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Spring Colloquium


Beginnning 2023 the Centre will host a spring event. Stay tuned for more details!
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Previous Colloquia


"Systems of Social and Legal Control", Chaired By Dr Cynthia Neville (Dalhousie University)
Dr Linda Mahood (University of Guelph), "The Glasgow System: Dangerous Sexualities of Working-Class Women"
Chelsea Hartlen (University of Guelph), "Categorical Chaos: Classifying Unlawful Killing in Sixteenth-Century Scotland"
"Deviancy and the Scottish Literary Imagination", Chaired by Dr Jennifer Schacker (University of Guelph)
Dr Kate Ashley (Acadia University), "À Rebours / Against the Grain: Robert Louis Stevenson's French Deviancy"
Amy Beingessner (University of Guelph), "'What for no'?': Sordid Tales of a Border Inn"
"Society and Deviancy in the Scottish Reformation", Chaired by Rev. Dr Stuart Macdonald (Knox College, University of Toronto)
Joon Won Kim (Knox College, University of Toronto), "A Pure Calvinistic Book of Worship for the Scottish Reformation? The Forme of Prayers by John Knox, et al."
Ciaran Jones (University of Edinburgh), "'The Spiritualized Devil': The Influence of Reformed Theology on the Idea of the Witch in Scottish Witch Trials"


Sarah Sharp (University College Dublin), "'Terror-haunted'": Scottish Literature and the Long Shadows of the Resurrection Men"
Don Nerbas (McGill University), "Cape Breton Coal and the Trajectories of Canadian Capitalism"
James Fraser (University of Guelph), "'An Insult to the Whole Highland Race in Canada': Scottish Highlanders, the Gaelic Language, and the Parliament of Canada, 1867-1891"
Catriona M.M. MacDonald (University of Glasgow), "From Andrew Lang to John Prebble: Popular Literature in the Twentieth Century and the Making of Scotland Historical"


Jamie McDougall (University of Glasgow), “Covenants and Covenanters in Scotland 1638-1679: New Perspectives”
Stuart Macdonald (Knox College), “Remembering the Scottish Reformation: Presbyterians in Canada in 1960”
James Fraser (University of Guelph), “Thomas Innes, the Scottish Reformation and the Early Medieval Church”
Daniel MacLeod (University of Manitoba), “Cathedrals, Catholics, and Context: Thinking about the Scottish Reformation”