“Empires and the Idea of Culture” Distinguished Lecture by Professor Jordan Sand

2 Nov 2016 - 12:40pm

Professor Jordan Sand of Georgetown University is coming to present his Distinguished Lecture, “Empires and the Idea of Culture” on November 8th at 4:00pm with a following reception. Lunch will be provided.

You can register for this public event at:

"Bibles in the Badlands: Colonial Discoveries and the Making of Canadian Origin Myths" Prandium Lunch Seminar

19 Oct 2016 - 11:44am

To start the season off, Anthony Scott will reinterpret the role of the dinosaur fossils in our society as pinnacles of colonial plunder, scientific specimens used to justify geological genocide against the land and its inhabitants. 

Please come join us on Wednesday October 26th in DH 2085 at 1:00 p.m to learn more.

Snacks will be provided!

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"Quebec and the Making of Canada" Roundtable Discussion at UTM

17 Oct 2016 - 2:55pm

As part of its Seminar Series on the History of Canadian Confederation, the Department of Historical Studies is proud to announce "Quebec and the Making of Canada." This roundtable discussion will feature three preeminent social and cultural historians of Quebec which include:

  • Magda Fahrni (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  • Nicolas Kenny (Simon Fraser University)
  • Jarrett Rudy (McGill University)

The event will take place in IB 335 on Monday, October 31st from 3:00-5:00 p.m. All are welcome! 

Khoya Film Premiere - Exclusive CSAC Offer for U of T

8 Jun 2016 - 1:12pm

U of T's Centre for South Asian Civilizations (CSAC) has arranged an exclusive viewing for U of T's students, faculty and staff at the theatrical premiere of this heart wrenching feature film.