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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

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

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

10Nov2017
Silhouettes of people standing in front of an art installation of small images.

(IM)MATERIAL CULTURE: Health History Collections in a Digital Era

Speaker: Prof. Sioban Nelson (former Dean Of Nursing; Vice-Provost - Academic Pgms / Faculty And Academic Life)

A part of the University of Toronto’s Sesquicentennial Commemorations and hosted by the University of Toronto’s Health History Partnership (http:/...

Location: Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1C7

11Nov2017
Image of the Medical Sciences Building at the University of Toronto

(IM)MATERIAL CULTURE: Health History Collections in a Digital Era

A part of the University of Toronto’s Sesquicentennial Commemorations and hosted by the University of Toronto’s Health History Partnership (http:/...

Location: C. David Naylor Student Commons, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 1A8

13Nov2017
Le cabinet de la Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève (Paris, 1692)

New Worlds, Indigenous Technologies, and European Cabinets of Curiosities

Speaker: Dr. Surekha Davies

In the early modern period, European perceptions of distant peoples shifted from curiosity and admiration to a growing conviction that Europe resided ...

Location: Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 2E5

16Nov2017
The last scene from the play “Akif Bey” by Namık Kemal

Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies

Speaker: Milena Methodieva (University Of Toronto)

Title: Theatre, Cultural Reform and Patriotism: Staging Namık Kemal in post-Ottoman Bulgaria (1878-1908) Abstract: With the advent of the Hamid...

Location: NMC Conference Room, 4 Bancroft Ave., Toronto, ON M5S 3G3

16Nov2017
a renaissance painting of the poet, Dante

Dante's Journey Through the Visual Arts

Speaker: Dr. Henrike Lange, Assistant Professor Italian Renaissance Art And Architecture, University Of California, Berkeley

You are invited to celebrate  Dante’s Journey Through The Visual Arts Lecture, Reception and Opening of the John M. Kelly Library Exhibition  Cele...

Location: John M. Kelly Library, 113 St. Joseph Street,

22Nov2017
Image of hands craving a moose.

Dialogue on Intangible Heritage Symposium

Join the Ontario Heritage Trust as we explore the preservation of living expressions of our identity. Practitioners, proponents and stakeholders from ...

Location: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto, ON M6G 4C7

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