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July, 2018
21st International Congress of the Societe Rencesvals
Jul 13th, 9:00 am       Various
Conference
Toronto Colloquium in Medieval Philosophy
Jul 21st, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Colloquium

August, 2018
Lai de Bisclaveret
Aug 13th, 7:00 pm       6 Hoskin Avenue, Trinity College Chapel
Performance by Pneuma Ensemble
Narrative Performances
Aug 14th, 7:00 pm       Trnity College Chapel and Seeley Hall
two performances of medieval poetry with a panel discussion
3rd Annual Conference of the Digital Humanities Network
Aug 30th, 9:30 am       University of Toronto Mississauga IB 235
One day to learn about research and pedagogy in the Digital Humanities at the University of Toronto

September, 2018
Interdisciplinary Simmel: A Conference
Sep 13th, 2:00 pm       1 Devonshire Place, 208 North House, Munk School of Global Affairs
Conference
Epistemology from a "Naturalistic" (but not Reliabilist) Perspective
Sep 13th, 3:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 418
Talk by Hartry Field, NYU
Spinoza: New Directions in Research
Sep 14th, 9:00 am       170 St. George Street, Room 418
Conference
The Work of Wind: Air, Land, Sea
Sep 14th, 10:00 am       Blackwood Gallery, UTM, 3359 Mississauga Road
Art Exhibition
Unspoken Thought: The Actors who Invented Modern Drama
Sep 14th, 3:00 pm       214 College Street, Robert Gill Theatre
Lecture by Joseph Roach, Yale University
Pride or Prejudice? Folklore and Nationalism in the Film The Dybbuk (1937)
Sep 17th, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Lecture by Zehavit Stern
Monday Night Seminars: platform mechanics and the undercommons
Sep 17th, 6:00 pm       39A Queens Park Crescent East, Coach House
Monday Night Seminars
The Birth of Blackness: The New Race-based Mobilization in 21st Century France
Sep 18th, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, JHB room 318
Lecture by Professor Abdoulaye Gueye, Sociological & Anthropological Studies, U. Ottawa
Obscene Capitalism: NAFTA, Moral Regulation, and the Economy of Censorship in Canada
Sep 18th, 4:40 pm       140 St. George Street, Room 728, Claude Bissell Building,
Talk by Jennifer Tyburczy
Spirit of Japan: Shinto & Gagaku
Sep 19th, 3:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Many McLuhans: Celebrating the UNESCO Designation
Sep 21st, 10:00 am       Thomas Fisher Library of Rare Books
Symposium at the Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library
Locke on the Scope of Sensitive Knowledge
Sep 21st, 10:00 am       170 St. George Street, Room 418
Talk by Ken Winkler, Yale
100 Years Of Baltic Republics: Statehood And National Cultures In The Globalizing World
Sep 21st, 12:30 pm       1 Devonshire Place, The Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility
Conference
University of Toronto Colloquium in Medieval Philosophy 2018
Sep 21st, 4:30 pm       170 St. George Street, JHB room 100
International conference
MORE: Sex and the Contemporary Novel
Sep 22nd, 12:30 pm       15 Devonshire Place, Goerge Ignatieff Theatre
Readings and dialogue with four authors
CANCELLED - From Spanish Inquisition to Spanish Louisiana: Irish clerics and their overseas entanglements 1558-1829
Sep 26th, 6:00 pm       CANCELLED
Lecture by Thomas O'Connor (National University of Ireland Maynooth)
Book Launch - THE CONSTANT LIBERAL Pierre Trudeau, Organized Labour, and the Canadian Social Democratic Left
Sep 26th, 7:00 pm       25 Cecil Street, United Steelworkers Hall
Book Launch
Italian Renaissance Frescoes as Casualties of World War Two
Sep 27th, 4:00 pm       93 Charles Street (Rear), Senior Common Room, Victoria College
Talk by Cathleen Hoeniger (Queen's University)
"La venere nera" sullo schermo: Portraying Black Women in Italian Television and Film, 1965-2018
Sep 27th, 4:00 pm       100 St. Joseph Street, Carr Hall 404
Talk by Jessica Lynne Harris
Book launch - Rhonda Hinther's Perogies and Politics
Sep 27th, 6:00 pm       392 Pacific Ave, Famous Last Words
Book Launch
Ethics and Political Philosophy Group (Serene Khader, Brooklyn College/CUNY)
Sep 28th, 12:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 418
Talk by Serene Khader, Brooklyn College/CUNY
A Colonial Genealogy of the Modern State
Sep 28th, 6:00 pm       1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N, North House
Talk by Radhika Mongia, York University
Annual General Meeting of The Canadian Society for Mesopotamian Studies
Sep 29th, 12:15 pm       569 Spadina Ave, Auditorium 108, Koffler House
Annual General Meeting
Other Lands, Strangers, and Xenophobia in the Ancient Near East
Sep 29th, 1:00 pm       569 Spadina Ave, Auditorium 108, Koffler House
Symposium

