This workshop seeks to unite scholars from Canada and around the world to critically reflect upon both the origins and travels of Orientalism, as well as their places in various parts of world (including—but not limited to—Canada) and their relations to decolonization.
Though we are still finalizing our speakers list, we can confirm our Fall 2018 schedule and most of our Winter 2019 schedule.
We are happy to announce our very first Corsini Fellow in Canadian History.
Organised by our two Wilson Assistant Professors, Julien Mauduit and Jennifer Tunnicliffe, this next workshop seeks to understand Canadian democracy: how, when and even if Canada can be considered a ‘democracy.’ This workshop will take place on 2-3 May 2019.
One of our Wilson Associates, Dr. Jason Opal, a professor of Early American History at McGill University and the author of Avenging the People: Andrew Jackson, the Rule of Law, and the American Nation wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, just in time for the 4th of July.
Hosted by the L.R. Wilson Institute for Canadian History (10-12 May 2018), A Workshop in Transnational Feminism/Atelier sur le féminisme transnational will showcase the very best of the new work being done in the field of transnational feminism.
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 last visiting speaker of the semester: Dr. Catherine Desbarats.
Our long list for the Wilson Book Prize!