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07Oct2019
Image of the from the front cover of Almost Citizens by Sam Erman

Book Talk: Almost Citizens: Puerto Rico, the U.S. Constitution and Empire

Speaker: Sam Erman

Almost Citizens lays out the tragic story of how the United States denied Puerto Ricans full citizenship following annexation of the island in 1898. A...

Location: SS 3130, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

09Oct2019
A still from Split Ends by Akosua Adoma Owusu

The Aesthetics of Triple Consciousness: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the films of Akosua Adoma Owusu

Speaker: Lauren Cramer (Cinema Studies), Jordache Ellapen (WGS), Julie MacArthur (History), Akosua Adoma Owusu (filmmaker)

This screening and roundtable discussion focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to the aesthetics of “triple consciousness” in the work of acclai...

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

10Oct2019
Aftermath of 20 July 1944 assassination attempt on Hitler (Operation Valkyrie)

Plotting Against Hitler: 75 Years

Speaker: Prof. Col. Winfried Heinemann

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the failed coup d’état against Hitler on 20 July 1944, there has been a considerable surge of publicatio...

Location: Munk School Boardroom, 315 Bloor Street West

15Oct2019
Canadian Troops in Afghanistan

Book Launch: National Vs. Human Security

Speaker: Dr. Greg MacCallion (Australian National University)

Dr. Greg MacCallion of Australian National University launches his study of recent Canadian and Australian military interventions, and the tension bet...

Location: 2nd floor, Royal Canadian Military Institute, 426 University Avenue

15Oct2019
Image of Katie Daubs

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

16Oct2019
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‘Constitutions Selection’: Darwin, Race, and Medicine

Speaker: Prof. Suman Seth (Department Of Science And Technology Studies - Cornell University)

In the course of his discussion of the origin of variations in skin colour among humans in his Descent of Man, Charles Darwin suggested that darker sk...

Location: Victoria College Chapel, VC213, Victoria College

17Oct2019
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

18Oct2019
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

24Oct2019

Bringing war into everyday: re-education of society in postwar Soviet Estonia

Speaker: Aigi Rahi-Tamm

Several historians have called the 20th century a century of war. The Estonian people had to participate in the two World Wars, the War of Independenc...

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

24Oct2019
Frieda Kahlo,

Occult Plebian Powers: Conjure, Communism and the Transnational History of the United States Civil War

Speaker: Prof. Andrew Zimmerman, With Comments By Prof. Rick Halpern

Most histories of the Civil War of 1861-65 assume that the Union drew on exclusively United States political traditions to overthrow slavery and thus ...

Location: MW130, UTSC with live videocast to SS2098, UTSC/UTSG

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