October, 2018
Monday Night Seminars: Building: / Query: Community Activators
Oct 1st, 6:00 pm       39A Queens Park Crescent East, Coach House
Monday Night Seminars
The Quality of Cheap Tea: Industrial Reform in the Dooars, West Bengal
Oct 2nd, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 318
Talk by Sarah Besky, Brown University
CRRS Erasmus Lecture: America and Reform in Renaissance Italy
Oct 3rd, 4:00 pm       91 Charles Street West, Alumni Hall, VC112
Lecture by David Quint (Yale University)
Dams, Dialysis, and Infrastructures of Life Support on Nicaraguan Sugar Plantations
Oct 3rd, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 318
Talk by Alex Nading, Brown University
Sexism & Violence in Cyberspace: A Panel Discussion
Oct 3rd, 7:00 pm       2 Sussex Ave, Innis Town Hall
Panel Discussion
Creation's Chorus: Sound, Voice, and Articulation in the Exeter Book Riddles
Oct 4th, 4:00 pm       125 Queen's Park, Room 310, Lillian Massey Building
Talk by Robert Stanton
Diasporic Social Spaces from North to South: The Italian Migrant Press in Ontario and Alabama (1920-1940)
Oct 4th, 4:00 pm       100 St. Joseph Street, Carr Hall 404
Talk by Matteo Brera
Traumatic Translations: Transmitting Cultural Trauma Narratives
Oct 4th, 5:00 pm       91 Charles Street West, Alumni Hall
Talk by Helena Buffery
Arguments for a Comparative Literature Book Project
Oct 9th, 11:00 am       93 Charles Street West, 3rd Floor, Linda Hutcheon Seminar Room
Talk by Joseph Pivato, Athabasca University
Language, Epistemology, Metaphysics, and Mind Group Talk (Gabriel Greenberg, UCLA)
Oct 11th, 3:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 418
Talk by Gabriel Greenberg, UCLA
Becoming Feral: Sex, Death and Falconry
Oct 11th, 4:30 pm       15 King's College Circle, University College, UC 140
S.J. Stubbs Lecture in English Literature
Dr. David Chu Distinguished Visitor Seminar with Professor L. Vicente Rafael
Oct 12th, 10:00 am       1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N, North House
seminar
Can We Import the Ideal of 'Giving a Law to Yourself' into Representative Democracy?"
Oct 12th, 12:00 pm       100 St. George Street, Sidney Smith Hall, Room 3130
Talk by Jane Mansbridge (Harvard)
From Landscape Artist to Explorer/Activist
Oct 12th, 12:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 617
Talk by climate change artist Diane Burko
Trauma, Mourning, Witnessing: Photographing the Philippine Drug War
Oct 12th, 2:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Talk by Vicente Rafael
Dominica, the Caribbean and Climate Resiliency in an Age of Change
Oct 12th, 4:00 pm       45 Willcocks Street, William Doo Auditorium
Talk by The Hon. Dr. Roosevelt Skerrit Prime Minister, Commonwealth of Dominica
Humanities Pedagogy Confronting Colonization
Oct 12th, 10:00 pm       Victoria College 112 and Emmanual College 119
Workshop
State and Capitalism in Kurdistan: Imagining Alternative Futures
Oct 13th, 6:00 pm       2 Sussex Ave, Innis Town Hall
Amir Hassanpour Memorial Lecture
The Aftermath of the Second World War: A Global Jewish Perspective
Oct 15th, 10:00 am       1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N, North House
Conference
The Gods That Failed: The Struggle for Ideological Hegemony in the Jewish World after 1945
Oct 15th, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Keynote lecture by Bernard Wasserstein
NYSferatu: Symphony of a Century
Oct 15th, 6:30 pm       2 Sussex Ave, Innis Town Hall
Film Screening
Israel and the Legacy of World War II
Oct 16th, 1:00 pm       15 Devonshire Place, Centre for Ethics Room 200, Larkin Building
Keynote Lecture by Ruth Gavison
Soul Warriors: The Transcendentalists Try to Save America from Itself
Oct 16th, 4:30 pm       15 King's College Circle, University College, UC 140
F.E.L. Priestley Memorial Lectures in the History of Ideas
Literature Matters: David Chariandy & Dionne Brand
Oct 16th, 7:30 pm       93 Charles Street West, Isabel Bader Theatre
Lecture
Tsunamis beyond tsunamis: ontologies, syncretism and local knowledge
Oct 17th, 12:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 318
Talk by Francisco Molina Camacho
