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”
Not Talking Union: An Oral History of North American Mennonites and Labour is the title of my forthcoming book from McGill-Queen’s University Press.
UPDATE: Audio recordings of the five presentations at this event are available online: Andrea Guimond on poverty and diet; Daniel Pastuck on miso and soy; Madison Connolly on wine and Canadian identity; Emily Nikkel on hog farming in Manitoba; and Aisha Entz on the decline of First Nations peoples since European contact. You’re invited toContinue reading “Canadian Food History Symposium 2015”
In fall, I’ll be teaching a new 3rd year course on the History of Food at the University of Winnipeg.
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”
UPDATE: This research is now completed, and I am no longer conducting interviews. Thanks to all for sharing your stories! My book, Snacks: A Canadian Food History, is available from University of Manitoba Press.
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.
University of Winnipeg History Seminar Series, 13 February 2013.
UPDATE: This research is now completed, and I am no longer conducting interviews. Thanks to all for sharing your stories! My book, Snacks: A Canadian Food History, is now available from University of Manitoba Press.
PROJECT: “Snack Foods: A Canadian Social History, 1945-2010.”