Sign up for our new University of Winnipeg field course: The Manitoba Food History Truck! 2 weeks. 3 credit hours. No prerequisites. Registration opens March 2019 — see https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/.
Manitoba Food History M.A. Fellowship
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”
The Oral History Centre Classroom (2B23, Bryce Hall, University of Winnipeg) was transformed into a functioning kitchen over this summer, thanks to an Experiential Learning Fund grant.
Manitoba Mennonites’ ethno-religious identity was transformed in the last half of the 20th century. As a school situated in the heart of the city, Westgate Mennonite Collegiate‘s history offers a unique means of exploring generational and class differences within the Mennonite community. Westgate has been a significant site of contested power and social integration: authoritiesContinue reading “Necessary Idealism: A History of Westgate Mennonite Collegiate”
In fall, I’ll be teaching a new 3rd year course on the History of Food at the University of Winnipeg.
In what I hope to make a regular event at the University of Winnipeg Department of History, honours and graduate students enrolled in my Advanced Studies in Canadian Social History class recently presented brief summaries of their original research in Canadian food history.
University of Winnipeg History Seminar Series, 13 February 2013.