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Upcoming Events:

► Jeudis d'histoire: April 3rd, John Walsh (Carleton), McGill, ""Mapping Space and Imagining Place: Surveying, Surveyors, and the Production of Geographical Knowledges in Mid-Victorian Canada"

Winter 2014 Speakers' Series

Lectures will begin at 5pm, at the following locations

McGill University
Ferrier Building, 840, avenue du Dr. Penfield, 230 (Beaverbrook Hall)
room 230 (Beaverbrook)

February 6th: UQAM, Pavillon Hubert-Aquin, room A-6290

March 6th: UQAM, Pavillon  De-Sève, room DS-8310 

► Jeudis d'histoire: February 6th, Lara Campbell (Simon Fraser University), UQAM,"Heroes, Cowards, Cop-outs: Masculinity and the Gender Politics of American Draft Dodgers during the Vietnam War." 

► Jeudis d'histoire: February 20th,  Jacinthe Archambault (UQAM), McGill, "Regards photographiques et construction de l’image touristique : Anne Kew et Lida Moser autour de la péninsule gaspésienne (1950 et 1952)."

► Jeudis d'histoire: March 6th, Dominic Hardy (UQAM), UQAM, "‘“En voilà encore de bonnes!”: caricature et politique entre Montréal et Québec au début du XIXe siècle."

► Jeudis d'histoire: March 20th, Colin Grittner (McGill), McGill, "Assessment, Assumptions, and Assault: Municipal Enfranchisement in Nineteenth-Century Canada."

► Jeudis d'histoire: April 3rd, John Walsh (Carleton), McGill, ""Mapping Space and Imagining Place: Surveying, Surveyors, and the Production of Geographical Knowledges in Mid-Victorian Canada"

JANUARY 2013 

► Prize: Jarrett Rudy was awarded the 2012 Canadian Historical Review Prize for his article, "Do You Have the Time? Modernity, Democracy, and the Beginnings of the Daylight Saving Time in Montreal, 1907-1928" (93.4) 

NOVEMBER 2012 

► Book Launch: Magda Fahrni and Sylvie Taschereau are two of the authors involved in the new two-volume l'Histoire de Montréal et sa région, edited by Dany Fougères (Presses de l'Université Laval, 2012). http://www.ucs.inrs.ca/actualites/une-histoire-en-mouvement-et-d-ouverture

OCTOBER 2012 

► Prize: Bettina Bradbury was awarded the Prix Lionel Groulx – Fondation Yves-Saint Germain from the l’Institut d'histoire de l'Amérique française (IHAF) for her book Wife to Widow. Lives, Laws and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Montreal. (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2011). 

MAY 2012

► Prize: Bettina Bradbury was awarded the Clio Prize –Quebec from the Canadian Historical Association for her book Wife to Widow. Lives, Laws and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Montreal. (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2011). 

  Book: new release: Magda Fahrni and Esyllt W. Jones, eds.: Epidemic Encounters: Influenza, Society, and Culture in Canada, 1918-20 (University of British Columbia Press).  

MARCH 2012

► Jeudis d'histoire: Jarett Henderson (Mount Royal University) The Worst-Used Man in the Queen's Dominions": Lord Durham, Imperial "Interference", and the Limits of Conditional Loyalty in Lower Canada

► Jeudis d'histoire: Mark Latham (Postdoctoral Fellow, Leicester/McGill) The most unparalleled scene of detestable corruption and mal-administration: "Rethinking corruption in 18th-century urban Britain.

► Muffins & Methodology: Dr. Jessica Van Horssen (McGill University) Going Graphic: New Methods of Research Dissemination and Public Engagement through Graphic Novels

► Jeudis d'histoire: Aline Charles (Université Laval) Grandir et vieillir au travail: âge et genre en débat dans le Québec du XXe siècle.

