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It’s the time of year again when we reveal the nominees for the Wilson Book Prize and the Viv Nelles Essay Prize. And once again, after months of deliberation, we have come up with a shortlist of three books and three essays that we believe best fit their description.

Sponsored in part by the Wilson Institute for Canadian History, Voices in the Legal Archives in the French Atlantic draw together a dynamic group of international scholars from France, Canada, and the United States …

Please join us for our next talk. Dr. James Hill, a specialist of indigenous and Caribbean history, will discuss a very interesting episode connecting Florida Creek and Cherokee history and Canada.

Join our second visiting speaker of 2018! Dr. Allan Greer, from McGill University, will talk about his new book Property and Dispossession: Natives, Empires and Land in Early Modern North America. 

Wilson Associates

Today is a big day for the institute as we finally unveil the list of 37 scholars that were named Wilson Associates for 2017-2020.