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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Soccer, Ontario’s Beautiful Game

April 4, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Eric Bronson.   Eric Bronson, York University Soccer is known as “the beautiful game.” I’ve always believed it. As a coach, I instill it in my team. My faith in the game was never tested. All that changed the day I watched our goalie, my six-year old son, play a critical […]

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Introducing “Conjugal Friendship”

March 20, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Giacomo Sanfilippo.   Father Pavel Florensky Wendy VanderWal-Gritter’s Generous Spaciousness: Responding to Gay Christians in the Church, which I was asked to review for the upcoming issue of the Toronto Journal of Theology (Volume 33, Issue 1), serves an important “pre-theological” purpose. She has written not a work of theology per […]

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An Interview with Nicole St-Onge on oral history and pursuing your interests

March 16, 2017

An interview between Naomi Zurevinski and Nicole St-Onge, author of “He was neither a soldier nor a slave: he was under the control of no man” : Kahnawake Mohawks in the Northwest Fur Trade, 1790-1850, on the importance of oral history and what can happen if you study material you find interesting. To read St-Onge’s […]

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There’s More to Resilience than a Thick Skin

March 14, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Jenny Moffett.   Jenny Moffett “It was in my head as a really, really thick wall and no matter how many times you ram something against it, you would chip away and chip away but it would always fill itself back up.” This is the voice of a first year veterinary […]

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LOOK AFTER YOUR PET . . . . . LOOK AFTER YOUR VET

March 9, 2017

Written by guest blogger, Briony Dawson.   Briony Dawson For those of us that have pets, we all love them greatly. They bring us fun and joy, and make our days happier! Unfortunately, from time to time they become unwell and they must see a vet. We could not be without these skilled individuals, as […]

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