Faculty Profiles

Thabit A. J. Abdullah

Degrees:

Ph.D., Georgetown University
M.A., Georgetown University
B.A., State University of New York at New Paltz

Current Position:

Associate Professor (Department of History, LA&PS;
Associate Dean, External Affairs, LA&PS

Recent Publications:

A Short History of Iraq: From 636 to the Present. Pearson–Longman, 2003).

Merchants, Mamluks and Murder: The Political Economy of Commerce in Eighteenth Century Basra (SUNY Press, 2001)

Edited, Arab and Islamic Studies in Honor of Marsden Jones (Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1997)

"Some Observations on the Causes for the Decline of Basra's Trade in the Late Eighteenth Century", in Thabit Abdullah, et al, Arab and Islamic Studies in Honor of Marsden Jones (Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1997): 53–61

Courses taught recently

AS/HIST 3791 The Islamic Gunpowder Empires
AS/HIST 3792 The Middle East since 1800
AS/HIST 106— The Indian Ocean in Pre–Modern Times
AS/HIST 2790 Islamic Civilization

Research Interests:

Modern and Medieval Iraq; Indian Ocean; Ottoman Empire

Awards/Grants:

1997: Oklahoma Foundation for the Humanities Award
1989–1991: Social Science Research Council, Fellow


Irving Abella

Degrees:

Ph.D. University of Toronto
F.R.S.C., M.C.

Current Position:

Professor

Recent Publications:

A Coat of Many Colours: Two Centuries of Jewish Life in Canada
None is Too Many: Nationalism, Communism and Canadian Labour On Strike

Courses taught recently

Research Interests:

Canada, labour, immigration and Canadian social history; ethnicity in Canada, North American Jewish History

Awards/Grants:

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Vijay Agnew

Degrees:

Ph.D. University of Toronto

Current Position:

Professor

Recent Publications:

Resisting Discrimination: Women from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean=

Courses taught recently

Research Interests:

Canada, immigrant women, racism, South Asian women

Awards/Grants:

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Katharine Anderson

Degrees:

Ph.D., Northwestern University 1994
M.A. University of Massachusetts/Amherst
B.A. Hons. McGill University

Current Position:

Associate Professor, Division of Humanities,
Science and Society Program

Recent Publications:

Predicting the Weather: Victorians and the Science of Meteorology (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2005)

"Looking at the sky: the visual context of Victorian meteorology," British Journal for the History of Science 36 (2003) 301–332

"Almanacs and the profits of natural knowledge," in Louise Henson et al, eds., Culture and Science in the Nineteenth Century Media (Ashgate, 2004).

"Instincts and Instruments," in C. Green, T. Teo, M. Shore, eds., Nineteenth Century Psychological Thought: The Transition from Philosophy to Science (American Psychological Association, 2001).

"The Weather Prophets: Science, Reputation and Forecasting in Victorian Britain." History of Science 37 (1999) 179–216.

Courses taught recently

AS/HUMA 2920 9.0 Spreading the Word: Knowledge, Technology & Culture (1999–2000)
AS/HUMA 4225B/ AS/HIST 4810 Minds and Matters in Victorian Culture (1998–99; 1999–2000).
AS/HUMA 1910 Science and the Humanities (1996–97, 2003–05)
AS/HUMA 2915 Darwin, Einstein and the Humanities (1996–1997).
AK/NATS 1760 Science, Technology and Society (1996–97; 1998–99)
AK/STS 3700 History of Technology (1997–98, York University)
AS/HUMA 6302 Technology and Culture (2003–04)

Research Interests:

history of modern science, especially environmental sciences (meteorology, oceanography)

Awards/Grants:

Faculty of Arts Fellowship 2000–01
Massey College Fellowship 2005–06

Contact Information:

303 Bethune College
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario
M3J 1P3
416 736 2100 x 22026

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Paul Axelrod

Degrees:

Ph.D. York University (History)

Current Position:

Professor

Recent Publications:

Values in Conflict: The University, the Marketplace, and the Trials of Liberal Education (2002)

co–author, with Paul Anisef, Etta Baichman, Carl James and Anton Turrittin., Opportunity and Uncertainty: Life Course Experiences of the Class of ‘73 (2000)

The Promise of Schooling: Education in Canada, 1800–1914 (1997)

The University of Toronto through Historians' Eyes, Historical Studies in Education, 14, no. 2 (Fall, 2002): 299–308

with Paul Anisef and Zeng Lin, Against All Odds? The Enduring Value of Liberal Education in Universities, Professions, and the Labour Market, Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 31, no. 2, 2001: 47–78

Education in Canada Since 1867, in Bob Hesketh et al, eds., Canada: Confederation to Present, CD ROM (2001)

Courses taught recently

History 5125: Education and Childhood in Canadian History

Research Interests:

Canada, education, higher education; youth and childhood; post–Confederation Canada; Ontario

Awards/Grants:

Nominee (2003), Frederic W. Ness Book Award for Contributing to Liberal Education, Association of American Colleges and Universities (for Values in Conflict)

Certificate of Merit (1999) from Canadian Association of Foundations of Education for an outstanding contribution to the scholarly literature in educational foundations (article: Challenges to Liberal Education in an Age of Uncertainty).

Founders Prize (1998) from Canadian History of Education Association: Honourable Mention for best book in educational history published in 1996, 1997 (The Promise of Schooling)

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Bettina Bradbury

Degrees:

Ph.D 1984 History, Concordia, Montreal. "The Working Class Family Economy, Montreal, 1861 1881." Supervisor Professor Ronald Rudin.
M.A 1975 History, Simon Fraser, Vancouver. "The Road to Receivership: Unemployment and Relief in Burnaby, North Vancouver City and District and West Vancouver, 1929 1933.” Supervisor Professor George Cooke.
B.A. 1971 Sociology and English, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.

Current Position:

Associate Professor, History Arts and Glendon, School of Women’s Studies

Recent Publications:

Bettina Bradbury and Tamara Myers, eds., Negotiating Identities in 19th and 20th Century Montreal (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005).

Bettina Bradbury and Tamara Myers, “Introduction: Negotiating Identities in Nineteenth and-Twentieth-Century Montreal,” in Bradbury and Myers, eds., Negotiating Identities in 19th and 20th century Montreal (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005).

“Widows Negotiate the Law: The First Year of Widowhood in Early 19th Century Montreal,” in Tamara Myers and Bettina Bradbury, eds., Negotiating Identity in 19th and 20th Century Montreal (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005)

Social, Economic, and Cultural Origins of Contemporary Families,” in Maureen Baker ed., Families: Changing Trends in Canada (McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, 2005).

“Colonial Comparisons: Rethinking Marriage, Civilization and Nation in 19th century White Settler Societies,” in Phillip Buckner and G. Frances eds., Rediscovering the British World, (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2005)

“The children of single parents a century ago as seen through the 1901 census,” in Canadian Families in 1901, in Peter Baskerville and Eric Sager, eds., (Forthcoming, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005).

Papers/Presentations:

May 2005 “‘In England a man can do as he likes with his property:’ Competing Visions of Marriage and Inheritance in Nineteenth-Century Quebec and the Cape Colony,” Thirteenth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Scripps College, Claremont, California.

Oct 2004 “Le vote de Mme Cuvillier: loyauté, genre et alterité dans l’élection partielle de Montréal Ouest, 1832,” Institut d’histoire de l’Amérique française, Annual Meeting, Chicoutimi.

May 2004 “Widows at the Hustings, April-May 1832,” Montreal History Group Annual May Day Conference, “In the street.” Montreal Quebec.

April 2004 “”Widows at the Hustings — Gender, Citizenship and the Montreal By-Elections of 1832,” The Widows’ Might Conference, sponsored by Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Courses taught recently

ARTS/HST 3533 Canadian Women’s History
GL/HST/WMST 3690 Canadian Women’s History
GL/HST/WMST 2605.06 Femmes, famille et travail au Canada
HST 5561.03 Issues in Comparative Women's and Gender History: The Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
HST 5562.03 Issues in Comparative Women's and Gender History: The Twentieth Century

Research Interests:

Feminist family history; Quebec and the British Empire; marriage and widowhood; marriage and inheritance laws and colonization – Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Cape (South Africa).

Awards/Grants:

2004-2009 Le Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture, "La modernité à Montréal, 1790 1970: citoyenneté, consommation et ordre social,” with Brian Young, Denyse Baillargeon, Donald Fyson, Suzanne Morton, Sylvie Taschereau, Magda Fahrni, Karine Hébert, Andrée Lévesque, Mary Anne Poutanen and Tamara Myers.

2004-2007 SSHRC Standard Grant, “Montreal modern: citizenship, social order and consumption, 1780-1970,” with Brian Young and Suzanne Morton (McGill); Tamara Myers (University of Winnipeg); Denyse Baillargeon (U de Montréal); Donald Fyson (Laval); Mary Anne Poutanen (Concordia); Karine Hébert (UQ a Rimouski); Sylvie Taschereau (UQ a Trois Rivières); and Magda Fahrni (UQAM)

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Stephen Brooke

Degrees:

BA(Honours): Dalhousie University/University of King’s College, 1982
MA, McGill University, 1984
D.PHIL., Oxford University, 1988

Current Position:

Professor

Recent Publications:

Subjects of Interest: Biography, Politics and Gender History’, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association/Revue de la Société Historique du Canada, 21/2 (2010), 21-8

'Articulating the nation: British Conservatism, Race and the 1988 Education Act', Left History 14 (2010), 9-30.

‘The Sphere of Sexual Politics: The Abortion Law Reform Association, 1930s to 1960s’ in Nick Crowson, Matthew Hilton and James McKay (editors), NGOs in Contemporary Britain: Non-State Actors in Society and Politics Since 1945. London: Palgrave, 2009

‘Class and Gender’ in Francesca Carnevali and Julie-Marie Strange (editors), 20th Century Britain. London: Longman, 2007.

Review of ‘Queer London’ in 32 Social History (February 2007)

'Bodies, Sexuality and the "Modernisation" of the British Working Classes, 1920s to 1960s', International Labor and Working-Class History 69 (Spring
2006), 104-122

War and the Nude: the Photography of Bill Brandt in the 1940s’, Journal of British Studies 45 (2006), 118-138.

‘The Body and Socialism: Dora Russell in the 1920s’, Past and Present 189 (November 2005), 147-177

‘Screeening the Postwar World: British Film in the Fifties’, Journal of British Studies 44 (2005), 562-9.

‘Memory and Modernity’, Journal of British Studies 42 (2003), 132-9.

“Abortion Law Reform, 1929-68” in Michael Kandiah and Gillian Staerck (editors), The Abortion Act 1967: ICBH Witness Seminar (London: Institute of Historical Research/Institute of Contemporary British History, 2002), pp. 15-20; 22-5.

"A New World For Women"? Abortion Law Reform in Britain during the 1930s’, American Historical Review, 106 (2001), 431-59.

"Gender and Working Class Identity in Britain during the 1950s", Journal of Social History 34 (Summer 2001), 773-95.

‘New Labour’, Political Quarterly 72 (2001), 406-8

[with A.J. Black] 'The Labour Party, Women and the Problem of Gender, 1951-66', Journal of British Studies 36 (1997), 419-52.

'Labour and the "Nation", 1945 to the Present', in Jon Lawrence and Miles Taylor (editors), Party, State and Nation. Aldershot: Scolar, 1997, 153-75

'Sexuality, Film and Society', Twentieth Century British History 8 (1997), 272-7

'The Conservative Party, Immigration and National Identity, 1948-68', in Martin Francis and Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska (editors), The Conservatives and British Society 1880-1990. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1996, 147-70

Labour’s War: The Labour Party and the Second World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992

Papers/Lectures:

Birth Control and Labour Politics in the 1920s’, The Birth of the Birth Control Clinic, Institute for Historical Research, London, 11 March 2011

‘Cities of Women? The Representation of Working-Class Women in the Photography of Roger Mayne and Shirley Baker, 1956-68’, ESRC Seminar Series, ‘Women in 1950s’ Britain’, University of Manchester, 26 November 2010.

‘Subjects of Interest: Biography, Politics and Gender History', Canadian Historical Association, Montreal, May 2010

'Children and Streets: Class, Childhood and the City in 1950s and 1960s Photography', Brown University, North Eastern Conference on British Studies, October 2009.

‘A Strange Country’: The Photography Books of Bill Brandt, 1936 to 1961’, National Gallery of Art, Washington, January 2009

‘Up the Junction with Nell Dunn: ‘Slumming’ and Sexuality in Sixties London’, Boston, 2008

Framing the Body in War and Peace: The Photography of Bill Brandt and George Rodger in the 1940s’, North American Conference on British Studies, Philadelphia, October 2004

‘Bodies, Sexuality and the “Modernization” of the British Working Classes, 1920s-1960s’, Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University, May 2004.

‘The Boundaries of Desire: Gender, Sexuality and Working Class Identity in 1950s Britain’, Kinsey Institute, Conference on Women’s Sexualities, November 2003.

‘The Body, Sex and Socialism: Dora Russell in the 1920s’, Anglo-American Conference, London, 2 July 2003.

Courses taught recently

History 3490: 20th Century Britain in Film and Culture
History 1050: Life, Love and Labour
History 6010: Themes in British History

Research Interests:

Twentieth-century Britain: social, cultural and political history. I am presently completing a book-length study of the British Labour party and questions of sexuality between the 1880s and the 1980s

Awards/Grants:

Residency, Rockefeller Study Centre, Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, Italy, 2005

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Colin Coates

Degrees:

Ph.D. York University
M.A. University of British Columbia
B.A. University of Ottawa

Current Position:

Associate Professor (Glendon College)

Recent Publications:

Les Transformations du paysage et de la société au Québec sous le régime seigneurial, trans. by Jude Des Chênes(Sillery: Septentrion, 2003)

Heroines and History: Representations of Madeleine de Verchères and Laura Secord, co-authored with Cecilia Morgan (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002)
(Honourable Mention for the Sir John A Macdonald Prize of the Canadian Historical Association, 2003)

The Metamorphoses of Landscape and Community in Early Quebec (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001)

"The Rebellions of 1837, and other Bourgeois Revolutions in Quebec Historiography" International Journal of Canadian Studies 20 (Fall 1999): 19-34

Courses taught recently

Introduction to Canadian Studies (the University of Edinburgh)
Contact and Conflict: Canadian Social History to 1870 (the University of Edinburgh)
Comparative North American History, 1754-1877 (with Dr Frank Cogliano); Canadian Nationalism (at MSc level)(the University of Edinburgh)
Introduction to Canadian Studies (the University of Edinburgh)

Research Interests:

early French Canada, nationalism, popular culture, environmental history

Awards/Grants:

2003: Tier II Canada Research Chair in Canadian Cultural Landscapes
2001: Prix du Québec, Délégation générale du Québec in London

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Elizabeth S. Cohen

Degrees:

Ph. D., 1978 University of Toronto
M. A., 1969, Harvard University
B. A., 1967, Harvard University

Current Position:

Associate Professor of History
Graduate Programs in History, Humanities and Women's Studies

Recent Publications:

Daily Life in Renaissance Italy. With Thomas V. Cohen. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001.

“What’s in a Name? Artemisia Gentileschi and the Politics of Reputation,” in Artemisia Gentileschi: Taking Stock, ed. Judith Mann, 121-30. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2005.

"Evolving the History of Women in Early Modern Italy: Subordination and Agency," in Spain in Italy: Politics, Society and Religion 1500-1700, ed. Thomas Dandelet and John Marino, 325-54. Leiden: Brill Publishers, 2007.

"Miscarriages of Apothecary Justice: Un-separate Spaces for Work and Family in Early Modern Rome," Renaissance Studies 21:4 (2007), 480-504.

"Back Talk: Two Prostitutes' Voices from Rome c. 1600," Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal 2 (2007), 95-126.

"To Pray, To Work, To Hear, To Speak: Women in Roman Streets, c. 1600," Journal of Early Modern History 12 (2008)

"The Early Accademia di San Luca and Artists in Rome: A Historian's Observations" in The Accademia di San Luca in Rome: c. 1590-1635, ed. P. Lukehart. Washington, D.C.: Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, (forthcoming 2008).

Papers/Lectures:

“Not Enough Women in Rome.” Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. Toronto. October 2004.

"Where's the 'Big, Fat Woman' with the Modenese Accent? A Criminal Judge Prosecutes His Thieving Servant," Renaissance Society of America. Miami, FL. March 2007.

"Old Enemies and New Friends: Women Improvising Community in Early Modern Rome," Renaissance Society of America. Chicago, April 2008.

"Interrogating Women's Agency: Voice, Choice, and Power in the Premodern World." Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, June 2008.

Courses taught recently

History 3233 "Women in Medieval and Early Modern Europe"
History 4270 "Concepts and Practices of Love in the West"
History 5150 [Graduate level] "Cultural History of Europe, 1500-1800"

Research Interests:

Women in early modern Europe, especially in Rome, Italy; social and cultural history; sexuality and prostitution

Awards/Grants:

Faculty of Arts Fellowship, York University (2002-2003)
York-Massey Fellowship, Massey College (2002-2003)

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Tom Cohen

Degrees:

Ph.D, Harvard University 1974
M.A., Harvard University
B.A., University of Michigan 1964

Current Position:

Professor, History and Humanities (Arts), York University

Recent Publications:

Books
(with E. S. Cohen): Daily Life in Renaissance Italy. Westport CT: Greenwood, 2001, xiii, 316 pp.
NB: This is a book in a series intended for lower-level university students. It is not refereed, but as synthesis, it aims for originality, and it contains a great deal of new material based on archival work.

Love and Death in Renaissance Italy (University of Chicago Press, 2004, ix, 306 pp.)
NB: a book of six microhistories, Roman or from the hinterland of Rome, 1550-1580, united by themes of social action, agency, values, and transactions, and by the narrative themes of love, sex, and death.

Articles in Refereed Journals
"Three Forms of Jeopardy: Honor, Pain and Truth-telling in a Sixteenth-Century Italian Courtroom" Sixteenth Century Journal,XXIX/4 (1998): 975-998.

(with E. S. Cohen): "Open and Shut: The Social Meanings of the Renaissance Italian House,” Bard Graduate School of Design Journal, vol. ix, no. 1 (fall-winter, 2001-2002): 61-84.

"Reflections on Retelling a Renaissance Murder" History and Theory, December, 2002: vol. 41, no. 4: 6-16.

Guest edited a three-article cycle on legal records and social anthropology (Spain, Switzerland, Italy) for Journal of Early Modern History Spring, 2003, vol. 7, no. 1-2: “Introduction” with S. Pohl and S. Taylor: 1-7; my own article is "Bourdieu in Bed: the Seduction of Innocentia (Rome, 1570)": 55-85.

“The Death of Abramo of Montecosaro,” Jewish History (2005) 19: 245-85

with E. S. Cohen,”Testimonios judiciales como ego-documentos,” contribution to: ''De la autobiografía a los ego-documentos: un forum abierto,” James S. Amelang, co-ordinator, in Cultura escrita y sociedad volume 1 (Alcalá de Henares, 2005): 58-61

Articles in refereed journals of pedagogy
"The Savelli Murder Project: Unsolved Mystery Story as Historical Pedagogy." Positive Pedagogy, 1:2 (May, 2001) (electronic journal).

Other pedagogical articles
“Contrafactual History Assignment,” Core, York’s Newsletter on University Teaching, Volume 13, number 3 (April, 2004): 7.

Chapter in a high school textbook
Chapter 1 of Legacy, ed. Garfield Newman, Toronto: McGraw Hill, 2002, pp. 29-65. (NB, gelded and blurred by the editorial process).

Chapters in books
(with E.S. Cohen): Three articles for A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing. Ed. D. Woolf. New York: Garland, 1998: Anthropology and History" 33-36; "Ginzburg, Carlo" 368-9; "Cultural History" 214-215.

(with E.S. Cohen), a foreword to Shell Games, edited by M. Crane, R. Raiswell, and M. Reeves, Toronto: Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies, 2004, pp. 1-7

Translations
Fosi, Irene, "Court and city in the ceremony of the possesso in the sixteenth century." Gianvittorio Signorotto and Maria Antonietta Visceglia, eds., Court and Politics in Papal Rome, 1492-1700. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2002, pp. 1-52.

