Category Archives: History Slam

History Slam Episode Four with Emily Harrington, “Publishing Guru”

http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Fall-Book-Preview-Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBy Sean Graham It’s the History Slam Fall Book Preview! Emily Harrington, the podcast’s official ‘publishing guru,’ stops by to talk about some of the new books coming out in the next few months. We also talk about what we’d like to see in new history books and give a bit of insight in… Read more »

History Slam Episode 3 with Guest Craig Heron, Author of Booze

http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Craig-Heron.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBy Sean Graham In this episode of the History Slam I talk with the author of Booze: A Distilled History, Craig Heron from York University. We chat about the place of alcohol in Canadian history, changing patterns of consumption, and what we think about our politicians’ drinking. Special thanks to the history department at… Read more »

History Slam Episode 2 with Guest Victoria Lamb Drover

http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Victoria-Lamb-Drover.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this edition of the History Slam I talk with Victoria Lamb Drover about the history of Participaction. Discussion includes Body Break, the use of the media, and Hal Johnson’s mustache. Got any personal stories of your involvement with Participaction? Let Victoria know at victoria.drover@gmail.com and be sure to subscribe to the History Slam… Read more »

Introducing the History Slam Podcast: First Episode

http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/History-Slam-Premier-Edition.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBy Sean Graham Subscribe to the podcast (iTunes coming soon). As someone who studies the history of radio, it is a little embarrassing to admit that I spend just as much time listening to podcasts as I do the radio. For me, the ability to listen when I want, where I want, and on… Read more »