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Past Visiting Speakers Winter 2005 – Winter 2016

Dr. Dimitry Anastakis, Department of History, Trent University
Sex, Risk, and Plastic: New Brunswick’s Bricklin Car and Its Meaning in 1970s North America

Dr. Charles Beach, Professor of Economics, Queen’s University
“A Recent History of Income Inequality in Canada: Evidence and Explanations”

Dr. Stephen Berstein, Political Science Department, University of Toronto
Dr. Louis W. Pauly, Director, Munk Centre, University of Toronto
Dr. Tony Porter, Department of Political Science, McMaster University
The Current Global Financial Crisis: Perspectives and Implications

Dr. Ted Binnema, Associate Professor of History, University of Northern British Columbia
“‘Pleased that our Father is Taking a New Way with Us’: Aboriginal Contributions to the Formation of Indian Policy in Upper Canada, 1791-1844”

Dr. Michael Bliss, University of Toronto
“The History Wars”

Dr. Michael Bliss, University of Toronto
“Rediscovering the Discovery of Insulin”
(Co-sponsored by the Hannah History of Medicine Unit, McMaster University)   (Nov. 26, 2015)

Dr. Heidi Bohaker, University of Toronto
“How the Caribou Came to Mnjikaning: Systems of Kinship and Land Tenure among the Anishinaabe of the Eastern Great Lakes, 1690-1850”

Dr. Jennifer Bonnell, Wilson Assistant Professor, McMaster University
“Reclaiming the Don: An Environmental History of Toronto’s Don River Valley”

Dr. John Bonnett
Innis

Dr. Peggy Bristow, Centre for Women’s Studies, University of Toronto
“Our Lives Enriched: The Hour-a-Day Study Club, Windsor, Ontario 1946-1959”

Dr. Christopher R. Browning, Frank Porter Graham Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Frank Bialystok, Chair of Canadian Jewish Congress-Ontario Region
“Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony”
“The Politicization of Holocaust Survivors in Canada”

Dr. Sarah Carter, Henry Marshall Tory Chair, Department of History and Classics and the Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta
“Imperial Plots: British Women, Land and Canada”

Dr. Peter Clarke
“The Last 1000 Days of the British Empire”

Dr. Karen Dubinsky, Department of History, Queen’s University
How Babies Rule the World: The Iconography of the Global Poster Child

Magda Fahrni
“Anticipating the Accidents ‘Waiting to Happen’ in turn-of-the-Twentieth Century Montreal

Dr. Michael Gauvreau, Department of History, McMaster University
“Winning Back the Intellectuals: Inside Canada’s ‘First War on Terror’, 1968-1970”

Dr. Douglas Glover
“The Novelist as Historan”

Dr. David Goutor, Department of Labour Studies, McMaster University
Dr. Stephen Heathorn, Department of History, McMaster University
Taking Liberties: Human Rights in Canada in Historical Perspective”

Graduate Student Enactment
“War and Peace: July 1914 and the Conference that never was”
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You Tube Introduction
You Tube Enactment
You Tube Question Period

Dr. Angela Graham
“Between the Elephant and the Colossus: The United States and Canada’s China Policy, 1949-1970”

Dr. Alan Greer
“Feudal Colonization: Natives and Seigneural Tenure in New France”

Dr. David Hackett-Fischer, Brandeis University
“Champlain’s Dream”

Dr. David Hackett-Fischer, Brandeis University
“Toward a Comparative History of Settler Stocieties: Canada, the United States, New Zealand”

Dr. Richard Harris, School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University
“How Neighbourhoods Became Important, 1900-2015”
(March 17, 2016)

Jeet Heer, Canadian Journalist
“Reflections of McLuhan at 100”

Dr. Stuart Henderson, Wilson Postdoctoral Fellow, Wilson Institute for Canadian History
“Making the Scene: Yorkville and Hip Toronto in the Sixties”

Dr. Craig Heron, York University
“Work, Idleness, and the Misues of Time in Canada since 1850”

Dr. Franca Iacovetta, Univerity of Toronto
“Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History”

Michael Igantieff
The Rights Revolution Revisited: How We Got Here, Where We Go Now

Dr. Richard John
“Network Nation: The Political Economy of Telecommunications from Franklin to Innis”

Sean Kheraj
“Order and Animals in 19th Century Toronto”

