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Aboriginal oral history focus of Perspectives lecture

18 Oct 2010 - 10:54am

The oral tradition of aboriginal peoples and its use in reconstructing aboriginal pasts will be the focus of a Canadian Perspectives lecture on Thursday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m., at Erindale United Church, 1444 Dundas Cr., Mississauga.

Lecturer Alexander von Gernet of the University of Toronto Mississauga will discuss how the verbal history of aboriginal peoples helps to rebuild their past and how it can be used as evidence in aboriginal litigation. Von Gernet is one of only a few Canadians with published scholarship in archeology, ethnohistory and oral historiography.

U of T one of Canada's Top 100 employers

15 Oct 2010 - 9:30am

The University of Toronto has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2011 in the annual competition run by Mediacorp Canada Inc.

This is the fourth time U of T has been named to the list of exemplary employers in the 11 years the competition has been held. It is one of only four post-secondary institutions so honoured for 2011.

New vice-president & principal to be formally installed at U of T Mississauga

13 Oct 2010 - 9:32am

The University of Toronto Mississauga will celebrate the formal installation of its new vice-president and principal on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at 4 p.m. in the gymnasium of the Recreation, Athletics and Wellness Centre, University of Toronto Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Rd. N., Mississauga, ON.

Famous authors, dementia focus of Perspectives Lecture

12 Oct 2010 - 9:38am

Dementia and its extraordinary effects on the writings of famous authors will be the focus of a Canadian Perspectives lecture on Thursday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m., at Erindale United Church, 1444 Dundas Cr., Mississauga.

Could charcoal reverse climate change?

7 Oct 2010 - 9:21am

It's black, it's gritty, it's essential for barbecues—and it just might save the world from global warming.

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