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Faculty Lecture Series: "Why is there a vodka named after Vincent van Gogh?" featuring professor Modris Eksteins

Professor Modris Eksteins

FACULTY LECTURE SERIES

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2005 at 5 pm-6pm  in AA112

The University of Toronto at Scarborough, through the Faculty Lecture Series, is proud to present,"Why is there a vodka named after Vincent van Gogh?". The second lecture of the series will be presented by Modris Eksteins, Professor of History, Department of Humanities.

Will there be a tasting?  Yes, of course.  But primarily of the life, art, and commercial success of Vincent van Gogh.  Why is he the most intoxicating artist of the modern age and what does his success say about art and us?

Modris Eksteins is Professor of History at UTSC.  His books include Theodor Heuss (1969), The Limits of Reason (1975), Rites of Spring (1989), Walking Since Daybreak (1999), and, most recently, Diaghilev Was Here (2005) which he co-authored.

The Faculty Lecture Series features outstanding researchers on our campus and provides you with an opportunity to engage with new ideas and research projects presented by our faculty members in an accessible manner.

Please join us for this engaging and thought-provoking lecture. Everyone is welcome!




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