► Jeudis d'histoire: Sonya Roy (McGill University): "We'd rather die than go to the Meurling": les chômeurs célibataires et le système d'assistance à Montréal pendant les années 30

FEBRUARY 2012

►Jeudis d'histoire: Christabelle Sethna (Université d 'Ottawa) The Mounty Bounty: Archive Fever and the RCMP

►Talk: Didier Nourrisson (IUFM/ Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France): Histoire de la publicité: un aller-retour franco-américain. Presented by the Montreal History Group and the Chaire de Recherche du Canada sur le pluralisme en santé

► Talk: Jeudis d’histoire : Laurent Turcot (UQTR) : Civilité et politeness : la construction sociale des comportements en ville (16e-18e)

NOVEMBER 2011

Book: new release: Andrée Lévesque: Chroniques d'Eva Circé-Cote lumière sur la société québécoise 1900-1942.(Éditions du Remue-ménage)

SEPTEMBER 2011

► Book: new release : Sean MillsContester l'empire - Pensée postcoloniale et militantisme. (Les Éditions Hurtubise). French translation of The Empire Within Postcolonial Thought and Political Activism in Sixties Montreal. (McGill-Queen's University Press)

JULLY 2011

► Book, new release: Bettina Bradbury: Wife to Widow. Lives, Laws, and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Montreal. (UBC Press)

MAY 2011

► Prize: Andrée Lévesque was awarded the 2011 Clio Prize - Québec from the Canadian Historical Association for her book Éva Circé-Côté, libre-penseuse, 1871-1949, Montreal, Editions remue-ménage, 2010

► Prize: Maude-Emmanuelle Lambert was awarded the 2011 Hilda Neatby Prize - French Article from the Canadian Historical Association for her article « Québécoises et Ontariennes en voiture! L’expérience culturelle et spatiale de l’automobile au féminin (1910-1945) », Revue d’histoire de l’Amérique française, 63, 2-3 (automne 2009 – hiver 2010), p. 305-330.

► Prize: Sean Mills: received Honourable mention from the Canadian Historical Association ( Sir John A. Macdonald Prize) for his book The Empire Within: Postcolonial Thought and Political Activism in Sixties. Montreal, McGill-Queen's, 2010.

► May Day Conference: May 5-6, 2011

Empire, Gender and the Culture of Difference
Thomson House, McGill University, 3650, McTavish Street
Empire, Gender and the Culture of Difference

APRIL 2011

► Jeudis d'histoire: April, 7 (McGill University) Michel Ducharme (University of British Columbia) Être ou ne pas être libre: les débats entourant le concept de liberté au Canada (1776-1838).

MARCH 2011

► Jeudis d'histoire: March, 17 (Université de Montréal)
Mary-Ellen Kelm (Simon Fraser University):
Performance in a (Post) Colonial Space: Rodeo as 'Contact Zone', 'Third Space', or 'Middle Ground'

FEBRUARY 2011

► Talk: Magda Farhni et Sylvie Taschereau gave a talk: "Réflexions sur… les périodes troubles de la Grande Crise et de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale dans la région montréalaise", Grande Bibliothèque, February, 22, 7:30 p.m., auditorium de la Grande Bibliothèque.

► Conference: Sean Mills gave a keynote lecture entitled : "Canada, Québec, and Global Decolonization" Rethinking Post/Colonialism, at the 32nd Annual Conference of the GKS, Grainau, Germany, 26 February 2011.

► Conference: Sean Mills gave a paper entitled "City, Nation, and Empire: The Urban Texture of 1960s Montreal" as part of the City Talks distinguished speaker series, at the University of Victoria on February 17th, 2011.

► Jeudis d'histoire: March, 17 (Université de Montréal)
Sonia Cancian (Concordia University/Université de Montréal):
"Families and Lovers Correspond in Postwar Italy and Canada: A New Reading of the Immigrant Letter."

► Talk: Jeudis d'histoire: February 3, 2011
Beatrice Craig (Université d'Ottawa):
Histoires de marchés. Du producteur à la consommatrice.

► Prize: Bettina Bradbury was awarded the "Faculty of Graduate Studies Teaching Award" for the extraordinary vision, skill, commitment, and generosity that she has demonstrated in graduate teaching, supervision, and pedagogical development".

JANUARY 2011

► Talk: Jeudis d'histoire: January 20, 2011
Don Nerbas (McGill University)
Sir Edward Beatty and the Politics of St. James Street, 1918-1943.

NOVEMBER 2010

► Prize: Sean Mills was awarded the Quebec Writers Federation First Book Prize for his book entitled: The Empire Within: Postcolonial Thought and Political Activism in Sixties. Montreal, McGill-Queen's, 2010.

► Conference: Amélie Bourbeau gave a paper entitled "Religion et profession: les réseaux nord-américains de travailleurs sociaux catholiques montréalais, 1930-1970" at the 17th Biennial Conference of the American Council for Québec Studies, held in Burlington on November 4-7, 2010.

