Statement from the Office of the Chair in Support of Black Lives Matter

11 Jun 2020 - 1:11pm

As events have unfolded in recent weeks both in the US and here at home, we have felt horror and disgust at the way our legal and policing systems have been structured to oppress Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.  We stand in solidarity with the BIPOC members of our own community, with BIPOC everywhere, and condemn the systems of state-sanctioned violence against BIPOC here in Canada and elsewhere.

Coronavirus Discriminates Against Black Lives

21 Apr 2020 - 9:45am

Beverly Bain, Professor of Women and Gender Studies, Department of Historical Studies, University of Toronto Mississauga and her colleagues, OmiSoore Dryden, James R.

A message for our Historical Studies community

17 Mar 2020 - 10:08am

The health, safety, and well-being of our community members is very important to us. With regret, owing to the current, rapidly changing situation, with COVID-19, all Department of Historical Studies events for March and April have been cancelled/postponed until further notice.

For all important changes at UTM due to COVID-19:

Faculty and staff remain available to you via email. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions or concerns.

Experiential Education in Buddhist Studies

18 Dec 2019 - 8:57am

The Khyentse Foundation has given support for Engaging Education in Buddhist Studies, a new initiative to be developed at the University of Toronto over the next two years. This initiative will support the development and delivery of new course modules that enhance student and teacher experiences of existing Buddhist studies courses by incorporating pedagogical practices of experiential learning, especially those that foster student well-being.

Anna Cwikla featured in The Medium!

2 Dec 2019 - 12:56pm

Congratulations again to Anna! The Medium featured her recently - read more here!