Showing the human face of the humanities – the Humanities Matter Web Series and Bus Tour

February 11, 2014

Things aren’t looking very bright for the arts and humanities at the moment. In our current age of austerity, arts and humanities budgets are easy targets for spending reductions. In both the United States and Canada, politicians seem focused on cuts. During his 2012 presidential campaign, Mitt Romney identified the National Endowment for the Humanities […]

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Announcement: Approaching the Past Workshop

November 27, 2011

Approaching the Past Workshop being held Nov. 29th at the Zion Schoolhouse in Toronto.

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Announcement: Parler Fort Series The Monarchy in Canada – Why?

November 12, 2011

November’s Parler Fort speaker series at Fort York takes places on Monday November 14th, 2011 and features the theme The Monarchy in Canada – Why?

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Call for Proposals: “Knowing your Public(s)—The Significance of Audiences in Public History”

November 5, 2011

“Knowing your Public(s)—The Significance of Audiences in Public History” 2013 Annual Meeting, National Council on Public History Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 17-20, 2013 In 2013 the National Council on Public History will meet at the Delta Ottawa City Centre, in the heart of downtown Ottawa, Canada, with Canada’s Parliament buildings, historic ByWard market, national museums […]

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Announcement: History on the Grand – People and Place

October 8, 2011

Join us for a day of history and heritage in beautiful downtown Cambridge on Saturday 22 October 2011 for the local history symposium History on the Grand: People and Place.

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Announcements of Upcoming Events

October 2, 2011

Upcoming events: Approaching the Past workshop 5 Oct. 2011; Parler Fort 24 Oct. 2011; Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Conference 15 Oct. 2011.

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New Paper: “Engagement and Struggle: A Response to Stuart Henderson”

September 13, 2011

By Fred Burrill, Concordia University “The monster they’ve engendered in me will return to torment its maker, from the grave, the pit, the profoundest pit. Hurl me into the next existence, the descent into hell won’t turn me. I’ll crawl back to dog his trail forever.” (George Jackson—Soledad Brother, Black Panther, movement martyr) The importance […]

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Announcements: We Demand Conference and Call for Papers Cultural Histories Conference

August 6, 2011

We Demand: History/Sex/Activism in Canada Conference is being held August 25-28, 2011 at the Coast Plaza Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia.  On-line registration is available until August 17th, and on-site registration (cash-only) will be available at the conference.  For more information about registration fees as well as the conference and film programs check out the […]

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Announcement: Longwoods Barn Quilt Trail

July 2, 2011

Announcing the Longwoods Barn Quilt Trail. Come to an organizing meeting on July 6th, 2011 at 7 pm at the Longwoods Road Conservation Area.

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Announcement: Parler Fort presents Reshaping Toronto’s Waterfront

June 18, 2011

The Parler Fort series is proud to announce the launch of Reshaping Toronto’s Waterfront (University of Toronto Press, 2011).  On Monday June 20th at 7:30 pm at Toronto’s historic Fort York Wayne Reeves, Chief Curator for the City of Toronto Museum Services, will discuss the history of Toronto’s waterfront.  Special guests include contributors to Reshaping […]

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