Research event to celebrate digital culture
Humanities Professor David Cecchetto will discuss "Sound, Affect and Digital Communities" at the Digital Cultures Research Celebration on Friday, December 6.
Co-hosted by six of York's Faculties in
collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation, the event will feature the work of five York professors, a University
Librarian and a former graduate student. Students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Full Story
History Professor Nicholas Rogers wins John Ben Snow Prize
Professor Nicholas Rogers, distinguished research professor in history, has won the 2013 John Ben Snow Prize for his book Mayhem: Post-War Crime and Violence in Britain, 1748–53.
Sponsored by the North American Conference on British Studies, the prize is awarded annually for the best book by a North American scholar of British Studies for the period from the Middle Ages through the 18th century. Full Story
History Professor Receives Governor General's Award
History Professor William Wicken was honoured on November 19, 2013 with the Governor General's History Award for Scholarly Research (The Sir John A. Macdonald Prize) for The Colonization of Mi'kmaw Memory and History 1794-1928: The King v. Gabriel Sylliboy.
Working backwards in time from the Gabriel Sylliboy court case of 1928, the book uncovers how successive generations o
f Mi'kmaq remembered a treaty signed in the 18th century. "This is a great honour," said Professor Wicken, "but is really
a reflection of the superb teaching and research environment which my colleagues in the History Department have created."
Professor Wicken was presented with a medal by Governor General David Johnston at a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Watch Ceremony |
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