There is less than a week left to submit papers to the New Directions in Active History conference. The conference will be held October 2-4, 2015 at Huron University College in London, Ontario more details about the conference and the CFP are below: The term “active history” carries with it a diverse range of meanings. … Continue reading New Directions in Active History: Institutions, Communication, and Technologies
My most recent post, "Patchwork of Care: Midwifery in Canada" can be seen over at the Active History site. The post looks at the history and regulation of midwives in Canada and the current differences in access to midwife care across the country.
During the month of December I am participating in #reverb14 as a means of getting my writing habits back on track. I will be altering the prompts as needed to fit within the scope of this blog. Today's prompt: The Plank: It has been said that you must learn to take care of yourself before … Continue reading Volunteering and Service Projects
My latest post, "Bringing the Legacy of Residential Schools into the Classroom" can be seen over on Active History. The post focuses on resources that can help teachers integrate residential schools into their lessons. I look a handful of education tools which can be accessed digitally and are good starting points for teaching the history … Continue reading Bringing the Legacy of Residential Schools into the Classroom
My most recent post, "Community Driven: Thirty Years of Science North" can be seen over on Activehistory.ca. The post looks at the history of Science North, its connection to Northern Ontario and the community roots of the organization.
My latest post, Community Engagement in Commemoration, can be seen over on the Active History site. The post discusses my recent involvement in Walking With Our Sisters project and the role communities can play in commemoration and memorial.
My most recent post, Digital Libraries and National Digitization Programmes, can be seen over on ActiveHistory.ca. The post looks at digitization initiatives in the United States, Norway, and the United Kingdom in comparison to recent efforts by Library and Archives Canada to begin a large scale digitization project.
My most recent post, "Archival Digitization and The Struggle to Create Useful Digital Reproductions" can be seen over on the Activehistory.ca site. The post focuses on the way that digitization has changed traditional archival research, common problems with digital archival surrogates, and efforts archives are making to improve digitization.
Approximately 653,000 Canadian's are curlers and many more have connections to the sport. My most recent Activehistory.ca post looks at the history of curling in Canada, the community driven nature of curling, and curling's impact on Canadian identity.
I have a new post over on Activehistory.ca, "Sudbury: The Journey from Moonscape to Sustainably Green." The post looks at the impact of mining on the environmental landscape in Sudbury and the ongoing efforts to repair the industrial damage to the land.