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Baker, Will

Barker, Kate

Barsalou, Aurora

Bausch, Katharine

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Degrees:

University of Chicago, Masters in Social Science
University of Toronto, Honours B.A.

Current Position:

PhD candidate
(Graduate Program in History, York University)

Thesis in Progress:

"He Thinks He’s Down: White Engagements with Black Masculinities in the Civil Rights Era"

Fields:

United States History
Cultural History
Gender History

Courses Taught:

2011–present, "Growing Up in North America," (TA)
2010–2011, "Murder and Other Crimes," (TA)
2008–2010, "Life, Labour, and Love: Introduction to Social and Cultural History," (TA)

Papers & Publications:

"Feminist Film Criticism," American History and the Movies, Philip C. DiMare ed., (Santa Barbara: ABC–CLIO, June 2011).
"'Try to the Keep the Rebel Artist in You Alive': Literary Appropriations of Black Masculinities in Norman Mailer’s Work," Conference Paper from The State of African American Studies Conference at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, January 2011 (accepted pending publication).
"Pam Grier," American History and the Movies, Philip C. DiMare ed., (Santa Barbara: ABC–CLIO, June 2011).
"Superflies into Superkillers: Black Masculinity in Film From Blaxploitation to New Black Realism," Journal of Popular Culture, (accepted pending publication)

Research Interests:

African American Cultural History, 20th century
United States Social and Cultural History, 20th century
United States Gender History, 20th century

Awards/Grants:

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2011.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship, 2010.
Robert Cuff Fellowship for American History, York University History Department, 2009 and 2010.
York University History Department Scholarship, 2007.
University of Chicago Entrance Scholarship, 2005.
University College In–Course Scholarship, University of Toronto History Department, 2004.
The Moffat & Eleanor Woodside Prize for History, University of Toronto, 2003.
Dean’s Scholarship, University of Toronto, 2001.

Bligh, Ashlee

Bradley, Kaleigh

Brownlie, Mark

Brule, Mathieu

Buri, Maryann

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D'Ameida, Augustin

D'Amico, Francesca

Dawson, Christopher

Dolmage, Erin

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Degrees:

University of British Columbia BA (English and History)
MA (Indigenous Studies)

Current Position:

PhD candidate
(Graduate Program in History, York University)

Thesis in Progress:

"Genealogists and The Creation of a Métis 'Family History'"

Fields:

Aboriginal History
Canadian History
Cultural History

Courses Taught:

2011–2012. AP/Hist Canadian History
2010–2012 AP/Hist War, Revolution and Society

Papers & Publications:

Evans, Mike, Jean Barman, Gabrielle Legault, Erin Dolmage, and Geoff Appleby. "Métis Networks in British Columbia: Examples from the Central Interior." In Contours of a People: Métis Family, Mobility and History, edited by Nicole St–Onge, Carolyn Podruchny, and Brenda Macdougall, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press. 2012.
Evans, Mike; Foster, Stephen; Corbett, Jon; Dolmage, Erin et al. "Representation in Participatory Video: Some Considerations from Research with Métis in BC." Journal of Canadian Studies 43, February 2009.
Dolmage, Erin "Stories and Speech Bubbles: Representations of Louis Riel" Paper presented to the New Frontiers in Graduate History Conference, Toronto, ON February 2012.
Dolmage Erin "The Doubly Relational History of a Métis Elder in Fort St. John" Paper presented to the New Frontiers in Graduate History Conference, Toronto, ON February 2011.
Dolmage, Erin "Fact and Friction: The Interplay Between Diaries and Storytelling by a Métis Elder in Fort St. John BC" Paper presented to the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory, Ottawa, ON October 2010.
Dolmage, Erin. "A Microhistorical Examination of Three Biographical Diaries in Fort St. John" Paper Presented to the 35th Annual Qualicum–Parksville History Conference, Parksville, BC, January 2010.
Dolmage, Erin. "Microhistory: An ‘Exceptional–Normal’ Biographical Approach to Métis in Fort St. John." Paper presented to the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory, New Orleans, LA, September 2009.
Dolmage, Erin. "Group of Seven Inches, an Aboriginal, Queer and Critical Interrogation." Paper presented to the Between Borders: IGSA Graduate Student Conference, Kelowna BC, March 2009.
Evans, Mike; Barman, Jean; Dolmage Erin; Legault, Gabrielle. "Métis Networks in British Columbia: An Example from the Central Interior." Paper presented to the Fur Trade and Métis History: Patterns of Ethnogenesis Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa ON, May 26, 2009.
Evans, Mike; Foster, Stephen; Corbett, Jon; Dolmage, Erin; et al. "New Media, DVD and Web–based Representations, and Map–based Mash–ups: Digital research with Métis in BC." Paper presented to the CURA: Explorations in Qualitative and Arts–Based Research Conference, Kamloops BC, August 2008.
Evans, Mike; Foster, Stephen; Corbett, Jon; Dolmage, Erin; et al. "Self–Representation in the Process and Product: Some Considerations from the use of interactive DVD technologies" Paper presented to the Sharing Authority: Building Community–University Alliances through Oral History, Digital Storytelling and Collaboration, Montreal QC, February. 2008.

Research Interests:

Métis History, identity, genealogy, biography, oral history, cultural construction, anti–modernism, ethnohistory.

Awards/Grants:

2010, 2011 York University, Chancellor Bennett Fellowship for the Liberal Arts
2010 Government of Ontario, Ontario Graduate Scholarship, (Declined)
2010 York University Graduate Entrance Scholarship
2009 American Society For Ethnohistory Travel Grant
2008, 2009 Métis Nation British Columbia Graduate Fellowship
2009 Métis Nation British Columbia Research Grant
2009 Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, NSTP Northern Scientific Training Program

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Dyck, Karen

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Farhan, Sara

Fernandes, Gilberto De Oliveira

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Degrees:

M.A. History/ Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies, University of Toronto, Canada
Licenciatura (B.A.), Early Modern and Contemporary History, Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa, Portugal

Current Position:

PhD candidate
(Graduate Program in History, York University)
Project Leader and Researcher,
Portuguese Canadian History Project | Projeto de História Luso–Canadiana

Thesis in Progress:

"National Outcasts, Global Ambassadors: Social, Cultural and Political Constructions of Diaspora among Portuguese Immigrants in North America, 1950s–1980s"

Fields:

Immigration and Ethnicity
Social History
Canadian History

Courses Taught:

2011/2012: HIST1050 Life, Labour and Love: an Introduction to Social and Cultural History (TA)
2010/2011: HIST1050 Life, Labour and Love: an Introduction to Social and Cultural History (TA)

Papers & Publications:

"'Beyond the Politics of Toil'. Collective Mobilization and Individual Activism in Toronto's Portuguese Community, 1950s-1990s," Urban History Review, Vol. 39, Issue 1 (Fall 2010): 59–72
"Democratizing the production of and access to historical knowledge: the online exhibits of the Portuguese Canadian History Project," Crossroads: Scholarship in an Uncertain World, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association, University of Waterloo, May 28–30, 2012
"Invisible politics and the measures of 'participation': Toronto's Portuguese 'constituency', 1950s–1990s," Generations: Current Findings on the Acculturation and Integration of Portuguese Immigrants and their Descendants in North America, Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies, Rhode Island College, USA, October 14–15, 2011
"A Past for the Future: archiving the Portuguese Canadian Experience — the Portuguese Canadian History Project," Luso–Canadians and their Descendants in Canada and in Portugal: Questions of Civic Engagement and Diversity Management, Universidade Aberta, Lisbon, Portugal, June 27, 2011
"Anti–Fascist Pirtaes, Street Rioters, and Transnational Politics: Portuguese political exiles in Toronto — the Canadian Portuguese Democratic Committee (1959–1961)," New Frontiers in Graduate History Conference, York University, Toronto, February, 2011

Research Interests:

Portuguese migration, diaspora and transnationalism; post–imperial Portugal and the lusophone commonwealth; nation–state and globalization; public history

Awards/Grants:

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (2011–2012)
Fieldwork Cost Fund, Faculty of Graduate Studies, York University (2011–2012)
Scotiabank Community Involvement Award in Honour of Teresa Melo, Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business and Professionals (2010)
York Entrance Graduate Scholarship, York University (2009–2010)

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Franks, Mary

Fuentes, Pamela

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Degrees:

2008 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Masters in History
2002 Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (México), B.A. in History

Current Position:

PhD candidate
(Graduate Program in History, York University)

Thesis in Progress:

Pimps, Madams, Prostitution and the Revolutionary State. Mexico City 1920–1952

Fields:

Latin American History
Women, Gender and Sexualities
Modern Cultural History

Courses Taught:

Fall 2009, Hist.2720: Latin America, (TA)
2009–2010, Hist.2720: Latin America, (TA)
2011–2012, SOSC2460: Contemporary Latin America

