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Open House for Prospective Junior Fellows

Due to popular demand, Massey College will be holding one more Open House Session for prospective Junior Fellows: Thursday April 14th - 5:00pm, Upper Library Registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/open-house-session-iv-tickets-24464330471 As with the previous sessions, this is an opportunity for current or future graduate students to see the college, ask questions, and hear from current Fellows. They will get a tour of the college and will

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2016 Walter Gordon Symposium

"Restoring Respectful Relationships: Designing a Royal Proclamation of Reconciliation" Registration is now open for the 2016 Walter Gordon Symposium on Public Policy, which this year will be held at Massey College, the SPPG and Hart House on March 22 and 23. You can register here. The Symposium, a joint venture of Massey College and the School of Public Policy and Governance, engages with the central issue of our joint occupancy of this land:

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Celebration of Life of Senior Fellow Ed Safarian

Ed Safarian, Senior Fellow 1924-2016 Celebration of Life Massey College 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Saturday, January 30th 2016, one of our compelling and leading intellectual forces at Massey College and the University of Toronto, Professor Edward Safarian, passed away. Ed was a mentor, constant source of support and inspiration for so many students and faculty at our University. At Massey College he was a special, humane, and a giving pillar of advice,

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Massey Talks! and the Massey Accessibility Committee present “Accessibility”

Massey Talks! and the Massey Accessibility Committee present "Accessibility" In dialogue with Christine Karcza & Andrew Do When: March 1 2016, 7:45 pm Where: Upper Library What are the barriers to enhancing accessibility in academic environments, and how can we overcome them? How as a community can be more aware of the barriers to accessibility? How do we ensure that we do not claim to speak for people facing accessibility challenges when engaging

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Massey Talks! Climate Change and the Morality to Act

Massey Talks! and the Massey Environment Committee present "Climate Change and the Morality to Act" In dialogue with Dr. Jack Costello, Adèle Hurley C.M. FRSC & Dr. Stephen Scharper February 10th, 2016, Upper Library, 7:45 pm In June of 2015 Pope Francis released an encyclical on the environment that laid out an argument for a new partnership between science and religion to combat human-driven climate change. What implications does the encyclical

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Black History Month Events at Massey

Black History Month is celebrated every year to recognize and celebrate the contributions of Canada’s black Canadians past and present. This year marks the 20th year anniversary since Black History Month was officially celebrated nationally in Canada. The month was formally recognized after the courageous efforts of a motion put forth by Canada’s first Black Canadian woman elected into parliament, Hon. Jean Augustine. In Massey’s 54 years of

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Audeamus Call for Submissions

The editors are looking for submissions for the 2015-2016 edition of Audeamus, Massey College's annual literary journal. All members of the Massey community are welcome to submit their work. Please send your visual art, poetry, and short stories (both fiction and non-fiction) to audeamus.massey@gmail.com by midnight on February 9, 2016. Submission requirements: Each person may submit up to four unpublished pieces. In your email, please state

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William Southam Journalism Fellowship Program 2016-2017

Announcement of additional Journalism Fellowship for Science Journalist Massey College and University of Toronto are pleased to announce the addition of a new Fellowship under the umbrella program, the William Southam Journalism Fellowships. Named the McLaughlin Centre Journalism Fellowship for a science journalist. Please read more about it here. We are now accepting applications for all Journalism Fellowships for the academic year starting September

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Massey Talks! – Evolution and Change

Massey Talks! presents "Evolution and Change" In dialogue with Jean Riley, Dr. Frank Cunningham & Dr. Brian Corman When: January 21st, 2016 Where: Upper Library Massey Talks! is an initiative of the Junior Fellowship that has occurred regularly for several years. Its purpose is to create new opportunities for Senior Fellows, Junior Fellows, and members of the Quadrangler Society to interact and engage in discussion. Talks take place in the

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Reading by Rawi Hage

2016 Jack McClelland Writer in Residence Rawi Hage will read from his work on Thursday, January 21st at 4 p.m. Here is the invitation to the event. Rawi Hage is a novelist residing in Montreal since 1991. Born in Beirut, Lebanon, he studied photography at Dawson College and Fine Arts at Concordia University, and holds an MFA from the Université du Québec à Montreal. After establishing himself as a photographer, whose work has been widely exhibited

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