Thursdays @ 12:30 in History
Seminars & Workshops - Winter 2018
Lawson 2270C ( *unless noted)
January 11 - [McC] - Tristan Johnson (PhD candidate) - "What I Learned Talking About History on YouTube"
January 18 - [PDW] - Melanie-Anne Atkins ( Wellness Education Centre) - "Self-Care and Mental Health"
January 25 - [RSS] - Joan Sangster (Trent University) - "Re-narrating the History of Women's Suffrage in Canada"
February 1 - [McC] - Samantha Desroches (PhD candidate) - "Christmas Goes to War: The American Holiday in World War II "
February 8 - [PDW] - Digital History Lab Group - "Teaching with Digital Tools: Quick, Fun Ways to Get Students Engaged in Tutorial (open to visiting students considering entering our graduate programs)"
February 15 - [RSS] - CANCELLED - Due to unforeseen circumstances, Bill Acres - "Copyrighting the English Reformation: Print, Theft, and Madness, 1685-1730" has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
February 22 - NO THURSDAY @12:30 event during Reading Week.
March 1 - [McC] - Todd Weiler (PhD candidate) - "The Architects of Investor-State Law and Arbitration: Building a Not-So-Spontaneous Order "
March 8 - [PDW] - Graduate Alumni of Our Programs - "Alumni Advice and Inspiration: You Will Get a Job, and It will Have a Salary, and You Will Probably Even Like It"
March 15 - [RSS] - Mark Tovey (Post-doc) - "Telling Neighbourhood Stories: Geo-locating History in the St. George-Grosvenor-Piccadilly Neighbourhood"
March 22 - [McC] - Shane Roberts (MA student) - "Engineering the Sands: A History of Early Technological Development in Alberta's Oil Sands "
March 29 - [PDW] - CANCELLED - Due to unforeseen circumstances, Grant Applications for Internal Funds has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Seminars & Workshops - Fall 2017
Lawson 2270C ( *unless noted)
September 14 - [PDW] - History Faculty Members - "Things We Wish Someone Had Told Us: Why You Need Professional Development Workshops"
September 21 - [RSS] - Tunde Adeleke (Iowa State University) - "We are an African People: Re-centering Africa in Twentieth Century Black Liberation"
Tuesday, September 26. Starts at 11:30 am* - [PDW] - Paul Schmidt ( Writing Support Centre), Cary Takagaki, Chris White (PhD candidate) and Shane Roberts - "Teaching across Cultures, Languages, and Generations"
September 28 - PDW on Tuesday, September 26*. Please attend the Goodman Lectures, Tuesday-Thursday 2:30-4:00 p.m., Great Hall in Somerville.
October 12 - NO THURSDAY @12:30 event during Reading Week*.
October 26 - [RSS] - Young - "Witnesses and Go-betweens: Canadian Missionaries and the March 1919 Independence Movement in Korea"
November 2 - [McC] - Robyn Schwarz (PhD candidate) - "Protecting the Nuclear Family: A Gendered Analysis of Canada's 1968 Divorce Act"
November 9 - [PDW] - Melanie-Anne Atkins ( Wellness Education Centre) - "Best Bets for Beating Stress: Mental, Physical, and Environmental Wellness Practices"
November 23 - [McC] - Dan Manulak (PhD candidate) - "A Marathon, not a Sprint: Canada and South African Apartheid, 1984-1990"
Tuesday, December 5* - [RSS] - Zack Taylor (Political Science) - "TVA on the Fraser: How American Regionalism Shaped Post-war Vancouver"
December 7 - RSS on Tuesday, December 5. Please attend Reflections on Canada's Sesquicentennial on December 7.
Seminars & Workshops - Winter 2017
Lawson 2270C (*unless noted)
January 12 - Alan MacEachern - "Graduate Open House Day: Come Meet Prospective Grad Students and Answer their Questions"
January 19 - starts at 12:00 noon - [PDW] - Monda Halpern, Karen Priestman, Geoffrey Stewart, Shauna Devine, Timothy Compeau, Elliot Worsfold - "What It Means to Teach on a Contract: Everything You Ever Wanted to Ask Contract Faculty"
January 26 - [DSS] - Karen Balcom (History, McMaster) - "The Back Door In: Transnational Adoption and Racial Exclusion Laws in the Post-WWII United States"
February 16 - [DSS] - in Lawson Hall 1227 - David H. Levy (Canadian Astronomer) - "Poetry of the Night: Reading the Historical Night Sky Through English Poetry"
February 23 - Reading Week - No Seminar
March 2 - [PDW] - starts at 11:30 a.m. - Melanie-Anne Atkins (Education, Western) - "Taking Care of Yourself and Each Other: Mental Health Supports on Campus"
March 9 - [DSS] - Robert MacDougall (History, Western) - "Something for Nothing: The Keely Motor vs. the Laws of Thermodynamics"
March 16 - [McC] - Michael O’Hagan (History, Western) - "Beyond the Barbed Wire: Prisoner of War Labour Projects in Canada during the 2nd World War"
March 23 - [PDW] - ( Career Services, Western) - "Getting Paid to Use the Skills You Learned in Graduate School: What’s Next?"
March 30 - [DSS] - Brock Millman (History, Western) - "All's Well That Ends Well: Tshekedi Khama and the Genesis of Modern Botswana, 1949-1959"
April 6 - [McC] - Nina Bozzo (History, Western) - "‘Somewhere in France’: A Case Study of the No. 3 Canadian General Hospital (McGill) Overseas"
Seminars & Workshops - Fall 2016
Lawson 2270C (*unless noted)
September 22 - [DSS] - Nancy Christie (History, Western) - "Dardanella and Peter: Intimacy in World War I"
September 29 - NO THURSDAY @12:30 event this week, please attend the Goodman Lectures, MTW 2:30-4:00 p.m., Great Hall in Somerville. Graduate students: Please plan to attend a Q&A with the Goodman Lecturer, Dr. Mark Ormrod, on Tuesday, September 27 at 4:00 p.m. in the Great Hall regarding opportunities for research, study and employment in the U.K.*
October 20 - [DSS] - Eli Nathans (History, Western) - "Is America Strong Enough? Peter von Zahn and the Cold War Broadcasts to West Germany"
October 27 - Fall Break, NO THURSDAY @12:30 event this week
November 3 - [PDW] and TA Training - Karyn Olsen (TSC, Western) - "Classroom Management: How to Command Respect and Encourage Classroom Equity"
November 10 - [McC] – Frances Henry (Ph.D. Candidate, Western) - "'The best way to serve an Englishman': Sodomy and Race on the HMS Africaine, 1815"
November 24 - [DSS] (International Week event) - Geoffrey Stewart (History, Western) - "Ngô Đình Diệm's Lost Revolution: Development and State Formation in the Republic of Vietnam"