Author Archives: Department of German

Just published: Spatial Practices, inspired by Department’s Toronto German Studies Symposium

In recent decades the conceptualization of space and place as social constructs has received significant attention and has been re-evaluated with an emphasis on cultural, social and political practice. This shift moves away from regarding space as fixed, unchanging container towards a realization that space is always inextricably linked with social practice and cultural signification... Read More »

b2B backpack to BRIEFCASE

November 19, 2012 17:30 - 19:30. Presented by Departments of French, German, Italian, Slavic, Spanish & Portuguese Charbonnel Lounge, Elmsley Hall, SMC. Interested in networking with U of T alumni who studied languages and used their education and passion to pursue and achieve successful careers? Attend a panel discussion with alumni from the languages departments. There will be a panel discussion, Q&A, light refreshments and an opportunity for networking. Read More »

“Seasonal and Local Dining in the Middle Ages”

November 29, 2012 16:00 - 18:00 Paul Freedman (Yale University): "Seasonal and Local Dining in the Middle Ages" Prof. Freedman is the author of Out of the East: Spices and the Medieval Imagination (2008) and the editor of Food: The History of Taste (2007). His research focuses on medieval Spain, peasantry, luxury products, and the history of cuisine. Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100A Read More »