Fosi, Irene. “Foreigners in Papal Rome,” in Jill Burke, ed., Court Culture in Rome, London: Ashgate, forthcoming 2006.

Reviews
Cohn, Samuel K. Women in the Streets. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. In Sixteenth Century Journal. XXIX/2 (1998): 577-9

Chambers, D. S. Renaissance Cardinals and their Worldly Problems. London: Variorum, 1997. In Sixteenth Century Journal. XXIX/2 (1998): 626-8

Astarita, Tomasso. Village Justice: Community, Family, and Popular Culture in Early Modern Italy. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins, 1999. In American Historical Review (2001): 676-7

Fragnito, Gigliola, ed. Church, Censorship and Culture in Early Modern Italy. Trans. Adrian Felton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. For Quaderni dell’ italianistica (2001)

Dandelet, Thomas. Spanish Rome. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. For American Historical Review, vol. 108, no. 1 (2003): 281-2

Dunn, Jane. Elizabeth & Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens. HarperCanada, Toronto, 2003, Globe and Mail, April 3, 2004, p. D 18.

Dava Sobel, Dava, "Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love," History of Intellectual Culture, Vol. 3, No. 1 (2003) [web journal], 2004.

Pascal Brioist, Hervé Drevillon et Pierre Serra, Croiser le fer: violence et culture de l’ épée dans la France moderne (Xvuie-XVIIIe si ècle), Seyssel, Champ Vallon, 2002, 249 pp., in Social History/ Histoire Sociale, vol. xxxvii, n.o 74 (mid-May, 2004): 98-100.

Darren Oldridge, Strange Histories: The trial of the pig, the walking dead, and other matters of fact from the medieval and Renaissance worlds, London and New York: Routledge, 2005, x, 198 p., in the Medieval Review (2005) (electronic publication)

Talks / Presentations:
"Portia, prostituta ex hebrea," Conference: L'altra metà della stella: spunti di storia di donne ebree italiane. Sponsored by the Unione delle communità ebraiche italiane/ Centro bibliografico, Fondazione per i beni culturali ebraici in Italia, 14 March, 1999

"Pierre Bourdieu and the Seduction of Innocentia (Rome, 1570)" Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Cleveland, November 4, 2000

Chair session and sum up conference: "Shell Games: Scams, Frauds, and Deceit (1300-1650)", University of Toronto, 2809 April, 2001

"The Spanish Ambassador's Brawl, " AHA, San Francisco, Jan., 2002

"Political Ethics and Political Ideology in Two Marchigiana Towns," Sixteenth Century Studies, San Antonio, October 2002

(with Elizabeth Cohen): Teasing the unexpected out of early modern judicial documents: a joint session with two Cohen papers discussed by the Graduate Seminar in European History, Cornell University, Nov. 15, 2002. My paper: "Just what science killed these baby pigeons? (Rome, 1572)"

" 'You Have Cut Off the Nose of Casa Savelli': Wife-Murder as Elegant Choreography," Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium, University of Toronto, 28 January 2003

“Judicial Epistemology in Sixteenth-Century Rome,” Sixteenth Century Society Conference, Pittsburgh, 1 November 2003. At this same conference, I co-organized with Elizabeth Cohen a session, “Negotiating Local Power in Southern Europe” and commented and chaired at another, “Masculinity and sexuality in early modern Spain and England.”

Chair and commentator: session: “Authority, Trust, and Witness in Medieval and Early Modern Europe,” American Historical Association, Washington DC, January 9, 2004

“The Cruel Seductions of Fiscale Pallantieri,” talk given at University of York, York, U.K. June 8, 2004 at seminar with Elizabeth Cohen: “Working women’s woes in early modern Rome: a duet of microhistories”

“The Anthropology of Truth-Speaking” Conference: Truth and Falsehood in Early Modern Italy, Villa Spelman, Florence, 14-16 October, 2004

“Pensando al lettore…Perchè trattare la storia come di scrivere,” seminar at Università di Roma I (La Sapienza), May 24, 2005

Pedagogical talks
“Rome in the Sixteenth Century,” for Glendon series: Living and Learning in Retirement: 17 January, 2003

“Reading against the Grain: Hypothesis formation as pedagogy,” Ontario History and Social Science Teachers’ Association (OHSSTA), Toronto, 7 November 2003

“Approaches to Active Learning” at pedagogical conference, “Evaluating and Assessing Student Learning,” York University Centre for the Support of Teaching, February 16, 2004. (I spoke on the Armada simulation project and wrote the talk up for CORE, the York pedagogical newsletter).

Talk to new faculty on my hypothesis formation technique: Welcome to our Classrooms: CST, 24 August, 2004

Talk for CST on contrafactual historical teaching, as in the Armada War project, 2004

(with Jerry Ginsburg), “Beyond the Lecture: encouraging critical reflection through small group dynamics” OHASSTA, Toronto, 7 November 2004

For CST at York: two talks in the session for new York faculty: one on impersonation, and one on training in hypothesis formation 15-16 August 2005

Courses taught recently

Humanities 1125: Medieval and Renaissance Civilization
History 2220: Medieval and early modern Europe
History 4250: the Mediterranean
History 5010: cultural history

Research Interests:

Early modern Italy, political and cultural anthropology of early modern Europe, miscrohistory, and the esthetics of scholarship

Awards/Grants:

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Paul Craven

Degrees:

Current Position:

Associate Professor
Division Of Social Science
Graduate Program in History
Graduate Program in Socio-Legal Studies

Recent Publications:

Books
"An Impartial Umpire' — Industrial Relations and the Canadian State, University of Toronto Press, 1980

Labouring Lives: Work and Workers in 19th-Century Ontario, University of Toronto Press for the Ontario Historical Studies Series, 1995 (Editor/Contributor)

Masters, Servants and Magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955, University of North Carolina Press for the American Society for Legal History, 2004 (Co-editor with C.D. Hay/Contributor)

Chapters
(Items reprinted in collections are listed under Articles)
"Community ties and support systems: from intimacy to support," in L.S. Bourne, ed., The Form of Cities in Central Canada, University of Toronto Press, 1973 (jointly authored)

"The law of master and servant in mid-nineteenth-century Ontario," in D.H. Flaherty, ed., Essays in the History of Canadian Law I, University of Toronto Press, 1981

"Law and ideology: the Toronto Police Court, 1850-80," in D.H. Flaherty, ed., Essays in the History of Canadian Law II, University of Toronto Press, 1983

"Dimensions of paternalism: discipline and culture in Canadian railway operations in the 1850s," in Craig Heron and Robert Storey, eds., On The Job, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1986 (with T.D. Traves)

"The meaning of misadventure: The Baptiste Creek railway disaster of 1854 and its aftermath," in Roger Hall et al., eds., Patterns of the Past: Interpreting Ontario's History, Dundurn Press for the Ontario Historical Society, 1988

"Introduction" (in Labouring Lives, above, 1995)

"Labour and Management on the Great Western Railway" (in Labouring  Lives, above, 1995)

“The Criminalization of 'Free' Labour: Master and Servant in Comparative Perspective,” in P. Lovejoy and N. Rogers (eds.), Unfree Labour in the Atlantic World (Frank Cass, 1995) (with C.D. Hay)

“`The modern spirit of the law': Blake, Mowat, and the Breaches of Contract Act, 1877," in Baker & Phillips, eds., Essays in the History of Canadian Law VIII, in Honour of R.C.B. Risk, University of Toronto Press, 1999

“Introduction” (in Masters, Servants and Magistrates, above, with C.D. Hay)

“Canada 1670-1935: Symbolic enforcement in Loyalist North America” (in Masters, Servants and Magistrates, above)

"The law of rules: Prosecuting railway workers in mid-19th-century Ontario," in Jim Phillips, Roy McMurtry and John Saywell, eds., Essays in the History of Canadian Law X: A Tribute to Peter Oliver (Toronto: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History and the University of Toronto Press, 2008).

Articles
"Uses of egocentric network properties as predictor variables," Centre for Urban Studies, University of Toronto, 1971

“Interactive path analysis: a computer programme," Centre for Urban Studies, University of Toronto (jointly authored), 1972

"The network city," Sociological Inquiry XLIII, 3 & 4 (jointly authored), 1973

"Technological change and the workforce," Labour-Management Curriculum Project, OISE, 1975

"The Grand Trunk strike of 1910," Labour-Management Curriculum Project, OISE, 1975

"Technological change and the building trades," Labour-Management Curriculum Project, OISE, 1976

"King and context," Labour/Le Travailleur IV, 1979

"The class politics of the National Policy, 1872-1933," Journal of Canadian Studies XIV, 3, 1979 (with T.D. Traves)

"Canadian railways as manufacturers, 1850-80," Canadian Historical Association, Historical Papers, 1983 (with T.D. Traves).  Reprinted in Douglas McCalla, ed., Perspectives on Canadian Economic History, Copp Clark Pitman, 1987 and in Michael J. Piva, ed., A History of   Ontario: Selected Readings, Copp Clark Pitman, 1988.

"Workers' conspiracies in Toronto, 1854-72," Labour/Le Travail XIV (Fall 1984)

"Master and servant in England and the empire: a comparative study," Labour/Le Travail, 31, 1993 (with C. Douglas Hay)

"A general-purpose hierarchical coding engine and its application to comparative analysis of statutes," Literary and Linguistic Computing, 8, 1, 1993 (with W. Traves)

"The criminalization of 'free' labour: master and servant in comparative perspective," Slavery & Abolition, 15, 2, August 1994 (with Douglas Hay).  Reprinted in P. Lovejoy and N. Rogers (eds.), Unfree Labour in the Atlantic World (Frank Cass, 1995)

"Computer applications in comparative historical research: The Master & Servant Project at York University (Canada)," History and Computing, 7, 2, 1995 (with Douglas Hay)

"A general-purpose conceptual clustering engine and its application to historical analysis of statutes," Cahiers Vereniging voor Geschiedenis en Informatica, 9, 1995

"Automatic detection and visualization of domain-specific similarities in documents: DWIC analysis and its application in the Master & Servant Project," published on CD-ROM in F.J.A Perez et al., eds., La Historia en una nueva frontera/History in a new frontier (Digibis: Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 1998)

Papers & Presentations
"Militant trade unionism, ideology and the state: the Stratford strikes of 1933," Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association annual meetings, Toronto, 1974

"Canadian Liberalism and industrial peace," Canadian Political Science Association annual meetings, Fredericton, 1977

"Corporatism, Liberalism and Mackenzie King," conference on Political Thought in English Canada, York University, 1978

"Factors in the development of Canadian industrial relations policy," conference on Canada and the Third World, University of Toronto, 1978

"The law of master and servant in pre-Confederation Canada," conference on Class and Culture, McGill University, 1980

"Labour and management in Canadian railway operations: the first decade," Commonwealth Labour History Conference, Warwick, England, 1981 (jointly authored)

"Law and authority in a nineteenth-century Canadian court," guest lecture series, University of Winnipeg, 1981

"Trade unions and conspiracy in Toronto, 1850-72," annual meetings of Society for Law and Society, Toronto, 1982

"Labour relations and the theory of the state," paper presented to the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike symposium, University of Winnipeg, 1983

"The police court as theatre," presentation to faculty seminar, Centre for Criminology, University of Toronto, 1983

"Canadian railways as manufacturers, 1850-80," presented to annual meetings, Canadian Historical Association, Vancouver, 1983

"Maintaining the way: iron, rolling mills, and the transition to steel rails in Canadian railway operations, 1850-80," presented to the New History Society, Toronto, October 1986, and to the Symposium in Canadian Economic History, University of Ottawa, November 1986.

"Law and railway accidents," presented to the Canadian Law in History Conference, Carleton University, June 1987

"The trials of David Preston," presented to the Seminar in Advanced Research, York University, September 1988

"Criminal prosecution of Ontario railway workers for breach of operating rules, 1854-79," presented to the Postgraduate Seminar on Law and Labour in the Commonwealth, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, May 1989

"Faithful servants," in York University, Social Science Division, Work in Progress, 1989; presented to the Workshop in Legal History, University of Toronto, November 1989.

"Regulating railway operations: the view from Desjardins Bridge," presented to 3d Canadian Business History Conference/37th Annual Business History Conference, Toronto, March 1991.

"A general-purpose hierarchical coding engine," presented to joint   conference of Association for Computing in the Humanities /  Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing, Oxford, April  1992; lengthy abstract published in ALL/CACH 92 Proceedings (Oxford  University Press) and electronically on the Internet

"Computer applications for comparative analysis of statutes," presented to 7th Annual Conference on Computers and Legal Education, University of Toronto, June 1992 (abstract in Information Technology and Legal Education (Vancouver)

"The Master & Servant Project at York University," presented to Legal History Workshop, University of Toronto, April 1993

"The patterned distribution of the terms of Master & Servant legislation in the British empire," presented to Conference on Unfree Labour in the Atlantic World, York University, April 1993

"The Master & Servant Project: Computer applications for comparative analysis of statutes," presented to Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, Ottawa, June 1993

"The Master & Servant Project," presented to Faculty Summer Seminar Series, Osgoode Hall Law School, July 1993

"Spreading the word: the imperial dissemination of English employment law, 1562-1950—a textual approach," presented as Dean's Lecture, Faculty of Arts, York University, March 1994

“Spreading the word: the imperial dissemination of English employment law, 1562-1950—a textual approach," presented to Colloque international Consensus ex Machina?
Association for Linguistic and Literary Computing / Association for Computing in the Humanities, Sorbonne, April 1994

"A general-purpose conceptual clustering engine and its application to historical analysis of statutes," presented to IX International Conference of the Association for
History and Computing, Nijmegen, August 1994

"Master and servant legislation of Atlantic Canada in imperial perspective," presented to Atlantic Canada Law in History Workshop, Dalhousie Law School, Halifax, March 1995

"The imperial dissemination of legal sources: a computer-assisted lexical approach to the comparative analysis of texts," presented to X International Conference of the Association for History and Computing, Montreal, August 1995

"Master and servant in British North America: Uses of the law," presented to International Conference on Master & Servant in History, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, April 1996

"The modern spirit of the law," presented to Conference on Canadian Legal History, University of Toronto, May 1998

"Automatic detection and visualization of domain-specific similarities in documents: DWIC analysis and its application in the Master & Servant Project," presented to XIII Annual Conference of the Association for History and Computing, Toledo (Spain), July 1998

“Master and servant in Canada: Symbolic enforcement,” presented to joint annual meetings of Law & Society Association and Canadian Law & Society Association, Vancouver, June 2002

“Taking statutes seriously,” presented to annual meeting of American Law and Society Association, San Diego, November 2002 (with C.D. Hay)

"'Unconnected with all mercantile pursuits': The strange career of a trading justice," presented to Toronto Legal History Group, Toronto, March 2005, and to Atlantic Canada Studies Conference, Fredericton, May 2005

"High law; low law; no law: The trials of David Owen, 1787-1803," presented to Toronto Legal History Group, Toronto, March 2006

"Dispensing low law: The business of petty justice in mid-19th-century Charlotte County, New Brunswick," presented to Toronto Legal History Group, March 2007, and to Atlantic Canada Studies Conference, Halifax, May 2007

"Employment and the law in early Nova Scotia," presented to Atlantic Canada Studies Conference, Halifax, May 2007 (with James Muir)

Panelist, Newberry Library Seminar on Early-Modern Legal History, Chicago, February 2008

"High noon at Campo Bello: Prelude and Fugue," presented to Toronto Legal History Group, March 2008

Panelist, Lancaster House Human Rights and Accommodation Conference, Toronto, April 2008

Panelist, Lancaster House Labour Arbitration Conference, Toronto, October 2008

"In the Woods: Low law and land surveying in pre-Confederation Charlotte County, New Brunswick for presentation to Toronto Legal History Group, April 2009, and Atlantic Canada Studies Conference, Charlottetown PEI, May 2009.

Courses taught recently

Research Interests:

Awards/Grants:

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José C. Curto

Degrees:

1996 Ph. D. University of California, Los Angeles
1983 M. A. University of California, Los Angeles
1981 B. A. (Honours) Concordia University, Montreal

Current Position:

Associate Professor, Dept. of History (Arts), York University.

Recent Publications:

Africa and the Americas: Interconnections during the Slave Trade. Trenton N.J.: Africa World Press, 2005. [edited with Renée Soulodre-La France]

[with Renée Soulodre-La France] “Introduction: Interconnections between Africa and the Americas during the Era of the Slave Trade,” in José C. Curto and Renée Soulodre-La France, eds., Africa and the Americas: Interconnections during the Slave Trade. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2005, pp. 1-11.

“Resistência à Escravidão na África: O Caso dos Escravos Fugitivos Recapturados em Angola, 1846-1876,” Afro-Ásia 33 (2005), 67-86.

“Struggling Against Enslavement: José Manuel in Benguela, 1816-1820,” Canadian Journal of African Studies 39: 1 (2005), 96-122.

Enslaving Spirits: The Portuguese Brazilian Alcohol Trade at Luanda and its Hinterland, c. 1550 1830. Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2004.

Enslaving Connections: Changing Cultures of Africa and Brazil during the Era of Slavery. Amherst, NY: Humanity Books, 2004. [edited with Paul E. Lovejoy]

[with Paul E. Lovejoy] “Introduction: Enslaving Connections and the Changing Cultures of Africa and Brazil during the Era of Slavery,” in José C. Curto and Paul E Lovejoy, eds., Enslaving Connections: Changing Cultures of Africa and Brazil during the Era of Slavery. Amherst, NY: Humanity Books, 2004, pp. 11-18.

“The Story of Nbena, 1817-1820: Unlawful Enslavement and the Concept of 'Original Freedom' in Angola,” in Paul E. Lovejoy and David V. Trotman, eds. Trans-Atlantic Dimensions of Ethnicity in the African Diaspora. London: Continuum, 2003, pp. 43-64.

Álcool e Escravos: O comércio luso-brasileiro do álcool em Mpinda, Luanda e Benguela durante o tráfico atlântico de escravos (c. 1480 1830) e o seu impacto nas sociedades da África Central Ocidental. Lisbon: Editora Vulgata, 2002.

Courses taught recently

GS/HIST 6001 Directed Readings: Western Africa during the Era of the Atlantic Slave Trade
GS/HIST 5060/6002 Eastern Africa to 1900
AS/HIST 4799 Selected Topics in African History: Slavery and Emancipation
AS/HIST 4770 The African Urban Past
AS/HIST 3700 African, Caribbean, and Latin American Connections: The Making of the South Atlantic World
AS/HIST 2750 African History: 1800 to the Present

Research Interests:

Historical Demography of Angola, 18th & 19th centuries; Atlantic Slave Trade; Angola Slaves in Brazil

Awards/Grants:

2004-2005 YORK UNIVERSITY, Faculty of Arts, (Leave) Fellowship.
2003-2004 YORK UNIVERSITY, Internal SSHRC (Canada) Conference Travel Grant.
2003 YORK UNIVERSITY, Faculty of Arts, Merit Award.
2002-2003 YORK UNIVERSITY, Internal SSHRC (Canada) Conference Travel Grant.

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Allan Durston

Degrees:

PhD University of Chicago
MA Universidad de Santiago de Chile
BA University of Cambridge

Current Position:

Assistant Professor

Recent Publications:

Book
2007 Pastoral Quechua: The History of Christian Translation in Colonial Peru, 1550-1650, University of Notre Dame Press (Notre Dame, IN).

Articles

2008 “Native-Language Literacy in Colonial Peru: The Question of Mundane Quechua Writing Revisited” The Hispanic American Historical Review 88:1 41-70.

2007 “Notes on the Authorship of the Huarochirí Manuscript” Colonial Latin American Review 16:2 227-241.

