06 March 2007

Preliminary Programme for 2007 CHA Conference

The Canadian Historical Association has posted the preliminary programme for its 86th Annual Meeting, scheduled for 28-30 May 2007 at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. The programme's Canadian military history-related content includes the following presentations:
  • Claire Campbell, "Hinge of a Nation or Bone of Contention: The Battle over Reconstructing Old Fort William";
  • Lyle Dick, "Sergeant Masumi Mitsui and the Japanest Canadian War Memorial: Intersections of National, Cultural, and Personal Memory";
  • Sarah Glassford, "'...a great privilege to serve the Empire': Female Imperialism and the Canadian Red Cross during the Boer War";
  • Robert J. Harding, "Myth, Memory, and Applicability: Newfoundland's Cultural Memory of the Attack at Beaumont Hamel, 1916-1945";
  • P. Whitney Lackenbauer, "The Canadian Rangers and Northern Security: A Living History";
  • John S. Long, "Private Fred Moore: A Cree in the Royal Canadian [Army] Service Corps during World War Two";
  • Chris Madsen, "From Paardeberg to Liliefontein: Major-General Smith-Dorrien and the Canadians in South Africa";
  • Keith Mercer, "On the Impress Service: The History of Guard Boats in St. John's, Newfoundland, 1775-1815";
  • James M. Pitsula, "Manly Heroes: The University of Saskatchewan and World War I";
  • Myra Rutherdale, "DEW Line Doctors and Alaska Highway Nurses: Medical Encounters in Canadian Arctic Communities, 1945-70";
  • Amy Shaw, "Reluctant Rebels: Masculinity and Conscientious Objection in the First World War"; and
  • Nathan Smith, "'We say to you men of Toronto': Great War Veterans Propaganda in 1917 Toronto".

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