The U of T community will be hosting many events throughout 2017. Details will be released over the next few months and during the Sesquicentennial year. Check back to find out how you can get participate as we mark Canada’s 150th birthday.

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October 2017

Dominion of the North: Literary & Print Culture in Canada

October 5 - December 12
E. J. Pratt Library, 71 Queen's Park Crescent East
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7 Canada
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Dominion of the North: Literary & Print Culture in Canada is a celebration of prominent poets, authors and historians. It comprises one hundred monographs, organized topically into eight collections. The titles are selected from the Canadiana collection of rare books, pamphlets and periodicals. The exhibition is curated by Agatha Barc, Reader Services and Instruction Librarian. Vic professors, librarians, students and alumni have flourish in the intellectual and creative atmosphere of the college, mentored by such distinguished personalities as Professor Pelham Edgar…

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November 2017

Borders, Boundaries, and the Future of Canadian Society

November 10 @ 9:15 am - 3:30 pm
Hart House, East Common Room, 7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H3 Canada
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During our sesquicentennial, Canadians will repeatedly be asked to consider who we really are. While historians, literary critics, musicians, and artists will help us answer that question, social scientists can also contribute significantly to the discussion. In particular, the interdisciplinary field of border studies has much to say about how the permeability of Canada’s borders and Canadians’ personal boundaries influence our identity, governmentality, and security. This symposium will assemble leading geographers, political scientists, and sociologists in the field of border…

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