There is a new publication in the book series edited by Daniel Fischlin from Duke University Press and associated with ICASP: https://www.dukeupress.edu/negotiated-moments
Professor Daniel Fischlin's research on the Sanders Portait of William Shakespeare has been named one of 100 Ontario University "Game Changer" research developments from the last 100 years.
SETS MFA grad Liz Howard has been nominated for a A Governor General's award for her poetry collection Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent (which came out of her MFA thesis project), and Bryden MacDonald, who is currently enrolled in the Theatre MA, is nominated for his play Odd Ducks. Congratulations and best of luck!
Time of the Sign, the new CD by The Vertical Squirrels (including SETS faculty Daniel Fischlin and Ajay Heble) has been released and is receiving positive feedback: http://frankstyles.blogspot.ca/2015/01/a-short-take-on-vertical-squirrels-time.html?spref=tw.
SETS faculty Martha Nandorfy and Daniel Fischlin have published their recollections on Eduardo Galeano after the South American writer's recent death. http://opencanada.org/features/remembering-eduardo-galeano-a-master-narr...
Now on the SETS homepage is a newly researched history of English Studies at Guelph by Natalie Shore. It can be found in the SETS Research list on the right side of this page. Enjoy!
The Department has formed a Diversity and Climate Committee to work towards welcoming everyone into the practice of Philosophy.
On Wednesday, Dr. Matthew Hayday spoke with eleven different CBC Radio One shows, from Cape Breton to Whitehorse! On the shows, Matthew discussed the post-politics careers of various 20th century Canadian Prime Ministers.
Here's a sample from On the Coast, CBC Vancouver - Matthew's interview is at 2:06:00
This June, Alan Gordon and Susan Nance are featured in a special issue of Histoire sociale/Social History on tourism in Canada with articles on pioneer vilages as living history museums, and on horses of the 1920s Calgary Stampede, respectively.
The special issue is the result of a Fall 2014 workshop on Canadian tourism history sponsored by Jack Little and Ben Bradley, held in Vancouver BC. Other departmental participants included our own Linda Mahood, who featured some of her forthcoming research on hitchhiking and youth cultures, and Kevin James, who delivered a keynote speech on the culture hotels and inns in 19th century Ireland.
get the postcard .pdf
History graduate students in HIST6280 - Canada: Community and Identity, an MA course taught by Dr. Catharine Wilson, have each created a half-hour radio show on CFRU Radio 93.3 FM featuring a diarist from the Rural Diary Archive website. See the schedule below!
The Rural Diary Archive website is funded by the Francis and Ruth Redelmeier Professorship in Rural History. For more, visit the Rural Diary Archive
The project has also been featured in The Ontarion
Thursday June 2, 1:00-2:00 pm
“Rural Diary Archive: James Carpenter, Lambton County, 1880-84," by Joanne Ryan
Thursday June 9, 1:00-2:00 pm
“Rural Diary Archive: Samson Howell, Brant County, 1868-69," by Karley McLinden
Thursday June 16, 1:00-2:00 pm
“Rural Diary Archive: James Bowman, Guelph, World War I," by Kyle Pritchard
Thursday June 23, 1:00-2:00 pm
“Rural Diary Archive: John Phenix, Simcoe County, 1896-97," by Marissa Gareau
Thursday June 30, 1:00-2:00 pm
“Rural Diary Archive: Elizabeth Simpson, Dufferin County, 1878-82," by Nicholas VanExan
Thursday July 7, 1:00-2:00 pm
“Rural Diary Archive: William Standen, Simcoe County, 1879," by Jodey Hodgins
Thursday July14, 1:00-2:00 pm
“Rural Diary Archive: Matilda Hill, Wellington County, 1884-85," by Katrina Gale