Papers & Publications:

Research Interests:

Latin America 20th Century
Mexican History
Cultural History

Awards/Grants:

2010–2011 York University Research Assitanship
2010 Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (México)
Beca CONACyT Bicentenario. Beca CONACyT al extranjero 2010

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Hambly, Daniel

 

Hooper, Thomas

Howdle, Sara

Hug, Angela

Hunt, Nadine

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Degrees:

MA, York University (History) 2004
BA Hon, York University (History and Film and Video) 2002

Current Position:

PhD candidate Year 5
(Graduate Program in History, York University)

Thesis in Progress:

'The Caribbean Trade of Jamaica: The Consolidation of Atlantic Networks,1756–1807'

Fields:

African Diaspora Caribbean Ethnicity and Migration

Courses Taught:

HIST 2730: History of the Caribbean: From Colonization to Independence (2007–2008)
HIST 2750: 'African History from 1800 to the Present' (2005–2007)
HIST 1050: 'Love, Life, and Labour: An Introduction to Social and Cultural History' (2005–2006)

Papers & Publications:

'The importance of minor ports in the Caribbean trade of Jamaica', Graduate Student Research Conference on Latin America and the Caribbean, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education–CERLAC York University, 7–8 November 2008
Minor ports and the expansion of Caribbean trade in the era of the Atlantic slave trade', Simposio Internacional Esclavitud, ciudadania y memoria: Puertos Menores en el Caribe y el Atlantico, Instituto Hondureno Antropologia e Historia, San Pedro Sula y Omoa, Honduras, 13–16 November 2008
‘Pure and hybrid: complexities of ethnicity, race, and slavery in Jamaica, 1756–1807, L'institut interdisciplinaire virtuel des hautes etudes sur les esclavages, et les traits, Centre International de recherche sur les esclavages, CNRS, Aix–en–Provence, France, 22–29 August 2008
'Privateers and merchants: legitimizing the Caribbean trade of Jamaica during the Seven Years' War', The Atlantic as a Theatre of War, 1500–1825, International Seminar on the History of the the Atlanctic World, Harvard Univerity, 4–13 August 2008
'Privateers and merchants: legitimizing the Caribbean trade of Jamaica during the Seven Years' War', Working Paper No. 08–12 (Cambridge, MA: International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World, Harvard University, 2008) 25 pages. Book Review, S.D. Smith. Slavery, Family, and Gentry Capitalism in the British Atlantic: the World of the Lascelles, 1648–1834. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006 in Journal of British Studies, Albion, 46, 4 (2007): 954–955
'Bozal', 'Re–Exports' and 'Trans–Atlantic Slave Trade Database' in Toyin Falola and Amanda Warnock (eds.) The Middle Passage: An Enclycopedia (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2007)
'Olaudah Equiano', Elijah Lovejoy' and Harriet Tubman' in Peter P. Hinks, Jack McKivigan, and Owen Williams (eds.), An Encylcopedia of Antislavery, Abolition, and Amancipation. (Westport, Conneticut: Greenwood Press, 2006)

Research Interests:

Slavery; Commerce; Diaspora; Social, Economic, and Gender History

Awards/Grants:

Dissertation Writing Fellowship, Graduate Programme in History, York University, 2008–2009
'Inventory of Archival Holdings in Jamaica', British Library—Endangered Archives Programme, Arcadia, UK, 2007–2008
Short–Term Grant for Research in Atlantic History, International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World, Harvard University, 2007–2008
David Nicholls Memorial Trust, Oxford, UK, 2007
Fieldwork Costs Fund, Faculty of Graduate Studies, York University 2007
Social Sciences Humanities Research Council of Canada, Doctoral Fellowship, 2006–2008
Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Doctoral Fellowship, 2006–2007 (Declined)
PhD Entrance Scholarship, Department of History, York University, 2004
York International Internship Program, York International, York University, 2004
York International Mobility Award, York International, York University, 2004
Stevenson Scholar in African Studies, Faculty of Gradate Studies, York Univesity 2003

Hunter, Douglas

Huseby, Morgan

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Macdowall, Brian

Maclean, Heather

McCloskey, Erica

Mclaughlin, Christine

McPhedran, Ian

Miedema, Aaron

Miville, Serge

Morris, Brandon

Morris, Ronald

Murdoch, Carly

Murphy, Olya

Muscat, Sara

Email

Degrees:

