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Upcoming Robarts Centre Events

 History of Indigenous Peoples Network Events cancelled for duration of CUPE 3903 strike

March 10: Claire Campbell (History, Bucknell University), "Wilderness, Lost and Found: Fort William, Ontario"

March 11: Anthony Stewart (English, Bucknell University), "Glad We're Not Americans: Ideology and Myth in Canadian Perceptions of Race"

Robarts Goes Pop!
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on Canadian Popular Culture- April 17 – 18, 2015
Program will be available soon

Black Canada Research Cluster hosts Anthony Stewart

Anthony Stewart March 11
Black Canada Research Cluster Event

Anthony Stewart (Department of English, Bucknell University, Pennsylvania)

"Glad We're Not Americans: Ideology and Myth in Canadian Perceptions of Race"

Wednesday March 11, 2015
2:30- 4:30 PM, 135 Vanier College


Claire Campbell at York



Claire Campbell (Department of History, Bucknell University) will speak on "Wilderness, Lost and Found: Fort William, Ontario" on Tuesday March 10 (12:30 - 2:00 PM; Vari Hall 2183).

Everyone welcome

Winter Schedule- History of Indigenous Peoples Network

HIP winter 2015 sched poster-2
Co-organizers Boyd Cothran and Carolyn Podruchny would like to invite you to the Winter schedule of the inaugural season of the History of Indigenous Peoples Network.

The HIP Network, part of the Robarts Centre, brings together junior and senior scholars, undergraduate and graduate students, and independent researchers and is devoted to cultivating a community of scholars working on Indigenous history at York University and throughout southern Ontario.


February 27, 2015: Dr.Victoria Freeman (York University) on First Story (9:30-11:30 AM; 764 Kaneff Tower)

March 6, 2015: Douglas Hunter (doctoral candidate in History at York): on Dighton Rock and the uses of Indigenous antiquity. (9:30-11:30, 749 Knaff Tower)

March 13, 2015: Joseph Genetin-Pilawa, (Assistant Professor of History and Art History at George Mason University) (9-10:30am, 749 Kaneff Tower)

March 20, 2015: Stacy Nation-Knapper(doctoral candidate in History at York) on Spokane memories of the fur trade (9:30-11:30AM, 749 Kaneff Tower)

April 17, 2015: Émilie Pigeon (doctoral candidate in History at York) on religion among Metis bison hunters (9:30 - 11:30AM. 764 Kaneff Tower)

Two Robarts Centre associates appointed to York Research Chairs

Congratulations to Professors Anna Hudson (Visual Arts and Art History, School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design) and Fuyuki Kurasawa (Sociology, LA&PS), who have both been appointed to positions as York Research Chairs.

Prof. Hudson is a member of the Robarts Executive, and is the Principal Investigator on the SSHRC-funded Partnership Grant, Mobiliziing Inuit Cultural Heritage, which is run through the Centre.

Professors Hudson and Kurasawa are both Associates of the Robarts Centre.