On Space, March 29, 2012

Winters Graduate Salon “On Space” A WIDEN Event— Wine and Cheese — Free, all are welcome! Thursday, March 29th, 5-7 pm Winters College room 021, York University Speakers: Lychee (Lai-Tze) Fan (Communication and Culture), Daniel Guadagnolo (Communication and Culture), Clara Fraser (Urban Planning, Ryerson) Lychee (Lai-Tze) Fan, Communication and Culture In/Visible D.C., Ethnic-Based Ideologies and […]

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On Time, March 16, 2011

WIDEN: On Time 4:00–6:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Grad Room at Graduate House, 66 Harbord St. RSVP on Facebook All welcome. No advance registration required.   Presentations:   Novelty and Nostalgia in American Modernist Literature Alexander Eastwood (English) Over the past decade, queer theorists have been preoccupied with articulating theories of time, and the […]

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On Death, November 3 2010 (Our Annual Halloween edition!)

Wednesday, November 3, 4:00-6:00 pm, Gradroom at Grad House, 66 Harbord St, Toronto. All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Presentations: Why hasn’t natural selection made us immortal? Arvid Ågren (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) Only around 100 years ago, the Western world had a life expectancy 25 years lower than today. This was the […]

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On Food, April 9 2010

curated by Dylan Gordon “A Real Queer Fish”: Oysters, Mashers, and Homoerotic Appetites in Tipping the Velvet Abi Dennis, English Sarah Waters’s neo-Victorian novel, Tipping the Velvet (1998), follows the picaresque adventures of Nancy Astley, a seemingly artless and somewhat naive English oyster girl with a passion for the music halls. In this presentation, I […]

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