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February 2022

Energy History of Canadian Agriculture: Dr. Joshua MacFadyen at Rural History Roundtable

The Rural History Roundtable presents Joshua MacFadyen, Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Geospatial Humanities, University of Prince Edward Island: Wheat Mines or Circular Economies: An Energy History of Canadian Agriculture, 1871-1991 Thursday, Feb. 3 - 2:30-4:00pm Virtual - contact

Women & Agricultural Fairs in Ontario: Dr. Jodey Nurse Book Launch

The Rural History Roundtable is delighted to hold a book launch for one of our graduates! Dr. Jodey Nurse (PhD'16), Research Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo, has just published Cultivating Community: Women and Agricultural Fairs in Ontario. (McGill-Queens University Press, 2022). Thursday, Feb. 17 - 2:30-4:00pm Virtual - contact

Dislocation and Lost Identity in Beatrice and Croc Harry: A Conversation with Lawrence Hill

Join us virtually on Thursday, February 17th at 5pm for a conversation with Chioma Nwebube, 4th year student, former President of the Guelph Black Students Association, and member of the President's Anti-Racism Advisory Committee and Lawrence Hill, professor of creative writing in the School of English and Theatre Studies.

GBHS Talk - Black Heritage Reclaimed

Join the Guelph Black Heritage Society on Feb 17th at 7pm as SETS PHD.LSTS candidate, Wencke Rudi, presents her research on the historical Black community in Wellington County and the Queen's Bush.  

Amber Spence's Oral Qualifying Exam

Thesis Proposal Title: The Holistic Account of the Moral Wrongness of Rape Chair of Exam: Don Dedrick Advisor: Karyn Freedman Committee member: Kathryn Norlock Department member: Samantha Brennan Department member: Karen Wendling  

Ronald Cumming & Nalini Mohabir

Discussing their work "The Fire That Time: Transnational Black Radicalism & the Sir George Williams Occupation. Please contact Paul Barrett for Zoom link at    

A Short History of the Ottoman Empire: Reneé Worringer on Textbook Authorship & Teaching

Professor Renée Worringer will be participating in an event on Zoom on February 25 about her new book A Short History of the Ottoman Empire. Dr. Worringer will share her experiences writing the textbook in conversation with instructors who have used the text in their courses.  If you would like to attend, the link to register for the event (which will be at 12 noon, EST) can be found on the attached PDF poster (scroll down to the very bottom of the page, below the poster image).  Congratulations Renée on the publication of your book!