This collaborative syllabus brings together key themes, readings, sources, and questions about the history of migration to and from Canada, offering a resource to educators and students, and historical context for today’s debates.
Since we founded Active History in 2009, it has grown into a big, exciting, and often eclectic project.
Rapport, the blog of the Ontario History and Social Science Teachers Association, interviewed me about my work with ActiveHistory.ca.
An overview of some of the prominent themes and events at the 2016 meeting of the Canadian Historical Association.
I’m delighted to be nominated for Heritage Toronto’s 2015 Short Publication prize.
Seven years in, it’s time to take stock of the Active History project. That’s the spirit behind the New Directions in Active History Conference, taking place next week (October 2-4) in London, ON.
When did playing dead become a way of speaking out? In this post, I present a short history of the die-in.
In this post, I look back at nearly two centuries of real (and imagined) rivalry between Canada’s two metropoles.
In this post, I take a look at Richard III´s extraordinary return to the public eye over the past two years: it’s a story about much more than archaeology and historical inquiry, as it turns out.
In today’s post, I want to talk about how the “feel of the city” has come up in my own research, why it matters, and what one innovative UK project is doing to record and interpret it.
Over the last forty years Toronto has seen a number of bold proposals for a city museum. Recently, the launch of the Museum of Toronto project breathed new life into the cause.
In this post I take a look at a new Toronto pedestrianization initiative–Open Streets–in light of 1970s attempts to make downtown more walkable.
I asked the authors of the new book Secret Service about the researching and writing of their book.