Events

Mix with Museum Masters

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 18:00

Come rub elbows with current and future leaders in the museum and cultural heritage field! The Faculty of Information invites you to join us for an evening of connecting with Museum Studies alumni, 2nd year MMSt students, and colleagues. Enjoy an evening of networking, taking the opportunity to reconnect with peers, and new friends.

Ethics and Accountability in the Changing Media Landscape in the Philippines

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 17:00

This year's Annual McLuhan Fellow is Cecilia ‘Cheche’ Lazaro, one of the most eminent broadcast journalists in the Philippines.

Seminar by Sandy Pearlman: The Succession of the Analog by the Digital, Over and Underview

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 17:00

Everyone is invited to join us for a seminar given by music icon, Sandy Pearlman, entitled, "The Succession of the Analog by the Digital, Over and Underview."
 

Special Libraries Annual Project Exhibition 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 17:00

The annual exhibition of projects completed by the iSchool students enrolled in the Special Libraries course will be held on Tuesday, December 2, 2014.

The exhibition will feature the work that the students have completed over the past four months. The exhibition is a great way to see what the students are learning and the skills and knowledge they are bringing to the information profession. The wide variety of projects presented will give great ideas for what is possible in libraries and what the new best practices are about.

Everyone is invited to attend.

End-of-term iTea

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 16:30

‘Tis the end of classes and open books
Time for chilling and sipping in cosy nooks

Before exams hit and holidays start
Gather round, friends and classmates

As teapots gurgle on a silver cart
And hors d’oevres jostle on their plates

In Room 728 on Wednesday Dec 3
See you there, please spread the word!

WHAT:  the iSchool Life & Times Committee presents the end-of-term iTea

WHERE:  Room 728

WHEN:  Wednesday December 3, 2014 – 4:30pm – 6pm

Grateful Dead, Grayfolded, Vinyl and Virtual: John Oswald Unwinds the Toxic Consequences of Digital

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 16:30

We are pleased to present guest lecturer and music icon, Sandy Pearlman, Marshall McLuhan Centenary Fellow, University of Toronto, and a Visiting Scholar at UofT 's Faculty of Music, for a public lecture at the Faculty of information, University of Toronto, on December 3, 2014.

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Curating Science Poster Sessions

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 18:30

Everyone is invited to come see the students' excellent work stemming from skills learned in the course, MSL2050, taught by Dr. Hooley MacLaughlin.

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of scientific thinking and to the key issues associated with curating science subject matter. Students now have the tools needed to engage with the subject of science and museums at an advanced professional level, and would like to show you their work in a poster session, along with other dispalys.

Please join us!

FIAA-OLA Super Conference Alumni Reception

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 18:00

It’s a tradition! The Faculty of Information Alumni Association (FIAA) is hosting a super gathering to celebrate its super alumni on Thursday, January 29. Catch up with classmates at the Baton Rouge Restaurant, second floor, 277 Front Street West, from 6:00-8:00pm, minutes away from the conference centre. Entry is $15 (cash only) at the door and includes a drink ticket and appetizers. No need to be a conference attendee -- all alumni are welcome. You are also invited to bring a guest.

iSchool Student Conference 2015: Share Connect Discover

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 09:00

This year, Share Connect Discover will launch as the 7th annual iSchool Student Conference bringing students together to share their work with each other, thereby developing new insights and strengthening the iSchool community. The 2015 conference will be held during the first weekend in March, on Friday the 6th and Saturday the 7th.

Bertha Bassam Lecture

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 18:00

The Bertha Bassam lecture will be delivered by R. David Lankes, on March 11, 2015, on the future of librarianship.

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