Carleton University — Bachelor of Arts Honours — History (2005)
Queen’s University — Master of Arts 7mdash; History (2007)

Current Position:

PhD Year 1
(Graduate Program in History, York University)

Thesis in Progress:

"'No British woman is capable of such action': Lesbian Identities in Interwar England"

Fields:

British
Women, Gender, and Sexualities
European

Courses Taught:

2007–2008: HIST 1010 (TA)

Papers & Publications:

"Girls in Boy’s Clothing: Visible Representations of Lesbians in 1920’s England" — New Frontiers 2008

Research Interests:

Sexualities, Gender, Empire, Spectacle, Popular Culture

Awards/Grants:

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Nation–Knapper, Stacy

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Degrees:

York University (PhD, in progress)
Boise State University (MA, 2010)
Montana State University (BA, 2003)

Current Position:

PhD candidate
(Graduate Program in History, York University)
Research Assistant, Nature’s Past: Canadian Environmental History Podcast
(http://niche-canada.org/naturespast and
http://robarts.info.yorku.ca/research-team/#Nation-Knapper)

Thesis in Progress:

N–kwkw–mín: Remembering the Fur Trade in the Columbia River Plateau

Fields:

American History
North American Indigenous History
Canadian History

Courses Taught:

2011 – 2012: United States History (TA)
2010 – 2011: Europeans and the North American Environment (TA)

Papers & Publications:

"'Like Putting Birds in a Cage': Spokane Oral History, Territory, and Historical Research Methods," proposal accepted, Western History Association Conference, 2013.
"When He Returned from Red River: Spokane Garry’s Use of Fur Trade Networks," proposal accepted, Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Conference, 2013.
"David Thompson’s Map as Object and Icon," New Frontiers Graduate History Conference, 2013.
Sean Kheraj, Stacy Nation–Knapper, and Andrew Watson. "Episode 33: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part III – The Canadian Environmental Movement I" Nature's Past. 27 November 2012.
Sean Kheraj, Stacy Nation–Knapper, and Andrew Watson. "Episode 32: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part II – Health and Environmental Issues in Aboriginal History" Nature's Past. 29 October 2012.
Sean Kheraj, Stacy Nation–Knapper, and Andrew Watson. "Episode 31: Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part 1 – Global Warming" Nature's Past. 26 September 2012.
Stacy Nation–Knapper, "Spokane House: Intercultural Exchange and Historical Representations." Submitted for inclusion in publication of conference proceedings for 2012 Western Canadian Studies Conference, edited by George Colpitts and Heather Devine.
"Spokane House and Westernness: Intercultural Exchange and Historical Representations," Western Canadian Studies Conference, Calgary, Alberta, 2012.
"‘An Outdoorsy Look and Feel’: Appropriating the Fur Trade in Historical Representations of the West," New Frontiers Graduate History Conference, 2012.
"Hudson’s Bay Company Ledgers: Reading Culture in Economic Documents," New Frontiers Graduate History Conference, 2011.
"Remembering the Acadian Deportation," Phi Alpha Theta Northwest Regional Conference, 2010.
"Filles du Roi: The Misrepresented Mothers of Québec," Phi Alpha Theta Northwest Regional Conference, 2009.

Research Interests:

North American Fur Trade, Memory Studies, American History, Indigenous History, Colonialism in North America

Awards/Grants:

2012: Robert Cuff Fellowship for American History

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O'gorek, Elizabeth

Oliveira, Vanessa

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Degrees:

Universidade Federal de Sergipe B.A. in History
Universidade Federal de Sergipe M.A. in Sociology

Current Position:

PhD Candidate
(Graduate Program in History, York University)

Thesis in Progress:

"The Donas of Luanda, c. 1773–1866: From Atlantic Slave Trading to 'Legitimate Commerce'".

Fields:

African History
African Diaspora
Women, Gender and Sexualities

Courses Taught:

2011/2012 HIST 2750 African History From 1800 to the Present (TA)
2010/2011 HIST 2750 African History From 1800 to the Present (TA)
2009 African Slavery (Course Director)
2007 Sociologia I (TA)

Papers & Publications:

Refereed Publications

[with Ton Ferreira & Marcos Santana Souza] "Monumentos Restaurados e Histórias em Ruínas: As intervenções arqueológicas no sobrado do IPHAN em São Cristóvão/SE," Vestígios. Revista latino–americana de arqueologia histórica, Vol. 3, 2009, pp.21 – 41.
"Identidade e religiosidade no universo católico da cidade de São Cristóvão-SE (1860–1880)," Cadernos UFS — História, Vol. 1, 2008, pp. 23–31.[with Hippolyte Brice Sogbossi] "Devoção com Diversão: A Festa de Nossa Senhora do Rosário na Cidade de São Cristóvão–SE, século XIX," Revista do Instituto Histórico e Geográfico de Sergipe, n. 37, 2008, pp. 51–69.[with Verônica Maria M. Nunes] "A Festa do Rosário dos Homens Pretos na cidade São Cristóvão/SE," Cadernos de História da Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Vol. IV, 2008, pp. 14–24.
"A África no Brasil: as irmandades religiosas como símbolos de resistência," in Caderno do Estudante, Vol.1, 2007, pp. 75 – 81.
"Identidade, Religiosidade e Cotidiano Escravo: Inserção social de africanos no campo religioso da cidade de São Cristóvão–SE, Século XIX," Revista Scientia Plena, Vol. 3, 2007, pp. 49 – 53.
"Conflitos Internos em Sergipe: a instabilidade política e a consolidação da autonomia," Revista do Instituto Histórico e Geográfico de Sergipe, Vol. 34, 2005, pp. 85–101.

Conference Paper Presentations

January 2012 "Slavery, Gender and Occupations in Nineteenth–Century Luanda," Tubman Seminar Series, York University, Toronto, Canada.
November 2011 "Escravidão, gênero e ocupação em Angola na segunda metade do século XIX," Seminario Internacional "Em Torno de Angola", Universidade Federal de Brasilia, Brazil.
June 2011 "Denúncias de Punição de Escravos em Luanda (século XIX)," Seminario Internacional Novos Rumos da Historiografia dos PALOP, Instituto de Investigação Cientifica Tropical,
Lisboa–Portugal
May 2011 "Punishment of Slaves in Nineteenth–Century Luanda," Canadian Association of African Studies Conference, York University, Toronto, Canada.
February 2011 "Challenging the Law: mistreatment of slaves in nineteenth–century Luanda," New Frontiers Conference, York University, Toronto, Canada.
January 2011 "The Voices of Punished Slaves in Nineteenth–Century Luanda," Tubman Seminar Series, York University, Toronto, Canada.
December 2010 "Denouncing their owner’s cruelty: the punished slaves’ voice in the nineteenth–century Luanda," Searching for the African Voice: Studying Slavery and the Slave Trade in Africa, University of Buea, Cameroon.
May 2010 "What Else Were They Doing? The Donas of Luanda in Nineteenth Century." Canadian Association of African Studies Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
January 2010 "The Angolan Empire: Brotherhoods and (re) construction of ethnicity in the diaspora." Multiculturalism Conference Brazil/United States of America/ Canada, York University, Toronto, Canada.
2007 "Irmandades negras: resistência identitária no catolicismo," in Simpósio Internacional em Ciências das Religiões, João Pessoa–PB, Brazil.
2007 "Etnicidade e Religiosidade: Fronteiras no Campo Religioso de São Cristóvão–SE, Século XIX," in Reunião Equatorial de Antropologia/ X Reunião de Antropólogos do Norte e Nordeste, Aracaju–SE, Brazil.
2006 [with Jenilton Ferreira and Marcos Santana Souza] "Intervenções Arqueológicas no Sobrado do IPHAN em São Cristóvão/SE," 4º. Workshop Arqueológico de Xingó, 2006, Aracaju: Anais do 4 Workshop Arqueológico de Xingó, Aracaju-SE, Brazil.

Research Interests:

Enslavement, Ethnicity, Identities, gender, and women in historical perspective.

Awards/Grants:

Fall 2009 York Graduate Scholarship
Winter 2010 York Graduate Scholarship
Summer 2010 York Graduate Scholarship
2006/2008 Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior, M. A. Scholarship
March to August 2008 — Canadian Bureau for International Education,Graduate Student Exchange Program Grant

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Sapoznik, Karlee–Anne

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Degrees:

M.A., York University (History)
B.A., (Honours in History) Collège universitaire de Saint–Boniface / University of Manitoba

Current Position:

PhD (ABD)

Thesis in Progress:

Title to be determined.

Fields:

Slavery in all of its Forms; Human Rights; Transnational History; Women/Gender Studies; Abolitionist Movements; Servile Forced Marriage; Genocide and Memory; the Holocaust.

