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Now accepting applications for Junior Fellows

Massey College welcomes applications for Junior Fellows from full-time graduate students or students pursuing professional degrees such as law, medicine or dentistry at the University of Toronto. For more information, please see our documentation on How to Apply for  a Junior Fellowship at Massey College or proceed directly to our online application form. Inquiries regarding the application process can be directed to the College Registrar, Ms.

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QS Book Club – April 7, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014 Willa Cather: Sapphira and the Slave Girl presented by Linda Spalding. One of the great twentieth century American writers (My Antonia, Death Comes to the Archbishop, etc.,) Cather had a Canadian association, as for many years she lived for the summer months in New Brunswick. Sapphira and the Slave Girl is Cather's last novel. Our presenter, Quadrangle member Linda Spalding, is the author of six books of  fiction and non-fiction

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Register Now: Walter Gordon Symposium, March 26 & 27

There are a few spots left for panel discussions on March 26 & 27. Make sure to attend the evening  with Karen Kain, Alexander Neef & Jennifer Tarver, moderated by John Fraser. For conference program, click WGS_program.

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Walter Gordon Symposium on Public Policy – March 26 and 27, 2014

Massey College and the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance are co-hosting the annual Walter Gordon Symposium on Public Policy on March 26 and 27, 2014. To mark the 50th anniversary of the College, this year's edition of the symposium will celebrate the legacy of its founder Vincent Massey  by revisiting  the 1951 Massey Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences in Canada. Against a

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Massey Grand Rounds Presents: Addressing Disparities in Canadian Healthcare

Join us on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM for the 8th Annual Massey Grand Rounds Symposium.   This year's program will appeal to all members of the Massey community. For example, the following plenary talks touch on issues that cut across disciplines: -Dr. Bruce Newbold, Director, School of Geography & Earth Sciences, McMaster: "Immigrants' Health Disparities and Health Care: Sources of Vulnerability." -Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics,

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Opera Club Presents: Alexander Neef

Join us on Monday, March 17 2014 at 7:45 in the Upper Library for a conversation with the General Director of the Canadian Opera Company and Senior Fellow Alexander Neef. “PRODUCING OPERA TODAY - FROM THE SCORE TO THE STAGE” An interview and discussion with host:   Iain Scott The most controversial aspect of modern opera is how a production of an 18th or 19th century opera should now be staged. Under the direction of Alexander Neef, the Canadian

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What Does Reconciliation Mean to You?

We're thrilled to bring together four of Canada's deepest thinkers on the issue of reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples in this country. Please join us in the Upper Library immediately following dinner for the panel discussion and conversation. Wanda Nanibush is an Anishinabe-kwe writer, media creator, curator, community animator, arts consultant and Idle No More organizer. She has over 15 years experience in the arts sector in Canada. She has

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Junior Fellow Lecture Series Presents: “The Host”

You are invited to the Upper Library at 7:45pm on Tuesday March 4th for three lectures and discussion under the theme "The Host". Presenters: Ashraf Nahle (Physiology), "The Disrupted Dinner Host (in Diabetes)" Peter Pangarov (History), "Hosting in Time of Transition: The Case of Bulgarian Constitutional Court in the 1990s" Sara Elcombe (Law), "The Earth as Host: Environmentalism, Endangered Species Protection and Canadian Law" The discussion

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QS Book Club Presents: The Massey Murder

Join us on Monday, March 3, 2014 for the presentation of Charlotte Gray's The Massey Murder: A Maid, her Master and the Trial that Shocked a Country. Presented by John Fraser. Charlotte Gray's non-fiction shocker is not about current affairs at the college, as our presenter, Master Emeritus Designate Fraser, will attempt to demonstrate, but about the murder of a minor member of the Massey family in Toronto in 1917. Who dunnit? is not the issue,

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2014 Barbara Moon-Ars Medica Editor-in-Residence (EIR) Fellow

2014 Barbara Moon-Ars Medica Editor-in-Residence (EIR)  Massey College Fellow   Established writers and editors with  experience in leading writing seminars or facilitating small group learning are invited to apply for this Fall Term Fellowship at Massey College. The successful candidate will: -  meet   weekly with up to 12 students selected based on a writing submission reviewed/screened by the Moon EIRF. Students come from all 11 clinical

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