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Transnational Solidarity Networks in the Era of Gay Liberation: The Making of Gay Communities in North America (1970s-1980s)

Speaker: Juan Carlos Mezo González

This talk discusses the relationship between the gay press and gay liberation movements in North America throughout the 1970s and early 1980s. The tal...

Location: Room 208N, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON


Scholars, Policymakers and Canadian Foreign Aid

Speaker: Margaret Biggs, David Black, Stephen Brown

This year’s Bill Graham Centre-Massey College Distinguished  Visiting Scholar in Foreign and Defence Policy,  Dr. Margaret Biggs, one of Canada’...

Location: Rigby Room, St. Hilda's College, 44 Devonshire Place

The Absent Monarch

Kings and Cripples: The Absent Monarch in the Lancelot Prose Cycle

Speaker: Prof. Christopher Baswell (Columbia University)

The demographic reality of medieval disability was largely a spectacle of poverty, disease, begging, and dependence.  And depending on the nature...

Location: Alumni Hall, Victoria College, 91 Charles Street W

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Dangerous Liaisons: The Forbidden Love Affairs of French Prisoners of War and German Women in the Second World War

Speaker: Prof. Raffael Scheck (Katz Distinguished Teaching Professor Of Modern European History At Colby College In Waterville - Maine)

Tens of thousands of French prisoners of war (POWs) and German women had to stand trial in Nazi Germany for having engaged in a love relation with eac...

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

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Rereading Proust in 2019

Speaker: Antoine Compagnon

Rereading Proust in 2019? Whose reading? Who is reading the Recherche du temps perdu? I am celebrating fifty years of reading Proust, remembering my f...

Location: Emmanuel College, Room 001, 75 Queen's Park

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Agenda 2020: What's in store for Canada-U.S. Relations

Speaker: Rick Mills, Dr. Christopher Sands, Dr. Peter Loewen

The United States is Canada's largest trading partner and closest ally. Canadians have elected a Liberal minority Parliament and Justin Trudeau's new ...

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

Professor Anna Shternshis

Saul Goldstein Memorial Lecture

Speaker: Professor Anna Shternshis, Al And Malka Green Professor Of Yiddish Studies And The Director Of The Anne Tanenbaum Centre For Jewish Studies

This lecture series presents topics of interest for Woodsworth alumni, the U of T community and members of the general public. Our 2019 Saul Goldstei...

Location: Kruger Hall Commons, Woodsworth College, 119 St. George St.

Gerald Ford and Leonid Brezhnev

The Final Act: The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War

Speaker: Strom Visiting Professor Michael C. Morgan (University Of North Carolina)

Michael C. Morgan, Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, is the 2019-2020 Strom Visiting Professor in the Department of ...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Room, Sidney Smith 2098, 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S3G3

the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines

Faith in Formaldehyde: Conversion in the Oldest Cabinet of Curiosity in the Philippines

Speaker: Prof. Pearlie Rose S. Baluyut (Art History, State University Of New York)

This paper examines the oldest existing museum in the Philippines, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Museum of Arts and Sciences, as a cabinet of cu...

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

George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev

The End of the Cold War: Thirty Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Speaker: Melvyn P. Leffler; Beth A. Fischer; Michael C. Morgan

November 2019 marks the thirty-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the beginning of the end of the Cold War. The political figures of ...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Room, Sidney Smith 2098, 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, M5S3G3