Department of History

Department of History
Department of History

Sydney Harker

Ph.D. Candidate

 

Education

MA in Interdisciplinary Humanities with a Specialization in History, Trinity Western University, 2018
BA in History, Trinity Western University, 2015


About

Sydney Harker is a doctoral student under the supervision of Dr. Jane Errington and Dr. Laila Haidarali. Her current research examines how categories of beauty were employed and understood in Ontario from the mid to late nineteenth century.

Publications

(Forthcoming) Harker, Sydney and Robynne Rogers Healey. “A Complex Faith: Strategies of Marriage, Family and Community among Upper Canadian Quakers.” In Quakerism in the Atlantic World in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680s – 1830s, ed. Robynne Healey. Penn State University Press, 2019.

"The Adolphustown Quakers: Faith, Community, and Marriage Strategies Among the Society of Friends in the Wilderness of Upper Canada." The Canadian Quaker History Journal 81 (2017): 1-16.
 
"The Ties that Bind: Intermarriage Among Quakers and Methodists Around the Bay of Quinte Area in the Early to Mid Nineteenth-Century." Historical Papers 2017, Canadian Society of Church History.

Finnegan, Gregory, Robynne Rogers Healey, and Sydney Harker. "The Quaker Open Access Digital Database: Families, Land, and Migration in British North America". The Canadian Quaker History Journal 80 (2015): 50-58.

Conferences

Harker, Sydney and Robynne Rogers Healey. “A Complex Faith: Strategies of Marriage, Family and Community among Upper Canadian Quakers.” Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2018.

"The Ties that Bind: Intermarriage Among Quakers and Methodists Around the Bay of Quinte Area in the Early to Mid Nineteenth-Century." Annual General Conference of the Canadian Society of Church History, Toronto, Canada, 2017.

Awards

SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship 2018 - 2022
SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2017-2018
Canadian Friends Historical Association University Scholarship 2016-17