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12Mar2019
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EVENT CANCELLED - Segregating Care: "Indian Hospitals" in Canada

Speaker: Professor Maureen Lux (History Chair - Brock University)

Professor Maureen Lux (History Chair, Brock University) will discuss racially segregated hospital care and the history of the so-called “Indian Hosp...

Location: Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Hall, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4W 2G8

16Mar2019
“Movement-based artist Eiko Otake, photographed by William Johnston, 2017”

A Body in Fukushima: Reflections on the Nuclear in Everyday Life

Speaker: Marilyn Ivy (Columbia University), Katy McCormick (Ryerson University), Lisa Yoneyama (University Of Toronto), Tong Lam (University Of Toronto)

This is a multi-sited, multi-media, and multi-disciplinary event that demonstrates how art can contribute to critical reflection on the nuclearization...

Location: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue

19Mar2019
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Creighton Discussion Panel - Global Displacement of Peoples

Speaker: Moderator: Tina Loo

In our Creighton Lecture pre-event, Tina Loo will moderate this discussion panel on the Global Displacement of Peoples. Panelists: Julie MacArthur, Ma...

Location: Natalie Zemon Davis conference room (room 2098), Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street

19Mar2019
Tina Loo

The Annual Creighton Lecture - "Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and a Good Life in Postwar Canada"

Speaker: Tina Loo, University Of British Columbia

From the 1950s to the 1970s, the Canadian state relocated people, often against their will, so they could fulfill their potential as individuals. Focu...

Location: St. Michael's College, Alumni Hall (room 400), 121 St. Joseph Street

21Mar2019
Book cover of Dr. Howard Chiang's book After Eunuchs

After Eunuchs: Science, Medicine, and the Transformation of Sex in Modern China

Speaker: Dr. Howard Chiang

Abstract: For much of Chinese history, the eunuch stood out as an exceptional figure at the margins of gender categories. Amid the disintegration of t...

Location: HW525C, H-wing, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4

21Mar2019
National ID card in Manchukuo

Identification Technologies and Biometric Power: A Transition from Occupied China to Post-World War II Japan

Speaker: Asako Takano (Meiji Pharmaceutical University In Tokyo - Japan), Midori Ogasawara (Dept. Of Sociology - Queen’s University)

The invention of identification technologies is deeply connected with the surveillance of colonial populations. Fingerprinting, the forerunner of biom...

Location: 208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

22Mar2019
Cover photo features Li Maizi and Wei Tingting of the Feminist Five, with activist Xiao Meili, taking part in a 2012 protest, Beijing

The Feminist Awakening in China

Speaker: Dr. Leta Hong Fincher

On the eve of International Women’s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for thirty-seven days. The ...

Location: Boardroom (B115), Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, 315 Bloor Street West

25Mar2019
Cover of the book Sanitized Sex by Robert Kramm

Sex and Power in Occupied Japan

Speaker: Robert Kramm (Post-doctoral Fellow In The Society Of Fellows In The Humanities; Department Of History - University Of Hong Kong)

Based on Robert Kramm's book Sanitized Sex, the talk will discuss the various attempts to sanitize sexuality through the regulation of prostitution, v...

Location: 208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3K7

28Mar2019
Millard Sheets, sketch of Monument to Democracy for San Pedro, 1954

Multicultural Visions in Postwar Los Angeles: The ‘Monument to Democracy

Speaker: Prof. Russell Kazal

In September 1952, one of Los Angeles’ leading white liberals unveiled his vision of a multiracial democracy:  a plaster model of a proposed 48...

Location: HW525C, H-wing, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON M1C 1A4

28Mar2019
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Ato Quayson Lecture in Diaspora and Transnational Studies

Speaker: Professor Diana Taylor

The Annual Ato Quayson Lecture in Diaspora and Transnational Studies is a year-end event named for the University Professor and the founding director ...

Location: Victoria College Chapel, 91 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 2C7

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