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05Apr2017
British Soldiers and Iroquois men surrounding General James Wolfe on the battlefield as he dies

Who's Afraid of General Wolfe? Adventures in Archives and Authorship

Speaker: Kathleen Winter (Author), Peter MacLeod (Author)

Please join us at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library where Kathleen Winter, author of Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage, a...

Location: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 120 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1A5

10Apr2017
Canadian troops in the second wave of the attack on Vimy Ridge wait in a trench for the signal to advance.

The Myth of Vimy: War and Peace in Canada

Speaker: Ian McKay (McMaster University)

Join the Toronto Workers' History Project. Workers have fought in wars. Workers have also opposed wars. On April 10th, 2017, we mark the 100th anni...

Location: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St, Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

13Apr2017
Image of John Rae, celebrated Arctic explorer

Book Launch: Finding John Rae by Alice Jane Hamilton

Speaker: Alice Jane Hamilton

You are invited to the official book launch of Finding John Rae by author Alice Jane Hamilton, a direct descendant of arctic explorer John Rae. This c...

Location: Upper Library, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1

21Apr2017
Prof. Volker Berghahn giving a talk at the German Historical Institute, Washington DC

Federation and Confederation in Central Europe: Constitutions and Society in the 1860s and Beyond

Speaker: Prof. Volker R. Berghahn (Columbia University)

Volker Berghahn is a historian of German and modern European history at Columbia University. His research interests have included the f...

Location: Campbell Conference Centre, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

22Apr2017
Photograph of Professor Elsbeth Heaman.

The 2017 Donald Creighton Lecture: Elsbeth Heaman

Speaker: Professor Elsbeth Heaman, McGill University

Professor Elsbeth Heaman examines the complicated academic and political uses of “civilization” in Canada during the 1860s and their afterlife. Mo...

Location: Upper Library, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1

26Apr2017
Olive vines on a green background

The 16th Frederic Alden Warren Lecture - Modern Medicine from Medieval Manuscript

Speaker: Prof. Nicholas Everett (Department Of History; Trinity Fellow)

Ancient and Medieval drugs are often dismissed by modern science as having been little more than placebos when they were not downright dangerous. Yet ...

Location: George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

11May2017
Photo of Professor Ian McKay

Myth and the Manipulation of History: The Vimy Anniversary in Retrospect

Speaker: Prof. Ian McKay (McMaster University)

As part of the Annual Graduate History Symposium, the Department of History is pleased to welcome Professor Ian McKay (McMaster University). Professor...

Location: Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 3H3

12May2017
Photo of Professor Mary Jane McCallum

Miss Chief: The Obscure History of First Nations Female Suffrage and Leadership

Speaker: Professor Mary Jane McCallum

As part of the Annual Graduate History Symposium, we invite you to our closing keynote address by Professor Mary Jane McCallum (University of Winnipeg...

Location: Debates Room, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle

23May2017
Young German Christians give the Nazi salute at a rally in front of a new Christian Nazi fl ag. 1933–1938

Religion, Ethno-nationalism, and Violence: Probing the Intersections

Speaker: Victoria J. Barnett-Director (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum), Prof. Susannah Heschel (Dartmouth College), Prof. Doris L. Bergen (UofT)

Location: Vivian and David Campbell Conference Centre, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

28Jun2017
Exterior image of the Graduate House of the Univeristy of Toronto

Graduate Speakers' Series

Speaker: Julia Rady-Shaw & Dale Barbour

Celebrating Canada's 150 As part of the monthly graduate speakers' series, Julia Rady and Dale Barbour will each present their dissertation research a...

Location: Lower level - Grad room, 60 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 3L1

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