Geoffrey Reaume

New Paper: Geoffrey Reaume on Psychiatric Patient Built Wall Tours at Toronto’s CAMH

April 19, 2011

Professor Geoffrey Reaume of York University’s piece on the successful wall tours he has been running at Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) appears on today. Professor Reaume’s piece previously appeared in the Active History theme issue of Left History and we are very happy to cross-publish it here.

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Left History Theme Issue on ‘Active History,’ Launching a New Paper

March 17, 2011 and Left History are delighted to announce the launch of Left History’s theme issue on Active Histories. We are also delighted to launch our sixth short paper on our website, “Disappointment, Nihilism, and Engagement: Some Thoughts on Active History” by York University SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow Stuart Henderson.

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Active History Announcements: Sept 26 – Oct 2

September 25, 2010

The following upcoming events may be of interest to our readers

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Jane’s Walks: community history tours

April 15, 2010

Since 2007 people have come together once a year to celebrate and remember the life of Jane Jacobs by leading or participating in walking tours of their local communities.  As Jacobs argued, walkability is essential for urban communities.  These tours seem to be a truly fitting monument to Jacob’s legacy.  The walks began in Toronto, […]

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Announcement: Words on the Wall

February 23, 2010

The Psychiatric Survivor Archives of Toronto (PSAT) is giving out bricks to serve as the basis for a work of art. Artists and groups are welcome to use the medium of their choice. Works will be displayed and sold as part of a silent auction to help raise funds for historic plaques to commemorate the history of the patient-built wall at the Queen Street Site of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

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ActiveHistory Roundtable Discussion Recording

October 2, 2009

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Yesterday, October 1st, the Graduate History Students Association at York University hosted their first Historians’ Craft of the year, which focused on the question of what Active History is. The title of the forum was “Hands On History: Keeping History Relevant”. It was a round table discussion with guests […]

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“in SANITY”, The Story Behind the Wall @ Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

September 30, 2009

Workman Arts Presents: “in SANITY”, The Story Behind the Wall @ Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Saturday, October 3rd 2009 from 7pm – 7am @ the Workman Theatre, CAMH, 1001 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON M6J 1H4 The Story Behind the Wall is a mixed-media and cross-disciplinary art-making project taken on by artists of the Workman Arts […]

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