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09Oct2019
A still from Split Ends by Akosua Adoma Owusu

The Aesthetics of Triple Consciousness: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the films of Akosua Adoma Owusu

Speaker: Lauren Cramer (Cinema Studies), Jordache Ellapen (WGS), Julie MacArthur (History), Akosua Adoma Owusu (filmmaker)

This screening and roundtable discussion focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to the aesthetics of “triple consciousness” in the work of acclai...

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

15Oct2019
Canadian Troops in Afghanistan

Book Launch: National Vs. Human Security

Speaker: Dr. Greg MacCallion (Australian National University)

Dr. Greg MacCallion of Australian National University launches his study of recent Canadian and Australian military interventions, and the tension bet...

Location: 2nd floor, Royal Canadian Military Institute, 426 University Avenue

15Oct2019
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The Missing Millionaire: The True Story of Ambrose Small and the City Obsessed With Finding Him

Speaker: Katie Daubs, David A. Wilson

Charismatic, charming, unscrupulous and vindictive, Ambrose Small was one of the most successful impresarios in Canada's history.  As the owner o...

Location: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1

16Oct2019
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‘Constitutions Selection’: Darwin, Race, and Medicine

Speaker: Prof. Suman Seth (Department Of Science And Technology Studies - Cornell University)

In the course of his discussion of the origin of variations in skin colour among humans in his Descent of Man, Charles Darwin suggested that darker sk...

Location: Victoria College Chapel, VC213, Victoria College

18Oct2019
Etching of a Dutch trading ship by Wenceslaus Hollar

"We have borrowed also from the French, and they I think from the Spaniards": National Lessons from Navigation History

Speaker: Prof. Margaret E. Schotte (History At York University)

Early modern Europeans were preoccupied with the problem of safely crossing the oceans. Such trips—for trade, war, and colonial expansion—could en...

Location: Room 108N, Munk School, 1 Devonshire Place

24Oct2019

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

24Oct2019
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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

25Oct2019
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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

25Oct2019
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

28Oct2019

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

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