OCTOBER 2010

► Prize: Mary Anne Poutanen and Rod MacLeod were awarded the 2010 Founders' Award by the Canadian History of Education Association, for their article entitled "Proper Objects of this Institution: Working Families, Children and the British and Canadian School in Nineteenth Century Montreal" (Historical Studies in Education 20:2 (Fall 2008)). The prize is awarded for the best article on the history of education in Canada.

► Prize: Karine Hébert was awarded the 2010 Founders' Award by the Canadian History of Education Association, for her book entitled Impatient d'être soi-même. Les étudiants montréalais, 1895-1960 (Presses de l'Université du Québec, 2008). The prize is awarded for the best book on the history of education in Canada.

► Conference: Brian Gettler and Sonya Roy gave papers at the 63rd Congrès de l'Institut d'histoire de l'Amérique française, to be held in Ottawa on October 21-23, 2010.

► Conference: Sean Mills will give the keynote address at the 'Just watch me!' 40th Anniversary of the October Crisis conference, to be held at Carleton University on October 15th, 2010. His address is entitled "Memory, Narrative, and October 1970."

SEPTEMBER 2010

► Conference: Amélie Bourbeau gave a paper entitled "Transmission enrayée? Les catholiques et la sécularisation de l'assistance privée, 1930-1970" at the 77th congrès de la Société canadienne d'histoire de l'Église catholique, held in Montreal on September 24-25, 2010.

JUNE 2010

► Prize: Amélie Boubeau was awarded the John Bullen prize attributed by the Canadian Historical Association. The prize honours an outstanding Ph.D. thesis on a historical topic submitted in a Canadian university.

► Prize: Brian Young was awarded the Governor General's International Award for Canadian Studies. This is the most prestigious award granted to a scholar who has made an outstanding contribution to scholarship and the development of Canadian Studies internationally.

► Book Launch: Andrée Lévesque, Éva Circé-Côté. Libre penseuse 1871-1949 (Montreal: Les Éditions du remue-ménage, 2010) will be launched Thuesday June 1st at 5:00 pm at La Maison Parent-Roback, 110, Sainte-Thérèse street, room 105, Montreal

MAY 2010

► Book Launch: Sean Mills, The Empire Within. Postcolonial Thought and Political Activism in Sixties Montreal (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2010) will be launched Monday May 31st at 3:30pm at Concordia School of Community and Public Affairs, 2149 MacKay Street, Montreal.

APRIL 2010

► Book Launch: Sean Mills, The Empire Within. Postcolonial Thought and Political Activism in Sixties Montreal (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2010) will be launched Thursday April 29th at 6:30pm at Paragraph Bookstore, 2220 McGill College avenue Montreal.

► Talk: Jeudi d'histoire, April 8th (McGill University): Catherine Carstairs (University of Guelph): Pollution or Progress? Fluoridation Debates in Montreal.The conference begins at 5 p.m. in room 230 Ferrier Building

MARCH 2010

► Talk: Jeudi d'histoire, March 18th (Université de Montréal): Dan Horner (York University): Taking to the Streets: Some Reflections on Crowds, Public Space and Politics in Mid-Nineteenth Century Montreal.

► Seminar: March 19th, 12:00, Ferrier, room 327. Daniel Rueck (Université McGill): "I do not know the boundaries of this land, but I know the land which I worked": Method and mystery in 19th-century Kahnawake land practices.

► Talk: Jeudi d'histoire, March 4th (Université de Montréal): Julien Goyette (Université du Québec à Rimouski): Le pays en récits. La construction narrative de l’histoire du Québec, XVIIe-XXIe siècles.

FEBRUARY 2010

► Publication: Karine Hébert "Entre famille et production ménagère. Le travail domestique des femmes au Québec (1850-1950)", Le Mouton noir 15, 4: 6

►Book review: Nicolas Kenny (Simon Fraser University)
Dennis, Richard. Cities in Modernity: Representations and Productions of Metropolitan Space, 1840-1930. (February, 2010) H-Urban, H-NetReviews.

► Talk: Jeudi d'histoire, February 18th (McGill University): Louise Bienvenue (Université de Sherbrooke), Traiter la délinquance juvénile autrement : l’expérience rééducative de Boscoville (1941-1970). The conference begins at 5pm in the Ferrier Building, room 230.

► Seminar: Muffins & Methodology, February 5th, 12:00, Beaverbrook Room (Ferrier, 230). Tom Hulme (Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester): Researching Citizenship: Sources, Methods and Problems.

