Events — 2023-24

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Join faculty and fellow students at UTM Historical Studies events this year! Details for events — including date, time, location, and link to register — will be posted on this page when available. Follow our Twitter and Instagram accounts for updates.


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To see a list of events the department held from September to December 2023, please visit our Past Events page.

January 2024

Jan. 26, 1-4pm, MN 3230 (CDRS, UTM) + live via Zoom - 2023-24 UTM Annual Classics Seminar - Dominik Maschek (University of Trier): The Dynamics of Violence in the Late Roman Republic: From the Periphery to the Centre, and Back Again

Jan. 29 - 4:30-6pm, Zoom - Muslim Materialities Lecture Series - Sana Chavoshian: Blood: Mothers and Martyrs of the Iran-Iraq War - Register

Jan. 31 - 1-3pm, MN 4207 - History of Religions: Bites & Boardgames Part 2 - Register


February 2024

Feb. 2, 1-4pm, Zoom (virtual) - 2023-24 UTM Annual Classics Seminar - Carrie Murray (Brock University): Religious Worship and Mobility at the Lago di Venere Sanctuary, Pantelleria

Feb. 13 - 4:30-6pm, MN 4207 (UTM) - Muslim Materialities Lecture Series - Babak Rahimi: 'It is a long way from Kerbela to Calvary': Matthew Arnold's Medievalist ta'ziyeh - Register

Feb. 15, 12-1:30pm, MN 4207 - WGSS Feminist Lunch Series - Meghan Watson: Feminist Conversations in Mental Health, Wellness, and Care - Register

Feb. 29, 12-1:30pm, MN 4207 - WGSS Feminist Lunch Series - Dr. Nicole Spiegelaar: Feminist Environmental Care - Register


March 2024

Mar. 7, 12-1:30pm, MN 4207 - WGSS Feminist Lunch Series - Linda Silver Dranoff: Feminist Law & Policy - Register

Mar. 7 - 4:30-6pm, MN 4207 (UTM) - Muslim Materialities Lecture Series - Youshaa Patel: How to think about Muslim Difference: On Mimesis and Alterity in Islam - Register

Mar. 14 - 4:30-6pm, MN 3230 (CDRS, UTM) - Muslim Materialities Lecture Series - Teren Sevea: Saints, Relics and Fragments: Remembering Malay-Islamic Histories in Ruins - Register

Mar. 15, 1-4pm, MN 3230 (CDRS, UTM) + live via Zoom - 2023-24 UTM Annual Classics Seminar - Concluding Session

Mar. 21, 12-1:30pm, MN 4207 - WGSS Feminist Lunch Series - The Arts of Feminist Care Workshop

Mar. 21, 4:30-6pm, MN 3230 (CDRS) - Muslim Materialities Lecture Series - Frank J. Korom: Making Sense of Bawa

Mar. 21-22 - Classics and the World Today 6: ‘Under the Empire’s Shadow: Living in Imperial States, Ancient and Modern’ - details

Mar. 28 - 12-1:30pm, Zoom - Muslim Materialities Lecture Series - Noor Zaidi: Contested Bodies: (Re)Making Bibi Pak Daman - Register


April 2024

Apr. 9 - Prandium Conference - details to come