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Tropes, Territories and Competing

Over 30 scholars from North America, Europe, South Asia, and Australasia will come together for an interdisciplinary Tamil Studies conference to be held at Trinity College, University of Toronto on May 11-14, 2006. All attendees are required to register for admission.


  • William Doo Auditorium, New College, University of Toronto
    45 Willcocks Street
    Toronto, Ontario M5S 1C7

    * Take the subway line to Spadina station. From the station, walk south for 10 minutes on Spadina Avenue or take the Spadina southbound streetcar and get off at the Willcocks stop.
  • Royal Palace Banquet Hall
    3150 Eglinton Avenue East
    Scarborough, Ontario M1J 2H2

    * Take the subway line to Kennedy station. From the station, take either the 116 Morningside East, 86 Scarborough East, or 34 Eglinton East bus to Markham & Eglinton.


  • Holiday Inn Toronto-Midtown
    280 Bloor Street West
    Toronto, ON M5S 1V8
    Map | Directions | Reservations: (416) 968-0010

* The hotel is holding 10 rooms for conference guests at a reduced rate. Guests
are advised to call the hotel early for timely reservations. This reduced rate
is only available until April 11, 2006.

Since meals are limited to presenters and organisers, other attendees have a variety of restaurants to choose from in the vicinity of conference venue.

  • Nataraj Indian Cuisine
    394 Bloor Street West
    Toronto, ON M5S 1X4
    Map | Website | (416) 928-2925
  • The Host Fine Indian Cuisine
    14 Prince Arthur Avenue
    Toronto, ON M5R 1A9
    Map | Website | (416) 962-4678
  • Dynasty Chinese Cuisine
    200 - 131 Bloor Street West
    Toronto, ON M5S 1R1
    Map | Website | (416) 923-3323
  • Crepes A Go Go
    244 Bloor Street West
    Toronto, ON M5S 1T8
    Map | Website | (416) 922-6765

  • Carlevales
    150 Bloor Street West
    Toronto, ON M5S 2X9
    Map | Website | (416) 920-9900
  • Bar Mercurio
    270 Bloor Street West
    Toronto, ON M5S 1V8
    Map | Website | (416) 960-3877