M. Blake Butler


Thesis Title

  • Winter in Canada: Six Faces of the Season from the 1890s to the 1950s

Supervisor

Second Reader

  • TBD

Main Research Interests

  • Canadian History; Environmental History; Historical Human-Cetacean Relationships

Publications

Conference Papers

  • April 2019, "Bombs, Bounties, and Belugas: Quebec's War of Extermination Against Belugas in the St. Lawrence, 1928-1938," Pathways to the Past, Western University.

  • January 2017, "A Whale of a Tale: Narwhals and the Vancouver Aquarium, 1968-1971," Qualicum Conference, Parksville, British Columbia
    - January 2016, "The Blue, Yellow, Red... and Green: Student Environmental Activism at Queen's University during the 1960s and 1970s," Qualicum Conference, Parksville, British Columbia.

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