The Hand of Ralph of Coggeshall: Chronicle-Making in the Reign of King John
Oct 17th, 4:30 pm       121 St Joseph Street, Room 400, Muzzo Family Alumni Hall
Lecture by James Willoughby (University of Oxford)
Earthrise: Life on Humboldt's Planet
Oct 17th, 4:30 pm       15 King's College Circle, University College, UC 140
F.E.L. Priestley Memorial Lectures in the History of Ideas
Between Renaissance and Reformation. Grotesques and the Debate on Images
Oct 18th, 4:00 pm       100 St. Joseph Street, Carr Hall 404
Talk by Damiano Acciarino
Early Modern Interdisciplinary Graduate Forum
Oct 18th, 4:00 pm       89 Charles Street West, Victoria College Common Room
Talk by Dustin Meyer & Andrew Kettler
Thoreau's Great Instauration: Walden, and After
Oct 18th, 4:30 pm       15 King's College Circle, University College, UC 140
F.E.L. Priestley Memorial Lectures in the History of Ideas
Collecting Our Senses: Seeing, Hearing and Touching in the Museum
Oct 18th, 5:30 pm       140 St. George Street, Room 728, Claude Bissell Building,
Series - Coming to Our Senses: Sensory Methodology and Experience in the 21st Century with Dr. Constance Classen and Dr. David Howes (October 18-19, 2018)
SMC-PIMS SYMPOSIUM 2018
Oct 19th, 9:30 am       Laurenca K. Shook Common Room
Symposium
Embodying the Senses in Art and Culture
Oct 19th, 12:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 1040, Jackman Humanities Institute
Graduate Seminar
Sensory Ethnography: Between Art and Anthropology
Oct 19th, 3:00 pm       75 Queen's Park, Emmanuel College, Room 119
Series - Coming to Our Senses: Sensory Methodology and Experience in the 21st Century with Dr. Constance Classen and Dr. David Howes (October 18-19, 2018)
Monday Night Seminars: CTRL:CMD:EXE
Oct 22nd, 6:00 pm       39A Queens Park Crescent East, Coach House
Monday Night Seminars
Film Screening - Wall-E
Oct 23rd, 6:00 pm       15 Devonshire Place, Centre for Ethics Room 200, Larkin Building
Film Screening
Environmental Data Justice and Decolonial Approaches to Environmental Violence
Oct 24th, 3:00 pm       140 St. George Street, Room 417, Claude Bissell Building,
Talk by Michelle Murphy
New Directions in Black Studies: Mining the Raw and the Monstrous
Oct 24th, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Seminar with Marlon M. Bailey and Jeffrey Q. McCune
Social Justice and Solidarity: The Limits and Potential of the University
Oct 25th, 11:00 am       170 St. George Street, Room 318
Talk by Catriona Spaven-Donn
A Life That's Good: Queer Perspectives on 'Blood', Sex and Health
Oct 25th, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Talk by Marlon M. Bailey, OmiSoore H. Dryden and Jeffrey Q. McCune
Alternative Aesthetics and Collective Authorship: Medieval German Religious Songs
Oct 25th, 4:00 pm       59 Queen's Park Crescent East, PIMS, Shook Common Room
Talk by Almut Suerbaum (Oxford)
Reading Frankenstein Film Screening: 'Ex Machina' (2014)
Oct 25th, 7:00 pm       2 Sussex Ave, Innis Town Hall
Film Screening
Reading Frankenstein: Then, Now, Next
Oct 25th, 7:00 pm       Various
Symposium
Reading Frankenstein: Then, Now, Next
Oct 26th, 9:00 am       81 St. Mary Street, Charbonnel Lounge
Symposium
Early Modern Cultures of Hospitality
Oct 26th, 9:00 am       93 Charles Street West, Victoria College
Conference
Continental Philosophy Group Talk (Gregor Moder)
Oct 29th, 3:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 418
Talk by Gregor Moder, University of Ljubljana
Neurologic Music Therapy: Defining the foundations of clinical music neuroscience and applications
Oct 29th, 6:00 pm       1 Devonshire Place, The Vivian & David Campbell Conference Facility
Wiegand Lecture by Michael Thaut
Reading Frankenstein Film Screening: 'Young Frankenstein' (1974)
Oct 29th, 7:00 pm       81 St. Mary Street, Charbonnel Lounge
Film Screening
Meaning in Sign, in Speech, and in Gesture
Oct 30th, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, JHB room 100
Public lecture by Philippe Schlenker, Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS and NYU
Why the Creation of A.I. Requires the Cultivation of Wisdom on Our Part
Oct 30th, 4:00 pm       15 Devonshire Place, Centre for Ethics Room 200, Larkin Building
Talk by John Vervaeke

