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Historical Reminiscents

Jun 20, 2018

Last week I participated in the Manitoulin Island Summer Historical Institute (MISHI), a week grounded in cultural and land based learning practice.  Throughout the week I was struck by how the practice of slow scholarship and taking time to deeply engage with reflection can be used within historical thinking.  In this...


Jun 7, 2018

While attending the Canadian Historical Association annual meeting in Regina I attended a meetup for the Secret Feminist Agenda podcast.  Part of this meetup included a launch of the open peer review of the podcast.  This experience got me thinking about the scholarship behind podcasting.  Can podcasts count as academic...


May 23, 2018

Representation matters.  Seeing people like yourself within your profession, in leadership roles, and succeeding in their work can make a huge impact on the careers of new and emerging professionals. In today's episode I talk about the lack of diversity within public history, archives, and the heritage field more...


May 10, 2018

It is finally warm here! And flowers are starting to grow! As Spring rolls around I've been getting the urge to start Spring cleaning.  What does Spring cleaning mean for folks working in academia and public history? How do you set yourself for success in the coming season?  In this episode I chat about shaking...


May 3, 2018

I use Twitter a lot and believe it can be a fantastic resource of Canadian historians and public history practitioners.  In this episode I discuss how to get the most of Twitter, the potential of Twitter for community building, and the conference applications of twitter.

I would love to hear about your experience using...