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Atlantic University Undergraduate History and Classics Conference – Call for Papers

7th Annual Conference at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton on March 15-17, 2013 Submission Deadline: Friday, January 11, 2013 Submit your abstract to: The organizers of the 2013 Atlantic University Undergraduate History and Classics Conference (AUUHCC) invite interested undergraduate students from Atlantic Canadian universities to submit presentation proposals for the upcoming 2013 conference. […]

Annual History Lecture by Rick MacInnes-Rae

Lecture title: “Learn History Now, So You Won’t Have To During The War: How Understanding History Helps us in the Global Present”   Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM Location: Ted Daigle Auditorium – Edmund Casey Hall, Fredericton, NB, Canada         An award-winning Canadian journalist whose international reporting has […]

Public Lecture: “A Taste of Empire: Food and Colonialism in Asia, 1850s to 1960s

  Tuesday, October 9th 7 p.m. Edmund Casey Hall, Room 103   In this public lecture, Dr. Leong-Salobir will employ the concept of ‘foodways’ to examine the emergence of colonial cuisine in India, Malaysia and Singapore.  She will draw upon a wide array of sources, including cookbooks, household guides, colonial memoirs, diaries, and private correspondence, […]

22 Feb. – Public lecture: Sex, Shame and Suicide in South Africa

  The History Department, the Science and Technology Studies Programme, the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and the Department of Psychology are pleased to present a public lecture by Dr. Susanne Klausen of Carleton University. The title of the lecture is: “Sex, Shame and Suicide: The Criminalization of Trans-Racial Sex and the Disciplining of […]

20 Feb. – History Honours & Seminar Information Session

WHEN: Monday 20 February, 9am WHERE: Faculty Lounge in ECH 201 Faculty and current Honours students will be on hand to provide an overview of the upcoming Senior Seminars and to discuss the Honours Programme. Refreshments will be provided

Dr. Carey Watt’s Book Launch

On 21 October, Dr. Carey Watt delighted his colleagues and other guests with wits and good humour, as he presented his latest edited book on “civilizing missions” in South Asia.                

Annual History Lecture/Vigod Memorial Lecture

Dr. Edward Kissi, Associate Professor of History at the Department of Africana Studies at the University of South Florida, will present “Beyond the Holocaust: A Comparative Interpretation of Genocide and Mass Murder in Cambodia, Rwanda, and Darfur.” Monday 3 October at 7:00-9:00pm, in Ted Daigle Auditorium This public lecture is jointly sponsored by the History […]

Important shifts in power dynamics in the Western hemisphere

Dr. Greg Grandin (NYU) delivered the department’s Annual History Lecture last night (March 22nd). A leading scholar of Modern Latin American history, Dr. Grandin has written widely on U.S. foreign policy, Cold War politics, human rights, and truth commissions. His acclaimed book Fordlandia (2009), about Henry Ford’s quixotic visions of progress in the Amazon jungle, […]

Annual History Lecture: Reading U.S.-Latin American Relations in the Age of Wikileaks

Dr. Greg Grandin, professor of Latin American History at New York University will present “The Elephant and the Empire: Reading U.S.-Latin American Relations in the Age of Wikileaks” Tuesday, March 22 at 7:00pm in Kinsella Auditorium. One of the world’s leading scholars of modern Latin America will deliver this year’s Annual History Lecture at St. […]

28 February: Information Session on Senior Seminars