Dr. Matthias Kipping, Professor of Policy and Chair in Business History at the Schulich School of Business, York University
“Deliberate or Emergent? Alcan’s Strategies in Europe, 1928-2007”

Dr. Tina Loo, Department of History, University of British Columbia
“Moved by the State: Forced Relocation and the ‘Good Life’ in Postwar Canada”

Dr. Saje Mathieu, Department of History, University of Minnesota
“Profiles in Courage: Black Soldiers and the Politics of Enlistment in the Great War Era”

Dr. Ian McKay, Department of History, Queen’s University
“Anglosphere Rising: The Not-So-New Conservative Canadian Nationalism”

Dr. Asa McKercher, Wilson Associate Professor, Wilson Institute for Canadian History
”Building Bridges Between the Peoples’: The Commonwealth, Race, and Canada’s Post-Colonial Foreign Policy, 1945-68″
(Jan. 22, 2016)

Dr. Sean Mills, Department of History, University of Toronto
“Haiti, Haitians, and the Making of Quebec”

Dr. Wendy Mitchinson, Department of History, University of Waterloo
Obesity: Fighting Fat in Canada: A History

Dr. Viv Nelles, Chair, Wilson Institute for Canadian History
“The Electric Cemetery”

Dr. Joy Parr, Canada Research Chair, Technolgy, Culture and Risk, Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario
“Embodied Histories”

Dr. Louis W. Pauly, Director, Munk Centre, University of Toronto
“Globalization, Political Authority, and the Prevention of Systemic Financial Crisis”

Dr. Tim Pearson, Wilson Assistant Professor, Wilson Institute for Canadian History
“Reading Rituals: Performance and Belief-life in the Early Colonial Northeast”

Dr. Adele Perry, Canada Research Chair in Western Canadian Social History, University of Manitoba
“Moving Targets: Colonial Lives and Canadian Histories”
“Colonial Archives, National Histories and Feminist Research”

Dr. Stephen Pyne, Arizona State University
“Canadian Fire”

Dr. Nancy Ross, Department of Geography, McGill University
“Urban Form and Population Health: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives”
(Co-sponsored by the Hannah History of Medicine Unit, McMaster University)  (Oct. 22, 2015)

Dr. Eric Sager, Department of History, University of Victoria
Dr. Michael Veall, Department of Economics, McMaster University
Inequality: When does Income Inequality matter?

Dr. Joan Sangster, Professor of History and Women’s Studies, Trent University
“Modernizing Colonialism: Native Women and Work in Post World War II Canada”

Dr. Edward Shorter, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
“The Fragility of Knowledge in Psychiatry”
(Co-sponsored by the Hannah History of Medicine Unit, McMaster University)  (Feb. 10, 2016)

Dr. Donald B. Smith, University of Calgary
“Prairie Pretenders: Grey Owl, Honore Jaxon and Chief Long Lance

Dr. Mark Sproule-Jones, Department of Political Science, McMaster University
Dr. Joel Tarr, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
“Steel Town Cleanups”

Dr. Veronica Strong-Boag, University of British Columbia
“Imperial Masculinity? The Dilema of John Gordon, Earl of Aberdeen, Viceroy of Ireland and Governor General of Canada”

Dr. Alan Taylor, Professor of History, University of California at Davis
“Joseph Brant’s Vision: Native Land Ownership in a Colonial Society”

Dr. John Thompson, Professor of History, Duke University
“Managing in the Bush Leagues: The U.S. – Canada Relationship since 2001”

Dr. Maria Tippett
“A Portrait of Karsh”

Dr. Neville Thompson, Professor Emeritus, University of Western Ontario
“Winston Churchill in the Second World War: A Canadian Close Up”

Dr. Alan Taylor, University of California at Davis
“The Civil War of 1812”

Dr. Ryan Touhey, Department of History, St. Jerome’s College
“The 4Rs of the Canada-India Relationship 1952-1957: Escott Reid, Romanticism, Race, and Religion”
(Nov. 12, 2015)

Dr. William Turkel, University of Western Ontario
“The Digital Historian”

The UN at 70 Conference

Dr. Jonathan Vance, Professor and Canada Research Chair
“The Canadian Expeditionary Force: A Nation in Arms?”

Dr. William Wicken
“Leaving the Reserve: Grand River Six Nations People Living Off the Reserve, 1890-1920”

Dr. Donald Wright, Department of Political Science, University of New Brunswick
“Donald Creighton: A Life in Photographs”