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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

Arkhangai province, Mongolia

The Refugium in Eurasian History and its Spatiality

Speaker: Victor Ostapchuk

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies Abstract: The term refugium—yet to be properly defined—has been used by scholars to denote areas where s...

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

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

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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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


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

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

Fighting Back: Urban Renewal in Trefann Court

Trefann Court Revisited: The Activist Afterlives of Edna Dixon and John Sewell

Speaker: Simon Vickers And Luis Jacob

Simon Vickers engages with Luis Jacob’s two-part installation The View from Here to initiate dialogues on historical social movements and how the ci...

Location: The View from Here Exhibit, 259 Lakeshore East, Toronto, On, M5A 3T7

Emma Goldman

Emma Goldman in Toronto

The year 2020 will mark the 80th anniversary of the death of anarchist and feminist Emma Goldman in Toronto in May 1940. Deported from the United Stat...

Location: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St., Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

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La plume et l'épée (in French)

Speaker: Antoine Compagnon

Au XIXème siècle, des révolutions, de la plume et de l’épée, de la « guerre », de l’ « escrime » ou de la « boxe littéraire », comme d...

Location: Charbonnel Lounge, Brennan Hall, 81 St. Mary Street