Religion and Popular Culture in the Classroom

July 17, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Michael Nichols. Judging by the looks on their faces, the students were having trouble processing what they were seeing. On the screen, a rotund, green beast with horns – not unlike a cross between “Casper the ghost” and Disney’s “Shrek” – floated before a meditating figure. The clip was from an […]

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The long history of Muskoka cottagers’ dependence on year-round residents

July 12, 2017

Known mostly as a summer retreat for the wealthy, Muskoka’s history reveals the critical importance of permanent dwellers Originally posted on TVO Written by guest blogger, Andrew Watson. When most people in Ontario think of Muskoka, they picture mansion cottages dotting the shoreline of an affluent lakeside play land. Many who spend time in Muskoka […]

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Conjugal Friendship: An Appeal for a Conversation

July 5, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Giacomo Sanfilippo.   SS. Theodore of Tyre and Theodore Stratelates. 14th-century Byzantine icon. From Christopher Walter, The Warrior Saints in Byzantine Art and Tradition (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2003): plate 41, between pp. 144-45. UTP Journals Blog published my “Introducing ‘Conjugal Friendship’” in March. Six weeks later my “Conjugal Friendship” […]

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Researching the Genesis of Children’s Hygiene in Preschools in the 19th and 20th Centuries

June 7, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Ghislain Leroy.   Featured in the latest issue of the Canadian Bulletin for Medical History / Bulletin canadien d’histoire de la médecine… L’enfant-objet de préoccupations hygiéniques : évolution d’une figure de l’enfant dans les textes officiels de l’école maternelle française (19e–20e siècles) Illustration by Ghislain Leroy This article is the result of […]

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An interview with Deborah Gorham on feminism, past and present

April 26, 2017

An interview between Naomi Zurevinski and Deborah Gorham, author of “Liberty and Love? Dora Black Russell and Marriage,” on early feminists and the challenges of being a woman in academia. To read more about Gorham’s work for her article in the CJH/ACH, click here. Gorham’s article appeared in the Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d’histoire […]

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An interview with Deborah Gorham on Dora Black Russell and the play, Yours, Unfaithfully

April 21, 2017

An interview between Naomi Zurevinski and Deborah Gorham, author of “Liberty and Love? Dora Black Russell and Marriage,” on her experiences working in the archives with Russell’s letters, and the play Yours, Unfaithfully, which was inspired by the Russell marriage. Gorham’s article appeared in the Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d’histoire in 2011, and is […]

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Remembering a Rubber: Sexual Self-Restraint, Motivational State, Self-Control, and Sexual Arousal

April 20, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Shayna Skakoon-Sparling.   Shayna Skakoon-Sparling Young Canadian adults know that using a condom is the best way to protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections (STIs) like syphilis, chlamydia, or HIV. Yet, many struggle to consistently use a condom when they have sex. There are many factors that can influence an individual’s […]

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Kendrick Lamar’s Prophetic Hope

April 18, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Matthew Linder. @kdotscholar   What Kendrick’s Music Tells Us About Paul Tillich’s Theology… When I presented a paper, as part of a panel exploring how Paul Tillich’s The Courage to Be can help interpret Kendrick Lamar’s music at the 2016 American Academy of Religion Conference, Dr. Stephen G. Ray, Professor of […]

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An interview with Amy Bell on the history of emotions and using literature as a historical source

April 12, 2017

An interview between Naomi Zurevinski and Amy Bell, author of “Women’s Politics, Poetry, and the Feminist Historiography of the Great War,” on work on the history of emotions and her experience using literature as a historical source. To read more about Bell’s past work on the Great War and feminist writers in Britain at the […]

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An interview with Amy Bell on feminist writers in Britain and the Great War

April 7, 2017

An interview between Naomi Zurevinski and Amy Bell, author of “Women’s Politics, Poetry, and the Feminist Historiography of the Great War,” on her historical work on the Great War and feminist writers in Britain at the time. Bell’s article appeared in the Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes in 2007, and is available here to read […]

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