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15Nov2018
Daniel Sargent

Pax Americana: Report from a Work-in-Progress

Speaker: Daniel Sargent

The American World Order is today in crisis. The election of Donald Trump has imperiled the future of the Pax Americana, but Trump's election is not s...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room (SS 2098), Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street

16Nov2018
Prisoners walking one in front of the other tied together while an officer looks on.

Living to Die, Living as the Dead: On Labor Power and Race in Hokkaido’s Settler Colonialism

Speaker: Prof. Katsuya Hirano (UCLA)

ABSTRACT: My talk advances consideration of the relations between the settler-colonial logic of elimination and the capitalist logic of exploitation t...

Location: 208N-North house, 1 Devonshire Place, North House

23Nov2018
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Lewis Debassige - From Trudeau to Trudeau

Speaker: Lewis Debassige

Mr. Lewis Debassige is a respected Anishinaabe Elder from M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island (Mnidoo Mnising). He is well known for his wo...

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

23Nov2018
Mahosadha's Cunning and the Cretan Labyrinth

Lecture in the Arts, Histories, Literatures, and Religions of Burma: Mahosadha’s Cunning and the Cretan Labyrinth

Speaker: Dr. Lilian Handlin (Harvard University)

One of the Buddha Gotama’s numerous epithets was opamma kusalo muni – sage skilled in parables, exemplified in his life as Mahosadha.  The re...

Location: 208N-North house, 1 Devonshire Place

16Jan2019
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Making ‘Man in the North’: Academic and Military Entanglements in Arctic Science, 1944-49

Speaker: Prof. Matthew Farish (Geography And Planning - UofT)

In the brief period between the final months of World War II and the acceleration of the Cold War at the end of the 1940s, several new scientifically-...

Location: VC 323, 91 Charles St WToronto, ON M5S 1K5

25Jan2019
Exterior view of the Munk School of Global Affairs

Indigenizing New France: Where are we now?

Speaker: Prof. Catherine Desbarats (McGill University)

From whatever subject position we “indigenize”, we are always indigenizing something–something deeply entangled with colonial processes. What ha...

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

04Feb2019
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Labour and the State in Quebec History: A discussion with Martin Petitclerc

Speaker: Martin Petitclerc

A Discussion with Martin Petitclerc, UQAM, about his new book (co-authored with Martin Robert): Grève et paix. Une histoire des lois speciales au Qu...

Location: Room 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, 100 St. George St., Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

06Feb2019
Hand drawn reconstruction of a computer proof in geometry, 1967.

Making Up Minds: Computing and Proof in the Postwar United States

Speaker: Prof. Stephanie Dick (University Of Pennsylvania)

Abstract: “Computers ought to produce in the long run some fundamental change in the nature of all mathematical activity.” These words, penned in ...

Location: Victoria College, Room 323, 73 Queen's Park Crescent Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7

07Feb2019
The Burmese Beauties

Colonial Secularism, Buddhism and the Continuing Violence of Burmese Women's ‘Freedom’

Speaker: Prof. Alicia Turner (Department Of Humanities And Religious Studies-York University)

Abstract: The idea that Burmese women enjoy greater freedom than either their Asian or European counterparts has been a persistent theme in both Br...

Location: Room 2098, Natalie Zemon Davis Conference Room, 100 St. George St., Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

15Feb2019
Pan-Africanism: A History, by Hakim Adi

Pan-Africanism: A History, lecture and book launch by Dr. Hakim Adi

Speaker: Dr. Hakim Adi (Professor Of The History Of Africa And The African Diaspora At The University Of Chichester)

A Different Booklist, along with the Departments of African Studies, History, and the Women and Gender Institute at the University of Toronto invite y...

Location: A Different Booklist Cultural Centre, 779 Bathurst Street

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