Courses Taught:

2011–2012: Course Director on slavery and genocide, Université de Saint–Boniface.
2010–2011: Research Assistant for Professor Annie Bunting, SSHRC Partnership Development Grant Chair
2008–2009: Teaching Assistant for HIST 2300 — Modern Europe
2007: Research Assistant for Professor Adele Perry, SSHRC Canada Research Chair

Papers & Publications:

Forthcoming book (fall 2012). The Letters and Other Writings of Gustavus Vassa, alias Olaudah Equiano the Africa. Markus Wiener Publishers: Princeton University Press.
June 26–28, 2011. "Cocoa Trafficking and Hereditary Slavery in Mali, Africa: Investigating Omissions, Contextualizing Reports and Challenging Popular Narratives." SSHRC Modern Slavery, Human Rights and Development Conference, York University.
May 17, 2011. "Forced Marriage: An under recognized, poorly understood form of enslavement." Active History, http://activehistory.ca/2011/03/forced-marriage-an-under-recognized-poorly-understood-form-of-enslavement/
May 2011. Joint Author of Modern Slavery Backgrounder, Manitoba Education, Grade 12 World Issues Curriculum.
May 5 2011, "Teaching and Studying Forced Servile Marriage Past and Present." Canadian Association for African Studies Conference, York University.
March 24 2011, "The Global Traffic in Marriage: Canadian Examples and Considerations." International Symposium on "Migration, Sex Work, Trafficking: Master Narratives and Critical Perspectives" Centre for Feminist Research, York University.
October 14–16, 2010, "'I Was A Strong Woman To Do What I Did': Locating Covert and Overt Resistance to Forced Servile Marriage through a Case Study", International Forced Marriage in Conflict Situations Workshop supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, York University.
October 14, 2010. "A Forgotten Story: The Race Against Time to Unearth the Holocaust by Bullets — 1941–1944." Active History, http://activehistory.ca/2010/10/a-forgotten-story-the-race-against-time-to-unearth-the-holocaust-by-bullets-1941-1944/
September 1–3, 2010, "Delimiting Servile vs. Forced Marriage and 'Un–Limiting' the Definition of Slavery in International Law: A Canadian Case Study." International Symposium ‘Considering the Parameters of Slavery’ Meeting of the Research Network on Slavery as the Powers Attaching to the Right of Ownership, supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom, Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Conference Centre.
June 30, 2010. ""When People Eat Chocolate, They Are Eating My Flesh": Slavery and the Dark Side of Chocolate" Active History, http://activehistory.ca/2010/06/%E2%80%9Cwhen-people-eat-chocolate-they-are-eating-my-flesh%E2%80%9D-slavery-and-the-dark-side-of-chocolate/
May 13, 2010. "Bill C–268, Human Trafficking and Slavery in Canada Past and Present." Active History, http://activehistory.ca/2010/05/bill-c-268-human-trafficking-and-slavery-in-canada-past-and-present/
June 2010. "They say that it’s culture, but it’s abuse': Modern Slavery and Servile Marriage in Historical and Contemporary Perspective." The Historical Society Historical Inquiry in the New Century Conference, George Washington University.
May 2010. "Paul Lovejoy's foundational work on Gustavus Vassa, alias Olaudah Equiano, the African's 'Other Interesting Narrative'", Canadian Association for African Studies Conference, Carleton University.
March 2010. "'I once was lost, but now am found. Was blind, but now I see': Former Slave Captain John Newton's Amazing Grace and the Transatlantic Slave Trade." Madison Historical Review, Volume 7, Spring 2010.
April 15th, 2010. "Sarah Hadassah Frankel & Moishe Sapoznik" in Voices of Winnipeg Holocaust Survivors, Ed. Belle Millo. Winnipeg: Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada, 2010.
February 2010. "The Holocaust by Bullets and its Aftermath in My Shtetele Berezne." New Frontiers in Graduate History Conference, York University.
December 2009. "Where the Historiography Falls Short: La Vérendrye through the Lens of Gender, Race and Slavery in Early French Canada, 1731–1749." Manitoba History: The Journal of the Manitoba Historical Society, Number 62, Winter 2009, 22–32.
September 2009. "'He didn’t give me a choice. I said okay because I didn’t want to die': Servile Marriage in Modern Day Somalia." Slavery, Migration, and Contemporary Bondage in Africa Conference, Wilberforce Institute for Studies on Slavery and Emancipation, Hull University.
September 2009. "A Three–Day Masterclass." Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation, Hull University. (Participant)
February 2009. "'A Dark Underbelly of Globalization': Redefining Slavery as a Category of Analysis in the Modern World." New Frontiers in Graduate History Conference, York University.
May 2008. "Revisiting the Debate Surrounding Gustavus Vassa, alias Olaudah Equiano, the Former African Slave." Canadian Association for African Studies Conference, University of Alberta.
November 2007. "CERLAC commemorates the 200th anniversary of abolition: Franklin W. Knight on Abolition and Atlantic Slavery." The CERLAC Review, 31, 2006–2007, 1–11.
June 2007. "Beyond National Borders: Interrogating the Driving Forces of British Abolitionists through a French–English Comparative Study, 1787–1796." Commemoration 2007: Slavery, Anti–Slavery and the Road to Freedom, St. Mary’s University.
April 2007. "'We must not, for the sake of England lay aside our Christian charity': Evangelical and Quaker Religiosity and Late-Eighteenth-Century English Anti-Slavery." Fort Gary Lectures in History, the University of Manitoba.
April 2006. "Les grandes causes du génocide de 1994 au Rwanda." ACFAS Journée du savoir, Collège universitaire de Saint–Boniface.
April 2005. "Léon Blum et le Front Populaire." ACFAS Manitoba Journée du savoir, Collège universitaire de Saint–Boniface.

