Congratulations to Robarts Centre Associates on their recent prizes awarded at the Canadian Historical Association annual meeting in Victoria on 4 June 2013:
Prof. William Wicken (History, LA&PS) won the prestigious Sir John A Macdonald Prize for the best book in Canadian history for The Colonization of Mi'kmaw Memory and History, 1794-1928: The King v. Gabriel Sylliboy (University of Toronto Press, 2012). Prof. Wicken also won the Clio Prize for meritorious publication related to the regional history of Atlantic Canada.
Professor Shelley Gavigan (Osgoode) received an Honorable Mention for the Sir John A Macdonald Prize for Hunger, Horses and Government Men: Criminal Law on the Aboriginal Plains, 1870-1905 (UBC Press, 2012). She also won the Clio Prize for meritorious publication related to the regional history of the Prairie Provinces. Professor Gavigan is a member of the Executive of the Robarts Centre.
Former Robarts Centre Research Associate and York PhD student in History, Professor Ian Milligan (History, University of Waterloo), won the prize for the best article published in the Journal of the Canadian Historical Association in 2012 for "Mining the 'Internet Graveyard': Rethinking the Historians' Toolkit."
Congratulations to all the winners!