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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...


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...


Feb 22, 2018

New podcast episode! In this week's episode the potential ways Wikipedia can be used in the classroom and other educational settings.  I discuss what skills can be learned from editing Wikipedia and I dive into what support is available to instructors wishing to create Wikipedia focused assignments.

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Jan 4, 2018

New year! New podcast episode! In this episode I talk about establishing goals, setting yourself up for success and some of the problems with recent self-care rhetoric.  I also discuss communities of care and creating supportive spaces within the profession where we can lift each other up.

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Nov 9, 2017

In this episode of Historical Reminiscents Krista McCracken talks about why digitization is not always the answer when thinking about decolonizing archives.

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- "Learning to Listen: Archival Sound Records and Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property" by Allison...