Friday, January 22, 2021

Chakrika Burra

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    Appropriation vs. Appreciation, a Discussion

    Cultural appropriation is a relatively new term invented in the 1980s during an academic discussion to describe the inappropriate adoption of another culture’s fashion,...

    A Twist on UTM’s Annual Snider Lecture

    The start of a new decade swept us off our feet with unprecedented changes and events. As we begin new chapters and face personal...

    History was made at the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards

    Saying our entry into a brand-new decade was shaky would be the understatement of the century. 2020 has shut down the entire planet, sending...

    The horrifying history of Halloween

    On October 31 of every year, Halloween is celebrated by many around the world. The popular holiday’s origins date back to Samhain, an ancient festival celebrated...

    An evening with Beverley McLachlin

    Last Tuesday, staff and students welcomed Canadian jurist and author Beverley McLachlin to the University of Toronto Mississauga. The UTM Department of Philosophy had invited McLachlin,...

    Studying the history of capitalism at UTM

    UTM course HIS212: The History of Capitalism has much to offer. With topics ranging from weaving techniques to the conquest of the Americas, it explores a...

    Sanctions complicating U.S.-Iran relations

    On Saturday September 14, 2019, Yemen’s Houthi rebels carried out drone attacks on two large Saudi oil facilities, disrupting about half of Saudi Arabia’s oil capacity....

    Appropriation vs. Appreciation, a Discussion

    Cultural appropriation is a relatively new term invented in the 1980s during an academic discussion to describe the inappropriate adoption of another culture’s fashion,...

    A Twist on UTM’s Annual Snider Lecture

    The start of a new decade swept us off our feet with unprecedented changes and events. As we begin new chapters and face personal...

    History was made at the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards

    Saying our entry into a brand-new decade was shaky would be the understatement of the century. 2020 has shut down the entire planet, sending...

    The horrifying history of Halloween

    On October 31 of every year, Halloween is celebrated by many around the world. The popular holiday’s origins date back to Samhain, an ancient festival celebrated...

    An evening with Beverley McLachlin

    Last Tuesday, staff and students welcomed Canadian jurist and author Beverley McLachlin to the University of Toronto Mississauga. The UTM Department of Philosophy had invited McLachlin,...

    Studying the history of capitalism at UTM

    UTM course HIS212: The History of Capitalism has much to offer. With topics ranging from weaving techniques to the conquest of the Americas, it explores a...

    Sanctions complicating U.S.-Iran relations

    On Saturday September 14, 2019, Yemen’s Houthi rebels carried out drone attacks on two large Saudi oil facilities, disrupting about half of Saudi Arabia’s oil capacity....

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