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17Mar2017
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The Corporeal City: How Do Lived Experiences Shape the Urban Space?

Speaker: Prof. Ato Quayson, Prof. Jens Hanssen, Prof. Judith Taylor

Join the Literature & Critical Theory Student Union for our second academic seminar of the semester. Our panelists will discuss how lived experien...

Location: VC 115, 73 Queen Park's Crescent #106, Toronto, ON M5S 1K7

22Mar2017
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Writing the Commune: The Lived and the Conceived

Speaker: Prof. Kristin Ross (Comparative Literature-New York University)

In this talk, Kristin Ross examines some of the methodological and theoretical problems she confronted while writing Communal Luxury: The Political Im...

Location: The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

23Mar2017
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The Double: Dubbing Western Films in the Soviet Union

Speaker: Prof. Eleonor Gilburd (Department Of History, University Of Chicago)

This presentation discusses the incorporation of Western films into Soviet cities and visual culture during the 1950s and 60s. In this talk, I will co...

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

27Mar2017
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Anxieties in Conflict: The Tale of Anna del Monte

Speaker: Prof. Kenneth Stow (Jewish History, University Of Haifa)

Kenneth Stow’s latest book, Anna and Tranquillo: Catholic Anxiety and Jewish Protest in the Age of Revolutions recounts the experience of an eightee...

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

29Mar2017
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Red Africa: Affective Communities and the Cold War

Speaker: Mark Nash (Independent Curator And Writer)

Contemporary artists' response to the legacy of cultural relationships between Africa, the Soviet Union and related countries during the Cold War. Fol...

Location: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave Toronto, ON M5S 1J5

31Mar2017
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The Place of the Baltic in the French Atlantic Empire

Speaker: Prof. Pemille Roge (French Colonial History-University Of Pittsburgh

This talk explores ways in which the Baltic region enabled the rise and consolidation of the French colonial empire in the Americas. The Baltic, a sup...

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

03Apr2017
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The World Must Choose International Control: Atomic Public Education in 1940s New York City

Speaker: Katie Davis

Central to addressing the problem of international control of atomic energy in the early Cold War was the work of United Nations Atomic Energy Commiss...

Location: Room LA200, 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

03Apr2017
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Jewish Honour Courts: The Quest for Retribution in the Postwar Jewish World

Speaker: Laura Jockusch

In the wake of the Second World War, despite the urgent demands of daily existence, people across Europe concerned themselves with issues of justice. ...

Location: Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs , 1 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

04Apr2017
Fathers of Confederation

Canada 150 Ten Minute Talks: Recolonizing Confederation: Indigenous Policy and the Making of Canada - Prof. Brian Gettler

Speaker: Prof. Brian Gettler, Assistant Professor, Department Of Historical Studies (UTM), U Of T

The "Ten Minute Talks" series will be afternoon events held during the winter semester, and led by faculty from the History Department. Light refresh...

Location: Room 2098, Sidney Smithy Hall, 100 St. George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

04Apr2017
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The Making of a President and the Unmaking of Political Parties: France 2017

Speaker: Arthur Goldhammer

This year’s French presidential election will have a decisive influence on the future of France and Europe. The outcome could determine whether Fran...

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

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