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Historians’ Corner – January 2020

Historians’ Corner – January 2020

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Steven High (Concordia) joins as Visiting Professor with a CRC in Urban Heritage.

Ryerson University
Ian Mosby and Eva Jewell pub- lished “Calls to Action Accountability: A Status Up- date on Reconciliation” Yellowhead Institute, issue 44, Dec. 2019, on the failures to implement many of the 94 Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

University of Toronto
Lisa Leff (American University) will deliver the Wolfe lecture in Holocaust Studies on 27 January. Her topic: “The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust.”

University of Winnipeg
applications are being accepted for the Riley post-doc in Canadian History.  See https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/history/ 

Dalhousie University
The department is accepting applications for the Simon and Riva Spatz Visiting Chair in Jewish Studies until 31 January.  See https://www.dal.ca/faculty/arts/research/research-chairs/the-simon-and-riva-spatz-visiting-chair-in-jewish-studies.html 

Carleton University
Shawn Graham, Rod Phillips and Charlotte Gray all published books – on failure, wine and murder – to great acclaim.

University of Victoria
Patrick Lozar, who received his PhD from the University of Washington in Seattle, joins the department as Assistant Professor specializing in the histories of Indigenous Peoples of the Pacific Northwest

York University
Alan Corbiere joins the department as a CRC in Indigenous History of North America.

The Canadian Historical Association has money available for two types of projects: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action and Digital Communications.

Hot Off The Press

Matthew J. BellamyBrewed in the North: A History of Labatt’s. McGill-Queen’s University Press, November 2019

M. Max HamonThe Audacity of His Enterprise: Louis Riel and the Metis Nation that Canada Never Was. McGill-Queen’s University Press, December 2019

Lachlan MacKinnonClosing Sysco: Industrial Decline in Atlantic Canada’s Steel City. University of Toronto Press, November 2019

Peter WardThe Clean Body: A Modern History. McGill-Queen’s University Press, December 2019