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Don Akenson speaks with Common Threads (NPR) about his latest book, The Americanization of the Apocalypse

Last week, Don Akenson did two half-hour programs on “Common Threads,” a co-production of WGVU Radio (NPR) and The Interfaith Dialogue Association, discussing his latest book, The Americanization of the Apocalypse (Oxford University Press, 2023).

Scott Berthelette and Alexander Peacock (PhD Candidate) publish an article in The New American Antiquarian

Ph.D. candidate Alexander Peacock and Scott Berthelette have published an article in the latest issue of The New American Antiquarian journal entitled, "Joseph Smith’s Journal of a Journey Inland from York Factory, 1756–57."

Scott Berthelette reflects on Principal's Impact Course on National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21)

Wednesday June 21st, 2023 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.

Steven Maynard publishes op-ed reflecting on the third anniversary of the Expungement Act

Dr. Steven Maynard's "Pride and prejudice: With only nine LGBTQ criminal record expungements, what's to celebrate?" reflects on the History of the Expungement Act in Canada and outlines what more needs to be done.

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Congratulations to Amitava Chowdhury and Donald Akenson, Vassili Schedrin, and Awet Weldemichael for their recent publications

  • Between Dispersion and Belonging: Global Approaches to Diaspora in Practice - edited by Amitava Chowdhury and Donald Harmon Akenson.
  • Jewish Souls, Bureaucratic Minds Jewish Bureaucracy and Policymaking in Late Imperial Russia, 1850-1917 by Vassili Schedrin
  • Changing Horizons of African History edited by Awet T. Weldemichael, Anthony A. Lee, and Edward A. Alpers

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