

Speaker: Prof. Paul Eiss (Carnegie Mellon University)

ABSTRACT: Mestizaje—ethnic, racial and cultural mixing—is a common characteristic of Latin American societies formed out of the amalgamation of in...

Location: HW525C, 1265 Military Trial, Toronto, ON

27Feb2019
World War I Soldier in a field with a camera

Professor Marline Otte, Research Talk: “Image Worlds of the Eastern Front (1914-18): Trauma, Art and Occupation.”

Speaker: Professor Marline Otte (Tulane University)

Professor Otte is the Inaugural Helen E. Graham Visiting Fellow 2019 and a graduate (1999) of our History PhD program. This talk will focus on the pho...

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

27Feb2019

CEWG (Colonialism and Empire Working Group)

Speaker: Karen Ruffle

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

22Feb2019
The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre

Pious Captains: Religion, Masculinity, and Combat in 16th Century France

Speaker: Benjamin Lukas (PhD Candidate-Department Of History)

The sixteenth century witnessed a proliferation of military texts written by French noblemen who were veterans of the Italian Wars and religious wars....

Location: Munk 108N, 1 Devonshire Place

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