► Talk: Jeudi d'histoire, 4 February (Université de Montréal): Tom Hulme (Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester), “Fit for Democracy”: Civic Festivals and the Production of the Citizen in 1920s Chicago and Manchester. The conference begins at 5pm in room C-6121, pavillon Lionel-Groulx.

► Talk: Karine Hébert will give the keynote address at the 10th International Student Colloquium organized by ARTEFACT at Université Laval on February 3rd. She will also paricipate in a roundtable on February 2nd on "Regards sur l'engagement étudiant".

► Visitor: The Montreal History Group welcomes Tom Hulme, Ph.D. candidate at the University of Leicester, from February 1st to 5th.

JANUARY 2010

► Talk: Jeudi d'histoire, 21 January (McGill University): Catherine Bertho-Lavenir (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III/McGill University), "Une éducation à la modernité : les récits de voyage en Europe d’Anne-Marie Palardy, 1909-1914." The conference begins at 5pm in the Ferrier Building, room 230.

► Visitor: The Montreal History Group welcomes Catherine Bertho-Lavenir (Sorbonne nouvelle-Paris 3). Professor Bertho-Lavenir is a visiting scholar in the History Department at McGill University and will participate in some of the Group's activities. For more information, click here.

Winter 2010. Talk: The complete schedule for the 2010 Jeudis d'histoire can be found here.

DECEMBER 2009

► Publication: Denyse Baillargeon. "Éduquer les enfants, discipliner les parents: les rapports famille-école à Montréal, 1910-1960." in Historical Studies in Education/Revue d'histoire de l'éducation 21,2 (Fall 2009).

► Publication: Mona Gleason, Tamara Myers, Leslie Paris, and Veronica Strong-Boag, eds. Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth-Century Canada and the United States (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2009). The book includes contributions from Denyse Baillargeon and Tamara Myers.

● Talk: Brian Gettler will give a talk on money-use among the Amerindians of Quebec and Ontario during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as a part of the Indigenous Studies Seminar Series at McGill University. The talk will take place 3 December at 5:30pm in Ferrier 230 (840 Dr. Penfield). kate [dot] muller [at] yahoo [dot] ca (Information)

NOVEMBER 2009

● Publication: Mary Anne Poutanen, Sherry Olson, Raphael Fischler and Kevin Schwartzman. "Tuberculosis in Town: Mobility of Patients in Montreal, 1925-1950." Histoire sociale/Social History 42,83 (May 2009): 69-106.

● Talk: Donald Fyson will give a talk entitled "La Conquête et les élites canadiennes: mythes et réalités" at the Chapelle du Musée de l'Amérique française, 10 November at 5:30pm. Information

● New Member: The Montreal History Group welcomes its newest member, Brian Gettler. Brian is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of history at the Université du Québec à Montréal. His research focuses on the economic and social history of Aboriginal peoples in Québec and Ontario. Brian Gettler

OCTOBER 2009

● Conference: Andrée Lévesque, Bettina Bradbury, Sylvie Taschereau and Denyse Baillargeon will give papers at the Mais qui sont les Montréalaises? conference. This conference is part of the Women's History Month and will take place on 24 October from 9:30am to 4pm at 1550 Metcalfe, 14th Floor, Montreal. cdeschenes [at] ville [dot] montreal [dot] qc [dot] ca (Information) and Programme.

● Publication: Donald Fyson. "The Trials and Tribulations of Riot Prosecutions: Collective Violence, State Authority and Criminal Justice in Quebec, 1841-1892." in Canadian State Trials, Volume III, ed. Susan Binnie and Barry Wright (Toronto: Osgoode Society / University of Toronto Press, 2009).

● Visitor: Ciaran Toal, Ph.D. candidate (Queen’s University, Belfast) is a visitor to the Montreal History Group from 12 to 24 October, to pursue research about the British Association for the Advancement of Science meeting of 1884, which was held in Montreal. This research is part of a larger comparative project with Cork entitled Space and Spectacle: Science and Religion at the British Association. ctoal08 [at] qub [dot] ac [dot] uk (Ciaran Toal)

● Book Launch: Sean Mills et al, eds. New World Coming: The Sixties and the Shaping of Global Consciousness (Toronto: Between the Lines, 2009) will be launched Friday September 18th at 5:00pm at The Artel, 205 Sydenham St., Kingston, and Friday October 2nd at 5:00pm at Touski Café, 2361 rue Ontario Est, Montréal. For more information: Between the Lines (416-535-9914).