Courses taught recently

Themes in Latin American History: The Construction of Indigeneity (graduate) Christianities and Indigenous Civilizations in Colonial Latin America (4th-year)

Research Interests:

Latin American history and anthropology; Peru; indigenous peoples; language politics

Awards/Grants:

Received Fulbright Hays, National Science Foundation, and Wenner Gren grants for dissertation research, 2000-2002

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Jonathan Edmondson

Degrees:

M.A., Ph.D. University of Cambridge (Classics)

Current Position:

Professor
(Department of History/Division of Humanities/Programme in Classical Studies, York University)
Director, York University/University of Toronto Collaborative Ph.D. Program in Ancient Greek and Roman History, 2004-6, 2008-10
Associate Member, Graduate Programme in Classics, University of Toronto
President, Classical Association of Canada/Société canadienne des Etudes Classiques, 2008-10

Recent Publications:

Books:
Roman Dress and the Fabrics of Roman Culture. Edited with A. Keith. Toronto and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 2008, 370 pp.

Granite Funerary Stelae from Augusta Emerita (Monografías Emeritenses 9). Mérida: Museo Nacional de Arte Romano / Madrid: Ministerio de Cultura, 2006 [published February 2007]. 303 pp.

Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome Edited with S. Mason and J. B. Rives. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Atlas Antroponímico de la Lusitania romana (joint-author as part of the Grupo Mérida). Mérida: Fundación de Estudios Romanos and Bordeaux: Centre Ausonius, 2003 [2004].

Imagen y Memoria. Monumentos funerarios con retratos en la colonia Augusta Emerita (main author, with contributions by T. Nogales Basarrate and W. Trillmich) (Monografías Emeritenses 6; Real Academia de la Historia: Bibliotheca Archaeologica Hispana 10). Madrid: Real Academia de la Historia, 2001.

Law and Social Status in Classical Athens. Edited with Virginia J. Hunter. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2000.

Dio: The Julio-Claudians. Selections from Books 58-63 of The Roman History of Cassius Dio (Translation with introduction and historical commentary) (LACTOR, 15). London: London Association of Classical Teachers, 1992.

Two Industries in Roman Lusitania: Mining and Garum Production (B.A.R.International Series, 362). Oxford, 1987.

Articles
Hallazgo de dos epitafios de veterani en Mérida: Vidas paralelas de dos soldados Augustani (emeritenses) a finales del siglo I d.C.” (joint-article with L.A. Hidalgo Martín) in Mérida: Excavaciones Arqueológicas 2004 (Memoria 10), Mérida, 2008, 479-507.

“Un enterramiento de incineración con estela de granito fechado en el s. I d.C. documentado en el entorno viario del Circo romano de Augusta Emerita” (joint-article with J. Márquez Pérez & P. D. Sánchez Barrero) in Mérida: Excavaciones Arqueológicas 2004 (Memoria 10), Mérida, 2008, 509-521.

“Public Dress and Social Control in Late Republican and Early Imperial Rome” in J. Edmondson & A. Keith (ed.), Roman Dress and the Fabrics of Roman Culture, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008, 21-46.

“Introduction: From Costume History to Dress Studies” (jointly written with A. Keith) in J. Edmondson & A. Keith (ed.), Roman Dress and the Fabrics of Roman Culture, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008, 1-17.

“Collaborating between Classics and History in Teaching Ancient History at the Ph.D. level: The University of Toronto-York University Collaborative Programme in Ancient History (COLPAH)”, in “Graduate Training for the Ancient Historian: Or how best to study ancient history in the 21st century?” (2008 Committee on Ancient History panel), Philadelphia: American Philological Assocation, 2008.

“The Cult of Mars Augustus and Roman Imperial Power at Augusta Emerita in the Third Century A.D.: A New Votive Dedication” in J. González & T. Nogales Basarrate (ed.), El culto imperial en Hispania romana: política y poder, Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider, 2007, 541-575.

“Funerary Inscriptions and the Development of Local Epigraphic Cultures in Roman Lusitania” in Actas del XII Congressus Internationalis Epigraphiae Graecae et Latinae, Barcelona, 2007, I, 461-468.

“Cities and urban life in the western provinces of the Roman Empire, 30
BCE to 250 CE”, in D. Potter (ed.), A Companion to the Roman Empire (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World series). Oxford: Blackwell, 2006, 250-280.

“Micro- and macro-approaches to the economy of Baetica felix”, Journal of Roman Archaeology 19 (2006) 563-570.

“Family life within slave households at Augusta Emerita: the epitaph of the Cordii” Anas 15-16 (2002-2003) [2005] 197-234.

“Introduction: Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome” in J. Edmondson, S. Mason and J. Rives (ed.), Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005, 1-33.

“Los monumentos funerarios como espejo de la sociedad emeritense: secretos y problemas socio-familiares a la luz de la epigrafía” in Augusta Emerita: Territorios, espacios, imágenes y gentes en la Lusitania Romana. Mérida/Madrid: Ministerio de Cultura, 2004 [2005], 341-371.

“Inmigración y sociedad local en Augusta Emerita” in E. Cerrillo Martín de Cáceres, J.-G. Gorges & T. Nogales Basarrate (ed.), V Mesa Redonda Internacional sobre Lusitania romana: Las comunicaciones, Madrid: Ministerio de Cultura, 2004 [2005], 321-369.

“Family relations in Roman Lusitania: social change in a Roman province?” in M. George (ed.), The Roman Family in Italy and Beyond. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005, 183-229.

“En quête de la famille romaine à la Civitas Igaeditanorum (Idanha-a-Velha) en Lusitanie au Haut-empire”, in C. Auliard & L. Bodiou (ed.), Au jardin des Hespérides. Histoire, société et épigraphie des monde anciens. Mélanges offerts à Alain Tranoy. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes,
2004, 233-252.

“Un Ercavicensis en Augusta Emerita: una nueva estela funeraria de granito”, Mérida: Ciudad y Patrimonio 5 (2001) [2003] 137-142.

“Writing Latin in the province of Lusitania”, in A.E. Cooley (ed.), Becoming Roman, Writing Latin? (Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplement). Portsmouth, R.I., 2002, 41-60.

“Public Spectacles and Roman Social Relations” in T. Nogales Basarrate (ed.), Ludi Romani: Espectáculos en Hispania Romana. Madrid. 2002. 21-43.

“Les fondements économiques de la puissance des élites hispano-romaines” in M. Navarro Caballero and S. Demougin (ed.), Élites hispaniques.
Bordeaux, 2001, 63-68.

“Some new granite funerary stelae from Augusta Emerita” in Mérida. Excavaciones arqueológicas. 1999 (Memoria 5). Mérida, 2001, 383-394.

“Conmemoración funeraria y relaciones familiares en Augusta Emerita” in J.-G. Gorges & T. Nogales Basarrate (ed.), Sociedad y cultura en Lusitania
romana. Mérida, 2000, 299-327.

"The cultural politics of public spectacle in Rome and the Greek East, 167-166 B.C." in B. Bergmann and C. Kondoleon (ed.), The Art of Ancient Spectacle.
Studies in the History of Art. Washington: National Gallery, 1999, 77-95.

"Mining" in G.W. Bowersock, Peter Brown and O. Grabar (ed.), A Guide to the Late Antique World. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1999, 579-580.

Papers/Lectures:

“Commodus in the Arena: Myth, Politics and Public Spectacle in late-second century A.D. Rome”. Invited lecture, Concordia University, Montreal, March 2008.

“Collaborating between Classics and History in Teaching Ancient History at the Ph.D. level: The University of Toronto-York University Collaborative Programme in Ancient History (COLPAH)”, Invited paper for 2008 Committee on Ancient History panel, “Graduate Training for the Ancient Historian: Or how best to study ancient history in the 21st century?”, Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Chicago, January 2008.

“Les vétérans dans la colonie d’Augusta Emerita (25 av. J.-C. – 100 ap. J.-C)”, invited paper for 7th international Table ronde on Roman Lusitania, Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail, November 2007 (shorter version also given at Annual Meeting of Classical Association of Canada, Université de Montréal, May 2008).

“A Tale of Two Colonies: Augusta Emerita (Mérida) and Metellinum (Medellín) in Roman Spain”, paper at international conference, “100 Years of Solitude: Roman Colonies in the first hundred years of their existence”, University of St Andrews, Scotland, September 2007.

"Une nouvelle dédicace à Mars Auguste à Emerita et l'administration romaine de la Lusitanie au milieu du IIIe siècle", invited paper at seminar on "Anthropologie et économie du monde romain", Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, June 2007.

“New veterans from Augusta Emerita (Mérida, Spain)”, Annual meeting of the Classical Association of Canada, Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland, May 2007.

“La integración de los inmigrantes en la sociedad emeritense”, international conference on La sociedad emeritense, Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, February 2007.

“The administration of Lusitania in the third century A.D.: new evidence from Augusta Emerita”, paper at Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, San Diego, January 2007.

“The Funerary Monuments of Augusta Emerita: epigraphic workshops and their influence in southern Lusitania and northern Baetica”. Invited paper for international conference on “The Epigraphic Habit in the Roman West”, Kommission für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik, Munich, November 2006.

“Producing Death: The Development of the Gladiator Industry at Rome”. Invited keynote lecture for conference on “The Ties that Bind and Build: Networks of Production in the Ancient Mediterranean”, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, February 2006.

“Finis terrae? Marginality in the far west of the Iberian Peninsula”. Invited paper for international conference, “At the Edges of Empire: Interpreting the Marginal Areas of the Roman World”, University of Chicago, February 2006.

Organizer and presider of seminar on “Epigraphic Texts and Archaeological Contexts in Rome, Italy and the Western Provinces” for Annual Meeting of American Philological Association, Montreal, January 2006.

“Restoring context and meaning to the epitaphs of Augusta Emerita (Mérida, Spain)”, at seminar on “Epigraphic Texts and Archaeological Contexts in Rome, Italy and the Western Provinces” for Annual Meeting of American Philological Association, Montreal, January 2006.

“Gladiators at Pompeii”. Invited lecture for Fall Meeting of the Ontario Classical Association on “Roman Italy: Pompeii and Ostia”, McMaster University, October 2005.

“New light on the provincial administration of Roman Lusitania: two new texts from Augusta Emerita”. Paper at Work in Progress in Ancient History seminar, University of Toronto, April 2005.

“The virginity of Zosimus and other family myths: Terms of affection within and beyond the family in Roman Lusitania”. Invited paper for 6th International Conference on Lusitania, Cascais (Portugal): “Lusitânia entre o mito e a realidade”, November 2004 [shorter version also given at Annual Meeting of Classical Association of Canada, May 2005, Banff].

“Public dress and social control in late Republican and early Imperial Rome”. Paper at international conference, “Roman Dress and the Fabric of Roman Culture”, York University, October 2004 [expanded version of paper given at CAC meeting in Fredericton, May 2003].

“Los monumentos funerarios como espejo de la sociedad emeritense: secretos y problemas socio-familiares a la luz de la epigrafía”. Invited paper for international conference, “Augusta Emerita: Territorios, Espacios, Imágenes, y Gentes en la Lusitania Romana”, Museo Nacional de Arte Romano, Mérida (Spain), June 2004.

“Family life within slave households at Augusta Emerita: a new inscription from Mérida (Spain)”. Paper at Annual Meeting of Classical Association of Canada, Quebec, May 2004.

“Inaugurating the Colosseum, A.D. 80". Invited lecture for Department of Languages and Linguistics (including Classics), Concordia University, March 2004 and for Toronto chapter of Archaeological Institute of America, February 2004.

“Marriage patterns in a Roman colony: the example of Augusta Emerita (Mérida, Spain)”. Paper at Annual Conference of American Philological Association, San Francisco, January 2004

Courses taught recently

GS/HIST 5036 3.0, The Family in Ancient Rome
GS/HIST 5026 3.0, The Roman Empire
AS/HIST 4131 6.0, The City of Rome from Augustus to Hadrian
AS/HIST 3135 3.0, Spectacle and Society in Ancient Rome
AS/ HIST 2100 6.0, Ancient Greece and Rome

Research Interests:

Society, economy and culture of Roman Spain (especially Lusitania) from the late Iron Age to the late Roman Empire. Roman epigraphy, especially of the Roman Empire

Awards/Grants:

SSHRC Research Grant, 2007-10 for project, "Religion and Cultural Change in Roman Lusitania
Elected, Corresponding Member, Real Academia de la Historia (the Royal Academy of History of Spain), June 2003
SSHRC Research Grant, 2002-5 for project “Colonial Society in Roman Spain”
Classical Association of Canada, Visiting Lecturer in Atlantic Canada, September/October 2003

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Marc Egnal

Degrees:

Swarthmore College, 1961-1965 (B.A., 1965);
University of Wisconsin, 1965-1974 (M.A., 1967, Ph.D., 1974)

Current Position:

Professor

Recent Publications:

Divergent Paths: How Culture and Institutions Have Shaped North American Growth. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

New World Economies: The Growth of the Thirteen Colonies and Early Canada. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998

“The Beards Were Right: Political Parties in the North, 1840-1860,” Civil War History, 47 (2001): 30-56.

“Rethinking the Secession of the Lower South: A Clash of Two Groups,” Civil War History, 50 (2004): 261-290.

Papers/Lectures:

“Rethinking the Civil War,” discussion paper for a single-paper session dealing with my interpretation of the Civil War, Southern Historical Society, Memphis, Tennessee, November 2004.

“An Economic Interpretation of the Civil War,” Missouri Valley Historical Association, Omaha, Nebraska, March 2005.

“The Role of Slavery in an Economic Interpretation of the Civil War,” Conference on the Civil War, Causes and Consequences, Toronto, June 2005

Courses taught recently

U.S. Survey;
U.S. Novel as an Historical Document;
Economic and Business History to 1880;
Economic and Business History since 1880

Research Interests:

U.S. Civil War; North American economic development

Awards/Grants:

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Standard Research Grant, 1997-2000;
Faculty of Arts Research Grants, 200, 2003, 2005.

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Carl Ehrlich

Degrees:

B.A. 1976 in Judaic Studies/Honors, University of Massachusetts/Amherst.
A.M. 1984 in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University.
Ph.D. 1991 in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University.

Current Position:

Associate Professor of Humanities and Coordinator of the Programme in Religious Studies

Recent Publications:

Books:
Bibel und Judentum: Beiträge aus dem christlich-jüdischen Gespräch (Zürich: PANO-Verlang, 2004) 215 pp.

Understanding Judaism: Origins, Beliefs, Practices, Holy Texts, Sacred Places (New York: Oxford University Press & London: Duncan Baird Publishers, 2004) 112 pp. Translations: Comprendre les religions Judaïsme: Origines, croyances, rituals, fêtes, esprits, lieux du sacré (Translated by Jean-Louis Houdebine; Paris: Gründ, 2004); Jodendom: Oorsprong, geloof, gebruiken, heilige teksten, gewijde plaatsen (Translated by Henk Alberts; Kerkdriel: Librero, 2004).

Chapters:
"Moses, Torah, and Judaism," pp. 11-119, 659-663 in: D. N. Freedman & M. J. McClymond, eds., The Rivers of Paradise: Moses, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, and Muhammad as Religious Founders (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001).

"The bytdwd-Inscription and Israelite Historiography: Taking Stock after Half a Decade of Research," pp. 57-71 in: P. M. M. Daviau, J. W. Wevers & M. Weigl, eds., The World of the Arameans II: Studies in History and Archaeology in Honour of Paul-Eugène Dion (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement Series 325; Sheffield: Sheffield University, 2001).

"Die Suche nach Gat und die neuen Ausgrabungen auf Tell es-Safi," pp. 56-69 in: E. A. Knauf and U. Hübner, eds., Kein Land für sich allein: Studien zum Kulturkontakt in Kanaan, Israel/Palästina und Ebirnari für Manfred Weippert zum 65. Geburtstag (Orbis biblicus et orientalis 186; Fribourg: Universitätsverlag, 2002).

"Humanity's Place in the Divine Scheme: A Contextual and Gender Sensitive Reading of the Creation Accounts in Genesis," pp. 49-68 in: Michael Graetz, ed., Ein Leben für die jüdische Kunst: Gedenkband für Hannelore Künzl (Schriften der Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg 4; Heidelberg: Universtitätsverlag Winter, 2003).

Articles:
Aren M. Maeir and Carl S. Ehrlich, "Excavating Philistine Gath: Have We Found Goliath's Hometown?" Biblical Archaeology Review 27/6 (2001) 22-31.

"Ezekiel, Prophet of the Diaspora," Centre for Jewish Studies Annual 5 (2003) 13-26.

Courses taught recently

2002/03: Introduction to the Study of Religion (HUMA 2800);
Introduction to the Hebrew Bible (HUMA 2810);
Problems in the Study of Judaism: Sex and Violence in the Hebrew Bible (HUMA 4820E).
2003/04: Introduction to the Study of Religion (HUMA 2800);
Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Literature (HUMA 4809).

Research Interests:

Ancient Israel, the Hebrew Bible, the Ancient Near East, "Biblical" Archaeology, Jewish History

Awards/Grants:

SSHRC Small Research Grant 2002 for "Bible and Judaism: Essays from the Christian-Jewish Dialogue in Germany," $2500.
SSHRC Small Research Grant 2003 for "Saul in Story and Tradition" $1500

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Athanasios (Sakis) Gekas

Degrees:

Ph.D, University of Essex
MA, University of Essex
BA, Ionian University, Corfu

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Hellenic Heritage Foundation Chair in Modern Greek History

Recent Publications:

Journal Articles:
A Colonial Sea: The Mediterranean, 1798-1956, editor (with Manuel Borutta), special issue in European Review of History / e Européenne d'Histoire 18.4 (forthcoming, 2011).

"Class and cosmopolitanism: the historiographical fortunes of merchants in Eastern Mediterranean ports", in M. Fuhrmann and V. Kechriotis (eds.), /The late Ottoman port-cities and their inhabitants: subjectivity, urbanity, and conflicting orders/, special issue, /Mediterranean Historical Review/ 24, 2, 95-114.

2009. «Θεσμο? και Εξουσ?α στην π?λη της Κ?ρκυρας στα μ?σα του 19ου αι?να » [Institutions and Power in Corfu town in the mid-nineteenth century], ?στωρ 15, 107-144.

2008. «Απ? την Ιστορ?α του Κ?σμου στην Παγκ?σμια Ιστορ?α ? απ? τον Ηρ?δοτο στη Μεγ?λη Απ?κλιση »["From World History to Global History or from Herodotus to the Great Divergence"], Μν?μων 29, 243-273.

2008. ‘Migrants, merchants and philanthropists; hierarchies in nineteenth-century Greek ports’ in A. Jarvis, R. Lee (eds.), Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities c. 1640-1940, Research Series in Maritime History, 38, 109-126.

2007. ‘Public Health in Crete under the rule of Mehmed Ali in the 1830s’, Egypt/Monde Arab 4, 3, 35-54 (with Panagiotis Krokidas).

2004. ‘The Port Jews of Corfu and the ‘Blood Libel’ of 1891: A Tale of Many Centuries and of One Event’ in Jewish Culture and History 7, 1-2, 171-196, in D. Cesarani, G. Rommain (eds), Special issue, Jew and Port Cities, 1590-1990. Commerce, Community and Cosmopolitanism.

Book Chapters:
‘Banking Expansion, Success and Failure in the British Mediterranean; the Ionian Bank, 1840s-1930s’ (with A. Apostolides) in G. Tortella et al. (eds.), Banking in the Mediterranean: A Historical Perspective, Ashgate (forthcoming 2010).

2009. ‘Class and national identities in the Ionian Islands under British rule’ in R. Beaton and D. Ricks (eds.), The Making of Modern Greece: Nationalism, Romanticism, and the Uses of the Past (1797-1896), Ashgate, 161-174.

2008. ‘Credit, Bankruptcy and Power in the Ionian Islands under British Rule, 1815’, in K. Gratzer, D. Stiefel (eds.), History of Insolvency and Bankruptcy from an International Perspective, Södertörn academic studies 38, Huddinge, 83-118.

