Fifty-Sixth Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium

When and Where

Thursday, January 14, 2021 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Online via Zoom


Megan C. Armstrong, McMaster University
Tamara Walker, University of Toronto


The Fifty-Sixth Season of the Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium
Founded by Natalie Zemon Davis and James K. McConica in 1964

"Pirates, Pilgrims and Other Global Itinerants: Doing Early Modern Global History"
Megan C. Armstrong (McMaster University) and Tamara Walker (University of Toronto)
A conversation between two historians on the challenges and exultations of doing global history in an early modern context.

Thursday, January 14, 2021
3 to 4:30 PM
Online via Zoom

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Megan C. Armstrong is Associate Professor of History at McMaster University and a specialist on Early Modern Catholicism including the Franciscan tradition. Her most recent publication is The Holy Land and the Early Modern Reinvention of Catholicism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021). 

Tamara Walker is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Toronto, where her research and teaching focus on slavery, gender, and racial formation in Latin America. She is the author of Exquisite Slaves: Race, Clothing and Status in Colonial Lima, Peru (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), and is currently at work on a book that explores the relationship between slavery and piracy in the Southern Pacific. 


Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium