Megan Hamilton, an MA student at the University of Waterloo, was recently announced as a finalist in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) annual Storytellers Challenge competition.
Post-secondary recipients of SSHRC funding are invited “to show Canadians, in up to three minutes or 300 words, how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better.”
Pausing on a street in Tengchong, China, a Chinese civilian obtains a light from a U.S. Army sergeant during the liberation of the city from the Japanese military. 1944. (U.S. National Archives)
“Face to Face with History,” the 28th annual Tri-University History Conference to be held virtually on March 12, 2022, is organized this year by a team from Wilfrid Laurier University. The conference invites us to examine and discuss together how personal, political, and cultural interactions have transformed history and the ways we understand history.
“Sun Science: Environmental Health, Medical Specialization and Body Politics in 20th-Century Canada,” is the title of Dr. Sarah Shropshire’s successfully defended dissertation. The defence was held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 virtually through the University of Guelph.
New Tri-U Graduate Students Association (TUGSA) co-Presidents were elected by their peers earlier this Fall 2021. Tri-U Director Dr. Jane Nicholas congratulates the new presidents on their election. She says, “TUGSA does important work to sustain the Tri-U community and I look forward to working with this year’s executive.”