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.
Join us for our first speaker for 2018!
The Guardian — Charlottetown’s daily newspaper — ran a story on two Wilson Associates, Lisa Chilton and Robert Dennis.
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.
On October 26, Jason Opal – the author of Avenging the People: Andrew Jackson, the Rule of Law, and the American Nation – presented a wonderful paper on Barbados and the sugar economy for our History of Capitalism speaker series. He turned his paper into a blog post.
On Thursday 30 November 2017 from 1 p.m to 4 p.m., the Wilson Institute for Canadian History and Tracy McDonald (Department of History, McMaster) are hosting an Afternoon of Animal Studies.
In a few weeks, Dr. Ian Mckay, Director of the Wilson Institute for Canadian History, and Dr. Maxime Dagenais, Coordinator for the Wilson Institute, will officially unveil our new Wilson Associates. For more information on the program, click on this link for a more detailed preview.
Last Thursday, we hosted our first talk with Indigenous Studies. Dr. Elizabeth Ellis, an assistant professor of indigenous history at New York University, joined us to talk about Standing Rock. We recorded Liz’s fantastic talk!