Capturing Oma and Opa: A True Story Australian historian Greg Dening once remarked that if history is a performance then historians are the performers. Nineteen graduate students taking Professor David Dean’s MA seminar Narrativity and Performance in Public History put Denning’s theory to... More
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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From November 7-9, 2014, Canadians from all disciplines and backgrounds and from every corner of the country will converge in Ottawa to affect social change at the second annual Power of the Arts National Forum, themed “Acting Now for Social Change.” Watch a Live Stream of all public events... More
The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of the Vice-President (Research and International) will host the fifth annual Faculty Graduate Mentoring Awards in January, 2015. These awards recognize faculty who render exceptional service to graduate students as supervisors and... More
Last summer the Ontario government released the Strategic Mandate Agreements (SMAs) that have been signed with each of the province’s universities and colleges, and these make for some interesting reading. My immediate reaction was some mild amusement, since many of the documents used more or... More