Daniel Ross

Historian of the city, politics, and society

Category Archives: Montreal

Une histoire radicale du Canada en images

Over the last year, I’ve worked with Adèle Clapperton-Richard, Catherine Larochelle, and Julia Smith to put together a French-language exhibit of the Remember Resist Redraw project.

October 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Histories of urban knowledge

This year I’ve been part of a team of Montreal-based historians organizing the Écrire l’histoire des savoirs urbains/Histories of urban knowledge conference.

September 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Digital classroom: Vanished urban landscapes

This winter, students in my class on the North American city created a group blog on Montreal’s vanished urban landscapes.

April 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Digital classroom: Making a map of Montréal migration history

This fall, students in my class on the history of immigration created a collaborative map of Montréal’s migration history.

February 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

Vive la vélorution!

Mon article sur le groupe montréalais le Monde à bicyclette est maintenant disponible en libre accès sur Érudit.

February 28, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Heart of the City

On February 23, 2017 I’ll be speaking at McGill University about my research on Yonge Street and the politics of downtown development in Toronto.

February 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Canadian countercultures and the environment

At long last, the Canadian Countercultures and the Environment collection is out!

February 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Die-in: A Short History from the 1960s to Today

When did playing dead become a way of speaking out? In this post, I present a short history of the die-in.

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Toronto vs. Montréal: A Short History

In this post, I look back at nearly two centuries of real (and imagined) rivalry between Canada’s two metropoles.

May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stop the Smut! Citizen Activism and Toronto’s Sin Strip, 1972-1973

This Friday, October 3rd, I’ll be taking part in a panel on vice and citizen activism at a conference in Montréal. The only thing is…I’m in the UK.

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Building Sanctuary

Last month I was asked by the journal BC Studies to review a new book that tells the story of the people who mobilized to help Vietnam war resisters settle and stay in Canada.

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

WIDEN at the University of Toronto

This Thursday I’ll be talking about my research on the history of cycling advocacy in Montreal at the University of Toronto.

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

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