The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall
 

Events: November, 2017

  • 01Nov2017
    Cover of Mike's World. Show's an image of Lester B. Pearson.

    Book Launch: "Mike's World"

    Speaker: Asa McKercher, Galen Perras Et Al

    On the 60th anniversary of Lester Pearson’s receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize and the 50th anniversary of his departure as Prime Minister, it is time...

    Location: Library and Boardroom, Munk School, 315 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1W7

  • 03Nov2017
    Statue of Losin Watan (1899-1954), son of a Tayal chief in northern Taiwan.

    The Historical Experiences of Indigenous Peoples and the Colonial War in Taiwan

    Speaker: Kae Kitamura (Hokkaido University)

    On August 1st of last year, Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen officially apologized to Taiwan's indigenous peoples for “the four centuries of pain and m...

    Location: Room 208N North, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

  • 04Nov2017
    Luohan Figure (glazed earthenware), Lio - Jin Dynasty, China, 11th century.

    CANCELLED - Imagining Home: Creating Canada, 150 Years of Chinese Canadian Communities

    Speaker: Prof. Lisa Mar (University Of Toronto)

    Prof. Lisa Mar will be giving a lecture on November 4 at 9am “Imagining Home: Creating Canada, 150 Years of Chinese Canadian Communities” at th...

    Location: Royal Ontario Museum Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre Level 1B, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6

  • 06Nov2017
    Image of the first page of a book.

    Discontented Harmonies: Words against Words in Pomfret Castle

    Speaker: Prof. Tom Bishop (University Of Auckland; NZ)

    Despite its ubiquity, Bible-reading in Shakespeare’s day was not merely a linear transfer from text to reader, but rather circulatory, folded and la...

    Location: Victoria University Senior Common Room, rear of 91 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5

  • 06Nov2017
    Image of Rita Leistner tree planting in the bush of Western Canada

    Invitation - From the Battleground to the Cut Block: Talk and Special Tour of The Tree Planters Art Exhibit

    Speaker: Rita Leistner (BA Woodsworth; English & History; 1988)

    Internationally celebrated artist and documentary photographer Rita Leistner (BA Woodsworth; English & History, 1988) will give a visual presentat...

    Location: Kruger Hall Commons, 119 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 1A9

  • 08Nov2017
    Portrait of Françoise de Graffigny (1695-1758)

    Madame de Graffigny and the 18th Century Post Office

    Speaker: David Smith

    Joint French History Seminar Overview: After some general observations on the functioning of the eighteenth-century post-office, I first interpret thr...

    Location: Room 208N North, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

  • 08Nov2017
    engraving of whimsical Victorian gentleman with an exaggerated moustache

    Eminent Victorians of Toronto - Lecture on Robert Baldwin

    Speaker: Robert Fraser

    The History Department is pleased to announce a new Special Lecture series, “Eminent Victorians of Toronto.” This new lecture series was the pr...

    Location: Room SS 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

  • 09Nov2017
    Image of Professor Emeritus Brue Berman

    Mau Mau: The Face of International Terrorism in the 1950s in Contemporary Perspective

    Speaker: Prof. Bruce Berman (Emeritus - Political Studies And History; Queen's University)

    For more than 30 years until the end of the 1980s, Mau Mau in Kenya was to the Western world the terrifying face of African savagery. This image of Ma...

    Location: Room SS 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

  • 10Nov2017

    The 2017 Kenya Elections and Democracy in Africa: What Happened and What Comes Next?

    Speaker: Bruce Berman, Julie MacArthur, Gerald Bareebe, Moses Karanja

    A roundtable discussion on the 2017 Kenya Elections and Democracy in Africa featuring speakers: Bruce Berman (Professor Emeritus, Political Studies an...

    Location: Room SS 3130, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

  • 10Nov2017
    Liberty Leading the People. Painting by Eugène Delacroix (1830)

    The Price of Hospitality: An Indian Traveler in Revolutionary France

    Speaker: Prof. Rahul Markovits (Ecole Normale Supérieure In Paris)

    In April 1793, two Indian travelers from Gujarat landed in Marseilles. The son of the nawab of Broach and his attendant, they were heading for England...

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

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