2005. «Ελληνικ?ς π?λεις-λιμ?νια το δ?κατο ?νατο αι?να. Ιστορ?α, ιστοριογραφ?α και συγκρ?σεις» [Nineteenth-Century Greek Port Cities. History, Historiography and Comparisons], in L. Sapounaki-Drakaki (ed), Ελληνικ?ς Π?λεις στην Ιστορ?α [Greek Cities in History], Dionikos and European Association of Urban Historians, Athens.

2004. ‘The merchants of the Ionian Islands between East and West. Forming local and international networks’ in M.S. Beerbuhl and J. Vogele (eds), Spinning the Commercial Web. International Trade, Merchants, and Commercial Cities, c. 1640-1939, Peter Lang, Frankfurt.

Working papers:
2008. ‘A sector 'most beneficial to commerce': Marine insurance companies in nineteenth-century Greek port cities’, Εntrepreneurial History Discussion Papers, 001

2007. ‘A global history of Ottoman cotton textiles, 1600-1850’, European University Institute, Max Weber Working Paper, MWP 2007/25.

2005. ‘Business Culture and Entrepreneurship in the Ionian Islands under British Rule, 1815-1864’, LSE Working Papers in Economic History, No 89

Reviews:
2006. ‘The South Asia Textiles Industry in a Globalizing World; 8th GEHN Meeting, Pune, India, 18-20 December 2005.’ Conference review in Textile History, 37, 2, 203-04.

2005. Ina Baghdiantz McCabe, Gelina Harlaftis, and Ioanna Pepelasis Minoglou (editors) Diaspora Entrepreneurial Networks: Four Centuries of History" Economic History Services, Jul 15, 2005

Ioannis Theotokas and Gelina Harlaftis, Leadership in World Shipping. Greek Family Firms in International Business, in Business History (forthcoming)

November 2008 ‘Failing Protection. Commissioners, Merchants and Intellectuals in the Ionian Islands under British rule’, invited talk in the seminar series of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King’s College, London.

June 2008 ‘The trade-minded entrepreneurs’ (with Maria Christina Chatziioannou), International Workshop, Entrepreneurship and Culture, Haifa, Israel

June 2007 ‘Banking Expansion, Success and Failure in the British Mediterranean; the Ionian Bank, 1840s-1930s’ in Annual Conference of the European Association of Banking History, Valetta, Malta

April 2007 ‘Merchants into businessmen. Ionians before the ‘Ionian phase’ of Greek merchant networks’, in Moving Frontiers. Mediterranean Entangled Histories (15th-21st centuries), Volos, Greece

Courses taught recently

AP/HIST 3355 6.0 A: Modern Greece: From Independence to the Present
AP/HIST 4375 6.0A: Topics in Modern Greek History. Economy and Society in Mediterranean Ports.

Research Interests:

The history of class in the Eastern Mediterranean
British colonialism in the Mediterranean
The economic and social history of the Ionian Islands and the Greek State

Awards/Grants:

Max Weber Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research, 2006-08 European University Institute, Florence
Economic History Research Training Network Post-doctoral Fellowship, 2005-06, University of Warwick. Project: ‘Pan-European Economic Development’’, Jagellonian University, Krakow (awarded but turned down).
Economic History Society/Institute of Historical Research Anniversary Fellowship, 2002-03
Economic and Social Research Council Ph.D. award, 1999-2002

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Ian Gentles

Degrees:

Ph.D. London,
F.R.H.S.

Current Position:

Professor (Glendon College)

Recent Publications:

Air France and Toronto: A Blossoming Relationship, 1976-2001 (Toronto: Air France, 2001), 27pp.

Canada's Founding Debates, co-edited with Janet Ajzenstat, Paul Romney and William D. Gairdner (Toronto: Stoddart, 1999), 502 pp.

Soldiers, Writers and Statesmen of the English Revolution, coedited with John Morrill and Blair Worden (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1998)

The New Model Army in England, Ireland and Scotland, 1645-1653 (Blackwell, Oxford and Cambridge, Mass., 1992), 584 pp. (expanded paperback edn., 1994)

Courses taught recently

Undergraduate Courses:
Humanities (Western Civilization from 1500 to the present)
Canadian History from 1867 (seminar leader; bilingual seminar in 1969-70)
Topics in Urban History/Questions choisies en histoire urbaine England in the 17th Century
Introductory British History, 1066-1990
Topics in the History of Population and the Family, 1500-present
England from the Reformation to the Industrial Revolution, 1500-1815
Armies and Revolutions, 1600-1918
Early Modern England, 1500-1720 (1998)
The World of the Early Christians (2001)
Ancient History (2002)
Graduate Course
Early Modern England, 1500-1720 (1993)

Research Interests:

Early modern British; historical demography

Awards/Grants:

2004: Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge (January – March)
2002: Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge (January – June)
2001: Principal's Teaching Excellence Award, Glendon College
Associate editor seventeenth century, New Dictionary of National Biography
1997: Frederick A. & Marion S. Pottle Fellow Beinecke Library, Yale University (April)
1997: Mayers Fellow Huntington Library, San Marino, California (Jan.– March)
1996: Philip A. Knachel Fellow Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. (November)
1993: Visiting Fellow Clare Hall, Cambridge (January – July)
1992-93: Glendon College Research Fellowship
1988: Visiting fellow Huntington Library, California (January – March)
1986: Elected to the Council for Anglo-American Historical Conference (1987-9)
1985: Glendon College Research Fellowship
1982-83: Visiting Scholar Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
1982-83: Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada Leave Fellowship
1978: Elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
1975-76: Canada Council Leave Fellowship (awarded Jan. 1974)
1966-68: Canada Council Fellowship
1964-65: Province of Ontario Graduate Fellowship
1961: Arthur Cohen Prize in English Literature University College, Toronto
1961: Reuben Wells Leonard entrance scholarship University College, Toronto

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Margo S. Gewurtz

Degrees:

Ph.D. History, Cornell University
M.A. History, Cornell University
B.A. (Honours) History, University of Toronto

Current Position:

Associate Professor, Arts

Recent Publications:

Review Article: Murray A. Rubinstein, Origins of the Anglo-American Missionary Enterprise in China, 1807-1840 in China Review International,Vol.5,No.2, Fall 1998: pp.531-534

Review Article: Kathleen Lodwick, Crusaders Against Opium, in China Review International, Vol. 4 No. 1, Spring 1997,  pp. 211-216.

Christianity in its Chinese Setting: The Origins of Parishes in North Henan, 1888-1912, 35th ICANAS, Budapest, July 7-12, 1997.

Art and Cult: A Chinese Perspective, Conference on Cult and Culture, Chantilly, France, October 29-31, 1997.

Courses taught recently

AS/HIST 2710 Traditional Societies of East Asia

Research Interests:

Canadian Missionaries in China; Women in Modern China

Awards/Grants:

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Douglas Hay

Degrees:

BA and MA (Toronto),
PhD (Warwick)

Current Position:

Professor in Law and History

Recent Publications:

(with Paul Craven), eds., Masters, Servants and Magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955 (University of North Carolina Press, 2004), a volume in Studies in Legal History, the series of the American Society for Legal History, 591pp. Joint author chap 1 (1-58), sole author chap 2 (59-116).

Biographies of the high court judges Lloyd Kenyon CJKB, William Ashhurst JKB, James Eyre CJCP, Simon LeBlanc JKB for the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (60 vols., Oxford University Press, 2004).

“The Courts of Westminster Hall in the Eighteenth Century,” in Philip Girard, Jim Phillips and Barry Cahill, eds., The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia 1754-12004: From Imperial bastion to Provincial Oracle (Toronto: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History and University of Toronto Press, 2004), 13-29.

“Legislation, Magistrates, and Judges: High Law and Low Law in England and the Empire,” in David Lemmings, ed., The British and Their Laws in the Eighteenth Century (London: Boydell and Brewer, 2005), 59-79.

“Women, Men, and Empires of Law” [review essay], Journal of British Studies , vol. 44 no.1 (January 2005), 204-212.

Papers/Lectures:

“Masters, magistrates, commanders and coercion in Britain and the Empire”, Northeast Conference on British Studies conference, Montreal, 1 October 2004

"The Law of master and servant in eighteenth-century Scotland”, Toronto Legal History Seminar, 10 March 2005, and Scottish Studies Seminar, Department of History, University of Guelph, 14 March 2005

“Legal and Criminal Lives in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography”, Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, University of Western Ontario, London, 31 May 2005

Courses taught recently

GS LAW 6781.06 Issues in Criminal Law: History, Evolution and Theoretical Approaches (a course in the Professional Development Program, Osgoode Hall Law School)
GS LAW 6601.03/GS HIST 6060.03 Western Legal Histories (cross-listed)
Graduate history reading courses in English legal history
HIST 3415.06 Law, Property and Freedom in Britain and the Empire
LW 2750.03 Law and Social Change In an Age of Freedom of Contract
LW 2595.03 History of Canadian Law

Research Interests:

Legal and social history of the judiciary and central courts of England, 1701-1820; English criminal law in the same period; enforcement and evolution of the contract of employment (master and servant) in England, Scotland and Ireland to 1875; magistrates and summary justice; the English court of King’s Bench. I have in the past worked on the pre-Confederation history of the criminal law of Quebec.

Awards/Grants:

Osgoode Hall Law School Research Fellowship (one term)
Small SSHRC ($1,000) “Contract of Employment in Ireland”

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Craig Heron

Degrees:

Ph.D., 1981, Dalhousie University
M.A. 1976, University of Warwick
M.A., 1973, University of Toronto
Honours B.A., 1970, University of Toronto

Current Position:

Professor, Department of History
Vice-President, Canadian Historical Association, 2006-7
Board Member, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2006-8

Recent Publications:

“Boys Will Be Boys: Working-Class Masculinities in the Age of Mass Production,” International Labor and Working-Class History, 69 (Spring 2006), 6-34.

"The Workers' Festival: A History of Labour Day in Canada" (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 2005) (with Steve Penfold)

“The Boys and Their Booze: Masculinities and Public Drinking in Working-Class Hamilton, 1890-1946,” Canadian Historical Review, 86, no. 3 (September 2005), 411-52.

"The Labour Historian and Public History," Labour/Le Travail, 45 (Spring 2000), 171-97.

Booze in Canada: A History (Toronto: Between the Lines 2003) (Shortlisted for the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize)

The Canadian Labour Movement: A Short History (Toronto: James Lorimer, 1989; 2nd ed. 1996). Pp.202.

Papers/Lectures:

"Panel on Booze: A Distilled History: A Response," International Conference on Drugs and Alcohol in History, University of Western Ontario, London, 2004

"Christianity and the Canadian Working Class," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Halifax, 2003

"The Boys and Their Booze: Masculinities and Public Drinking in Working-Class Hamilton, 1890-1946," North American Labor History Conference, Wayne State University, Detroit, 2002.

"Workers' Heritage and Working-Class Audiences," Conference on "Writing Canadian Labour: Critical Perspectives," Trent University, Peterborough, 2002.

"Wet Voices in the History of Alcohol Consumption in Canada," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Toronto, 2002.

"Labour's Manhood," Canadian Committee on Labour History Workshop, Hamilton, 2002.

"Workers' Heritage," Canadian Committee on Labour History Workshop, Edmonton, 2000.

"Working-Class Audiences," Conference: "Historians and Their Audiences: Mobilizing History for the Millenium," York University, Toronto, 2000.

Courses taught recently

History
History 4580 Family Work, and Community (2005-6)
History 5580 Social History Workshop (2004-5)
History 6030 Canadian Field Seminar (1999-2007)
2500. Canadian History: An Introduction (1996-98, 2003-4)
3531. Work and Canadian Society (retitled: The Working Class in Canadian Society, 1992) (l984 – present)
Social Science
3210. Work and Canadian Society (retitled: The Working Class in Canadian Society, 992) (l984 – present)

Research Interests:

Canadian Social History, especially relating to class and gender

Awards/Grants:

2004 Shortlist, Sir John A. Macdonald Prize (Canadian Historical Association)
2001 York Research Development Fellowship
1998 Short-List, Harold Adams Innis Prize
1995 Honourable Mention, History of Education Society Award
1994 SSHRC Research Grant
1990 SSHRC Research Grant

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Richard C. Hoffmann

Degrees:

Ph.D., 1970, Yale University
B.A., 1965, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Current Position:

Professor (History)

Recent Publications:

"Economic Development and Aquatic Ecosystems in Medieval Europe," American Historical Review , 101 (1996), 631-669.

Fishers' Craft and Lettered Art: Tracts on Fishing from the End of the Middle Ages. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997

“Medieval Fishing” in Paolo Squatriti, ed., Working with Water in Medieval Europe: Technology and Resource Use, pp. 331-393. Leiden: Brill, 2000.

“Frontier Foods for Late Medieval Consumers: Culture, Economy, Ecology,” Environment and History, 7 (2001), 131-167.

“A Longer View: Is Industrial Metabolism Really the Problem?” in M. Fischer-Kowalski, E. Rosa, R.P. Sieferle, and B. Smetschka, eds., Nature, Society and History: Long Term Dynamics of Social Metabolism, eds., a special issue of Innovation: The European Journal of Social Sciences, 14:2 (2001), 143-155.

“Carp, Cods, Connections: New Fisheries in the Medieval European Economy and Environment” in Mary J. Henninger-Voss, ed., Animals in Human Histories: The Mirror of Nature and Culture, 3-55. Rochester, N.Y.: University of Rochester Press, 2002.

"Ecology" in William C. Jordan, ed., Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Supplement 1, 169-174 New York: American Council of Learned Societies / Scribners, 2004.

"Chapter 3: Medieval Christendom in God’s Creation: Environmental Continuities, Coevolutions, and Changes,” in Tamara Whited et al., Northern Europe: An Environmental History, 45-72. Santa Barbara – Denver – Oxford: ABC–Clio, 2005.

"Footprint Metaphor and Metabolic Realities: Environmental Impacts of Medieval European Cities," in Paolo Squatriti, ed., Natures Past: The Environment and Human History, 288-325. The Comparative Studies in Society and History book series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2007.

"Homo et Natura, Homo in Natura: Ecological Perspectives on the European Middle Ages," in Barbara A. Hanawalt and Lisa J. Kiser, eds., Engaging with Nature. Essays on the Natural World in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 11-38. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008.

"Medieval Europeans and their Aquatic Ecosystems" in Bernd Herrmann, ed. Beiträge zum Göttinger Umwelthistorischen Kolloquium 2007-2008, 45-64. Graduiertenkolleg Interdisziplinäre Umweltgeschichte. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag, 2008 [free access online through http://univerlag.uni-goettingen.de]

Papers/Lectures:

2001 “Aquaculture and the Engineering of Landscapes in Medieval Europe” in a session on “Long Term Landscape History in Europe” at the annual meeting of the American Society for Environmental History, Durham, N.C., March-April 2001

“Deep History in Some Marine Coastal Environments”, an invited paper in a special session on “Marine Environmental History: Shifting Baselines and Conservation Targets” at the Second Symposium on Marine Conservation Biology sponsored by the Marine Conservation Biology Institute, San Francisco State University, June 2001.

2002 “Medieval Europeans and their Aquatic Ecosystems,” an invited contribution to a symposium “Historical Perspectives on Natural History and Ecology” at the 83d Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Naturalists, Monterey, California, 2002 November 8-11.

2003 "The 'Ecological Footprint' of Medieval European Cities", an invited contribution to an international conference on 'Natures Past: Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Change" sponsored by Comparative Studies in Society and History at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2003 October 3-4.

2004 "Aquatic Resource Use in Medieval Europe", an invited contribution to an international workshop "Ecological History of the Wadden Sea: 2000 years of human-induced change in a unique coastal ecosystem" at the Wadden Sea Field Research Station, List, Sylt, of the Alfred-Wegener-Institute of Polar and Marine Research, Universität Kiel, 2004 January 22-25.

"Homo et Natura, Homo in Natura: Ecological Perspectives on the European Middle Ages," an invited lecture to open a public series on "Nature in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance" at the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Ohio State University, 2004 October 15.

2005 "Teaching preindustrial environmental history", panelist in Round Table "Teaching Environmental History" at the annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association, University of Western Ontario, 2005 May 31.

"Strekfusz: a competitor to imported stockfish in late medieval eastern Europe", a paper for the 13th Fish Remains Working Group Meeting, International Council for Archaeozoology, Basel, Switzerland, 2005 October 5-9.

"Aquatic Commons in worlds of change: Medieval European experiences and present-day management issues" an invited lecture at the Zentrum für Umweltgeschichte of the Fakultät für Interdisziplinäre Forschung und Fortbildung, Universität Klagenfurt in Wien, Vienna, 2005 October 17.

2007 "Medieval European Fisheries: Archaeological and historical evidence for some indicator species," an invited lecture at Institut Maurice-Lamontagne / Maurice Lamontagne Institute, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Mont Joli, Quebec, March 30.

2008 "Puzzling out medieval herring from a European perspective", a paper for the 37th Annual University of British Columbia Medieval Workshop, Vancouver, 2008 April 2-3.

"Nature and Culture, Culture and Nature, in the Middle Ages and in Medieval Studies" an invited keynote lecture at the International Medieval Congress 2008 at the University of Leeds, 2008 July 7-10.

Courses taught recently

History 2220 “Medieval and Early Modern Europe”
History 3212 "Society in Preindustrial Europe"
History 3225 “At the Fringes of the Medieval West”
History 3280 "Europeans and the Natural World to 1800"
History 4224 “Human Economy and Natural Environment in Preindustrial Europe”
History 5350 “Environmental History of Medieval and Early Modern Europe”

Research Interests:

Environmental, economic, and social history of medieval and early modern Europe, notably involving natural resource use (fisheries), human ecology, peasants, frontiers, and intercultural relations.

