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A Cultural History of Canada

Apr 18, 2021

In which we cover a range of pre-Confederation plays, including Charles Heavysege's 'Saul', and discuss how they inform the performance of history, society, and culture. You can find 'Saul' in our recommended reading page below!

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Sources & Further Reading:

  • Charlesbois, Gaetan, and Anne Nothop. ‚ÄúCanadian...


Apr 4, 2021

In which we cover mini topics as a way of setting up the Irish influence in Canada - and how ideas of sectarianism and unity within that population are more complicated than one might think. Topics include folk music, religion, politics, and St. Patrick's Day riots!

Excerpts of the writings we discuss here: