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Deidre McCorkindale Team Wins SSHRC Engage Grant

Our own Dr. Deidre McCorkindale is part of a team that has won a SSHRC Engage Grant with partners at Huron University and Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society. Congratulations from all of us!!

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Dr. Deidre McCorkindale on Teaching Black Canadian History at Guelph

History professor Deirdre McCorkindale spoke with GuelphToday about her Black Canadian History course for first year students, and how it’s a history everyone should learn. 

“I see all different colours when I look out into my class, and that makes me really happy. […] Black history is for everyone. You don't have to be Black to learn about this history,” says Dr. McCorkindale.

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History Students in Experiential Learning profiled in Small Farm Canada magazine

Recently, Small Farm Canada magazine profiled the work that HIST*3240: Food History students did in the Winter 2022 semester. The article highlights experiential learning and their curation of a virtual exhibit of cookbooks under the supervision of History instructor, Dr. Becky Beausaert. The colourful article featuring items from the University of Guelph cookbook archive starts on page 37:

How to Donate: Alan Gordon Scholarship in Canadian and Public History

The Alan Gordon Scholarship in Canadian and Public History was established in memory of Professor Alan Gordon through a generous donation from Alan’s partner, Adrienne Warren. The award will support students registered in a Masters or Doctoral program offered by the Department of History.

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Footnotes Undergraduate Journal: deadline for submissions is Feb. 17


Deadline for submission: February 17th, 2023

Footnotes is the University of Guelph's Undergraduate Journal on Gender, Sexuality and Social Change. If you have an essay, poetry, or artwork that you’d like to submit for Footnotes, the submission portal is now open for the 2023 Edition! You can submit your work HERE.