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Historical Reminiscents

Jan 10, 2019

Welcome back to season two of the Historical Reminiscents podcast.  In this episode, I talk about safe spaces, braver spaces, and building welcoming physical and digital spaces for dialogue. I also introduce the new Rapid Reads segment to the podcast.

I would love to hear your thoughts on the terms brave space and safe...


Nov 27, 2018

The Historical Reminiscents podcast is celebrating its one year anniversary! Given the occasion I thought it would be a great idea to talk about celebrating milestones in your work.  In this episode, I talk about honouring milestones of all sizes and making space for celebration.  I also talk about what I've...


Nov 15, 2018

Your team has completed a fantastic project and you're considering submitting it for an award but are unsure of how to do so.  In this episode I talk about award nominations, building a project portfolio to support a nomination, and how to build compelling award narratives.

I would love to hear your suggestions for...


Oct 31, 2018

Meetings and committees are part of professional life, more so if you happen to be spending your time inside academia. Despite the role meetings play in professional settings very few public history programs or history graduate training contains information on how to run an effective meeting, building agendas, and...


Oct 18, 2018

Last week I spent time with undergraduate students from Huron University College's history program.  As part of the "Documenting early residential schools" a SSHRC Partnership Engage project between Huron University College, the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, and the Woodland Cultural Centre students were able to...