Awards/Grants:

Recipient of 1997 Alice Hamilton Prize awarded by the American Society for EnvironmentalHistory for the best article in the field of environmental history published during 1995 or 1996 (“Economic Development and Aquatic Ecosystems in Medieval Europe”)
2005 sabbatical leave fellowship from York University for “Fisheries in Medieval European Environmental History”

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Michiel Horn

Degrees:

University of British Columbia
M.A., Ph.D. University of Toronto

Current Position:

Professor (History, Glendon College of York University)

Recent Publications:

Academic Freedom in Canada: A History (Completed, tbp by University of Toronto Press, March 1999)

Becoming Canadian: Memoirs of an Invisible Immigrant (University of Toronto Press, 1997)

"Canada and Free Trade Agreements: A Brief Historical Overview." Zeitschrift fuer Kanada-Studien vol. 17, no. 2 (1997): 36-44

"The Canadian Army in the Netherlands." Militaire Spectator vol. 164, no. 5 (May 1995): 227-235

"Unionization and the Canadian University." Interchange vol.25, no. 1 (1994): 39-48

"The Mildew of Discretion: Academic Freedom and Self-Censorship." Dalhousie Review vol. 72, no. 4 (Winter 1992-93): 439-66

"Frank Scott, the League for Social Reconstruction, and the Canadian Constitution." Canadian Constitutionalism 1791-1991 Janet Aizenstat, ed. (Ottawa, Canadian Study of Parliament Group, 1992): 213-23

Courses taught recently

History 5165.06: Canada in Depression and War, 1929-1945

Research Interests:

Canada Academic Freedom; Canadian higher education; history of taxation in Canada; the Great Depression of the 1930s

Awards/Grants:

2003: elected president of the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Netherlandic Studies
2002: elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
2002: received the Milner Memorial Award, from the Canadian Association of University Teachers for services to the cause of academic freedom
1999: Principal's Award for Teaching Excellence, Glendon College
1998: grant in aid of publication, Social Science and Humanities Federation of Canada
1997: York University conference travel grant
1995-1996: York University Sabbatical Leave Fellowship
1993: Glendon College Research Leave Fellowship
1990-1991: SSHRCC research grant
1989-1990: York University Sabbatical Leave Fellowship
1988: Thomas Glendenning Hamilton Research Grant, University of Manitoba
1986-1989: three-year SSHRCC research grant
1986: SSHRCC award in support of Harry Crowe Memorial Lectures, (Academic Freedom Conference), Toronto
1985: grants in aid of publication, Boag Foundation, Vancouver
1985: Douglas-Coldwell Foundation, Ottawa
1981-1982: Glendon College Sabbatical Research Grant
1980: grant in aid of publication Social Science Federation of Canada
1976-1977: SSHRCC small research grants
1974-1975: Canada Council Leave Fellowship
1970-1994: eighteen Glendon College research grants

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William D. Irvine

Degrees:

B.A., University of British Columbia, 1966
Ph.D., Princeton, 1972

Current Position:

Professor, History

Recent Publications:

Between Politics and Justice: the Ligue des droits de l'homme, 1898-1945, (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006)

Courses taught recently

History 1010
History 3995
History 6040
History 6080

Research Interests:

Awards/Grants:

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William Jenkins

Degrees:

Ph.D., University of Toronto
M.A., University College, Dublin
B.A. Hons., University College, Dublin

Current Position:

Director, Graduate Program in History
Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Faculty of LA&PS; Graduate Programs in Geography and History

Recent Publications:

Between Raid and Rebellion: the Irish in Buffalo and Toronto (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013); online link: http://www.mqup.ca/between-raid-and-rebellion-products-9780773540958.php

"Two Irelands beyond the sea": Exploring Long-Distance Loyalist Networks in the 1880s, in Mary Gilmartin and Allen White, eds., Migrations: Ireland in a Global World (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013), pages 36-54

Review of Wilson, David A. (2011) Thomas D’Arcy McGee, Vol. 2: The Extreme Moderate, 1857-1868, McGill-Queen’s University Press, in Canadian Historical Review (2013), 94, pages 602-5

Poverty and Place: Documenting and Representing Toronto's Catholic Irish, 1845-1890, in Patrick Duffy and William Nolan, eds., At the Anvil: Essays in Honour of William J. Smyth (Dublin: Geography Publications, 2012), pages 477-511

Review of Sewell, John (2009) The Shaping of the Suburbs: Understanding Toronto’s Sprawl, University of Toronto Press, in Planning Perspectives (2011), 26, pages 521-22

Homeland crisis and local ethnicity: the Toronto Irish and the Evening Telegram, 1910-1914, Urban History Review (2010), 38, pages 48-63

In Search of the Lace Curtain: Residential Mobility, Class Transformation and Everyday Practice among Buffalo’s Irish 1880-1910, Journal of Urban History (2009), 35, pages 970-97

Remapping 'Irish America': Circuits, Places, Performances, Journal of American Ethnic History (2009), 28, pages 90-99

Migration, historical geographies of, in R. Kitchin and N. Thrift, eds., International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Vol. 7 (Oxford: Elsevier, 2009), pages 108-15

Review of Roy, Patricia E. (2008) The Triumph of Citizenship: the Japanese and Chinese in Canada, 1941-67, UBC Press, in University of Toronto Quarterly (2009), 78, pages 376-78

Historical Knowth and its Hinterland, co-authored with F.J. Byrne, Gillian Kenny and Catherine Swift. (Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2008), 320pp; online link here: www.ria.ie/Publications/Books/Research-Series/Excavations-at-Knowth/Historical-Knowth-and-its-Hinterland

Ulster Transplanted: Irish Protestants, Everyday Life and Constructions of Identity in Late Victorian Toronto, in Mervyn Busteed, Jonathan Tonge and Frank Neal, eds., Irish Protestant Identities (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2008), pages 200-20

Ireland, in Guntram H. Herb and David H. Kaplan, eds., Nations and Nationalisms: A Global Historical Overview, Vol. 2 1880-1945 (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2008), pages 647-62

Recent Presentations
Place and Petty Justice: The Catholic Irish of Toronto and the Victorian Social Imagination, Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland Conference, Northumbria University, UK, June 2013

The Coffin Ship Hannah, Invited Panelist to Public Documentary Screening, Toronto, March 2013

Beyond Orange and Green: Toronto’s Irish 1870-1914, Invited Lecture to History Matters Lecture Series (Active History/Toronto Public Library), Toronto, January 2013; link to podcast: www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7xD9LPhH34

Irish-Americans, Buffalo and the Raid on Ridgeway, Invited Lecture to Ridgeway Reads Festival, Ridgeway, Ontario, June 2012

The Toughest Streets in Town: Immigration and Poverty in Mid-Victorian Toronto, Annual Conference of the Canadian Historical Association, University of Waterloo, May 2012

Toronto’s Irish and the Home Rule Debate 1900-1914, Conference on the Centenary of the Third Home Rule Bill, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, April 2012

The political art of George Shields and the Toronto Irish in the era of the third Home Rule Bill, Canadian Association for Irish Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, July 2011

The North American Media and the Ulster Crisis, American Conference of Irish Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, March 2011

Courses taught recently

GS/HIST 5532 3.0 The North American Immigrant Experience
AP/GEOG 4040 3.0 Urban Historical Geography

Research Interests:

The Irish Diaspora in Canada and the United States; Urban History; Immigration and Ethnic Studies; Modern Ireland

Awards/Grants:

2006-09: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Standard Research Grant
2009: University of London (Queen Mary), Visiting Fellow
2008: Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen, Visiting Fellow
2002-03: SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia
1996-2000: Junior Fellow, Massey College, University of Toronto

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Michele A. Johnson

Degrees:

B.A. (University of the West Indies, Mona)
M.Phil. (University of the West Indies, Mona)
M.A. (The Johns Hopkins University)
Ph. D. (The Johns Hopkins University)

Current Position:

Associate Professor (Department of History, Arts)

Recent Publications:

“‘Married but not Parsoned’: Attitudes to Conjugality in Jamaica, 1865-1920,”[with Brian L. Moore]. Contesting Freedom: Control and Resistance in the Post-Emancipation Caribbean, Gad Heuman and David Trotman, eds. (London: Macmillan, 2005) 18pp.

Neither Led Nor Driven: Contesting British Cultural Imperial in Jamaica 1865-1920 [with Brian L. Moore] (Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2004) 475pp.

Recent Papers / Presentations:
“Women’s Labours in the Caribbean,” Labouring Feminism and Feminist Working Class History in North America and Beyond, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto, 29 September-2 October 2005.

“‘…lewd negroes of the base sort…’: Negotiating ‘morality’ in Jamaica, 1865-1920,” The Fort Garry Lectures in History, University of Manitoba, 29 April, 2005.

“Blacks Voices in ‘the True North, Strong and Free’,” York University Black Students’ Association Conference, 6 March 2005

Courses taught recently

Undergraduate:
African Canadian History
Life, Love and Labour: Introduction to Social History (team-taught)
History of the Caribbean: Colonisation to Independence

Graduate:
History of the United States (team-taught)

Research Interests:

Cultural and Social History of the Caribbean
Cultural History of the United States

Awards/Grants:

Dean’s Award for Teaching, Faculty of Arts, York University, 2005.
SSHRC Small Research Grant, 2004
Faculty of Arts Research Grant, 2004

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Janice Kim

Degrees:

PhD, 2001, University of London (History)
MA, 1997, University of London (East Asian Studies, Distinction)
MA, 1996, The Johns Hopkins University (History, Phi Beta Kappa)
BA, 1996, The Johns Hopkins University (History, Phi Beta Kappa)

Current Position:

Associate Professor, Department of History, York University

Recent Publications:

To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945. Stanford , California : Stanford University Press, 2009.

“Living in Flight: Civilian Displacement, Suffering, and Relief during the Korean War, 1945-1953,” Sahak yon’gu [Historical research], (December 2010), forthcoming.

“Labor Mobilization in Late-Colonial Korea, 1937-1945,” book chapter in Andre Schmid, ed., Reader on Colonial Korea, forthcoming.

"The Pacific War and Working Women in Late-Colonial Korea ," Signs 33:1 (Fall 2007), 81-104.

“The Varieties of Women’s Wage Work in Colonial Korea,” The Review of Korean Studies, 10:3 (June 2007), 119-146.

Papers / Lectures
Book Talk for the Department of East Asian Studies, ‘To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea , 1910-1945,’ Berkeley , California , University of California at Berkeley , (October 13, 2010).

‘Refugee Life during the Korean War as Heard through Testimony,’ Association for Asian Studies 62nd Annual Conference, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania ( March 25-28, 2010 ).

‘Refugees during the Korean War,’ The Association for Korean Studies in Europe 2009 Conference, Centre for Korean Studies, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands (June 17-21, 2009).

‘The Early Colonial Korean Economy and Transitions in the Labor Market, 1910-1937,’ Association for Asian Studies 60th Annual Conference, Atlanta , Georgia ( April 3-6, 2008 ).

Lecture for the Center for Korean Studies, “From Kitchen Raids to General Strikes: Women Workers’ Activism in Colonial Korea ,” University of Michigan , Ann Arbor , Michigan , ( February 13, 2008 ).

Lecture for the Center for Korean Studies, “The Flowers of Japanese-Korean Unity: the Women’s Labor Volunteer Corps in Late-Colonial Korea,” University of British Columbia , Vancouver , Canada , ( March 9, 2007 ).

Courses taught recently

History 4766.6.0: Communist Revolutions in Asia : China , Korea , Vietnam [Course Director, 2010-11]
History 4765.6.0: Rethinking Gender in East Asian History [Course Director, 2003-2009]
History 3766.3.0: The Two Koreas since WWII [Course Director, 2007-2009, 2010-2011]
History 3765.6.0: Korea : A Long History of the Hermit Nation [Course Director, 2004-2006, 2007-2008]
History 1030.6.0: Imperialism and Nationalism in Asia [Course Director, 2005-2009, 2010-2011]

Research Interests:

Modern East Asia, twentieth-century Korea, colonialism and postcolonialism, civil war and migration, industrial labor and gender relations, capitalist development and the domestic economy. Manuscript projects underway include: “Between Mountains: Refugee Life during the Korean War, 1945-1953” and “The Economics of Emotion: The Integration of Domestic and Political Economies in South Korea, 1953-1987”

Awards/Grants:

Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Standard Research Grant 2010-2013 for “Between Mountains: Refugee Life during the Korean War” [$45,000 CDN for Research]
Korea Foundation Field Research Fellowship (2010) [2.7 million KRW per month, payable for a 12-month period, for Research in Korea ]
York University Faculty of Arts Research Grant (2008-2009, 2003-2004) [$2700 and $4000 CDN for Research in East Asia ]
Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Small Grant (2007-2008, 2003-2004) [$2000 CDN for Conference Presentation and Manuscript Revision and $3000 CDN for Research]
York Faculty of Arts Teaching Development Grant (2007, 2003) [$630 CDN for Visual and Research Aids for 1030.6.0 and $800 CDN for Visual and Research Aids for 3765.6.0]

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Molly Ladd-Taylor

Degrees:

Ph.D. (American Studies) Yale University
B.A. (History) Oberlin College

Current Position:

Associate Professor, History

Recent Publications:

“The ‘Sociological Advantages’ of Sterilization: Fiscal Politics and Feebleminded Women in Interwar Minnesota,” in Mental Retardation in America: A Historical Anthology, eds. S. Noll and J. Trent (New York University Press, 2004), 281-299.

Women, Health and Nation: Canada and the United States Since 1945 co-ed. with G. Feldberg, A. Li, K. McPherson (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003).

“Eugenics, Sterilization and Modern Marriage: the Strange Career of Paul Popenoe,” Gender & History 13 (August 2001): 298-327.

'Bad' Mothers: The Politics of Blame in 20th-Century America, co-ed. with L. Umansky (New York University Press, 1998)

Mother-Work: Women, Child Welfare and the State 1890-1930 (University of Illinois Press, 1994)

Courses taught recently

History 1080: Growing Up in North America
History 4069: Poverty and Welfare in United States History
History 5230: Race, Gender and American Politics

Research Interests:

U.S. social & political history; women’s history; health & welfare; eugenics

Awards/Grants:

Burroughs Wellcome 40th Anniversary Award in the History of Medicine or Science [with G. Feldberg, K. McPherson, A. Li of York University], 1996-2001

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T.J.A. Le Goff

Degrees:

B.A. (Honours), University of British Columbia, 1965
Ph.D., University of London, 1970

Current Position:

Professor of History, York University

Recent Publications:

[With D.M.G. Sutherland] “La révolution française et l’économie rurale,” Histoire & Mesure, XIV (1999), 79-120.

“How to Finance an Eighteenth-Century War,” in Ormrod, W.M., Bonney, R. and Bonney M. (eds.), Crises, Revolutions and Self-Sustained Growth: Essays in European Fiscal History (Stamford [England], 1999), 377-413.

[With D.M.G. Sutherland] “What Can We Learn from Leases? A Preliminary View”, Histoire & Mesure, XV, numéro 3 / 4 (2000), 289-320.

“Monetary Unification under the French Monarchy”, in Crowley, P. (ed.) Before and Beyond EMU: Historical Lessons and Future Prospects (London, Routledge, 2002), 42-68.

"Intendants," in Jonathan Dewald, ed. Europe 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World, 6 vols, (New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004), v. 3, 277-280.

"Louis XV," in Jonathan Dewald, ed. Europe 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World, 6 vols, (New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004), v. 3, 548-552.

"Louis XVI," in Jonathan Dewald, ed. Europe 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World, 6 vols, (New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004),v. 3, 552-554.

CD of documents “State and Society in France, 1589-1789”. [Translations from seventeenth and eighteenth-century texts, including 560 pages of original translations by TJAL] (Toronto, 2001)

Papers/Lectures:

“Monetary Unification in France under the Monarchy”, The EURO in Comparative Context: Monetary Unions Past, Present, and Future, Workshop sponsored by the European Community Studies Association of Canada & The Canadian Centre for German and European Studies, York University, 4-5 March 1999

“État et clientélisme dans la France du XVIIIe siècle.” Séminaire France — Histoire et sciences sociales, Consulat-Général de France à Toronto, 26 November 1999.

"Death of a Stockbroker" participation in roundtable session on French Economic History Today, 31st Annual conference, Western Society for French History (Newport Beach, California), 1 November 2003.

"Croissance, crédit et comptabilité : la gestion du patrimoine rural des hôpitaux de Dijon 1720-1840" Conference on Production et productivité agricoles dans le monde occidental (XIVe-XXe siècles) Institut National de Recherches Agronomiques / École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 18-20 December 2003. [invited conference]

"Les biens ruraux de l'Hôpital Général, 1700-1914", Colloque "L'hôpital et la ville", 8e centenaire de l'Hôpital de Dijon, 1 October 2004 [invited conference]

"Mort d’un agent de change : État et Bourse à Paris 1720-1781", Séminaire – Histoire de l’Europe Moderne dir. Denis Crouzet, Université Paris IV – Sorbonne, 11 April 2005.

"The Paris Bourse in the Eighteenth Century", Seminar in Modern French History, University of London, Institute of Historical Research, dir. P. Pilbeam, 9 May 2005.

"Fermages et fermiers en Bourgogne du Nord, 1700-1914",Séminaire – Histoire économique et sociale des campagnes (17e-20e siècles), dir. G. Béaur, Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, 10 June 2005.

Courses taught recently

1999 – 2000:
History 2300 – Introduction to Modern Europe: Course Director (responsible for all lectures)
History 4320 – Topics in French History: State and Society in Old Regime France: Course Director
History 5320 – State and Society in Early Modern France (MA/PhD seminar)
History 6xxx – Ph.D. field preparation – Daphne Bonar
History 6xxx – Ph.D. field preparation – Rachelle Longtin
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – E. Henrich
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – J. Montgomery

2000 – 2001:
History 2300 – Introduction to Modern Europe: Course Director (responsible for all lectures)
History 3300 – France Since Louis XIV: Course Director
History 6xxx – Ph.D. field preparation – Rachelle Longtin
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – E. Henrich
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis supervision – Daphne Bonar
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – J. Montgomery

2001 – 2002:
History 2300 – Introduction to Modern Europe: Course Director (responsible for all lectures)
History 4320 – Topics in French History: State and Society in Old Regime France: Course Director
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – E. Henrich
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis supervision – Daphne Bonar
History 7xxx – Ph.D. Thesis committee – R. Longtin
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – J. Montgomery

2002 – 2003:
History 2300 – Introduction to Modern Europe: Course Director (responsible for all lectures)
History 4320 – Topics in French History: State and Society in Old Regime France: Course Director
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – E. Henrich
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis supervision – Daphne Bonar
History 7xxx – Ph.D. Thesis committee – R. Longtin
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – J. Montgomery

2003 – 2004:
History 2300 – Introduction to Modern Europe: Course Director (responsible for all lectures)
History 4320 – Topics in French History: State and Society in Old Regime France: Course Director
History 6xxx – Ph.D. field preparation – Gregory Kennedy
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis supervision – Daphne Bonar
History 7xxx – Ph.D. Thesis committee – R. Longtin
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – J. Montgomery
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – E. Henrich (successful defense, June 2004)

2004 – 2005 (sabbatical):
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis supervision – Gregory Kennedy
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis supervision – Daphne Bonar
History 7xxx – Ph.D. Thesis committee – R. Longtin
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – J. Montgomery

2005 – 2006:
History 2300 – Introduction to Modern Europe: Course Director (responsible for all lectures)
History 4320 – Topics in French History: State and Society in Old Regime France: Course Director
History 5051/Huma 6109: Cultural History – The French Revolution: from Social Interpretation to Revisionism and Beyond
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis supervision – Gregory Kennedy
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis supervision – Daphne Bonar
History 7xxx – Ph.D. Thesis committee – R. Longtin
History 7xxx – Ph.D. thesis committee – J. Montgomery

Research Interests:

French economic and social history, 1600 – 1900.
Agriculture in France, 1600-1900
French state finance in the old regime
The Paris Bourse, 1650-1791

Awards/Grants:

York University Research Development Fellowship 2002 – 2003
York University Sabbatical Leave Fellowship 2004 – 2005

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Bernie Lightman

Degrees:

Ph.D., Brandeis University
M.A., York University
B.A. (Honours), York University

Current Position:

Professor (Humanities)
Society Editor, History of Science Society and Editor of Isis

Recent Publications:

"’Knowledge’ Confronts ‘Nature’: Richard Proctor and Popular Science Periodicals." Culture and Science in the Nineteenth-Century Media, eds.

Louise Henson, Geoffrey Cantor, Gowan Dawson, Richard Noakes, Sally Shuttleworth and Jonathan R. Topham. Aldershot, Hants, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2004, 199-210.

"Scientists as Materialists in the Periodical Press: Tyndall’s Belfast Address." Science Serialized: Representations of the Sciences in Nineteenth-Century Periodicals. Dibner Institute Studies in the History of Science and Technology. Eds. Geoffrey Cantor and Sally Shuttleworth. Cambridge, Massachusetts: M.I.T. Press, 2004, 199-237.

"Interpreting Agnosticism as a Nonconformist Sect: T. H. Huxley’s 'New Reformation.'" Science and Dissent in England, 1688-1945. Ed. Paul Wood. Aldershot, Hampshire, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004, 197-214.*

General Editor. Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century British Scientists. 4 vols. Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum, 2004. [American edition co-published by Thoemmes Continuum and University of Chicago Press, to be published in January 2005]

General Editor, Science Writing by Women, Ed. Bernard Lightman. Second Set of Popular Science in the Nineteenth Century. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 2004, 7 volumes. [includes my introductions to the set and to the Kirby and Giberne volumes]

Courses taught recently

History 5830.06 Contexts of Victorian Science

Research Interests:

Great Britain, Victorian science, religion, and gender; popularization of science, science and visual culture

Awards/Grants:

2004: Co-Investigator, SSHRC Strategic Research Clusters Design Grants, "Science and Technology Studies/History and Philosophy of Science," Fall 2004.
2004: Aid to Research and Transfer Journals Program, Three year grant 2005-2008 for Isis.

