Updates! Research 2018

2018-19 classes have taken Huron History students on the road for funded community-based archival research.  In HIST 3201E First Peoples and Colonialism in Canada, work continues on Dr. Peace’s SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant titled “Documenting Early Residential Schools”–read more about this innovative project here! Historian’s Craft students joined Dr. Bell in Chatham at the Chatham Kent…

Public History Posters

Check out this year’s crop of academic posters from HIS 2204G: Crises and Confederation and HIS 4810G: Engaging the Past: http://www.huronresearch.ca/history/faculty-publications/history-huron-research-posters/

Join us! Research Conference April 11

Writing Rights, Righting Wrongs: Transatlantic Narratives of Race is an interdisciplinary conference showcasing undergraduate research on racial slavery, narratives of race, antislavery resistance, and civil rights. Student researchers from Huron University College, Oberlin College, SUNY-Geneseo, and Bath Spa University will present papers, digital projects and posters, focused on the regional culture of the Great Lakes…

New Partnership for History at Huron Students

Mr. Neil Orford, founder of  Canadian Historical Education Services Ltd, has partnered with History at Huron and the Centre for Undergraduate Research Learning (CURL) as a CURL Community Associate, 2018-19. Neil’s work centres on a major grant from the Ministry of Canadian Heritage to commemorate the 100th year since the Spanish Flu Pandemic in Canada.  This exciting project brings new research opportunities…

Narratives for the Next 150: November 9th

Join eight distinguished Huron alumni–all working in history and heritage-related fields–as they reflect on their role in telling Confederation stories over the past year. The discussion will be open and participatory, and will celebrate Huron’s launch of a new Joint Minor in Public History. November 9, 2017 10:00-2:00 in the Great Hall Full schedule here!

History Day 2017

Launching our new Minor in Pacific Rim Studies. Thanks to the 85 students from the Thames Valley and Lambton Kent District School Boards who joined us for Huron History Day, October 5th.  Keynote speaker Dr. Michael Szonyi, Professor of Chinese History and Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University, introduced digital…

Research Travel Awards in British History at Huron

The Huron History Department is pleased to invite applications for 2017-18 Huron Student Travel Awards in British History, supported by the W. Galen Weston Fund for British History at Huron. The department will fund research-based travel (up to $2500) in pursuit of Huron course-based or thesis research in British and British colonial histories.  Information and application…

Buxton History and Genealogy Conference

It’s back! The Buxton History and Genealogy Conference returns on September 1st, as part of the Buxton National Historic Site  and Museum Labour Day Homecoming weekend.  The 2017 conference is supported by the University of Windsor, St.Clair College, Huron University College and the SSHRC-funded Black Press in Canada project. Registration is open HERE.  

PUBLIC HISTORY AT HURON

Joint Minor in Public History Join us in the new Huron/King’s/Western Joint Minor in Public History–the first and only undergraduate Public History program in Canada. The 4.0 course module will introduce you to the field of Public History, and provide opportunities for gaining practical experience through partnerships with museums, heritage organizations, libraries and archives. The…

New editions published!

Dr. Jun Fang Has Published a New Paperback Edition of China’s Second Capital – Nanjing under the Ming and an Updated Edition of the Chinese Translation of The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China Dr. Jun Fang, Professor of History at Huron, has recently published a new paperback edition of China’s Second…