The Brass Rail, for decades one of the most visible sexual entertainment venues on downtown Yonge Street, is finally closing its doors. I was interviewed on the subject by Oliver Moore of the Globe and Mail.
I’m delighted to see the special issue of the Urban History Review that I co-edited with Matthieu Caron finally in print! The theme is “bad behaviours and disorderly public spaces.”
East end and west end. What is behind local identities in Toronto today? I was interviewed on the subject by the Toronto Star.
I’m delighted to be organizing an urban history conference around the theme of Histories of Urban Knowledge.
The Active History project was profiled today in University Affairs magazine, in English and in French.
C’est avec grand plaisir que j’annonce mon installation à Montréal, où je fais désormais partie du Département d’histoire à l’Université du Québec à Montréal.
Today I’m featured in an article on the CBC exploring the impact of the ’77 shoeshine boy murder on Toronto.
Thrilled to announce that my PhD defence at York University was a great success. The end of a long journey, and the start of new, exciting things.
I’m excited to announce that I will defend my PhD thesis at York University on March 2, 2017.
This fall, the view from my window looks a bit different. Until December, I’ll be an Honorary Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Urban History in Leicester, UK.
I’m giving a talk at the Deer Park public library next Wednesday evening about my research on Yonge Street’s 1970s “Sin Strip.”
This morning the Fall 2012 issue of Historical Studies in Education/La Revue d’histoire de l’éducation went online.