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Paul E. Lovejoy

Degrees:

B.Sc., Clarkson College of Technology, 1965
M.Sc., University of Wisconsin, 1967
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1973

Current Position:

Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
Canada Research Chair in African Diaspora History
Distinguished Research Professor, York University
Director, Harriet Tubman Resource Centre on the African Diaspora (www.yorku.ca/nhp)
Research Professor, Department of History, University of Hull (UK)

Recent Publications:

Books:
2005 Hugh Clapperton into the Interior of Africa: Records of the Second Expedition 1825-1827(Leiden: Brill) (co-edited with Jamie Bruce Lockhart)

2005 edited, Donald G. Simpson, Under the North Star: Black Communities in Upper Canada before Confederation (1867), New Brunswick NJ: Africa World Press

2005 Slavery, Commerce and Production in West Africa: Slave Society in the Sokoto Caliphate (Trenton NJ: Africa World Press)

2005 Ecology and Ethnography of Muslim Trade in West Africa (Trenton NJ: Africa World Press)

2005 Revolución, Independencia y emancipación: La lucha contra la esclavitud (San José: UNESCO), co-edited with Rina Cáceres Gómez

Chapters in Books and Articles:
2005 “Identity and the Mirage of Ethnicity: Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua’s Journey in the Americas,” in Jay B. Haviser and Kevin C. MacDonald, eds., African Re-Genesis: Confronting Social Issues in the Diaspora (London: Cavendish Publishing, 2005)

2005 “The Sahara-Atlantic Divide, Or How Women Fitted into the Slave Trade,” in Gwyn Campbell and Suzanne Miers (eds.), Women and Slavery (Athens: Ohio University Press)

2005 “Trans-Atlantic Transformations: The Origins and Identities of Africans in the Americas,” in Willem Wubbo Klooster (ed.), The Atlantic World (New York: Prentice-Hall)

2005 “The Yoruba Factor in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade,” in Matt Childs and Toyin Falola (eds.), The Yoruba Diaspora in the Atlantic World (Bloomington: Indiana University Press), 40-55

2005 “The Context of Enslavement in West Africa: Ahmad Baba and the Ethics of Slavery,” in Jane Landers (ed.), Slaves, Subjects, and Subversives: Blacks in Colonial Latin America (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press)

2005 “Narratives of Trans-Atlantic Slavery: The Lives of Two Muslims, Muhammad Kaba Saghanaghu and Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua,” in Naana Opoku-Agyemang, Kwadwo Opoku-Agyemang, Paul E. Lovejoy, and David Trotman, eds), Literary Manifestations of the African Diaspora (Trenton NJ: Africa World Press, 2005)

2005 (with David Richardson) “Commerce and Credit at Bonny, 1690-1840,” in Carolyn Brown, Paul E. Lovejoy and Renée Soulodre-La France (eds.), Repercussions of the Atlantic Slave Trade: The Interior of the Bight of Biafra and the African Diaspora (Trenton NJ: Africa World Press)

2005 “Alternatives to Revolution and Insurrection – Gustavus Vassa, alias ‘Olaudah Equiano,’ and the Abortive Plantation Scheme of Dr. Charles Irving on the Mosquito Shore,” in Rina Cáceres Gómez and Paul E. Lovejoy, eds. Revolución, Independencia y emancipación: La lucha contra la esclavitud (San José: 2005)

2005 “O Fator Iorubá no Tráfico Transatlântico de Escravos,” in Mariza de Carvalho Soares (organizadora), Rotas Atlânticas da Diáspora Africana: os 'Pretos Minas' no Rio de Janeiro, séculos XVIII-XX (Rio de Janeiro, 2005)

2005 “Spanish and British Rivalry for the Mosquito Shore in the 1770s, and the Radicalization of Gustavus Vassa, alias Olaudah Equiano,” in Jaime Arocha, ed., Homenaje a Nina S. de Friedemann (Bogota: )

2005 “The Voice of an Enslaved African Muslim in Brazil: Introduction to the Brazilian Edition of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua’s Biography,” in Robin Law and Paul E. Lovejoy, eds., Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua. As Desventuras de um Escravo Africano no Brasil, Caribe, Estados Unidos e Canada (Rio de Janeiro: Editora Pallas/Afirma, 2005).

2005 “The Arabic Manuscript of Muhammad Kaba Saghanughu of Jamaica, c. 1820,” in Annie Paul,ed., Creole Concerns: Essays in Honour of Kamau Brathwaite (Kingston: University of the West Indies Press, 2005) (with Yacine Daddi Addoun)

2005 “The Urban Background of Enslaved Muslims in the Americas,” Slavery and Abolition

2005 “Alhaji Ahmad el-Fellati ibn Dauda ibn Muhammad Manga: Personal Malam to Emir Muhammad Bello of Kano,” Sudanic Africa

Web publications:
2005 “The ‘Middle Passage’: The Enforced Migration of Africans across the Atlantic,” Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, ProQuest

Conference Presentations:
2005 Organizer, “Memory and Methodology in the Study of the African Diaspora,” Summer Workshop, York University, 3-24 July 2005

2005 “The African Dimension,” Conferencia sobre Etnicidad en la Región Centroamericana, Antigua Guatemala, 9-12 March 2005

2005 “Amerindian, African, European – Interface, Interaction, Intercourse,” Conference on Activating the Past: Latin America in the Black Atlantic, UCLA, April 23-24, 2005

2005 “Comparing the Life Histories of Two Muslims in the Americas,” El Colegio de Mexico, 26 April 2005

2005 “Las rutas de la esclavitud y la experiencia en África,” Conference on Negros, mulatos y morenos de Guerrero y sus costas: afrodescendientes y diversidad cultural, Acapulco, 27-29 April 2005

2005 “Autobiography and Memory: Gustavus Vassa and the Abolition of the Slave Trade,” Colloque international/International Conference: Mémoires croisées : esclavage et diaspora africaine – Crossing Memories : Slavery and African Diaspora, Université Laval, 2-3 May 2005

Courses taught recently

History 5901.06, The African Diaspora

Research Interests:

Testimonies of Enslavement from the Central Sudan – book ms.
The Slave Trade of the Bight of Biafra – book ms. with David Richardson Gustavus Vassa, alias Olaudah Equiano, and the Abolition of the Slave Trade

Awards/Grants:

Faculty of Arts Research Grant, 2004-05

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Maynard P. Maidman

Degrees:

A.B. in ancient history, Columbia University, 1966
Ph.D. (with distinction) in Oriental Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1976

Current Position:

Full Professor, Department of History

Recent Publications:

“Abraham, Isaac and Jacob Meet Newton, Darwin and Wellhausen,” Biblical Archaeology Review, 32/3 (May/June 2006), 58-64.

“A Stray Nuzi Text from Belgium,” in If a Man Builds a Joyful House: Assyriological Studies in Honor of Erle Verdun Leichty, ed. Ann K. Guinan et al. (Leiden: Brill,
2006), pp. 243-246.

“JEN 799: The Text Edition,” (D.I. Owen Festschrift), in press.

“Peace and War at Nuzi: A Prosopographical Foray” (I. Eph`al Festschrift), in press.

Books:
Joint Expedition with the Iraq Museum at Nuzi,VIII: The Remaining Major Texts in the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. Bethesda, MD: CDL Press, 2003

The Nuzi Texts of the Oriental Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné. Bethesda, MD: CDL Press, 2005

Articles:
“Historiographical Reflections on Israel’s Origins: The Rise and Fall of the Patriarchal Age,” in Hayim and Miriam Tadmor Volume (= Eretz Israel: Archaeological, Historical and Geographical Studies, vol. 27), ed. Israel Eph`al, Amnon Ben-Tor, and Peter Machinist (Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, etc., 2003), pp. 120*-128*.

“The British Museum Nuzi Texts,” Journal of the American Oriental Society, 124 (2004), 305-314. [review article]

“Abraham, Isaac and Jacob Meet Newton, Darwin and the Spade,” Biblical Archaeology Review, in press.

Editorship:
Cuneiform Monographs, E.J. Brill, 2001-2006

Courses taught recently

AS/HIST 2110 The Ancient Near East
AS/HIST 3100 Mesopotamian History
AS/HIST 3110 History of Ancient Israel
AS/HIST 4100 Selected Problems in Israelite History

Research Interests:

— decipherment and analysis of Akkadian language documents from second-millennium- B.C. Mesopotamia.
— the reconstruction of the economic and social history of Mesopotamia in the second millennium B.C.
— organization and edition of epigraphic sources for Israelite history
— Israelite history (ca. 1200-586 B.C.) based on contemporary epigraphic documents

Awards/Grants:

Dean of Art’s Award for Outstanding Research, York University, 2006.

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Marcel Martel

Degrees:

MA and Ph D, York University
B.A., Université Laval

Current Position:

Associate Professor, History (Faculty of Arts) and Holder of the Avie Bennett Historica Chair in Canadian History

Recent Publications:

“They smell bad, have diseases and are lazy”: RCMP Officers Reporting on Hippies in the Late Sixties’, The Canadian Historical Review, vol. 90. no 2 (June 2009), p. 215-245.

Marcel Martel et Martin Pâquet, Légiférer en matière linguistique, Québec, Presses de l’Université Laval et CEFAN, 2008, 449 p.

‘The Age of Aquarius’: Medical Expertise and the Prevention and Control of Drug Use Undertaken by the Quebec and Ontario Governments’, in Dimitry Anastakis (ed.), The Sixties. Passion, Politics, and Style, Montreal & Kingston, McGill-Queen’s, 2008, p. 99-115.

‘Law versus Medicine: the Debate over Drug Use in the 1960s’, in Magda Fahrni and Robert Rutherdale editors, >Creating Postwar Canada, 1945-75, Vancouver, UBC Press, 2008, p. 315-333.

Not This Time: Canadians, Public Policy and the Marijuana Question, 1961-1975, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2006, 277 p.

Yves Frenette, Marcel Martel and John Willis, Envoyer et recevoir. Lettres et correspondances dans les diasporas francophones, Québec, Presses de l’Université Laval et CEFAN, 2006, 298 p.

«S’ils veulent faire la révolution, qu’ils aillent la faire chez eux à leurs risques et périls. Nos anarchistes maisons sont suffisants» : occupation et répression à Sir George Williams, Bulletin d’histoire politique, vol. 15, no 1 (automne 2006), p. 163-177.

Que faire? Le gouvernement ontarien et la consommation des drogues à des fins récréatives, 1966-1972', Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, Bulletin canadien d'histoire médicale, volume 20, no 1 (2003), p. 103-20.

French Canada: A Debate on its Existence and Disappearance' and published in the Journal of Indo-Canadian Studies. A Special Issue on Quebec and French Canada, vol. 2, no 2 (July 2002), p. 55-69.

Michael D. Behiels and Marcel Martel, Nation, Ideas, Identities. Essays in Honour of Ramsay Cook, Don Mills, Ontario, Oxford University Press, 2000, 242 p.

Marcel Martel, avec la collaboration de Robert Choquette, L'Université et la francophonie. Actes du colloque tenu à l'Université d'Ottawa, Novembre 1998, Ottawa, Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française, 1999.

French Canada: An Account of its Creation and Break up, 1850-1967. Ottawa, The Canadian Historical Association, 1998 (Canada's Ethnic Group Series, Booklet No. 24). 32 p.

Papers/Lectures:

«Connaissance de la loi sur les langues officielles : quelques constats », 1969-2009, l’acte de langues officielles au Canada : 40 ans de rétrospective, Association of Canadian Studies/Association d’études canadiennes, Canadian Museum of Civilizations, Gatineau, Quebec, 12 and 13 March 2009.

“Riots’ at Sir George Williams: Construction of a Social Conflict in the Sixties”, Debating Dissent: Canada and the Sixties, Workshop held at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, August 2008

Les émeutesà Sir Georges Williams: Activisme, identité et influence externe, Le Québec et les années 1960 : Influences et héritage, GIHRIC-Université de Montréal, May 2005.

The Medical Profession and the Marijuana Issue in the Sixties: A Divisive Debate, International Conference on Drugs and Alcohol in History (ICDAH), Huron University College, London, Ontario, May 2004.

Discussions autour de la marijuana dans les années 1960: une comparaison entre le Québec et l’Ontario, Colloque sur les années 1960: substance et apparence, McCord Museum, November 2003

Conflicting ‘Projet de Sociétés’: The Case of Francophone communities in the Prairies (1860-1920), British World II Conference, University of Calgary, July 2003

Courses taught recently

AS/HIST 2500 Canadian History
AS/HIST 3580 Twentieth Century Canada
AS/HIST 4050i From Memory to History: Cultural Revolution in the 1960s in Canada
AS/HIST 4570 Canada in War & Peace, 1911-51

Research Interests:

20th Century Canada, State formation and development, Political History
Drugs, Moral Regulation and Public Policy
Nationalism and Identity
Minority Rights and Public Policy

Awards/Grants:

SSHRC Research Grant (2005-07) Language Policy and Minority Rights (with Dr Martin Pâquet, History Department, Université Laval
2000 Access Awareness Award, York University Access Awareness Event Organizing Committee
1997 Michel-Brunet Award (best book published by a young historian in 1997), Institut d'histoire de l'Amérique française

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Gillian McGillivray

Degrees:

Ph.D. Georgetown University, History, 2002;
M.A. Georgetown University, Latin American Studies, 1997;
B.A.(Honours) Dalhousie University, Spanish and History, 1994

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of History, Glendon College, York University

Recent Publications:

Blazing Cane: Sugar Communities, Class, and Politics in Cuba, 1868-1959. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, forthcoming fall, 2009.

“Reading Revolution from Below: Cuba, 1933 and 1959,” in Latin America from the Wars of Independence to the Drug Wars. Westport, Ct: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2008.

"Revolution in the Cuban Countryside: The Blazing Cane of Las Villas 1895-1898" Cuban Studies 38 (2007): 50-81.

Courses taught recently

HIST 5950 Class and Community in Latin America, W 2007
HIST 2200 Introduction à l’histoire de l’Amérique latine
HIST 3212 Revolutions in Modern Latin America, 2007/2008
HIST 2200 Introduction to Latin American History, 2007/2008
HIST 3670 Brazil in the Era of Globalization, XXth C., W 2007
HIST 3675 Brazil in the Atlantic World, XVI-XIXth C., F 2007

Research Interests:

Social History, Revolutions, Populism, State-formation, Microhistory, Twentieth-Century Cuba, Brazil, Mexico, Central America.

Awards/Grants:

2007: Merit Award, Glendon College, York University
2003-2004: SSHRC, McGill University, post-doctoral (Mexico)
2003: Best Dissertation in the Humanities, Georgetown U.
2001: Coordinating Council for Women in History
2001: University of Florida, Library travel grant
1999-2001: SSHRC, Georgetown University, dissertation (Cuba)
1995-2001: Georgetown MA, PhD Merit Scholarship/Fellowship

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Kathryn McPherson

Degrees:

Ph.D. (History), Simon Fraser University
M.A. (History), Dalhousie University
B.A. (Honours History), University of Winnipeg.

Current Position:

Associate Professor, History

Recent Publications:

2003 Women, Health and Nation: Canada and the United States Since 1945, Gina Feldberg, Molly Ladd-Taylor, Alison Li and Kathryn McPherson, eds. (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press)

1999 Gendered Pasts: Historical Essays on Femininity and in Canada, Kathryn McPherson, Cecilia Morgan and Nancy Forestell, eds. (Toronto: Oxford University Press). Reprinted 2003.

1996 Bedside Matters: The Transformation of Canadian Nursing, 1900-1990 (Toronto: Oxford University Press). Reprinted 2003

Articles:
2005 “The Nightingale Influence and the Rise of the Modern Hospital” On All Frontiers: Four Centuries of Canadian Nursing, Christina Bates, Dianne Dodd, and Nicole Rousseau, eds. University of Ottawa Press 2005.

2003 “Nursing and Colonization: The Work of Indian Health Service Nurses in Manitoba 1945-1970” in Gina Feldberg, Molly Ladd-Taylor, Alison Li and Kathryn McPherson, eds. Women, Health and Nation: Canada and the United States Since 1945, (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press)

2000 “Was the Frontier ‘Good’ for Women? Historical Approaches to Women and Agricultural Settlement in the Prairie West, 1870-1900” Atlantis 25, 1 (Fall 2000): 75-86

1999 “The Case of the Kissing Nurse: Sexuality and Sociability in Canadian Nursing, 1920-1967” Gendered Pasts: Historical Essays on Femininity and in Canada, Kathryn McPherson, Cecilia Morgan and Nancy Forestell, eds. (Toronto: Oxford University Press) . Reprinted in Opp, James and John C. Walsh. Home, Work and Play: Situating Canadian Social History, 1840-1980. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2006.

1996 "Carving Out A Past: The Canadian Nurses Association Memorial and the Creation of Nursing History" Histoire Sociale/Social History special issue on Festival, Spectacle, and Popular History 29, No. 58 (November 1996): 417-29.

Papers Presented:
2005 “International Visions, Professional Challenges: Rethinking the History of Canada’s Military Nurses” invited lecture, Toronto Hospital for Sick Children Nurses Alumnae Association, May, 2005

2005 “Nursing Militarism: Gender, Sexuality and Health in Canada’s Armed Forces, 1945-1970”, presented to German Association of Canadian Studies, Grainau, Germany, February 2005

Courses taught recently

History 1050, "Life, Love and Labour: An Introduction to Social and Cultural History"
History 4540, "Topics in Western Canadian History"
History 5562, "Comparative Women's and Gender History: The Twentieth Century"
History 6050, "Comparative Western Social History"

Research Interests:

History of Women and Health; History of Nursing; Gender and Colonialism in the Canadian West

Awards/Grants:

2006 Marion Dewar Award, National Capital Committee on the Scholarship, Preservation and Dissemination of Women’s History
2006-2009 Co-Investigator, “Canadian Nursing History: The Cultures of Colonialism and Nationalism”, SSHRC
2003-2006 Principal Investigator, “Canadian Nurses in War and Peace” SSHRC Standard Research Grant

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Jeanette M. Neeson

Degrees:

Ph.D. (Warwick)
B.A. (Warwick)

Current Position:

Associate Professor, History

Recent Publications:

‘Coastal Commons: Custom and the Use of Seaweed in the British Isles, 1700-1900', Simonetta Cavaciocchi ed., Ricchezza del Mare, Ricchezza dal Mare Secc. XIII-XVIII. Atti della ‘Trentasettesima di Studi’ Istituto Internatzionale di Storia Economica ‘F. Datini’, Prato, 11-15 aprile 2005, pp. 343-67.

‘Les Terres en Jouissance Collective en Angleterre, 1700-1850', in Nadine Vivier et Marie-Danielle Demelas, eds., Les Propriétés Collectives Face aux Attaques Liberales (1750- 1914). Europe Occidentale et Amerique Latine (Presse Universitaire de Rennes, 2003), pp. 38-60.

'English Enclosures and British Peasants: Current Debates on Rural Social Structure 1750-1850', Jahrbuch fürWirtschaftsgeschichte (October, 2000), pp. 17-30.

'La Clôture des Terres et la Société Rurale Britannique', in Olivier Challine and F.J. Ruggiu, ed., 'Terre et Paysans', Histoire, Economie et Société (Editions Sedes, Paris), no. 1 (1999), pp. 83-106.

Papers/Lectures:

‘”300,000 Little Girls in Lancashire”: Making Cotton in Industrializing England, 1780- 1830, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, October 2007.

‘Custom, Memory and the Use of the Scots Foreshore c. 1700-1900', University of East Anglia, Interdisciplinary Conference on Collective Memory and the Uses of the Past, 7- 10 July 2006.

‘Living off the Land in Industrialization: A Short History of Gathering in Britain, 1700- 1850' Angus Gilbert Memorial Lecture, Laurentian University, November 2005.

Courses taught recently

AS/HIST 2400 British History, 1485-1989
AS/HIST 4450 Themes in 18thC British Social History: Custom, Property and Industrialization (2004-5)
AS/HIST 4450 Themes in 18thC British Social History: Food in Britain, 1700-1815 (2005-8)
AS/HIST 6010 British History, 1750-1850

Research Interests:

Social history of agrarian England 1750-1850: shared land use, petty landholders, rural protest, pastoral economy, hunting and gathering in industrialization.

