A Day in History to be Held at Trent January 22


Community Invited to Attend Research Presentations from Graduate Students and History Faculty

Tuesday, January 19, 2010, Peterborough

The Department of History at Trent University will host the annual “A Day in History” event on Friday, January 22, 2010 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Lady Eaton College Senior Common Room.

This event will feature history research presentations by graduate students and history faculty members. Media and the general public are welcome to attend this free event. 

The presentation schedule is as follows:

9:00 a.m.         
Coffee and snacks
9:30 a.m.         
9:40 a.m.         
“Wild Soldiers?  A Peep into the Sex Lives of Military Men in Eighteenth- Century London"  
Jennine Hurl-Eamon, Department of History
10:20 a.m.       
In Cantu Veritas: Use of the Cantigas de Santa Maria as Historical Source
Cindy Ellen Morgan, History M.A. graduate student
11:00 a.m.       
“The Emperor Anastasius and the granting of civic status to Euchaita”
Hugh Elton, Department of Ancient History and Classics
11:40 a.m.       
1:10 p.m.        
“Religious men and the Acquisition of Indigenous Languages in Early
Colonial New Spain”
Cecilia Brain, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
1:50 p.m.        
“Puncturing history’s blindness: the ethics of representation and 19th c
Indigenous photographic portraiture” 
Carol Williams, Canada Research Chair in Gender and Feminist Studies
2:30 p.m.        
"Ordinary People in Ordinary Places: Writing Peterborough’s Local History." 
Elwood Jones, Professor Emeritus, Department of History
3:10 p.m.        
"Words of Experience? Reading Working Women's Letters to Canada's Royal Commission on the Status of Women" 
Joan Sangster, Department of History
3:50 p.m.        
“The Whisky Kings: The International Expansion of Seagram, 1933-1993”
Graham Taylor, Department of History
4:30 p.m.        


For more information, please contact:
Patricia Heffernan, Department of History, 748-1011 x7706