November, 2018
Reading Group: Ryan Richard Overby
Nov 1st, 3:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 317
Reading Group: Ryan Richard Overby
Language in our Brain
Nov 1st, 4:30 pm       15 King's College Circle, University College, UC 140
N. Graham Lecture in Science
Quebec-Ontario Conference in Early Modern Philosophy
Nov 2nd, 9:00 am       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Conference
Monday Night Seminars: Senses_Sensibilities + Touch_Technology
Nov 5th, 6:00 pm       39A Queens Park Crescent East, Coach House
Monday Night Seminars
What happened to the Godfather? The vicissitudes of restitutive justice in Southwestern Sicily
Nov 6th, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 318
Talk by Naor H. Ben-Yehoyada, Columbia University
CALL FOR PAPERS - 18th Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies
Nov 9th, 12:01 am       CALL FOR PAPERS
Call for Papers
Ecologies of Landscape
Nov 10th, 6:00 pm       BEC Project Space, 315 King Street West, 2nd floor
Art Exhibition
Kill-Switch: The Ethics of the Halting Problem
Nov 13th, 4:00 pm       15 Devonshire Place, Centre for Ethics Room 200, Larkin Building
Talk by Avery Slater
Ethical Concerns and the Reach of Markets: Paying Kidney Donors
Nov 14th, 12:30 pm       15 Devonshire Place, Centre for Ethics Room 200, Larkin Building
Talk by Nicola Lacetera
Towards a Maritime History of Language in the First Age of Globalization
Nov 14th, 7:30 pm       170 St. George Street, JHB room 616
Lecture by Paul Cohen, History
Marx/Hegel Workshop
Nov 16th, 10:00 am       170 St. George Street, Room 418
Workshop
Idealizations of Peace in Islamic Political Thought: The Case of Sayyid Qutb
Nov 19th, 4:00 pm       15 Devonshire Place, Centre for Ethics Room 200, Larkin Building
Talk by Murad Idris
Monday Night Seminars: #Fitter #Happier #MoreProductive
Nov 19th, 6:00 pm       39A Queens Park Crescent East, Coach House
Monday Night Seminars
To Test or Not to Test: The Politics of Standardized Assessments in Latin America
Nov 21st, 12:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 318
Talk by Claudia Diaz Rios
Dynamic Semantics, Embodied Syntax, and the Evidence of Sign-Language Aphasia
Nov 22nd, 3:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Alexander Lecture: Christopher Mole (UBC)
Gacaca, Genocide, Genocide Ideology: The Violent Aftermaths of Transitional Justice in the New Rwanda
Nov 23rd, 12:30 pm       14 Queen's Park Crescent West, Room 265
Talk by Mark Anthony Geraghty
Deepfakes, Deep Harms
Nov 27th, 4:00 pm       15 Devonshire Place, Centre for Ethics Room 200, Larkin Building
Talk by Regina Rini & Leah Cohen
The Nicaragua Uprising: Updates, Debates, and Voices in Exile
Nov 28th, 12:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 318
Talk by Lori Hanson
Contract as an Ethical Frame for Employment, Tenancy, and Consumption
Nov 28th, 12:30 pm       15 Devonshire Place, Centre for Ethics Room 200, Larkin Building
Talk by John Enman-Beech
Self, Others and the State: Relations of Criminal Responsibility
Nov 29th, 4:00 pm       15 Devonshire Place, Centre for Ethics Room 200, Larkin Building
Talk by Arlie Loughnan, University of Sydney

