What do sidewalks and street pavements tell us about the historical city? Quite a bit, it turns out. I recently reviewed Phillip Gordon Mackintosh’s Newspaper City (UTP, 2017) for Historical Geography.
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.
The 1977 murder of shoeshine boy Emanuel Jaques continues to draw attention forty years later. I discussed the event and its impact on the city with the Globe & Mail.
Today I’m featured in an article on the CBC exploring the impact of the ’77 shoeshine boy murder on Toronto.
On June 22, I’m taking part in a roundtable discussion of the summer of 1977 in Toronto, and the impact a tragic murder had on politics, policing, and the future of downtown.
Rapport, the blog of the Ontario History and Social Science Teachers Association, interviewed me about my work with ActiveHistory.ca.
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.
Mon article sur le groupe montréalais le Monde à bicyclette est maintenant disponible en libre accès sur Érudit.
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.
I’m excited to announce that I will defend my PhD thesis at York University on March 2, 2017.
CBC News kindly gave me ten seconds of fame today, with an interview on the use of heritage planning to slow redevelopment in downtown Toronto.
I spent this weekend in Chicago, at the 2016 meeting of the Urban History Association.