ROAAr – Rare Books, Osler, Art, Archives

Lecture | James Forbes (1749-1819), Discovery and Perplexity

27Feb201817:30
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Taken individually, artist and writer James Forbes' works are deceptive.

CANCELLED - Lecture | "The Fabric of the Human Body" (Vesalius, 1543): Images and Icons for the History of Medicine

14Feb201816:00
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The fifth centenary of Vesalius’s birth has been celebrated in North America and Europe with thousands of events and publications, recognizing his Fabric of the Human Body (1543, 1555) as a...

Lecture | The Tragedy of the Tet Offensive

31Jan201817:30
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Fifty years after the Vietnam war, historians are able to reflect on its larger meaning for Vietnamese and global history. What motivated the Vietnamese communists to start the offensive?  How did...

Lecture | Uncensoring Charles and Frances Burney

23Jan201817:30
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Join Peter Sabor, (Director, Burney Centre) and Stewart Cooke (Associate Director, Burney Centre) for a half century overview of the Burney Centre's achievements, and an exploration of new...

Exhibition | Materia Medica

13Dec201717:30
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4May201817:00

Trace, late 14th century, “to make a plan or diagram”, from Old French, 12th century, trasser “delineate, score, trace, follow, pursue”.

Exhibition Vernissage | Materia Medica

13Dec201717:30
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All are invited to attend a vernissage to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition, Materia Medica, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 5:30pm.

Événement | La tradition du livre de choeur en France du début du 17e siècle à l’aube de la Révolution

2Nov201716:00
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En France, la tradition d’imprimer les messes polyphoniques en livres de choeur s’est perpétuée jusqu’à l’aube de la Révolution et devint même la caractéristique nationale de ce genre musical...

Exhibition | Impossible pathologies: re-fragmenting the archive

12Oct201717:30
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1Dec201717:00

During the 2016-2017 academic year, Dr. Lucy Lyons spent time in the Osler Library archives studying the illustrations made by the English physician and medical writer, Robert Hooper.

Exhibition | On the Wings of the Wind: The Birds of Luisella Carretta

5Sep201708:00
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Luisella Carretta is an Italian artist who has devoted much of her work to researching the environment, and especially to the movement of animals in their natural habitat.  She has given particular...

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