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”

Interviewees wanted: Descendants of the Winnipeg General Strike

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 and discussed in this Labour/Le Travail article.

Necessary Idealism: A History of Westgate Mennonite Collegiate

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”