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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Dr. Michael Dawson Receives McCain Award

CONGRATS! Dr. Michael Dawson, Professor in the History Department, is this year’s recipient of the Wallace and Margaret McCain Course Release Award to aid in completion of his book Debating Consumerism: Shopping and the Politics of Store Hours in Vancouver and Victoria, 1945-1980. The award provides support to help faculty complete book-length research publications in […]

Christina Entz Moss ’12 starts a PhD at the University of Waterloo

Christina Entz Moss graduated from St. Thomas with History Honours in 2012, and as she starts her studies at the University of Waterloo in 2013, she will one of six STU History graduates enrolled in doctoral programmes as of September 2013.

Claire Bridgeo ’12 joins the Political Staff of US Senator Angus King (Independent of Maine)

Claire Bridgeo ’12 sends us this enthusiastic message from Maine: “My liberal arts education was essential, I can see that now. It’s not really about what I learned at STU —though I learned some vital things I still reference today — it was the way I learned how to keep learning that helped me. That […]

Honours Programme Information Session – 18 February, 9am

The History Department will be hosting an Honours Programme Information Session on Monday, February 18 from 9 am to 10:30 am in ECH 201 (The Faculty Lounge). Any students interested in learning more about the Honours Programme are welcome to attend. We’ll briefly introduce you to the characteristics of the programme and then review the […]

“Civilizing Missions in Colonial and Postcolonial South Asia” in paperback

  Dr. Carey Watt’s co-edited book is now out in paperback!! [From the publisher:] Civilizing Missions in Colonial and Postcolonial South Asia: From Improvement to Development highlights the complexities and contradictions of British and Indian civilizing missions in South Asia. [It] demonstrates how the civilizing mission can serve as an analytical rubric with relevance to […]