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September 2017

No Justice, No Peace! Building Inclusive and Safe Cities | Panel Discussions and Screening

September 21, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE

Presented by the Urban Studies Program at Innis College and the Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies. A screening of the documentary short It Takes A Riot: Race, Rebellion, Reform and a pair of panels of academics and community leaders exploring the on-going challenges and structures that perpetuate conditions of inequality, uneven security and other elements of injustice, while also highlighting the work that is being done (and has been done) in neighborhoods and communities towards more justice and more…

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An Afternoon with Stephanie and Erika Savage

September 22, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Innis Residence Events Room, 111 St. George St.
Toronto, ON Canada
FREE
Savage Sisters Promo

Innis College invites you to attend a special Q&A with sisters and Innis alumnae Stephanie (BA '90) and Erika Savage (BA '95). Stephanie and Erika will speak about their successful careers working in media and share some valuable insights into the worlds of film & television production and music management.   Cinema Studies graduate Stephanie Savage is best known for her role as co-creator and executive producer of the CW hit TV show “Gossip Girl." Stephanie has worked on the production of  many…

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October 2017

Screening of ‘In the Heat of the Night’ with Norman Jewison

October 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE
Norman Jewison Promo

Presented by Innis College. Monday, October 2, 2017 6 pm Q&A with Norman Jewison (doors open at 5:50) 7 pm screening of In the Heat of the Night Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave Registration required. Please complete the form below   Contact alumni.innis@utoronto.ca or 416-978-1563 with any inquiries.

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Professor Peter H. Russell Presents “Canada’s Odyssey”

October 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE
Russell Event Invite

Innis College invites you to a special Canada 150 event featuring former Innis Principal, Professor Peter H. Russell, O.C. FRSC, in celebration of the launch of his new book, Canada’s Odyssey: A Country Based on Incomplete Conquests October 12, 2017 6:30 pm – Talk and Q&A with Professor Russell Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave Reception and book signing to follow Registration is now closed. In his talk, Peter Russell will argue that Canada’s distinct nature arises from the dynamic…

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Advance screening of “Alias Grace” final episode with Mary Harron & Sarah Polley

October 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
FREE

Innis College’s Writing & Rhetoric Program presents CBC/Netflix’s Alias Grace — final episode — with director Mary Harron and producer-screenwriter Sarah Polley. Alias Grace is the six-episode miniseries adapted from the award-winning novel by Margaret Atwood. Past episodes are currently available on CBC.ca. Thursday, October 26 at 7 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) Q&A with Mary Harron and Sarah Polley, moderated by Globe & Mail film columnist Johanna Schneller, to follow Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave Space is limited | Register for this FREE by…

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November 2017

Understanding Smarter Cities: What Happens Next?

November 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
FREE
Smarter Cities Poster

The Urban Studies Program at Innis College invites you to a panel discussion Understanding Smarter Cities: What Happens Next? This panel discussion will showcase U of T expertise and perspectives on smart cities. Questions to be raised at the event include: What are smart or smarter cities or what should they be? How can cities get there? The intended audience includes local and regional stakeholders, government and industry partners that are developing smart cities strategies, researchers and community members. Panelists…

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Andrew Coyne Delivers the 2017 Harold Innis Lecture

November 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE

Crisis in the Media: Causes, Consequences and Cures On the evening of Tuesday, November 7, political commentator and journalist Andrew Coyne will deliver the 2017 Harold Innis Lecture, entitled "Crisis in the Media: Causes, Consequences and Cures." Andrew Coyne is a national affairs columnist with Postmedia News and a Fellow at University of Toronto's School of Public Policy & Governance. Since graduating from U of T (BA 1983 Trinity College) and the London School of Economics, Coyne has led an expansive,…

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“I’m Okay” Film Screening & Mental Health Panel

November 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$25
I'm Okay Screening

Have you ever been through a bad breakup where you hated the world AND yourself? This film explores what that's like. It's an anti-romantic comedy by Toronto's very own mathematician turned filmmaker Curt Jaimungal (BSc 2013 Innis). If you're expecting a v-day rom com with mental health fluff as filler, this event is not for you. We're going to watch the film, talk about mental health, and think about what we as Torontonians need to do to support each other and…

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What it Takes to Create a Hit TV Series

November 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
FREE
Event Poster

Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute present An Evening of Discussion & Clips with Degrassi and Rookie Blue creators Linda Schuyler and Tassie Cameron Moderated by Professor Corinn Columpar, Director, Cinema Studies Institute Tuesday, November 28, 2017 7 - 8:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave Registration is now closed.

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December 2017

Innis Refugee Student Fund Benefit Concert

December 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Donations accepted

You're are invited to the Innis College Refugee Student Fund Benefit Concert With performances by students, staff and faculty from Innis College and the Faculty of Music Featuring compositions by Mozart, Handel and Schubert, as well as standards from the Sixties Friday, December 8, 2017 1:00 - 2:30 pm Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. Online registration encouraged, please complete the form below. On-site registration will also be available.   All proceeds will go directly to the Innis College Refugee Student…

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