Research Interests:

Slavery in all of its Forms; Human Rights; Transnational History; Women/Gender Studies; Abolitionist Movements; Servile Forced Marriage; Genocide and Memory; the Holocaust.

Awards/Grants:

2009–2012: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Joseph–Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship.
2011: Nahum Goldmann Fellowship Winner (Declined)
2010 Selected to B’nai Brith Canada’s National Holocaust Task Force: http://holocaustbbctaskforce.ca/pagedisplay.aspx?i=224&pmExp=1524
2010 Selected as a Member of the Slavery as Ownership Network: http://qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofLaw/Research/ResearchProjects/SlaveryasthePowersAttachingtotheRightofOwnership/
2010 Holocaust Education Foundation Summer Institute Fellow, North Western University.
2009–2010: Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Margaret Dale Philp Award, First Runner–up.
2009–2010: Ontario Graduate Student Scholarship (Declined).
2008–2009: Ontario Graduate Student Scholarship.
2008–2009: York University Entrance Scholarship.
2008–2009: Mackenzie King Travelling Scholarship (Declined).
2007–2008: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Master’s Fellowship.
2007–2008: York University Entrance Scholarship.
2006–2007: Leonard Remis Award for excellence in a Canadian History course.
2005–2006: Bourse La Vérendrye for excellence in History
2005–2006: Bourse commémorative Père–Lucien–Hardy–S.J. to recognize a student for « humanisme, ses valeurs et ses qualités personnelles, en particulier par son respect d'autrui, sa charité, son amabilité, son empressement à rendre service, ainsi que par sa fierté et sa diligence à mieux connaître la langue et la culture canadienne-française. »

Simpson, Carly

Sismondo, Christine

Smith, Jean

Smith, Maximilian

Soloway, Beverly

Steel, Heather

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Degrees:

University of New Brunswick (MA, 2004)
University of Lethbridge (BA, 2002)

Current Position:

PhD candidate
(Graduate Program in History, York University)

Thesis in Progress:

"Suffrage Debates and the Construction of Canadian Citizenship, 1867–1920"

Fields:

Canadian
Comparative Women and Gender
North American Migration and Ethnicity

Courses Taught:

2007–2008: History 1050: Life, Love, and Labour (TA)

Papers & Publications:

Steel, Heather. "Where’s the Policy? Immigration to New Brunswick, 1945–1971." Acadiensis 35:2 (Spring 2006): 85-105.
Conrad, Margaret, and Heather Steel. "They Come and They Go: Four Centuries of Immigration to New Brunswick." In Rendez–Vous Immigration 2004: Immigration in New Brunswick, Issues and Challenges. Edited by Hélène Destrempes and Joe Ruggeri. Fredericton: Policy Studies Centre, Atlantic Metropolis Centre, University of New Brunswick, 2005, 43–78. [Translated in French]

Research Interests:

voting rights, citizenship, gender, feminism, politics, immigration

Awards/Grants:

