Pierre Trudeau, Trudeaumania 50 years later - new Champlain Society podcast

Pierre Trudeau, Trudeaumania 50 years later


Patrice Dutil talks with Paul Litt (Carleton University) about his book “Trudeaumania” (UBC Press) on the eve of the 50th anniversary of Pierre E. Trudeau’s first day as Prime Minister, 20 April 1968. This podcast was produced by Hugh Bakhurst and Pernia Jamshed in the Allan Slaight Radio Institute at Ryerson University.


Borealia: A House in New Orleans: The Le Moyne Family of New France and the Foundation of the Crescent City

Recently at Borealia, Michael J. Davis wrote about how one family with roots in New France, as well as imperial politics, shaped the early history of New Orleans--this year celebrating its tercentennial. Here’s a taste of the essay: 

“Indian-Hating” & “Massive Injustice of the Most Profound Kind”: Jury Colonialism Experienced by Indigenous People from Miserable Man (Kit-Ahwah-Ke-Ni), 1885 to Colton Boushie, 2018

Recent trending news in Canadian media surrounding the not guilty verdict (& specifically the means by which it was reached) in the Gerald Stanley second-degree murder trial occasioned by the shooting death of a young Indigenous man Colton Boushie stimulated the creation of the above titled essay.

The Darkness is the Light – Father Cyprian Davis and the Black American Catholic Experience

“Black Theology arises from the experience of being black and oppressed in the United States. It is a theology which seeks, first, to speak to Black people where they are now. It explains what it means to them to be black and Christian. Only then does it look beyond the Black community and present itself, without apology, to the white Christian world.

A Flapper, a Nurse, and a Nun Apply to Catholic University…

I am not pleading for co-education or the admission of “flappers” into the University, but I am pleading for the cause of the women who mean more for the Church in America in one sense, than all its Hierarchy and all its Priests.

– Archbishop Michael Curley to Peter Guilday, October 10, 1924

The Left and Nationalism Monthly Series: “National division and class solidarity. Reflections on the emergence of the Belgian socialist left” by Michel Huysseune

H-Nationalism is proud to publish here the sixth post of its “The Left and Nationalism Monthly Series”, which looks at the relationship between nationalism and left-wing movements and thinking in a multi-disciplinary perspective. Today’s contribution, by Professor Michel Huysseune (Free University of Brussels) inquires into how Belgian socialism has tried to provide a coherent narrative of class solidarity bridging national and other cleavages.



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