Toronto Chapter
Chapitre Toronto
Page updated March 4, 2014
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Public Lecture Program 2013-2014


All lectures are open to the public and free of charge



Location: Unless otherwise indicated the location is Carr Hall, 100 St. Joseph Street, on the campus of St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto (first street north of Wellesley; parking lot is opposite Carr Hall; use Museum subway stop). CR on map:



Thursday
October 3

7:15 p.m.

LOCATION: Carr Hall,
Room 405

Eric McGeer, Northmount School

Churchill, the Canadians, and the Italian Campaign, 1944


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  • Thursday
    November 7

    7:15 p.m.

    LOCATION: Carr Hall,
    Room 405

    Robert Couzin, University of Toronto

    Romancing the Stones: 'Crusader' Art and the Nazareth Capitals


    Thursday
    December 5

    7:15 p.m.

    LOCATION: Carr Hall,
    Room 404

    Nick Everett, University of Toronto

    Modern Science on Medieval Drugs: New Approaches to the History of Pharmacy

    Thursday
    January 23

    7:15 p.m.

    LOCATION: Teefy Hall,
    Room 101 (tentative)

    Elizabeth Semmelhack, Curator at The Bata Shoe Museum

    Above the Rest: Early Modern Chopines and the Display of Wealth in Trans-Mediterranean Dress

    Thursday
    February 13

    7:15 p.m.

    LOCATION: Teefy Hall,
    Room 101 (tentative)

    Flora Ward, University of Toronto

    Between Mediterranean and Atlantic in Medieval Iberia: The Treasury of Oviedo in the Twelfth Century


    Thursday
    March 6

    7:15 p.m.

    LOCATION: Teefy Hall,
    Room 101


    Giancarla Periti, University of Toronto



    NEW Thursday
    March 13

    7:15 p.m.

    LOCATION: Bahen Centre
    Room 1130, 40 St. George Street

    Shua Kisilevitz, Israel Antiquities Authority



    NEW Thursday
    March 24

    7:15 p.m.

    LOCATION: George Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College, 15 Devonshire Place

    Ufuk KokabaƟ, Istanbul University's Department of Marine Archeology



    Thursday
    April 10

    7:15 p.m.

    LOCATION: Teefy Hall,
    Room 101 (tentative)

    Linda Safran, University of Toronto

    Art for Passover in the Medieval Mediterranean






    For more information on CIMS see http://www.utoronto.ca/cims/  or contact the Toronto chapter president, Mario Crespi