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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

31Oct2019
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Translator Agency in Turkey under Censorial Constraints: Institutional Pressure on Translation

Speaker: Inci Sariz (PhD)

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies. Abstract: Translation is one of the spheres where the effects of an ideology are most visible because wh...

Location: NMC Conference Room (BF200B), 4 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 1C1

01Nov2019
Aerial View of Avenal State Prison, Kings County, California

America's Carceral Landscapes

Speaker: Donna Murch, Toussaint Lossier, Stuart Schrader, Brett Story

This symposium seeks to historicize, map, and challenge America’s carceral landscapes. The Trump administration’s response to a refugee crisis at ...

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

04Nov2019
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

12Nov2019
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

13Nov2019
Xoloitzcuintli Lupus Mexicanus (Mexican Hairless Dog)

"Canine Mestizaje: The Dogs of New Spain"

Speaker: Mackenzie Cooley (Assistant Professor Of History - Hamilton College And Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow - Cornell University)

The idea and practice of mestizaje (mixing) stand at the heart of Latin American history and of Mexico’s identity. A term for hybridity used origina...

Location: Victoria College Chapel, VC213, Victoria College

14Nov2019
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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

14Nov2019
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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

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