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A Cultural History of Canada

Jun 3, 2024

In which our heroes discuss the emergence of realism in Canada through an excited talk about two novels: Martha Ostenso's Wild Geese and F.P. Grove's Settlers of the Marsh - both coincidentally published in 1925.
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May 20, 2024

In which Patrick does a bit of a freewheeling talk about the early days of national radio broadcasting in Canada.
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May 6, 2024

In which our heroes talk about Archibald Belaney, a.k.a. 'Grey Owl' - a British man who pretended to be an Indigenous eco-activist in the 1920s. He's... complicated...
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Apr 22, 2024

In which our heroes talk about the shockingly pervasive ideas about eugenics in the early 20th century and how they still pop up today.
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Apr 8, 2024

Patrick is moving after coming back from a conference, Mack is still reeling from the end of semester, so we vibed by doing quizzes on Canada and talking about news bits. Back to normal in the next episode!