Category: Publics and Social Justice
The Chancellors’ Challenge: An Introduction

The Chancellors’ Challenge: An Introduction

The Chancellors’ Challenge is an innovative cross-listed North American Studies and Political Science course run in cooperation with the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada and the Laurier Library. Senior undergraduate students engaged in collaborative,...

Chancellors’ Challenge: The Green Transition

Chancellors’ Challenge: The Green Transition

The Chancellors’ Challenge is an innovative cross-listed North American Studies and Political Science course run in cooperation with the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada and the Laurier Library. Senior undergraduate students engaged in collaborative,...

Dibaajimowin, Stories from this Land

Dibaajimowin, Stories from this Land

The main exhibition space for Dibaajimowin, showing the digital projections taken from Dewdney’s murals and repurposed to tell other stories of Indigenous resiliency and continuities in the Waterloo region. Curator Emma Rain Smith (L) and artist Alanah Jewell (R) are...

A Reading Week Trip to Michigan State University

A Reading Week Trip to Michigan State University

Laurier students pose by a mural in Flint, Michigan during a city tour, part of their visit to Michigan State University's East Lansing and Flint campuses. The mural depicts (from left) the Rev. Ralph Abernathy, James Forman, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the Rev....

Mapping the Cold War

Mapping the Cold War

This past August, The Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum, hosted the SSHRC funded symposium “Mapping the Cold War: The Spatialization of Preparedness,” in collaboration with The Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada (LCSC). This interdisciplinary workshop brought...

Introducing the Copp Scholars Program!

Introducing the Copp Scholars Program!

One of the flagship initiatives of the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada is the Copp Scholars Program. Named after one of its founding directors—Terry Copp—and in the spirit of his commitment to cultivating research and learning opportunities for his students,...

Ring Around the Maple

Ring Around the Maple

Settler Childhoods in English Canada, 1850 to 1975 By Cynthia Comacchio Children play on the streets in “The Ward,” a predominantly immigrant working-class neighbourhood in downtown Toronto, 1911 [City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 8029] My current project,...