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.
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.
UPDATE: This research is now completed, and I am no longer conducting interviews. Thanks to all for sharing your stories, which are archived at the University of Winnipeg’s Oral History Centre.
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”
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”