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Teaching Canadian History After the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) II

Teaching Canadian History After the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) II

By Allyson Stevenson[1] A Structure, not an Event. Settler colonialism in Canada, like elsewhere, is a structure; it is not an event.[2] It lives on today in manifestations...

Teaching Canadian History After the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) I

Teaching Canadian History After the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) I

By Allyson Stevenson[1] When I began this blog on January 29th, I had just returned to my office at the University of Regina after speaking about my research on an inspiring...

On Teaching About the Modern Middle East

On Teaching About the Modern Middle East

By Danielle Kinsey and Laila Parsons In 2014, Professor Parsons, a specialist in the history of the twentieth-century Middle East at McGill University, was the recipient of...

ICYMI: The AHR’s reviews of Reacting to the Past (RTTP)

ICYMI: The AHR’s reviews of Reacting to the Past (RTTP)

By Danielle Kinsey In one of our recent blog entries,  Pamela Walker and Martha Attridge Bufton reflected on the successes and drawbacks of teaching history through...

Apathy is Boring: An Undergraduate Perspective on Low History Enrolments

Apathy is Boring: An Undergraduate Perspective on Low History Enrolments

By John Eigl, McMaster University I first met John Eigl as a student when I was teaching assistant for Dr Stacy Nation-Knapper in McMaster University’s History 2T03,...

Making a Class My Own

Making a Class My Own

by Carly Ciufo, McMaster University I’m sitting in my shared sessional instructor office about an hour before my first lecture. I was asked to take over this class while I...

#AHA20 in New York City and Evaluating Digital Resources as an Assignment

#AHA20 in New York City and Evaluating Digital Resources as an Assignment

By Jo McCutcheon For the first time, I was able to attend the Annual AHA Conference (its 134th ), co-located in two hotels very close to Times Square.  The conference began...

An alternative to attrition: A strategy to encourage the retention of history students

An alternative to attrition: A strategy to encourage the retention of history students

We’re taking this opportunity to reflect on some past “Teaching Corner” content from the Bulletin (now Intersections) and wondering if this issue about retention and...

The Last Ten Years:  Active History & the teaching of Canadian History since 2008

The Last Ten Years: Active History & the teaching of Canadian History since 2008

By Adele Perry With thanks to Sarah Nickel and Laura Madokoro for their help. How we teach Canada’s histories has changed in the decade that Active History and its...

A Unique Undergraduate Experience in Learning Colonial History

A Unique Undergraduate Experience in Learning Colonial History

By Marcela Jordão Villaça  Marcela Jordão Villaça holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences from Quest University. In 2018, she presented her undergraduate thesis...

There’s Still Time! Nominations for the CHA’s  Excellence in Teaching with Primary Sources Award Due Dec 31, 2019

There’s Still Time! Nominations for the CHA’s Excellence in Teaching with Primary Sources Award Due Dec 31, 2019

By Danielle Kinsey For the first time ever, the CHA will give out an annual teaching award at the 2020 meeting in London, Ontario.  Unlike other teaching awards given by...

Why Teaching About the Viking Age is Relevant -- and Even Crucial

Why Teaching About the Viking Age is Relevant -- and Even Crucial

By Natalie Van Deusen Associate Professor & Henry Cabot and Linnea Lodge Scandinavian Professor Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies University of...

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