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June 2017

The Big Chill: 40 Years of Cinema at Innis

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Innis College, 2 Sussex Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5S1J5 Canada
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FREE
The Big Chill - Event Title

This Spring Reunion, Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute invites you back to the College to relax with old friends and see how (some) things have changed. Enjoy a family-friendly lunch, tour the new Town Hall, and reconnect! Saturday 3 June 2017 2-5:00 PM Innis College 2 Sussex Ave, Toronto FREE | Online Registration Required Please complete the form below. Alternatively, you can register on the Spring Reunion website (search "Cinema" to locate the event). For more information, please contact the…

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August 2017

Vlad House Reunion

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Innis College, 2 Sussex Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5S1J5 Canada
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651 Spadina Avenue, aka “Vladimir House,” was Innis College’s first student residence. Beginning in 1969, it was a home and social hub of Innis student life for over 20 years. Although the building no longer stands, the vibrant Vladite spirit continues! Innis College and the Vlad House Reunion Committee invite you to reconnect with your fellow Vladites in the Innis Green. Sunday 27 August 2017 2-6:00 PM Innis College 2 Sussex Ave, Toronto Lunch and beverages will be served. Musical…

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September 2017

Screening of ‘Indignation’ with James Schamus and Sarah Gadon

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
FREE
Indignation Poster

Presented by Innis College and the Writing and Rhetoric Program. Thursday, September 7 7 pm (doors open at 6:50 pm) A discussion with filmmaker James Schamus and actor and Innis alumna Sarah Gadon, moderated by acclaimed broadcaster and writer Eleanor Wachtel, to follow Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave Registration is now closed. Contact alumni.innis@utoronto.ca with any inquiries. This event is co-sponsored by Innis College, the Writing & Rhetoric Program, the Department of English, and the Centre for Comparative Literature. 

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

September 21 @ 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 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Innis Residence Events Room, 111 St. George St.
Toronto, ON Canada
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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 @ 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 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FREE
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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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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