Awards/Grants:

SSHRC International Conference Travel: Wealth of the Sea: Istituto Internazionale di Storia Economica F. Datini, Prato, Italy, April 2004.
YUFA Sabbatical Research Fellowship (2001-2002)
Faculty of Arts Research Grant: The Scottish Foreshore 1750-1850 (2000)
Elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (1995- present)
SSHRC Standard Research Grant (1994-97) "Living Off the Land in Industrialization: A Social History of Shared Land Use in Pastoral England, 1750-1850"
Royal Historical Society: Whitfield Prize for British History for Commoners: Common Right, Enclosure and Social Change in England 1700-1820 (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993, 1994).

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Roberto Perin

Degrees:

Ph.D. University of Ottawa
M.A. History, Carleton University
B.A. History, Université de Montréal

Current Position:

Associate Professor

Recent Publications:

Enemies Within: Italian and Other Internees in Canada and Abroad ed. by Franca Iacovetta, R. Perin, and Angelo Principe (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999) forthcoming

The Immigrants' Church: The Third Force in Canadian Catholicism, 1880-1920 Canada's Ethnic Group Series Booklet #25 (Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association, 1998)

A Concise History of Christianity in Canada ed. by Terry Murphy and R. Perin, (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996)

Rome et le Canada: la bureaucratie vaticane et la question nationale 1870-1903 (Montréal: Les Éditions du Boréal, 1993)

Negotiating With a Sovereign Québec ed. by Daniel Drache and R. Perin (Toronto: Lorimer, 1992)

Courses taught recently

2002-2003: History 6030.06: Participation in Canadian History Field Seminar
2002-2003: History 5532.06: The North American Immigrant Experience
2001-2002: History 5532.06: The North American Immigrant Experience
2000-2001: History 5133.06 The French Presence in North America
1998-1999: History 5532.06: The North American Immigrant Experience
1998-1999: History 6030.06: Participation in Canadian History Field Seminar
1997-1998: History 6030.06: Participation in Canadian History Field Seminar
1997-1998: History 5132.03/06: The Social and Cultural History of Religion in Canada
1995-1996: History 5532.06: The North American Immigrant Experience
1993: History 5132.03/06: Social and Cultural History of Catholicism in Canada
1992-1993: History 5532.06: The North American Immigrant Experience

Research Interests:

Canada, intellectual history; immigration; Quebec research

Awards/Grants:

1991: John W. Dafoe Foundation Book Prize

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Carolyn Podruchny

Degrees:

MA and PhD, University of Toronto
BA, McGill University

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, History Department, York University
Web Site:
http://www.carolynpodruchny.ca/

Recent Publications:

"Making the Voyageur World: Travelers and Traders in the North American Fur Trade/ (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press and Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006).

“Werewolves and Windigos: Narratives of Cannibal Monsters in French-Canadian Voyageur Oral Tradition,” Ethnohistory 51: 4 (fall 2004), 677-700.

Germaine Warkentin and Carolyn Podruchny, eds. Decentring the Renaissance: Canada and Europe in Multidisciplinary Perspective, 1500-1700. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001.

"Un homme-libre se construit une identité: Voyage de Joseph Constant au
Pas, de 1773 à 1853.” Cahiers franco-canadiennes de l’Ouest, Numéro spécial sur La question métissage : entre la ployvalence et l’ambivalence identitaires 14 :1 et 2 (2002), 33-59.

“Baptizing Novices: Ritual Moments Among French Canadian Voyageurs in
the Montreal Fur Trade, 1780-1821." Canadian Historical Review 83:2 (June 2002), 165-95

Papers / Presentations:
(Recent)
“Colliding Spirit Worlds? Belcourt's French-Anishinaabe Dictionary.” 9th North American Fur Trade Conference and 12th Rupert's Land Colloquium, St. Louis, May 2006.

“The Long Journey of the Turtle Who Wanted to Fly: Oral Motifs and Cultural Exchange in the Fur Trade.” French Colonial Historical Society, 32nd Congress, Dakar, Senegal, May 2006.

Presented jointly with Roger Roulette, “Bear Tales: Exploring Ojibwe and French-Canadian Oral Communication in the Fur Trade.”37th Algonquian Conference, Ottawa, October 2005

“Regulating Resistance: A Roman Catholic Priest Incites the Métis and Acadians, 1840s-1860s.” /French Colonial Historical Society, 31st Congress/, Wolfville, NS, June 2005.

Commentator for Panel “Collaborative Research in Aboriginal History on the Pacific Coast.” /Canadian History Association 2005 Annual Meeting/, London, ON, May 2005.

"Fuites miraculeuses dans la tradition orale canadienne-française des voyageurs : la chanson, l'histoire et la complainte gravée dans le bois de Jean Cadieux." /57e Congrés annuel, Institut d'histoire de l'Amérique français/, Chicoutimi, octobre 2004.

“Voyageurs too enjoy their carnival: French Canadian Servants, Dirty Tricks, and Bodily Pleasures.” /Canadian Historical Association 2004 Annual Conference/, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, spring 2004.

Courses taught recently

HIST 1035 The Impact of Europeans on the North American Environment
HIST 3550 Canada Before 1900: Cultural History
HIST 4508 Cultures and Colonialism: Canada 1600-1900

Research Interests:

Early Canadian History, Aboriginal and French encounters, fur trade, oral history, history of the book

Awards/Grants:

2005, York University Faculty of Arts Dean's Award for Outstanding Research
2004, Canadian Embassy in the United States, Canadian Studies Faculty Research Grant
2003-06, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Standard Research Grant, University of Winnipeg
2003, /Canadian Historical Review/ Award for best article in the journal for 2002.
2002, American Philosophical Society Residential Fellowship, Philadelphia

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Geoffrey Reaume

Degrees:

PhD (Toronto, 1997)
MA (Toronto, 1990)
BA (Windsor, 1988)

Current Position:

Associate Professor, Critical Disability Studies, York University

Recent Publications:

Remembrance of Patients Past: Patient Life at the Toronto Hospital for the Insane, 1870-1940. Toronto: Oxford University Press Canada, 2000. Re-published, unrevised, University of Toronto Press, 2009.

Lyndhurst: Canada's First Rehabilitation Centre for People with Spinal Cord Injuries, 1945-1998 Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007.

“Psychiatric Patient Built Wall Tours at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, 2000 – 2010”, Left History (forthcoming – refereed).

“Elizabeth Packard”. Encyclopedia of American Disability History, Volume II. Ed., Susan Burch. New York: Facts on File, 2009: 692-693.

“Madness and Mad People”. Encyclopedia of American Disability History, Volume II. Ed., Susan Burch. New York: Facts on File, 2009: 584-585.

“Alice G.” [1854-1938 – Toronto Asylum Inmate Labourer] Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Volume XVI (1931-40). Toronto: University of Toronto Press (forthcoming).

“A History of Lobotomy in Ontario”. In: Essays in Honour of Michael Bliss: Figuring the Social. Eds. Elsbeth Heaman, Alison Li, Shelley McKellar. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008: 378-399 (refereed).

“Patients at Work: Insane Asylum Inmate Labour in Ontario, 1841-1900.” In James Moran and David Wright, eds., Mental Health and Canadian Society: Historical Perspectives. Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2006: 69-96 (refereed). Republished in Tanya Titchkosky and Rod Michalko, eds., Rethinking Normalcy: A Disability Studies Reader. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2009: 158-180

Courses taught recently

Mad People’s History, Critical Disability Studies, York University, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.
History of Health Care Ethics from Ancient Times to the Present, Critical Disability Studies, School of Health Policy and Management, York University, 2007, 2010.
Critical Interpretations of Disability History, Critical Disability Studies, York University, 2009.
Doctoral Seminar in Critical Disability Theory and Research, Critical Disability Studies, York University, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10.

Research Interests:

Mad people's history; history of people with disabilities; medical history; psychiatric patients' labour history; archiving psychiatric survivor and disability histories; connecting the past with contemporary social justice struggles.

Awards/Grants:

Faculty of Graduate Studies Teaching Award, York University, 2009 (awarded May, 2010).
SSHRC Research Development Initiative, February 2005 – April 2008: “Canadian Disability History Archives Study Project” - $34,850.

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Nicholas C. Rogers

Degrees:

Ph.D. (Toronto)
MA., (Oxford)
BA., (Oxford)

Current Position:

Professor, History

Recent Publications:

Halloween: From Pagan Ritual to Party Night. (New York: Oxford UP, 2002), x, 198 pp. Paperback edition, 2003.

“Archipelagic Encounters: War, Race and Labor in American-Caribbean waters,” in Felicity A. Nussbaum, ed. The Global Eighteenth Century (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 2003), pp. 211-225.

“Brave Wolfe: the Making of a Hero in mid-eighteenth century Britain and America,” in Kathleen Wilson ed. A New Imperial History: Culture, Identity and Modernity in Britain and the Empire 1660-1840 (Cambridge: CUP, 2004), pp. 239-259.

“Popular Culture,” in The Enlightenment World , eds. Martin Fitzpatrick, Peter Jones, Christa Knellwolf, and Iain McCalman, (London: Routledge, 2004), pp. 401-20.

Courses taught recently

HST 2400 Selected Themes in British History
HST 4082 Reframing the Past: Films as History
HST 6010 British History, c. 1750-1960
HST 6050 Western Social History

Research Interests:

Naval impressment in Britain and the Atlantic in the eighteenth century, British colonial encounters in the eighteenth-century Caribbean

Awards/Grants:

Wallace K. Ferguson prize, 1999, awarded by the Canadian Historical Association for the best book published by a Canadian in non-Canadian history. Awarded for Crowds, Culture and Politics in Georgian Britain (Oxford, 1998).
Fletcher Jones Foundation Fellow, Huntington Library, California, 2000-01.
Visiting Fellow, Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, 2001.

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Anne Rubenstein

Degrees:

Ph.D.,1994, Rutgers University
B.A., 1985, Oberlin College

Current Position:

Associate Professor Department of History Graduate Programme in History

Recent Publications:

Bad Language, Naked Ladies, and Other Threats to the Nation: A Political History of Comic Books in Mexico. Duke University Press, 1998 (reprinted 2000).

De los pepines a los agachados: Comics y censura en Mexico, Fondo de Cultura Económica (Mexico), 2004.

Going to the Movies in Mexico: Cultural Politics in the Post-Revolutionary Era. Duke University Press, forthcoming (2005).

(co-edited with Gilbert Joseph and Eric Zolov) Fragments of a Golden Age: Mexican Cultural Politics Since 1940. Duke University Press, 2001. (Translation forthcoming, Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2004)

(co-edited with Victor Macías) Men's Rooms: Masculinity, Sexuality and Space in Modern Mexico University of New Mexico Press, forthcoming (2004).

"The case of the naked starlet in the wax museum's bathtub: Public morals, memory, and the cine de desnudas in the 1950s," in Robert Buffington and Pablo Piccato, eds., Case Studies, Cause Célèbres, and Other True-to-Life Adventures in the Social Construction of Deviance in Mexico. University of New Mexico Press, forthcoming.

“The War on las pelonas: Modern women and their enemies, Mexico City, 1924,” in G. Cano, J. Olcutt, and M.K. Vaughn, eds., Las Olvidadas: Mexican Women after the Revolution. Duke University Press, forthcoming.

“Locating male sexualities in Latin American history: two anthropological models,” History Compass October 2003.

"El Santo: Many Versions of the Perfect Man," in G. Joseph and T. Henderson, eds., The Mexico Reader, Duke University Press, 2003.

"The General's Daughter Disrobes: Nahui Olin's Life and Art," in Jeffrey Pilcher, ed., The Human Tradition in Mexico. Scholarly Resources, 2003.

"Bodies, Cities, Cinema: The Death and Funeral of Pedro Infante as a Political Spectacle," in G. Joseph, A. Rubenstein and E. Zolov, eds., Fragments of a Golden Age: Mexican Cultural Politics Since 1940. Duke University Press, 2001.

"Mass Media and Popular Culture in the Twentieth Century," in Michael Meyer and William Beezley, eds., The Oxford History of Mexico, Oxford University Press, 2000.

"In the Wax Museum of Mexican Masculinity, or, Wrestling with Mass Media in the 1950s," in Enrique Perez and Ximena Narea, eds., La reconstrucción del mundo en America Latina, Heterogenesis series, University of Lund Press (Sweden), 1999.

"Mexican Magazine Censors vs. the U.S. Marines: A Case Study of Transnational Reception," International Journal of Comic Art, 1/2, Fall 1999: 41-54.

"Raised Voices at the Cine Montecarlo: Sex Education, Mass Media, and Oppositional Politics in Mexico," Journal of Family History , 23/3, July 1998: 312-323.

"Revolted Negroes and the Devilish Principle: William Blake and Conflicting Visions of Boni's War in Surinam" (co-authored with Camilla Townsend) in J. DiSalvo, ed., Blake, History, Politics, Garland Publishing, 1998.

"Leaving the Old Nest: Morality, Modernity, and the Mexican Comic Book at Mid-century." Studies in Latin American Popular Culture XVI, 1997, pp. 115-125.

Courses taught recently

Modern Latin America
Modern Mexico

Research Interests:

Modern Mexico, Gender, Popular Culture

Awards/Grants:

2002: Dean ' s Award for Outstanding Research, Faculty of Arts, York University
2002-2003: Faculty of Arts Research Grant, York University
2002-2003: Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (“small SSHRC”)
2000: Summer Visiting Fellow, University of Chicago/University of Illinois Joint Center for Latin American Studies
1998: National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute participant, Brazil
1994: President's Award for the Best Paper Presented by a Graduate Student, Conference of the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies
1992-1993: Center for Critical Analysis of Contemporary Culture Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Rutgers University

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Gabriele Scardellato

Degrees:

Ph. D. (History), University of British Columbia, 1983
M. A. (History), University of Birmingham, England, 1974
B. A. (History), University of British Columbia, 1973

Current Position:

Assistant Professor: DLLL and Programme Director, Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies, York University

Recent Publications:

Italians in Canada: Selected Proceedings from the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, special issue of Quaderni d’Italianistica, vol. 28, no. 1 (2007), 212 p., issue editor Gabriele Scardellato.

A Monument for Italian-Canadian Immigrants: Regional Migration from Italy to Canada, edited and with an introduction by Gabriele Scardellato and Manuela Scarci (Toronto: Department of Italian Studies, University of Toronto and the Italian-Canadian Immigrant Commemorative Association, 1999, x, 110 p.).

Voyages to a New World: Giovanni Caboto and Italian Immigration to Canada, edited and with an introduction by Gabriele Scardellato. (Gaeta, Lazio: Nuova Luce su Caboto Committee and the Region of Lazio, 1997, 293 p.)A Bibliography of Canada’s Peoples, 1980 – 1989: Part 1, Thematic Entries, compiled and edited by Gabriele Scardellato and Renée Rogers, (Toronto: Multicultural History Society of Ontario, 1996, xi, 527 p.).

Within Our Temple: A History of the Order Sons of Italy of Ontario, (Toronto: Order Sons of Italy of Canada, 1995. 223 p.)

Courses taught recently

2004-10: Mapping the Italian-Canadian Experience
2002-10: Italians in North America: Migration, Immigration & Beyond
2006: The Immigrant Experience in Canada
2005: Aspects of Italian Culture

Research Interests:

Canada, multiculturalism, immigration history

Awards/Grants:

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Marlene G. Shore

Degrees:

PhD in History, University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1985
MA in History, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada), 1977
BA in History, University of Toronto, 1976

Current Position:

Associate Professor, Department of History (Arts), York University
Vice President, Canadiana.org [Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions]

Recent Publications:

Books:
The Transformation of Psychology: Influences of 19th-Century Philosophy, Technology, and Natural Science, co-edited with Christopher Green and Thomas Teo. (Washington: APA Books, 2001), 245 pp.

The Contested Past: Reading Canada’s History. Selections from the Canadian Historical Review (Toronto, London, Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 2002), 380 pp.

The Science of Social Redemption: McGill, the Chicago School, and the Origins of Social Research in Canada (London, Toronto, Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1987)

Chapters in Books:
“Memory in the Midst of Change: The Social Concerns of Late 19th-Century North American Psychologists,” pp. 63-86 in Green, Shore, and Teo, eds., The Transformation of Psychology

“Introduction,” (co-authored with Christopher Green and Thomas Teo), The Transformation of Psychology

Articles in Refereed Journals:
“The Epistemology of Carl C. Dawson,” (25 pp.) Cahiers sociologiques: Special Issue on Sociology in English Canada (Summer 2004).

“Religions et sciences sociales. Un chasseé-croisé interprétatif entre histoire, théologie et sociologie,” (with Gilles Routhier and Jean-Philippe Warren), Revue d’histoire de l’Amérique francaise (Winter 2004): 365-370.

“Religion, science et autorité dans le développement des sciences sociales en Amérique du Nord,” Revue d’histoire de l’Amérique francaise (Winter 2004): 371-388

Recent Papers/ Lectures:
(Invited) “Writing the Cultural History of the Social and Behavioural Sciences: History, Psychology, and Memory,” Special Session. Invited Speakers: New Directions in Interdisciplinary Research, for Conference: “Batir de nouveaux ponts: sources, methods et interdisciplinarité/ Building New Bridges: Sources, Methods, and Interdisciplinarity,” Université d’Ottawa, 8 May 2004.

(Invited)
“Religion, Science, and Challenges to Authority,” Closing Plenary Session: “A la croisée des discours: la religion et al construction du savoir 216;social’”, Congrès Annuel de l’Institut d’histoire de l’Amérique francaise,” McGill University, Montreal, 25 October 2003.

(Invited) “Metropolis and Hinterland: Spheres of Influence in the Chicago School of Sociology,” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, 19 August
2002.

Conferences Organized:
Co-organizer (with Professor Adrian Shubert), “Modern Greece in a Global Context: An International Symposium,” April 2002, York University

Program Chair, Cheiron: The International Society for the History of the Social and Behavioral Sciences 33rd Annual Meeting, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 21- 24 June 2001.

Courses taught recently

HIS 5701, “Modern Cultural History”
HIS 6020, “United States History” (co-instructor)
HIS 6030 “Canadian History” (co-instructor)
HIS 6080 “History of Sciences, Health, and Environments” (co-instructor)

Research Interests:

19th and 20th-century North American Intellectual and Cultural History
History of the Behavioural and Social Sciences
History of Modernism
Historiography
The Discipline of History and the Marketing of the Past

Awards/Grants:

York University Research Development Fund, 2004
York University Internationalization Award (with Adrian Shubert), for Historical Research Institute Initiative

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Adrian Shubert

Degrees:

PhD, 1982, Queen Mary College, University of London
MA, 1978, University of Warwick
MA, 1976, University of New Mexico
BA, 1975, University of Toronto

Current Position:

Professor, History
Associate Vice-President International

Recent Publications:

A las Cinco de la Tarde: Historia de la Corrida de Toros, (Madrid, Turner, 2002)

The West and the World: Contacts, Conflicts, Connections, (Toronto, Gage, 2002), with Arthur Haberman

Death and Money in the Afternoon: A History of Spanish Bullfighting, (New York, Oxford University Press, 1999), 270 pages.

