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The annual Humanities Research Institute Spring Term Symposium will take place on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 9 a.m. - 12 noon in the Dr. Charles A. Sankey Chamber. Official program below.

PRESSING AFFAIRS: A SYMPOSIUM IN HONOUR OF JOHN SAINSBURY
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Dr. Charles A. Sankey Chamber

Opening remarks
Carol Merriam, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies

Session I: 9 a.m.
Chair: Andrew McDonald (History)
Leah Bradshaw (Political Science), "The Libertine and the Romantic: Twin Motifs from the 18th Century."
Donna T. Andrew (History, University of Guelph), "Adultery a-la-mode: The Worsley Case."
Allison Glazebrook (Classics), "Athens' Bad Boy: Timarchos in Aeschines 1, Against Timarchos."

Coffee/tea break
10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Session II - 10:45 a.m.
Chair: Elizabeth Sauer (English Language and Literature)
Tom Glasbergen (History, McGill University), "John Wilkes' Demotic Classicium."
Guy Nicholason (deputy Comment editor, The Globe and Mail), "Op-Ed Cyborg: Your Needs Are of No Concern to Me."
John Sainsbury (History), "Vision of Virgin Mary Gave Me Power to Grow Giant Vegetables: Secrets of the Tabloids Revealed."

Closing remarks
Douglas Kneale, Dean, Faculty of Humanities


Upcoming funding deadlines: June 16th, 2014 by 4:00 p.m.

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