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ROM Speaks
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00 pm , Reception to follow

In this engaging and personal documentary, filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril examines the lost practice of tattooing amongst Inuit women in Northern Canada.  Follow

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Asato Ikeda, the curator of A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints, will examine the role of male youths in Edo-period Japan (1601-1868), who attracted both older men and young/older women.

Thursday, May 26, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

In this talk, ROM curator Dr. Chris Darling will discuss the exploration of the biological and cultural diversity of the world's third largest island with particular reference to historical and modern tattooing traditions.

Saturday, May 28 & Sunday, May 29, 2016, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm to 5 pm

Free. Included with Museum Admission.

ROM Speaks
Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Join internationally renowned scholar Joshua Mostow as he explores the roles of gender, sexuality and erotic art in Japanese culture, from the Edo period and beyond.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

Join world traveller and leading anthropologist Dr.

Thursday, June 16, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

This event will feature a short lecture by Dr. Begun about his new book, followed by a conversation with him and other primate experts from the Jane Goodall Institute and Planet Madagascar about how apes have evolved, and why most species are now critically endangered.

ROM Speaks
Thursday, June 16, 2016, 7:00 - 11:00 pm

Presented in partnership with Northern Ink Xposure.  International tattoo artists bring their remarkable skills to the ROM!  Artists will create collaborativ

ROM Speaks
Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Reception to follow

How do we understand representations of sexuality, including same sex sexuality, across different historical and cultural moments without simply imposing contemporary norms?  This panel of lea

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

Free with Museum Admission, ROM Daytime brings experts in the fields of archaeology, natural history, biodiversity, world art and contemporary culture to share new discoveries, amazing artifacts and cutting edge science in a fascinating series of daytime lectures.