2008–2009: Avie Bennett Historica Scholarship in Canadian History
2008–2009: Margaret Dale Philp Award, Canadian Federation of University Women
2007–2008: Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire, War Memorial Scholarship
2004–2007: Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral)
2004–2005: York University Entrance Scholarship
2003–2004: Canada Graduate Scholarship (Masters)
2002–2003: Canada Research Chair in Atlantic Canada Studies M.A. Fellowship, University of New Brunswick
2003: W.S. and Bernice McNutt Graduate Fellowship in Atlantic Canadian History, University of New Brunswick
2003: German Book Prize, Department of Culture and Language Studies, University of New Brunswick
2002–2003: Magee-Third Century Postgraduate Merit Award, University of New Brunswick
2002: S.W. Jackman Book Prize in British History, Department of History, University of Lethbridge
2001: Dorner Bursary, University of Lethbridge
2001: Chinook Summer Research Scholarship, University of Lethbridge
1999–2000, 2000–2001: Dieter Muller Memorial Prize in History, University of Lethbridge
1998, 1999, 2000: University of Lethbridge Scholarship, University of Lethbridge
1998: Board of Governor’s Admission Scholarship, University of Lethbridge
1998: University of Lethbridge Entrance Scholarship, University of Lethbridge

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Walker, Cynthia,

Whibbs, Ryan

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Degrees:

M.A., History, York University, Toronto, 2007.
B.A. (Hons.), History, Trent University, Peterborough, 2006.

Current Position:

PhD candidate
(Graduate Program in History, York University)
(expected completion: Fall, 2013)

Thesis in Progress:

"God sends meate but the divell sends cookes": Professional Cooks in French and English Household Kitchens, 1350–1660

Fields:

Late Medieval and Early Modern Cultural History
Late Medieval and Early Modern Social History
Late Medieval and Early Modern British History

Courses Taught:

HIST 2220.06 Medieval and Early Modern History (TA)
HIST 532 Elizabethan England (Ryerson University) (TA)
HIST 2300.06 Western Europe 1450–Present (TA)
HIST 2905.06 Western Europe 1450–Present (TA)

Papers & Publications:

Conference Papers

"Travelling Tools and Mobile Kitchens: The Role of the Batterie de Cuisine in Shaping Grand Household Foodservice Organization, 1400–1600" at the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery, "Food & Material Culture", St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, July, 2013.
"Grand Cooks: Cross–Regionalism in Late Medieval and Early Modern Aristocratic Culinary Labour, 1400–1600" at Foodways: Diasporic Diners, Transnational Tables, and Culinary Connections hosted by the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, University of Toronto, October 5, 2012.
"Did Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth? A Behind–the–Scenes Look at Late Medieval Aristocratic Culinary Labour" at the 43rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI., May 11, 2009.

In–Course Lectures:

"European Food Habits and Military Victualing, 1400–1600" as an in–course lecture presented to HIST 2220 Medieval and Early Modern European History, York University, Spring 2013.
"Late Medieval Households and Dietary Arrangements" as an in–course lecture presented to HIST 2220 Medieval and Early Modern European History, York University, Spring 2012.
"All the King’s Cooks: The History of the European Kitchen Brigade" as a seminar presented in conjunction with the Cook Apprenticeship Program, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Spring 2011.
"Medieval and Early Modern Naval Victualing" as an in–course lecture presented to HIST 2220, Medieval and Early Modern European History, York University, Spring 2011.
"Food and Folk in Early Modern Europe" as an in–course lecture presented to HIST 2300, Modern European History, York University, Fall 2010.
"Early Modern Dietary Habits" as an in–course lecture presented to HIST 2905, Introduction to the History of Modern Europe 1450 to the Present, Glendon College, York University, Fall 2009.

Honours Thesis:

"Th' best and ryallest vyand of alle" Elements of Change in Medieval and Early Modern Haute Cuisine. Trent University, Spring 2006.

Research Interests:

Late medieval and early modern European food habits (1250-1650), medieval cookery guilds of London and Paris, history and evolution of cookery manuscripts and recipes, history of domestic servants and grand households, history of the brigade de cuisine.

Awards/Grants:

2011 John Bosher Award in French History, York University
2011 Albert Tucker Award in British History, York University
2007 York University Doctoral Scholarship, York University
2006 York University Graduate Scholarship, York University
2006 The Douglas McCalla Essay Prize, Trent University
2006 York University Graduate Scholarship, York University
2006 Bagnani Award, Trent University
2004 The National Scholarship, Trent University
2003 Trent University Scholarship, Trent University
2002 Bagnani Award, Trent University

Wilson, Nathan

Wytenbroek, Lydia

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