● Talk: Sean Mills, "Repenser les années 60 au Québec," CEFAN (Université Laval), 1 October.

SEPTEMBER 2009

● Publication: Denyse Baillargeon. "La médicalisation de la maternité au Québec, 1910-1970 : autour de la notion de risque." in Une démographie au féminin. Risques et opportunités dans le parcours de vie, ed. Michel Oris et al. (Brussels: Peter Lang, 2009).

● Prize: Nicolas Kenny was awarded the prize for the best Ph. D. dissertation in the humanities and social sciences category by the Université de Montréal for the academic year 2008-09 on September 29th.

AUGUST 2009

● Conference: "Histoire et idées du patrimoine, de la régionalisation à la mondialisation - 5e Rencontre internationale des jeunes chercheurs en patrimoine" (Rimouski, 27-29 August 2009), organized by Karine Hébert and Julien Goyette. Info: karine_hebert [at] uqar [dot] ca (Karine Hébert)

● Publication: Nicolas Kenny. "From Body and Home to Nation and World: The Varying Scales of Transnational Urbanism in Montreal and Brussels at the turn of the 20th century." Urban History 36,2 (August 2009), 223-42.

JULY 2009

● Publication: Denyse Baillargeon. "La médicalisation de la maternité au Québec comme enjeu de pouvoir(1910-1970)." in Pourvoir médical et santé totalitaire : conséquences socio-anthropologiques et éthiques, ed. Hachimi Sanni Yaya (Québec: Presses de l’université Laval, 2009): 177-203

● Publication: Denyse Baillargeon. Babies for the Nation: The Medicalization of Motherhood in Quebec, 1910-1970. (Trans. W. Donald Wilson; Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2009).

JUNE 2009

● Publication: Karen Dubinsky, Catherine Krull, Susan Lord, Sean Mills, and Scott Rutherford, eds. New World Coming: The Sixties and the Shaping of Global Consciousness (Toronto: Between the Lines, 2009).

● Publication: Magda Fahrni. "Reflections on the Place of Quebec in Historical Writing on Canada." in Contesting Clio’s Craft: New Directions and Debates in Canadian History. ed. Christopher Dummitt and Michael Dawson (London: Institute for the Study of the Americas, 2009): 1-20.

● Prize: Sean Mills was awarded the 2009 John Bullen Prize by the Canadian Historical Association and the Eugene Forsey Prize in Canadian and Working-Class History for his Ph.D. thesis, "The Empire Within: Montreal, the Sixties, and the Forging of a Radical Imagination, 1963-1972" (Queen's University, 2007).

MAY 2009

● Publication: Donald Fyson. "Domination et adaptation : les élites européennes au Québec, 1760-1841." in Servir outre-Mer : Les élites européennes dans les colonies, ed. Claire Laux et al (Berne: Peter Lang, 2009): p. 167-196.

● Publication: Tamara Myers. “Women and Kids in the Court: Feminist History and Anthony Platt’s The Child Savers.” in Anthony Platt, The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutger’s University Press, 2009), 213-224. Expanded 40th anniversary edition.

● Publication: Andrée Lévesque. "Éva Circé-Côté, journaliste montréalaise au-delà de la singularité." in Interrelations femmes-médias dans l'Amérique française, ed. Josette Brun (Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval, 2009): 105-127.

● Publication: Mary Anne Poutanen and Annmarie Adams. "Architecture, Religion and Tuberculosis in Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec." Scientia Canadensis 32,1 (2009): 1-19.

APRIL 2009

● Publication: Jean-François Constant and Michel Ducharme, eds. Liberalism and Hegemony: Debating the Canadian Liberal Revolution (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009).

● Publication: Donald Fyson. "The Legal Profession and Penal Justice in Quebec City, 1856-1965: From Modernity to Anti-Modernity." in The Promise and Perils of Law: Lawyers in Canadian History, ed. Constance Backhouse and Wesley Pue (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2009): 141-157.

● Grant: Donald Fyson, Tamara Myers and Mary Anne Poutanen were awarded a SSHRC standard research grant (2009-2012) for their project entitled "Criminal Justice and Gendered Bodies in Quebec City and Montreal, from the 1840s to the 1930s".

