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A Reading by Shani Mootoo

We are pleased to invite you to the reading by the University of Toronto's Jack McClelland Writer in Residence for 2015  Shani Mootoo. The reading will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, february 6, 2015 in the Upper Library at Massey College. Shani's first novel, Cereus Blooms at Night (1996), took the Canadian literary scene by storm. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Giller Prize, among other awards, it has already attracted a lot

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Maripier Isabelle & Jody Porter Named 2015 Clarkson Laureates

2015 CLARKSON LAUREATES FOR PUBLIC SERVICE  The Clarkson Laureateships in Public Service, the highest honour the College awards annually to members of its community, this year go to two outstanding individuals:  Ms. Maripier Isabelle is a third-year Non-Resident Junior Fellow “whose infectious enthusiasm for many causes is greatly admired by everyone at the College. Her activities can be hardly counted – from running Gown Run for Risk in support

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Junior Fellow Lecture Series: Visible

7:45 p.m. Junior Fellow Lecture Series, Upper Library. No RSVP necessary. Theme: Visible Speakers: Si Yue Guo - "The Art of Microscopy" Emily MaCrae - “Strategies and Tactics: Street Art in the City of Poznan” Jielai Zhang - "Exploring the invisible: The Big Bang Theory"

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Interview with Damian Tarnopolsky

Damian Tarnopolsky, Barbara Moon-Ars Medica Editorial Fellow completed his term at Massey College. Barbara Marzario, Junior Fellow, talked to him about Massey College, his fellowship and his work. BM: Many thanks for sitting down this afternoon to discuss your recent term as the Barbara Moon-Ars Medica Editorial Fellow at Massey College. Before we delve into your experiences, can you briefly describe the fellowship – the nature of the role and

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QS Book Club Presents: Kaputt by Curzio Malaparte

January 12, 2015 Kaputt by Curzio Malaparte, presented by Anna Porter and Gilbert Reid Malaparte (1898-1957) was an Italian ex-Fascist, man of letters, cultural dandy, poseur and prolific journalist. Kaputt mingles high and low culture in an exuberant, surreal, violently sadistic, phantasmagoric reportage from the abyss of cruelty that was the Eastern Front in WW II where Malaparte covered the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union.  

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Reminder: 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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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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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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