Posts Tagged ‘St. Michael’s College’

Upcoming Heritage Event: Celebrating the Battle of Bannockburn

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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Join the St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto on Saturday, June 21, 2014, as they celebrate the 700th Anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn.

The Battle of Bannockburn: ”Scotland Then and Now” Symposium    

Date: 21 June 2014

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto

Speakers:

  • Prof. Graeme Morton –   “The National Story Since Bannockburn.”
  • Brigadier General Julian Chapman –   “The Mechanics of War in 1314.”
  • Dr. Mairi Cowan - ” ‘The Saints of the Scottish Country Will Fight Today’.”
  • Prof. Andrew McDonald - “Bannockburn, Barbour’s ‘Bruce,’ and the  Reign of Robert I.”
  • Prof. Barbara Murison - “Bannockburn: a talisman for Scottish independence?”
  • Tickets: $20.00 In advance

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Bannockburn Celtic Concert

Date: 21 June 2014

Times: Doors: 7:00 p.m., concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

Location: El Mocambo, 464 Spadina Ave., Toronto

Performers:

  • POOR ANGUS
  • BLAZING FIDDLES
  • CALEDON COUNTY & FRIENDS
  • TORONTO FIRE PIPES & DRUMS
  • MACDONNELL HIGHLAND DANCERS

Tickets: $25.00 In advance

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For more information about these, and other St. Andrew’s Society events, please visit their website at: http://www.standrews-society.ca/

FYI: Upcoming Heritage Event: Celtic Studies Speaker Series, University of Toronto

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Date: Thursday, November 14

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Charbonnel Lounge, St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary Street, Toronto (map)

Topic: “Creative Tensions: The Irish of the Ottawa Valley”

Speaker: Sean Conway, former MPP and Minister for Education, instructor with the Celtic Studies Program

This is a free event – no registration required.

Contact Info: celtic.studies@utoronto.ca

For more information about this and other St. Michael’s College Celtic Studies events, please visit their website:

http://stmikes.utoronto.ca/celticstudies/default.asp

Upcoming Heritage Event: Celtic Studies Speaker Series

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

The Celtic Studies Department at St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, is hosting another installment in their Celtic Studies Speaker Series. This one will be of particular interest to Genealogists!

Topic: “Broken Down by Age, Sex and Religion: the Irish Census Online”

Speaker: Catriona Crowe, National Archives of Ireland

Date: Thursday, November 22, 2012

Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: Robert Madden Auditorium, Room 100, Carr Hall, St. Michael’s College, 100 St. Joseph Street, Toronto (map)

CONTACT: celtic.studies@utoronto.ca

Free admission. All welcome. No registration required