Canadian Studies Celebrates U of T Authors

The UC Canadian Studies program recently hosted The World Needs More Canada: A Celebration of Canadian Scholarship, which honoured  U of T-based authors and editors of  publications on Canada. Eighty-eight titles were on display at the event, which was attended by faculty members and students from all three campuses. To read more about the event and view a photo gallery, visit U of T News.


Nominate a Graduating Student for a UC Merit Award!

The UC Merit Awards are given to graduating UC students who have made exceptional contributions to UC student life through extracurricular involvement or within their academic program. Any current UC student, faculty or staff can nominate students for consideration as award recipients (self-nominations are more than welcome).

For more information and to view the nomination form, click here.

UC Profs Brenda Cossman and Bruce Kidd on LGBTQ Issues and the Sochi Olympics

UC faculty members Brenda Cossman, a Professor in the Faculty of Law and Director of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, and Bruce Kidd (BA 1965 UC),  a Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education and a former Olympian, discussed LGBTQ issues at the upcoming Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Read the full story and transcript in The Varsity.

Major Collection of Allen Ginsberg Photos Donated to University of Toronto

The University of Toronto is home to the world’s largest collection of photographs by the late beat poet Allen Ginsberg thanks to a donation by the Larry & Cookie Rossy Family Foundation.

The 7,686 photographs housed in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and 236 silver gelatin prints at the University of Toronto Art Centre (UTAC)  at University College include portraits of figures as prominent as John Cage, Bob Dylan, William de Kooning, Paul McCartney and Iggy Pop.