Monday, April 12, 2021
Raeann Au and Sarah Ham Win 2021 FASS Undergraduate Summer Research Internships
The History Department is thrilled to announce that two History students have won prestigious 2021 FASS Undergraduate Summer Research Internships. Please join us in congratulating the following: Raeann Au, History: "Disney, DreamWorks, and Settler Colonialism: A Comparative Critical Analysis of Atlantis: The Lost Empire and The Road to El Dorado"...
Monday, March 29, 2021
David Webster to Talk About his New Book on April 8
Can activists make a difference? The story of Canada & East Timor, where activists succeeded in changing Canadian self-determination, suggests they can. Please join us to hear the story from Adjunct Research Professor David Webster, author of the new book Challenge the Strong Wind: Canada and East Timor 1975-99, and Elaine Briere, founder of...
Monday, March 22, 2021
History Student Chantal Brousseau Wins Digital Humanities Awards
Congratulations to Chantal Brousseau! The text below is from the announcement on the FASS website. The annual DHAwards are a community-driven event meant to celebrate the diversity of work that happens every year under the banner of ‘digital humanities’. There is a wide variety of work falling under several different categories. This year,...
Monday, March 22, 2021
Sean Graham Looks at the History of Social Work in Latest Podcast
By Sean Graham In this episode of the History Slam, I share the second segment of the 5-part documentary series How We Helped: Stories from Eastern Ontario Social Workers. Using first-hand accounts, the episode looks at who becomes a social worker and delves into their stories. From social workers enlisting in the army during the...
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Monica Patterson Comments on Censorship and Dr. Seuss
Professor Monica Patterson, Assistant Director, Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art, and Culture (Curatorial Studies) and Associate Professor, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies (cross-listed with History), has written an article for The Conversation examining the decision by Dr. Seuss Enterprises to remove six titles due to...
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