October 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017:

11:45am, Council Chambers (DV 3130) - Conference on South Asian Religions: UTM Featured Keynote: Kristin Scheible - "Aspirations and Agitations for the future Buddha in Theravada sources"

Friday, October 6, 2017:

1-3pm, Jackman Humanities Building - UTSG (rm. 100) - Conference on South Asian Religions: Special Panel - Community and Conquest: Historical Writing in Troubled Times, a roundtable discussion with Shahid Amin, Natalie Zemon Davis, and Rosalind O'Hanlon. Moderated by UTM Historical Studies' Malavika Katsuri.

4pm, Erindale Hall, rm. 200B - UTM Historical Studies' Enrico Raffaelli - "Friendly Enemies". As part of a seminar series organised by the Toronto Initiative for Iranian Studies, this talk focuses on the relations between the Roman Empire and the ancient Iranian Empires.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017:

7-8:30pm, Mississauga Central Library, CL3, 2nd Floor - Professor Chris Petrakos - "The Joke's on Them: Laughter and Social Boundaries in Klondike Miner's Tales, 1886-1896" -Part of the UTM EEO Lecture Me! Series

Monday, October 23, 2017 (Historical Studies Society):

11am-3pm, Student Centre - HSS will be participating in the UTMSU Haunted Carnival! Drop by their spooky table setup and say "BOO!"

Thursday, October 25, 2017:

6-9pm, Instructional Building, rm. 245 - Dr. Hossein Elahi Ghomshei - "On the Nature of Poetry" 

Thursday, October 26, 2017:

6-9pm, William Doo Auditorium, UTSG (45 Willcocks Street - at Spadina) - "Invisible No More" by Andrea J. Ritchie - Book Launch and Panel Discussion with the author, Andrea J. Ritchie, Robyn Maynard (author of Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to Present), and Beverly Bain (WGS-UTM)

Thursday, October 27, 2017 (Historical Studies Society):

1-5:30pm, AGO - Featured: the Guillermo Del Toro Exhibit - HSS with the UTM Department of Visual Studies Student Society is providing free transportation and offering tickets to the AGO at a great price - only $13 (now available from either society). The bus leaves from IB at 12:45pm and leaves the AGO for the return trip at 5:30pm. Please contact HSS here.

Thursday, October 27, 2017 (Historical Studies Society:

2-3pm, Instructional Building, rm. 120 - Professors Cowan, Petrakos, and Derry - 95 Theses 500th Anniversary Panel (Refreshments will be provided.)

Thursday, October 27, 2017:

7-9pm, CCT Building, rm. 1080 - Dr. Leonard Lewisohn - "Sufism & the Religion of Love" 

Thursday, October 27, 2017 (Historical Studies Society):

7-9pm, Student Centre, Presentation Room - HSS with the UTM Cinema Studies Association and other student groups is hosting a Halloween Horror Double Feature (Bring your pillow to hide behind during the scary parts!)

Thursday, October 28, 2017:

5-7pm, Instructional Building, rm. 335 - Dr. Jane Lewisohn, Department of Music, Schoole of Oriental & African Studies, University of London - "Preserving and Archiving Persian Performing Arts and Literature" 

November 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017 (Historical Studies Society):

Evening - Royal Ontario Museum - #FNLROM: VALHALLA - Cost: $13 for tickets that give you complete access to the ROM and include transportation to and from. This event is 19+ and IDs will be checked by security. Please contact HSS here.

Sunday, November 12, 2017:

6-9pm - MiST Theatre - Kudiyattam: Ancient Drama in the Present - Co-sponsored by the Professor Tuppil Venkatacharya Trust at the University of Toronto Mississauga and the Centre for South Asian Civilizations. Tickets are free but please register here.