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

Events: Thursday, March 21, 2019

  • 20Mar2019
    Image of the Lillian Massey Building

    Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies

    Vagantes is North America’s largest graduate-student conference for medieval studies. Since its founding in 2002, Vagantes has nurtured a lively com...

    Location: Great Hall of the Centre for Medieval Studies, Lillian Massey Building, 3rd Floor, 125 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7

  • 21Mar2019
    Book cover of Dr. Howard Chiang's book After Eunuchs

    After Eunuchs: Science, Medicine, and the Transformation of Sex in Modern China

    Speaker: Dr. Howard Chiang

    Abstract: For much of Chinese history, the eunuch stood out as an exceptional figure at the margins of gender categories. Amid the disintegration of t...

    Location: HW525C, H-wing, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4

  • 21Mar2019
    National ID card in Manchukuo

    Identification Technologies and Biometric Power: A Transition from Occupied China to Post-World War II Japan

    Speaker: Asako Takano (Meiji Pharmaceutical University In Tokyo - Japan), Midori Ogasawara (Dept. Of Sociology - Queen’s University)

    The invention of identification technologies is deeply connected with the surveillance of colonial populations. Fingerprinting, the forerunner of biom...

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