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Discover events happening in and around DVS, the Blackwood, Sheridan, and the GTA

Watercolour painting of entertainment in a palace garden in India


Greater Toronto Art 2021GTA 21 poster yellow background with text

Don’t miss Greater Toronto Art ‘21, opening on September 29 at MoCA Toronto. The catalogue of the exhibition, the first one published by MoCA, features writings by DVS’s John Ricco along with Dionne Brand and Sheila Heti. See  



Denyse Thomasos: Odyssey Denyse Thomasos Odyssey Poster

Don't miss "Odyssey," the exhibition of paintings by Denyse Thomasos, a graduate of the Art & Art History program, at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Thomasos (1964–2012) was a Trinidadian-Canadian artist whose epic paintings incorporate imagery from a range of sources, including Caribbean textiles, historic slave ships, industrial shipyards, graveyards, villages and maximum security prisons. Exhibition open through October 24, 2021. See

DVS Fall 2021 Workshops

Time Management – 12-1 pm, Monday, September 13
Dr Rachel Kulick

This workshop will cover tips and resources to improve your productivity and effectively manage your time as you start a new academic year.

Topic: DVS Workshop - Time Management
Time: Sep 13, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 862 1432 7588

Note-Taking - 12:00 pm, Monday, September 27
Dr Colin Murray

We'll go over what you should be writing down from both readings and lectures, how to organize ideas on the page, and how to stay awake during lecture.

Topic: DVS Workshop Note-Taking
Time: Sep 27, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Writing Tips: 12:00 pm, Monday, October 4
Dr Colin Murray

We'll discuss best practices when introducing a visual medium for analysis and when describing a visual medium. We'll also go over some common writing errors and discuss strategies to fix them.

Topic: DVS Workshop Writing Tips
Time: Oct 4, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Library Resources – 12-1 pm, Friday, October 8
Dr Harriet Sonne De Torrens

In this workshop, Dr Harriet Sonne Torrens, our Visual Resource and Liaison Librarian will guide you through the library resources available to you to help you succeed in your future assignments.

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Meeting ID: 879 8278 7254

Research Tips – 1-2 pm, Wednesday, October 13
Dr Rachel Kulick

This workshop will provide tips on how to successfully conduct research for your course assignments. We will discuss how to read and prepare; record your research; draft and outline effectively; and use helpful resources to produce your final product.

Topic: DVS Workshop - Research Tips
Time: Oct 13, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 810 1063 6641

Citations – 12-1 pm, Monday, November 1
Dr Bernice Iarocci

Are you confused about how to use citations? Do you want to learn how to incorporate sources in your research papers correctly? Our workshop will cover the differences between summarizing, paraphrasing, and direct quotation, and how to properly use different forms of citation (footnotes, endnotes, and in-text citations) in academic papers.

Topic: DVS Workshop - Citation
Time: Nov 1, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 895 5388 8893

Test/Exam Preparation – 4-5 pm, Friday, November 19
Dr Bernice Iarocci

This week we are offering a workshop on test/exam preparation. Learn useful tips on how to organize your notes, structure study time, and how to prepare for different types of test questions.

Topic: DVS Workshop - Test/Exam Prep
Time: Nov 19, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 842 2367 9434

Mindfulness, Health & Wellness – 4-5 pm, Friday, November 26
Dr Rachel Kulick

As we near the end of term and exams, this workshop will engage students in ways towards wellness through getting organized, tips on healthy habits, and stress reduction techniques including mindfulness.

Topic: DVS Workshop - Mindfulness, Health & Wellness
Time: Nov 26, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 830 2156 7548