Spain at War: the Spanish Civil War in Context, 1931-1939, (London, Longmans, 1995), co-authored with George Esenwein, 289 pages

The Land and People of Spain, (New York, HarperCollins, 1992), 256 pages

Historia social de Espana, 1800-1990, (Madrid, Nerea, 1991), 390 pages

A Social History of Modern Spain, 1800-1982, (London and Boston, Unwin-Hyman, 1990), 292 pages - second printing by Routledge, 1993

The Road to Revolution in Spain. The Coal Miners of Asturias, 1860-1934, (Champaign-Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 1987), 185 pages

Hacia la revolución. Orígenes sociales del movimiento obrero en Asturias, 1860-1934, (Barcelona, Crítica, 1984), 174 pages

Papers/Lectures:

"Internationalizing the University: A Canadian Perspective", keynote address at Conference on "Languages and Cultures across the Curriculum" Binghamton University, October 2004

"La corrida y la historia de España", 25th Annual Inaugural Lecture, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Valencia, November 2003

"A las cinco de la tarde: la historia social de la corrida de toros en España, 1700-1900", Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, June 2003

"When Spain wasn’t Different: the Beginnings of Tourism Policy in Spain, 1905-1936", Annual Meeting, Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, University of Georgia, April 2002

"The Co-ordinates of Time and Place: History and the Paradoxes of Globalization", Symposium on the Paradoxes of Globalization, Canadian centre for German and European Studies, York University, March 2002

""At Five in the Afternoon": Writing the History of Spanish Bullfighting", Centre for European Studies, University of Connecticut, October 2001

"What do the Basques Want?: The Basque Situation in Spain Today", World Events Forum, Toronto, February, 2001

"Censorship in 19th-century Spain", Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Boston, January, 2001

"Espartero: del ídolo al olvido", Symposium on Biography in Spanish History, Universidad Internacional Menéndez Y Pelayo, Valencia, September, 2000

"Death and Money in the Afternoon: Writing the History of Bullfighting", University of Bielefeld (Germany), May 2000

"Espartero: from idol to oblivion", Annual meeting of the Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, New York, April 2000

"Death and Money in the Afternoon: Writing the History of Bullfighting", Graduate Programme in Sociology Workshop, York University, March 2000

Courses taught recently

AS/HIST 1000C Before the U.S.: the American Southwest, 1450-1850.

Research Interests:

Modern Spain

Awards/Grants:

Comendador de la Orden de Mérito Civil (awarded by King Juan Carlos of Spain), April 1999
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, 1997-1998
York University Faculty of Arts Leave Fellowship, 1997-1998 (declined)
Nave Fellowship, Department of History, University of Wisconsin at Madison, October 1994
SSHRC Research Grant, 1992-1995
Canada Research Fellowship, 1987-1990

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Marc Stein

Degrees:

Ph.D., History, University of Pennsylvania, 1994
B.A., History, Wesleyan University, 1985

Current Position:

Professor, History Dept. and School of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

Recent Publications:

Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement (New York: Routledge, 2012).

Sexual Injustice: Supreme Court Decisions from Griswoldto Roe (Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2010).

City of Sisterly and Brotherly Loves: Lesbian and Gay Philadelphia, 1945-72 (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2000; 2nd edition with new preface, Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press, 2004).

Editor-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America (3 volumes) (New York: Scribners, 2003).

“All the Immigrants Are Straight, All the Homosexuals Are Citizens, But Some of Us Are Queer Aliens: Genealogies of Legal Strategy in Boutilier v. INS,” Journal of American Ethnic History 29, no. 4 (Summer 2010): 45-77.

“The Supreme Court’s Sexual Counter-Revolution,” OAH Magazine of History 20, no. 2 (Mar. 2006): 21-25.

“Crossing the Border to Memory: In Search of Clive Michael Boutilier (1933-2003),” torquere 6 (2004; published 2005): 91-115.

“Theoretical Politics, Local Communities: The Making of U.S. LGBT Historiography,” GLQ 11, no. 4 (2005): 605-625.

“Boutilier and the U.S. Supreme Court’s Sexual Revolution,” Law and History Review 23, no. 3 (Fall 2005): 491-536.

“Crossing Borders: Memories, Dreams, Fantasies, and Nightmares of the History Job Market.” Left History 9, no. 2 (Spring/Summer 2004): 119-139.

“Rizzo's Raiders, Beaten Beats, and Coffeehouse Culture in 1950s Philadelphia,” in Modern American Queer History: Essays in Representation, Lived Experience, and Public Policy, ed. Allida M. Black (Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press, 2001), 155-180.

“Sex Politics in the City of Sisterly and Brotherly Loves,” in Major Problems in the History of American Sexuality, ed. Kathy L. Peiss (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001), 431-443.

“Committee on Lesbian and Gay History Survey on LGBTQ History Careers,” Perspectives 39, no. 5 (May 2001): 29-31.

Courses taught recently

History 1076: Gender and Sexuality in North American History
History 3625: Constitutional Law and Equal Rights in U.S. History
History 5591: History of Sexuality in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe
History 6020: U.S. History Ph.D. Field Seminar (Team-Taught)
Women’s Studies 6128: Queer Theory

Research Interests:

History of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in the United States
History of U.S. Political Movements, Politics, Law, and Citizenship

Awards/Grants:

York University Sabbatical Fellowship, York Univ., 2010-11.
Faculty of Graduate Studies Teaching Award, York Univ., 2010.
York University Faculty Association Research Development Fellowship, “The U.S. Supreme Court’s Sexual Revolution? 1965-1973,” 2007-08.
Audre Lorde Prize for Best LGBT History Article, Committee on Lesbian and Gay History (American Historical Association), 2006.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Standard Research Grant, “The U.S. Supreme Court’s Sexual Revolution? 1965-1973,” 2001-05.
Awards for the Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America: Library Journal “Best Reference,” 2004; Booklist “Editor’s Choice,” 2004; Reference and User Services Association (American Library Association) “Outstanding Reference Source,” 2005; New York Public Library “Best of Reference,” 2005.

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Jennifer Stephen

Degrees:

Ph.D 2000, History, University of Toronto
M.A. 1995, History, University of Toronto
B.A. Honours 1989, History, Queen's University

Current Position:

Assistant Professor

Recent Publications:

‘Pick one intelligent girl’: Employability, Domesticity and the Gendering ofCanada’s Welfare State, 1939-1947. University of Toronto Press, 2007.

“Balancing Equality for the Post-War Woman: Demobilising Canada’s Women Workers after World War Two.” Atlantis: A Women’s Studies Journal/ Revue d’etudes sur les femmes 31.3 (Fall 2007), 122-32. 10 pp.

“In Dialogue with Ruth Pierson: Theory, Method and Writing New Histories.” Atlantis: A Women’s Studies Journal/ Revue d’etudes sur les femmes Special Issue Two (Fall 2004).

The ‘Incorrigible,’ the ‘Bad,’ and the ‘Immoral’: Toronto’s ‘Factory Girls’ and the Work of the Toronto Psychiatric Clinic, 1918-1923”, in Louis Knafla and Susan Binnie, eds., Law, State and Society: Essays in Modern Legal History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995.

The ‘Incorrigible,’ the ‘Bad,’ and the ‘Immoral’: Toronto’s ‘Factory Girls’ and the Work of the Toronto Psychiatric Clinic, 1918-1923”, in Louis Knafla and Susan Binnie, eds., Law, State and Society: Essays in Modern Legal History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995

Courses taught recently

AS/HIST 1050 6.0 Life, Love and Labour An Introduction to Social and Cultural History
AS/HIST 4555 6.0 State, Nation and Economy: Twentieth Century Canada
AS/HIST 3580 6.0 Twentieth Century Canada
GS/HIST 5175 3.0 Citizens, Historians, and the State: Writing the History of the Welfare State

Research Interests:

Twentieth-century Canadian social, political and economic history; comparative welfare state history.

Awards/Grants:

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Marlis Schweitzer

Degrees:

Ph.D. University of Toronto,
M.A. University of Toronto,
B.A. (History) University of Victoria,
B.F.A. (Theatre) University of Toronto

Current Position:

Associate Professor, Department of Theatre

Recent Publications:

When Broadway was the Runway: Theater, Fashion, and American Culture. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.

Testimonial Advertising in the American Marketplace: Emulation, Identity, Community. Co-edited with Marina Moskowitz. New York: Palgrave MacMillan Press, 2009.

Special issue on “Performing Publics” with Laura Levin, Richard Gough, and Melanie Bennett, Performance Research 16.2 (May 2011).

Special issue, with Laura Levin, on “Celebrity Culture” for Canadian Theatre Review 141 (Winter 2010).

“‘Darn That Merry Widow Hat’: The On– and Offstage Life of a Theatrical Commodity, Circa 1907-1908.” Theatre Survey 50.2 (November 2009): 189-221.

“Patriotic Acts of Consumption: Lucile (Lady Duff Gordon) and the Vaudeville Fashion Show Craze.” Theatre Journal (Dec. 2008): 585-608.

Courses taught recently

THEA 3260: Highbrow/Lowbrow: Cultural Hierarchy and Popular Performance,
THEA 4360: The Musical Theatre,
THST 5020: Performance & Culture,
THST 6100: Theatre Research & Methodology

Research Interests:

transnational commodity culture, history of fashion and beauty culture, history of advertising, history of consumption, celebrity culture, commercial Broadway theatre, gender and performance

Awards/Grants:

2009-12: SSHRC (Standard Research Grant);
2010-11: Folger Shakespeare Library Short-term Fellowship;
2009-10: Kluge Fellowship, John Kluge Center, Library of Congress

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Jeremy Trevett

Degrees:

B.A., M.A., D.Phil. (Oxford)

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, History, Faculty of Arts

Recent Publications:

Apollodoros the Son of Pasion (Oxford, 1992)

'Demosthenes' speech On Organization (Dem. XIII)' Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies, 35 (1994) 179-93

'The Use of direct speech by the Attic orators' in F. de Martino and A.H. Sommerstein (eds.) Lo spettacolo delle voci (Bari, 1995) 125-45

'Nikias and Syracuse' Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 106 (1995) 246-8

'Aristotle's knowledge of Athenian oratory' Classical Quarterly 46 (1996) 371-9

'Did Demosthenes publish his deliberative speeches?' Hermes 124 (1996) 425-41

Courses taught recently

Hist 2100 Ancient Greece and Rome
Hist 3120 Foundations of Athenian Democracy
AS/Gk 3040 Greek Historians

Research Interests:

Social, economic and political history of classical Athens, Greek oratory

Awards/Grants:

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David Trotman

Degrees:

Ph.D, 1980, Johns Hopkins University
M.A., 1975, Johns Hopkins University
B.A., 1973, York University

Current Position:

Associate Director, Associate Professor (York University)

Recent Publications:

Contesting Freedom: Control and Resistance in the Post-Emancipation Caribbean, (London: Macmillan Caribbean, 2004) – with Gad Heuman

'Community of Believers: Trinidad Muslims and the Return to Africa, 1810-1850,' in Slavery on the Frontiers of Islam, (New Jersey: Markus Weiner Publishers, 2004), pp. 219-232 – with Paul E. Lovejoy

'Introduction' in Contesting Freedom: Control and Resistance in the Post-Emancipation Caribbean, (London: Macmillan Caribbean, 2004) – with Gad Heuman.

'Capping the Volcano: Riots and their Suppression in Post-Emancipation Trinidad' in Contesting Freedom: Control and Resistance in the Post-Emancipation Caribbean, (London: Macmillan Caribbean, 2004).

Busha's Mistress: A Stirring Romance from the Days of Slavery in Jamaica, by Cyrus Francis Perkins, (Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, 2003) – with Paul E. Lovejoy and Verene A. Shepherd

Transatlantic Dimensions of Ethnicity in the African Diaspora, (London: Continuum, 2003) – with Paul E. Lovejoy

"Ethnicity and the African Diaspora," in Paul E. Lovejoy and David V. Trotman (eds.), Trans-Atlantic Dimensions of Ethnicity in the African Diaspora, (London: Continuum) – with Paul E. Lovejoy

"Africanizing and Creolizing the Plantation Frontier of Trinidad, 1787-1834" in Paul E. Lovejoy and David V. Trotman (eds.) Transatlantic Dimensions of Ethnicity in the African Diaspora (London: Continuum, 2002), pp. 218-239.

"Enslaved Africans and their Expectations of Slave Life in the Americas: Towards a Reconsideration of Models of 'Creolisation'" in Questioning Creole: Creolisation Discourses in Caribbean Culture eds. Verene A. Shepherd and Glen L. Richards (Oxford: James Currey Publishers; Kingston, Jamaica, Ian Randle Publishers, 2002), pp. 67-91 – with Paul E. Lovejoy

"Experiencias de Vida y Expectativas: Nociones Africanas Sobre la Esclavitud y la Realidad en América" in Rina Cáceres (ed.) Rutas de la Esclavitud en África y América Latina (San José, Costa Rica: Editorial de la Universidad de Costa Rica, 2001), pp. 379-404 – with Paul E. Lovejoy

Courses taught recently

HIST 5900: Themes in Post-Emancipation Caribbean History

Research Interests:

Studies in Atlantic History and Culture
Caribbean History
African History
American History
Caribbean Anthropology

Awards/Grants:

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Keith Weiser

Degrees:

Columbia University, New York, NY June 2001 Ph.D., Dissertation: “The Politics of Yiddish: Noyekh Prilutski and the Folkspartey in Poland, 1900-1926”
October 1998 M.Phil., Major Field: Yiddish Language and Culture / Minor Field: Modern and Eastern European Jewish History
May 1996 M.A. in Yiddish Studies Master’s Thesis: “German Policy in Occupied Poland During WWI and the Struggle for Yiddish Secular Schools”, Yale University, New Haven, CT
May 1994 B.A. in International Studies & German Studies

Current Position:

Associate Professor

Recent Publications:

Courses taught recently

2006 HUM 3841, The Emergence of Modern Yiddish Culture (3 credits)
2005-7 HUM 2850, The Jewish Experience (9 credits)
2004-5 YDSH 1000, Elementary Yiddish (6 credits)
2004, 2005 HUM 3829, Antisemitism from the Enlightenment to the Holocaust and Beyond (3 credits)
2003-4, 5-7 HIST 4385, The Emperors’ Jews: History and Culture of the Jews of Eastern Europe (6 credits)
2002-5 HIST 3860, Modern History of the Jews (6 credits)
2002-3 HUM 3850, Perspectives on the Holocaust (6 credits)
Directed Readings
2007-8 History of Yiddish Studies, Topics in Yiddish Linguistics (Graduate)
2004-5 Introduction to Israel Studies (Undergraduate)
2004 Historical Perspectives on Jewish Marriage (Graduate)
2003-4 Yiddish Culture in Vilnius, Lithuania (Undergraduate)
2002-3 History and Culture of Ukrainian Jewry (Graduate)

Research Interests:

Modern and Eastern European Jewish History, history of Israel, sociololinguistics, Yiddish language and culture

Awards/Grants:

2007-2008 York University Merit Pay
2007 International Workshop on the Teaching of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Bar Ilan University and the Hebrew University
2007 Workshop on the Arab-Israeli Conflict in Israel Law and Culture, Brandeis University
2006 Salo Baron Dissertation Prize, Columbia University, Nominee
2004, 2005 Participant in Brandeis University Summer Institute for Israel Studies

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William Westfall

Degrees:

Ph.D. University of Toronto
MA in History (University of Toronto),
BA University of Toronto (Trinity College)

Current Position:

Professor

Recent Publications:

2005
''Some practical acquaintance with parochial duties:' Learning and Practice in the Diocese of Toronto in the Nineteenth Century.' Learning to Practise: Professional Education in Historical and Contemporary Perspective. Ed. Ruby Heap, Wyn Millar and Elizabeth Smyth. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2005. 43-67.

2002
The Founding Moment: Church, Society, and the Construction of Trinity College. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002.

2001
'Constructing Public Religions at Private Sites: the Anglican Church in the Shadow of Disestablishment.' Religion and Public Life: Historical and Comparative Perspectives. Ed. Marguerite Van Die. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001. 23-49.

1997
'Voices from the Attic: The Canadian Border and the Writing of American Religious History.' Retelling U.S. Religious History. Ed. Thomas A. Tweed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. 181-200.

1990
with Malcolm Thurlby. 'Church Architecture and Urban Space: The Development of Ecclesiastical Forms in Nineteenth-Century Ontario.' Old Ontario: Essays in Honour of J.M.S. Careless. Ed. David Keane and Colin Read. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1990. 118-147.

1990
Two Worlds: The Protestant Culture of Nineteenth Century Ontario. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989.

Courses taught recently

AS/HUMA 1200 Contexts of Canadian Culture 2009 W
AK/CDNS 2200 Introduction to Canadian Studies 2008 Y
GS/HUMA 6211
GS/HIST 5132 The Social and Cultural History of religion in Canada 2008 F
AK/HIST 4200 Studies in Canadian Social and Cultural History 2007 Y

Research Interests:

History of Canadian Religion, The History of Ontario, Regionalism in Canada, Canadian Art and Architecture, Theological Education, Comparative North American Religious and Cultural History

Awards/Grants:

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William Wicken

Degrees:

Ph.D., 1994, McGill University
M.A., 1985, McGill University
Honours B.A., 1983, McGill University

Current Position:

Associate Professor (History)

Recent Publications:

Mi'kmaq Treaties on Trial: History, Land and Donald Marshall Junior Toronto: University of Toronto Press 301 pp. 2002

Co-Authored: John G. Reid, Maurice Basque, Elizabeth Mancke, Barry Moody, and Geoffrey Plank, The Conquest of Acadia, 1710: An Interpretive and Contextual History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 2004

Papers/Lectures:

October 2003: The Union of Nova Scotia Indians and the Nova Scotia Supreme Court , 1971-1999.' Dalhousie Law School Conference on the History of Nova Scotia Supreme Court Halifax, Nova Scotia

February 2003: `A History of Mi'kmaw Governance' Nova Scotia Mi'kmaw Chiefs and Councils Conference Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

February 2003: `An Historian’s Practical Guide to the Courts.’ York University Graduate Students New Frontiers Conference York University

March 2001: `Creating Private Game from Common Resources: The Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia and Canadian Law in the early twentieth century.' Environmental History/Forest History Conference Durham, North Carolina

June 2000: `Defining the `Commons' in Aboriginal and British Law: The Wabanaki-New England War of 1722-25.' Institute of Early American History and Culture Toronto, Ontario

April 2000: `The Passamaquoddy 1760-1780' New England and Atlantic Canada: Connections and Comparisons Conference organized by the Canadian-American< Center, University of Maine, Orono, Maine

Courses taught recently

AS/HIST 1050 Ordinary People in a Changing World: Europe and North America, 1700-1914
HIST 3859 Murder and Other Crimes: Law and Justice in 20th Century North America

Research Interests:

Awards/Grants:

2003 Canadian Historical Association Clio Award for best book on Atlantic Canada published in 2002 (Mi'kmaq Treaties on Trial)
1999-2000 Faculty of Arts, York University Committee on Research, Grants and Scholarships `Law and Identity in Mi'kmaq Society, 1725-1928.' [$1,000]
1997-98 SSHRC Small Grants Award
York University `Settlement Patterns of Canada's Aboriginal Population, 1871-1901.' [$2,500]

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Patricia Wood

Degrees:

Ph.D., 1995 Duke University (History)
M.A., 1991 Queen's University (History)
B.A., Honours 1990 Queen's University (History)

Current Position:

Associate Professor (Department of Geography)

Recent Publications:

Wood, P.K. "Pressured from All Sides: The February 1913 Surrender of the Northeast Corner of the Tsuu T^ina Nation" The Journal of Historical Geography (forthcoming)

Wood, P.K. Nationalism from the Margins: Italians in Alberta and British Columbia (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen^s University Press, 2002)

Wood, P.K. "Borders and Identities among Italian Immigrants in the Pacific Northwest, 1880-1938", in J. Findlay and K. Coates, eds. Parallel Destinies: Canadians, Americans and the Western Border (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002)

Wood, P.K. "Defining 'Canadian': Anti-Americanism and Identity in Sir John A. Macdonald^s Nationalism" Journal of Canadian Studies, 36:2, 49-69 (Summer 2001)

Wood, P.K. "The Historic Site as a Cultural Text: A Geography of Heritage in Calgary, Alberta" Material History Review 52 (Fall): 33-43, 2000

Isin, E.F. and P.K. Wood. Citizenship and Identity (London: Sage Press, 1999)

Courses taught recently

GEOG 5107 & 5108 Citizenship, Identity and Space I & II

Research Interests:

Identity and attachment to place, particularly nationalism; citizenship; ethnicity and immigration; gender and sexuality; urban history; heritage and historic sites; Native/non-Native relations; Western Canada

Awards/Grants:

2002-2005: SSHRC Major Research Grant Relationship between Calgary and the Tsuu T'ina Nation
2002-2003: SSHRC Small Grant Immigrants in Calgary: Landscapes of Diversity
2001-2002: Visiting Research Fellow, Calgary Institute for the Humanities

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