JANUARY 2009

● Publication: Andrée Lévesque. "Les Midinettes de 1937 : culture ouvrière, culture de genre, culture ethnique." in 1937 : Un tournant culturel, ed. Yvan Lamonde and Denis Saint-Jacques (Québec: Les Presses de l’Université Laval, 2009): 71-88.

● Publication: Tamara Myers. "Sex, Gender, and the History of the Adolescent Body: 30 Years After 'The Crime of Precocious Sexuality.'" Journal of the History of Children and Youth 2,1 (January 2009): 95-102.

● Conference: Jeudis d'histoire 2009 lecture series begins.
Click here for the current schedule.

JUNE 2008

● Prize: Tamara Myers was awarded the 2008 Prize for the best article in the History of Sexuality from the Canadian Committee on the History of Sexuality for "Embodying Delinquency: Boys' Bodies, Sexuality, and Juvenile Justice History in Early-Twentieth-Century Quebec" at the annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association

● Prize: Sean Mills was awarded the Governor General's Gold Medal at Queen's Univeristy in June 2008. The medal is awarded to the student at the university who achieves the highest academic standing at the graduate level.

● Prize: Congratulations again to Tamara Myers for winning the Marion Dewar Prize in Women's History. The Committee was "impressed by [Myers] extensive exploration of the intersection of gender, sexuality, and juvenile delinquency and, more particularly that [she] looked at it from the perspective of the 'delinquent' juveniles, their parents, and the state."

MAY 2008

● Grant: "La modernité à Montréal, 1790-1970: autorités et vulnérabilités"
Soutien aux équipes de recherche, Fonds Québecois de la recherche sur la société et culture

● Publication: Magda Fahrni and Robert Rutherdale, eds. Creating Postwar Canada: Community, Diversity, and Dissent, 1945-75 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2008).

OCTOBER 2007

● Congratulations to Donald Fyson who received the Prix Lionel-Groulx - Fondation Yves-Saint-Germain for his work Magistrates, Police, and People: Everyday Criminal Justice in Quebec and Lower Canada, 1764-1837.

JULY 2007

Tamara Myers received the Society for the History of Children and Youth 2007 Best Article Prize for "Embodying Delinquency: Boys' Bodies, Sexuality, and Juvenile Justice History in Early-Twentieth-Century Quebec," published in the "Journal of the History of Sexuality" (October 2005).

JUNE 2007

Donald Fysonreceived the Canadian Historical Association's Clio Award for Best Book published on Quebec History for Magistrates, Police, and People. Everyday Criminal Justice in Quebec and Lower Canada, 1764-1837 Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006. The book also received Honourable Mention for the Sir John A Macdonald Prize for the book judged to have made the most significant contribution to Canadian history. In addition the book received the Canadian Law and Society Association's Book Prize, for the book published in English which best represents the spirit of Canadian law and society enquiry and Honorable Mention for the Law & Society Association's James Willard Hurst Prize for the for the best work (in English) in sociolegal history.

JANUARY 2007

NEW BOOKS
Tamara Myers, Caught: Montreal’s Modern Girls and the Law, 1869-1945 (University of Toronto Press)
Donald Fyson, Magistrates, Police, and People: Everyday Criminal Justice in Quebec and Lower Canada, 1764-1837 (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History/University of Toronto Press)
Andrée Lévesque, Red Travellers: Jeanne Corbin & Her Comrades (McGill-Queen’s University Press).

PRIZES
●Canadian Historical Association awarded its Clio Prize in regional history (Quebec) to Magda Fahrni’s Household Politics: Montreal Families and Postwar Reconstruction (Toronto: University of Toronto Press).
●Canadian Association of Foundations of Education Book Award (2006) and the Canadian History of Education Association Founder’s Prize for the best English-language book, 2004-2006 to Mary Anne Poutanen(and co-author Roderick MacLeod) A Meeting of the People: School Boards and Protestant Communities in Quebec, 1801-1998 (Montreal: MQUP)
●Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ Prix Jean-Charles-Falardeau for the best French-language book in the Social Sciences Denyse Baillargeon, Un Québec en mal d’enfants. La médicalisation de la maternité, 1910-1970 (Les éditions remue-ménage)
●L’Institut d’histoire de l’Amérique française awarded its Guy-et-Lilianne-Frégault prize for the best article in la Revue d’histoire de l’Amérique Française (2006), to Sylvie Taschereau for her article «Échapper à Shylock: la Hebrew Free Loan Association of Montreal entre antisémitisme et intégration, 1911-1913 ».

 

 

 

 

 

 

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