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Rural History Roundtable Series W'18

The History Department’s Rural History Roundtable Speakers Series, Winter 2018

The History Department’s Rural History Roundtable Speakers Series, Winter 2018, has an illustrious lineup of speakers that includes Professor, Fabio Faria Mendes, Professor Kris Inwood, Dr. David Klassen, Professor Jan Hadlaw, Author Ben Bradley, and Emeritus Professor Doug McCalla, formerly Canada Research Chair in Rural History, University of Guelph.

Workplace Learning

Take a History Course & Have a Work Experience

HIST*3480 WORKPLACE LEARNING is an independent study course based on either History related voluntary or paid workplace experience. Students combine scholarly research and reflection with applied on-the-job experience.

Write Like Shakespeare

Professor Sky Gilbert, School of English and Theatre Studies, is a teacher, writer, director, filmmaker. His current work includes teaching a class of undergraduate students about the pleasures and benefits of learning to write like Shakespeare.

History Department United Way Trivia Night

 The History Department Trivia Night is always a fun event. It is happening on November 14th, 7:30 pm at the Brass Taps.  The questions will be devised by our own grad students!   All proceeds will go to the United Way.

Historians beyond the professoriate

Odd Jobs: The Outliers of Where Historians Work - AHA

"… sports coaches, movie producers, farmworkers, mechanical engineers, software developers, and many others working in fields where a history PhD is definitely not the prerequisite. . . . [H]ow [does] their training as historians shape their careers[?]"