Atlantic Canada Studies Seminar Series: Dr. Bonnie Huskins

Faculty, students and staff are invited to attend the fourth presentation in the 2011-2012 Atlantic Canada Studies Seminar Series.

Bonnie Huskins, a history professor at the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University, is the fourth speaker. Her presentation, "Looking at the Loyalists of the American Revolutionary War through a Different Lens: Sociability and Community Formation in Shelburne, Nova Scotia," takes place on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. in Room 28 of Tilley Hall.

Call for Papers: The Journal of New Brunswick Studies/Revue d’études sur le Nouveau-Brunswick

The Journal of New Brunswick Studies/Revue d’études sur le Nouveau-Brunswick invites submissions from the scholarly community for our next issue, and for all subsequent issues.

Articles based on original research from all disciplinary backgrounds are welcome. Articles must either focus on New Brunswick, or consider New Brunswick in a comparative framework, with New Brunswick as the main focus of the comparison.

The deadline for the next issue is 16 March 2012. Scholars wishing to propose special issues focused on particular topics or themes should contact the editor at editor [dot] jnbs [at] stu [dot] ca.

New Issue of the Journal of New Brunswick Studies/Revue d’études sur le Nouveau-Brunswick

Exploring the province’s on-going social and economic balancing act as well as the impact the organized labour movement has had on public policy are the varied and timely subjects of the new issue of the Journal of New Brunswick Studies, a bilingual online journal of multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed research.

Donald Higgins Memorial Lecture: Dr. Ian McKay

Dr. Ian McKay will present the Donald Higgins Memorial Lecture at Saint Mary’s University on Tuesday, December 13 at 7:00 pm, in room 260 of the Sobey Building. All are welcome to attend the lecture and following reception.

The title of the lecture is "Pax Britannica and the White Man’s Burden: Is Canada Re-Embracing the Empire?"

Old Sydney Society lecture: Vanessa Childs Rolls

Vanessa Childs Rolls will speak at the next meeting of the Old Sydney Society on 24 November 2011, 7:30 PM, at the Centre for Heritage and Science (the Lyceum), 225 George St. Sydney.

The title of the talk is: "Forging the Future: the Industrialization of Sydney through Steel."