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Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians

The conference is the Canadian Conference of Medieval Art Historians and we are celebrating our 40th year this year. We have 32 papers over two days with scholars coming from across Canada and the U.S. Anyone and everyone is welcome!

Talk by Ken Dorter in celebration of his book and recent award

The Philosophy Graduate Student Association will be hosting a talk by Ken Dorter on his recent book, Can Different Cultures Think the Same Thoughts? (University of Notre Dame Press). We will also be celebrating Ken's recently awared University Medal of Merit.  

Illuminating Life: Manuscript Pages of the Middle Ages

You are invited to attend “From Parchment to Pixels,” a colloquium sponsored by the University of Guelph’s McLaughlin Library, the Collegeof Arts, and The Humanities Interdisciplinary Collaboration (THINC) Lab on March 12, 2020 from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Robert Whitelaw Room in McLaughlin Library.

Thinking Spaces & Department of History Present: Jazz Libre: The Musical-Political Praxis of the Quebec Left

A presentation and listening session by Eric Fillion (University of Toronto / author of JAZZ LIBRE et la révolution québécoise) examining Jazz libre’s national liberation project and the music that inspired it. Founded in 1967, Jazz libre was a group of musicians who promoted collective improvisation in music to help transform Quebec society in the wake of the Quiet Revolution. During its eight years of existence, it encouraged students, artists, political activists, and working families to participate in the liberating experience of free jazz.

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