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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

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

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“Is There Such a Thing as Truth—and Can We Live in It? A Philosophical History of Eastern Europe in the Long 20th Century

Speaker: Marci Shore

As a dissident under communism, Václav Havel insisted on the imperative “to live in truth.” Thirty years ago, the Velvet Revolution ushered the d...

Location: Room SS2098, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

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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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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


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