The Centre for Scottish Studies is delighted to announce!
Our congratulations to Catherine Carstairs, Professor, and her History MA student co-authors, Bethany Philpott and Sara Wilmshurst! Their book, Be Wise! Be Healthy! Morality and Citizenship in Canadian Public Health Campaigns (UBC Press) is featured by the Office of Research series on University of Guelph innovations. The monograph documents the history of public health in Canada from the 1920s to the 1970s.
2022 Call for Proposals
Face to Face with History
Saturday, March 12, 2022 - in person at Wilfrid Laurier University
The Tri-University Graduate Program in History invites submissions for its 2022 annual conference: Face to Face with History
Chelsea Larsson successfully defended her PhD thesis, "Violence, Legal Culture and Social Control: The Records of Scotland’s Justiciary Court, 1493–1558," on 15 October 2021. The study uses an original relational database to quantify and cross-reference data contained in the manuscript records of the justiciary records, often overlooked in favour of the more approachable edited versions.
Dr. Susan Nance's recent monograph, Rodeo: An Animal History (University of Oklahoma Press, 2020) is the 2021 winner of the Western Literature Association's Thomas J. Lyon Book Award in Western American Literary and Cultural Studies, which honours outstanding, single-author scholarly books on the literature and culture of the American West.
Devon Harding, a Guelph BA Hons in history (and later Trent MA in history) has turned his interest in horror, pulp fiction, graphic novels, and gender history into a new podcast series, produced by Seowon Bang.
Our own Dr. Susannah Humble Ferreira is a contributor with a number of (other) very prestigious scholars of Europe published to an edited collection on the Spanish nobility with high-profile Spanish academic press Sanz y Torres: