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.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Ambera Wellmann (MFA 2016) for winning the 19th annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition.
Starla Wilson (nee Merrill) is a former SOFAM undergrad (2006) who, with her husband, has found success as a commercial artist in Prince Edward Island. Shiny Paint is a decorative art business providing hand painting on windows, murals and signs. http://www.shinypaint.ca/
"… 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[?]"
Fall 2017 Rural History Round table Speakers Series
Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 132, University of Guelph