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2016 Barbara Godard Dissertation Prize in Canadian Studies

The Robarts Centre is pleased to announce that the 2016 Godard Prize has been awarded to Brittany Luby (History) for her dissertation “Drowned: Anishinabek Economies and Resistance to Hydroelectric Development in the Winnipeg River Drainage Basin, 1873-1975.” The adjudication committee was compelled by “the rich, textured story Luby’s dissertation told and the depth to which […]

Canada Watch Spring 2017 - Canada: Homeland or Hostile Land?

We are proud to release this year's edition of Canada Watch "Canada: Homeland or Hostile Land?" This year's issue contains amazing works examining state oppression, critiquing Canadian multiculturalism, and analyzing the relationship between the Canadian state and 'outsiders.' The papers in this issue were written by the esteemed presenters from the 2016 Robarts Centre Annual Graduate […]

Are you interested in Research in the Canadian North?

Take advantage of this funding opportunity offered by the Canadian Polar Commission called the Northern Scientific Training Program. It is designed to support students interested in solving the pressing environmental, health, cultural, socio-economic, political, educational, legal, engineering or resource development challenges facing the Arctic and its peoples. York NSTP Poster (PDF) York University internal application […]