December, 2018
Monday Night Seminars: Re/Figuration: Digital Tactics 4 Digital Colonialism
Dec 3rd, 6:00 pm       39A Queens Park Crescent East, Coach House
Monday Night Seminars
Reading Group: Ruth Gamble
Dec 6th, 3:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 317
Reading Group: Ruth Gamble
New Perspectives on Mental State Attribution
Dec 10th, 9:00 am       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Conference
CALL FOR PAPERS: Mad, Bad, and Dangerous Texts: Controversies in Reading, Writing, Editing, and Printing
Dec 14th, 12:01 am       CALL FOR PAPERS
CALL FOR PAPERS

January, 2019
Whiteness and Civilization: Shame, Race, and the Alt-Right in the Age of Trump
Jan 15th, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Talk by Donovan Schaefer, University of Pennsylvania
Occupied Infrastructure
Jan 22nd, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Talk by Benjamin Fogarty-Valenzuela
The Ethics of International Adoption
Jan 28th, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 318
Talk by Rachel Nolan, Columbia University

February, 2019
Political Theology in The Female American
Feb 13th, 7:30 pm       170 St. George Street, JHB room 616
Lecture by Paul Downes, English
Modeling Reconstruction: Post-Katrina New Orleans in Puerto Rico
Feb 19th, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building, 1st floor
Talk by Christien Tompkins, Rutgers University
Build Race and Nation: Slavery, Dispossession and American Civic Architecture
Feb 28th, 4:30 pm       15 King's College Circle, University College, UC 140
R.K. Teetzel Lecture in Architecture

March, 2019
Marshall McLuhan's Eighteenth Century
Mar 14th, 4:15 pm       91 Charles Street West, Victoria College Chapel
J.R. de Jackson Lecture by Paula McDowell, NYU
The Implications of Reading Brian Stock
Mar 15th, 8:30 am       73 Queen's Park Crescent East, Room 112 (Alumni Hall)
Colloquium
18th Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies
Mar 20th, 9:00 am       TBA
Conference
Narrative and Scale in the Anthropocene
Mar 21st, 4:30 pm       15 King's College Circle, University College, UC 140
W. J. Alexander Lecture in English Literature
2019 Ato Quayson Annual Lecture in DTS
Mar 28th, 4:00 pm       TBA
Lecture by Diana Taylor, New York University
Continental Philosophy Group Talk (Michael Naas)
Mar 29th, 3:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 418
Talk by Michael Naas

April, 2019
Continental Philosophy Group Talk (Daniel Breazeale)
Apr 11th, 3:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 418
Talk by Daniel Breazeale, University of Kentucky
A Concrete Peace: Magical Materiality in Colomiba
Apr 25th, 4:00 pm       170 St. George Street, Room 318
Talk by Austin Zeiderman, London School of Economics

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