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QS Book Club Presents: The Orenda by Joseph Boyden

On  Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:45 in the Upper Library The Orenda by Joseph Boyden, presented by Charles Foran. The most powerful of recent Canadian novels, The Orenda is a tripartite narrative of Jesuit, Huron and Iroquois encounters in 17th century Canada. It won the 2014 CBC Canada Reads competition.

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Annual Massey Anticipation of Chanukkah Party

The Master and Fellows of Massey College request the pleasure of your company at the annual Massey Anticipation of  Chanukkah Party with participation of Visitor Emerita Rose Wolfe & Rabbi Edward Goldfarb Chanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight day festival beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev. When: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Where: Upper

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Audeamus Call for Submissions

The editors are looking for submissions for the 2014-2015 edition of Audeamus. Send your visual art, poetry, and short stories (both fiction and non-fiction) to audeamus.massey@gmail.com by midnight on January 17th, 2015. All members of the Massey community, including alumni, are welcome to submit their work. Submission requirements: Each person may submit up to four unpublished pieces. Please include the title of your work, but do not include your

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Slipping Up: Editing and Error in Medicine and Literature

Members of the Massey College community are invited to the panel discussion entitled: Slipping Up: Editing and Error in Medicine and Literature on Thursday, November 20, 2014
 at 7:30 p.m. in the Upper Library. Details follow below. Please reserve a seat by emailing: damian.tarnopolsky@utoronto.ca Ars Medica: A Journal of Medicine, the Arts & Humanities & Massey College The Barbara Moon Editorial Fellowship in association with the Health,

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Master Segal’s Address of Oxford Cambridge Society

On November 11, 2014 in the Upper Library at Massey College The Honourable Hugh D. Segal , Master of Massey College addressed the members of the Oxford Cambridge Society of Toronto. His speech is posted here.

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The World Remembers

From Monday, October 20th Massey College has participated in "The World Remembers", a World War I memorial project conceived by Quadrangler Robert H. Thomson. A significant number of Junior and Senior Fellows have been assisting with the project, among them Wesley George, Louis-Philippe Thibault, Michael MacMillan, Ruediger Willenberg, Margaret MacMillan, John Fraser, Pia Kleber and Adrienne Clarkson. Every night starting at 8.30pm, the names of

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Massey Talks! Patterns, Populations, and Battles

To Members of the Massey Community*: Please join us on Monday, November 10 2014 at 7:45 pm in the Upper Library. Senior Fellow, Professor Marla Sokolowski, studies genetics at the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at The University of Toronto.  Her work focuses on teasing out the connections between lived experience, genetic inheritance, and behavioral predisposition in higher order fauna.  Senior Fellow Mr. Haroon Siddiqui is an author,

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Junior Fellow Lecture Series: Envy

On Tuesday November 4th 2014 at 7:45 p.m. in the Upper Library, join us for the Junior Fellow Lecture on the topic of "Envy", the second in our three-part series of sins.  We have a great panel of Junior Fellows lined up for you. Julian Dyer (Economics), "Envy, Mistrust and other Behavioural Artefacts: How history and informal institutions influence economic development" Duncan Pike (Global Affairs), "The Politics of Geoengineering" Clara Steinhagen

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David Macfarlane Presents…

On Monday, November 3, 2014, Quadrangle Society Book Club hosts David Macfarlane, the author of: The Danger Tree: memory, war and the search for a family’s past A performance piece by the author in collaboration with the composer and musician, Douglas John Cameron. This personal history of a Newfoundland family and  World War I has been greatly admired since it was first published in 1991. Reissued this year.  

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Emilie Nicolas, Junior Fellow Honoured in Ottawa

Emilie Nicolas, Junior Fellow and a Vanier Scholar is one of the five 2014 laureates of the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case. She was awarded for being "an outstanding campaigner for women’s human rights, dignity, autonomy and equality of opportunity." His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada presented the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case during

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