NCPH recap: Day Two, March 17

I'm recapping my NCPH 2016 experience.  I wrote yesterday about my experience on the first day of the conference and the LGBT history workshop.  Day two was filled with sessions, connecting with colleagues, and quality discussions. New Member Welcome Day two started off bright and early at 7:30am with the new members breakfast.  As part … Continue reading NCPH recap: Day Two, March 17

Canada Reads Non-Fiction 2012

Yesterday, the shortlist for CBC's Canada Reads 2012 was announced. This year the contest is focusing exclusively on works of non-fiction and the shortlist includes a couple of history based works. The list includes:The Boy in the Moon by Ian BrownCockeyed by Ryan Knighton  The Game by Ken DrydenLouis Riel by Chester BrownOn a Cold … Continue reading Canada Reads Non-Fiction 2012

Great Lives Podcast

My most recent podcast addiction is to BBC Radio's Great Lives series. Great Lives is hosted by Matthew Parris. The podcast provides biographical looks at notable people. Each episode features Parris and a guest. Each guest nominates someone they deem worthy of the title 'great life' and Parris, an expert witness, and the guest then … Continue reading Great Lives Podcast