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05Mar2019
Unknown artist, “Portrait of King Henry VIII” oil on panel, perhaps early 17th century, based on a work of circa 1542

Igor Djordjevic - “Jacobean Drama’s Walking Dead: Reconsidering the English ‘History Play’”

Speaker: Prof. Igor Djordjevic (York University)

It has been a truism for a very long time among critics of early modern English historical drama that the “history play” as a genre “died” at ...

Location: Victoria College Senior Common Room, 91 Charles Street West (rear of)

12Mar2019
Image of Prof. Maureen Lux

EVENT CANCELLED - Segregating Care: "Indian Hospitals" in Canada

Speaker: Professor Maureen Lux (History Chair - Brock University)

Professor Maureen Lux (History Chair, Brock University) will discuss racially segregated hospital care and the history of the so-called “Indian Hosp...

Location: Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Hall, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4W 2G8

16Mar2019
“Movement-based artist Eiko Otake, photographed by William Johnston, 2017”

A Body in Fukushima: Reflections on the Nuclear in Everyday Life

Speaker: Marilyn Ivy (Columbia University), Katy McCormick (Ryerson University), Lisa Yoneyama (University Of Toronto), Tong Lam (University Of Toronto)

This is a multi-sited, multi-media, and multi-disciplinary event that demonstrates how art can contribute to critical reflection on the nuclearization...

Location: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue

16Mar2019
Image of Natalie Zemon Davis

Celebrating Natalie Zemon Davis' 90th Birthday

We’d like to invite you to join us at a celebration of Natalie Zemon Davis’ 90th birthday that our Department is hosting at the annual meeting of ...

Location: Victoria College Alumni Hall, 91 Charles St W, Toronto, M5S 1K5

19Mar2019
Tina Loo

The Annual Creighton Lecture - "Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and a Good Life in Postwar Canada"

Speaker: Tina Loo, University Of British Columbia

From the 1950s to the 1970s, the Canadian state relocated people, often against their will, so they could fulfill their potential as individuals. Focu...

Location: St. Michael's College, Alumni Hall (room 400), 121 St. Joseph Street

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

22Mar2019
Cover photo features Li Maizi and Wei Tingting of the Feminist Five, with activist Xiao Meili, taking part in a 2012 protest, Beijing

The Feminist Awakening in China

Speaker: Dr. Leta Hong Fincher

On the eve of International Women’s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for thirty-seven days. The ...

Location: Boardroom (B115), Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, 315 Bloor Street West

25Mar2019
Cover of the book Sanitized Sex by Robert Kramm

Sex and Power in Occupied Japan

Speaker: Robert Kramm (Post-doctoral Fellow In The Society Of Fellows In The Humanities; Department Of History - University Of Hong Kong)

Based on Robert Kramm's book Sanitized Sex, the talk will discuss the various attempts to sanitize sexuality through the regulation of prostitution, v...

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

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