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

Events: Thursday, November 30, 2017

  • 30Nov2017
    James F. Byrnes, Harry S. Truman, and Henry A. Wallace attend the funeral of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Paying Lip Service to Peace: Public Dissent and Foreign Policymaking in the Early Cold War

    Speaker: Katie Davis Ph.D. Candidate (Department Of History, University Of Toronto)

    In 1946, Secretary of Commerce Henry Wallace wrote with concern to President Harry Truman over the direction of postwar US foreign policy. With the co...

    Location: Room 208N North, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

  • 30Nov2017
    Piero della Francesca, “Finding the True Cross” from the cycle “The Legend of the True Cross” (1452–1456). Basilica of San Francesco, Arezzo

    The Cross, the Medici, and the Jews

    Speaker: Prof. Gianni Cicali

    The Medici family had a particular devo¬tion to the Holy Cross of Jesus. One mem¬ber of the family even wrote a long sacred play based on the legend...

    Location: Room 406, Carr Hall, 100 St Joseph St, Toronto, ON M5S 2C4

  • 30Nov2017
    Photograph of Sean Mills and the cover of his book.

    Book Discussion: A Place in the Sun: Haiti, Haitians, and the Remaking of Quebec

    Speaker: Prof. Sean Mills (Dept. Of History, University Of Toronto)

    A Place in the Sun: Haiti, Haitians, and the Remaking of Quebec Sean Mills In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, a wave of books were published tha...

    Location: Combination Room, Trinity College, Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 1H8