HRI Conferences and Symposia

Faculty of Humanities

HRI Conferences and Symposia

 Conferences and Symposia 2013 - 2014

1. The Humanities Research Institute's Spring Term Symposium was held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in the Dr. Charles A. Sankey Chamber. The title of the symposium is "Pressing Affairs: A symposium in honour of John Sainsbury". The speakers were as follows:

Session 1: 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."

Session 2: Chair: Elizabeth Sauer (English Language and Literature)
Tom Glasbergen (History, McGill University), "John Wilkes' Demotic Classicism."
Guy Nicholson (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."