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Funding Opportunity: Northern Scientific Training Program 2018/19

Northern Scientific Training Program Internal Application Deadline: Friday November 17, 2017 The Northern Scientific Training Program funds undergraduate and graduate thesis research in the natural, physical and social sciences and humanities. Online application form is at https://nstp-pfsn.fluidreview.com/ Background: In 1961, the federal government established the Northern Scientific Training Grants Program to encourage Canadian universities to train […]

Winner of CSN-RÉC Prize for the Best PhD Dissertation in Canadian Studies

The Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies would like to extend a warm congratulations to Brittany Luby for her PhD dissertation, titled Drowned: Anishinabek Economies and Resistance to Hydroelectric Development in the Winnipeg River Drainage Basin, 1873-1975, winning the 2017 Prize for the Best PhD Dissertation in the Canadian Studies. This prize is awarded annually to an outstanding […]

HIP Announcement: From Resistance to “Reconciliation”: Ruminations on Decolonization from a Feminist Metis

On Thursday October 5, 2017, the Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist and Women's Studies and the Centre for Feminist Research presents the Graduate Program's annual lecture. This year's lecture titled 'From Resistance to "Reconciliation": Ruminations on Decolonization from a Feminist Metis' is with Dr. Emma LaRocque. About the Lecture The current trend to conflate "reconciliation" […]

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 […]