The 2011 Donald Creighton Lecture

David Hackett Fischer (AB Princeton, PhD Johns Hopkins) is a University Professor and Earl Warren Professor of History at Brandeis University. He has won numerous teaching awards and served as a distinguished visitor at several institutions around the world. An influential historical interpreter and gifted narrator, his major works include the much acclaimed Albion’s Seed: Four British Folkways in America (1989, 2009) and the Pulitzer Prize winning Washington’s Crossing (2004).

Professor Fischer’s Donald Creighton Lecture grows from his latest book, Champlain’s Dream (2008, 2009), which has been enthusiastically received in the USA, Canada and Europe. The French translation, Le Reve de Champlain, is forthcoming from Boreal this spring.

Doors open at 3:30pm, Lecture begins at 4pm

George Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College

15 Devonshire Place

First-come, first-served basis

Kindly RSVP: history.events@utoronto.ca

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Professor Leah Vosko Manages the Margins

Woodsworth College and the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources are proud to present, Leah Vosko, Professor of Political Science and Canada Research Chair in the Political Economy of Gender & Work, York University, who will speak on her recently published book Managing the Margins: Gender Citizenship and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment.

The Annual Sefton Memorial Lecture is dedicated to the memory of Larry Sefton, who was a pioneer of the Canadian labour movement. More information here.

Event details:

When: Thursday, March 24, 2011, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Kruger Hall Commons, Woodsworth College, 119 St. George Street

Free Admission – All are Welcome
A reception follows the lecture
Prof. Vosko’s book will be available for sale after the lecture.

Leah Vosko speaks about Managing the Margins

Managing the Margins by Leah Vosko at Woodsworth College

An Evening with Margaret Atwood

An Evening with Margaret Atwood

Atwood in Old Vic

Join alumni, students, faculty and staff to see CBC’s Carol Off interview Margaret Atwood as the feature of the annual Pelham Edgar Lecture.

March 23, 2011
8:00 p.m.
Isabel Bader Theatre
Free Admission: RSVP to the Victoria University’s Office of Alumni Affairs & University Advancement at 416-585-4500 or vic.alumni@utoronto.ca

Margaret Atwood celebrates 175 years of Victoria University at the University of Toronto

Meet and Greet Canadian Authors

The Multi-Faith Book and School Supply Drive