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Our very own Research Coordinator Maxime Dagenais talked about his past and path to becoming a historian with Unwritten Histories. Here it is in case you missed it: Historian’s Histories: Maxime Dagenais

Wilson Award Winners

A few days ago, we officially revealed the winners of the Viv Nelles Essay Prize and the Wilson Book Prize. For those of you that were unable to attend, here are our winners!

We are hosting several events at this year’s annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association (CHA) at Ryerson University in Toronto (May 28-31).

New Blog Post!

Check out our new blog post! Alexandra Montgomery’s (PhD Candidate at the University of Pennsylvania) “Not Subject to the Scorn and Contumely of the Great: Alexander McNutt’s Nova Scotia.”

Congratulations to the Wilson Institute’s own Asa McKercher! His book – Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era – was nominated for the John W. Dafoe Book Prize. This prize is awarded to the best non-fiction book on Canada. Best of luck Asa! You can read more about it here.

Congratulations to our director, Ian McKay, and Jamie Swift. Their book – The Vimy Trap, or, How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Great War – was nominated for this year’s John A. MacDonald Prize!

Please join us on March 23 for our next Canada@150 speaker. Dawn Martin-Hill, the Paul R McPherson Chair in Indigenous Studies at McMaster University, will present a paper titled “The Scream: Decolonizing the Colonizer.”