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Now available on Apple Podcasts! The first 5 episodes of PRESERVES, the Manitoba Food History Project podcast, are available for you to download. Transcripts and credits for each episode are on our website at http://www.manitobafoodhistory.ca.
Manitoba Food History M.A. Fellowship
Manitoba Food History Project
My latest SSHRC-funded research project is the Manitoba Food History Project. I’m honoured that the Oral History Centre‘s Kimberley Moore and Kent Davies are collaborators on this research. The project’s two key research questions are: “How has food been produced, sold, and consumed in Manitoba?” and “How has this changed over time?” Interested in learningContinue reading “Manitoba Food History Project”
Canadian Social History course, 2017-18
Not Talking Union book launch
Hot off the press! Please join me for the launch of Not Talking Union: An Oral History of North American Mennonites and Labour. The launch will take place at Winnipeg’s McNally Robinson on Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 7 pm. The book examines why the majority of North American Mennonites rejected labour unions in theContinue reading “Not Talking Union book launch”
Manufacturing Mennonites: public lectures and reviews
Manufacturing Mennonites: Work and Religion in Post-War Manitoba has received its first review! Historian James Naylor (Brandon University) reviewed the book for Oral History Forum d’histoire orale, the journal of the Canadian Oral History Association. You can read his review here. I’ll be discussing the book at public lectures in Winnipeg on the following dates:Continue reading “Manufacturing Mennonites: public lectures and reviews”
Celebrating the publication of my first book! The book launch will take place at Winnipeg’s McNally Robinson on Saturday, 27 April 2013 at 2 pm. The book is a history of 3 workplaces – Friesens, Palliser, and Loewen – and discusses the transformation of Mennonite identity in the second half of the 20th century.