Histories From Here (2023)

The Kapyong Barracks, n.d.; Source: CTV News.

Histories From Here is a conference showcasing original research by undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg, and Brandon University.

It takes place on May 12th, 2023, from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. at St. John’s College at the University of Manitoba.

The event is organized by Anne Brazeau, with assistance from Dr. Adele Perry (University of Manitoba) and Dr. Rhonda L. Hinther (Brandon University).

Histories From Here Program, 2023

May 12th, 2023, 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m., St. John’s College at the University of Manitoba.

10 to 10.15: Arrive at the Cross Common Room, St. John’s College, University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus, 92 Dysart Road). Introductions.

10.15 to 10.30: Opening remarks.

10.30 to 11.45: Session One

Chair: Dr. Erin Millions

Bailey Rostek: The Kapyong Barracks and the Justified Land Claims of Treaty One First Nations.

Olivia Macdonald Mager: Land as a Subject: Decolonizing Archival Frameworks and Access to Settler-Colonial Land Title Records.

Katja Sabiene Buchholz: “What Was Originally Owed to Our People” – Chemawawin Cree Nation’s Resistance and Advocacy in the Face of Forced Relocation.

Jayson Gislason: Acknowledging Treaty One on Treaty One Territory

Simon Boily: Institutional Archives and the Myth of Memory.

11.45 to 12.15: Group Discussion

12.15 to 1.15: Pause for Lunch

1.15 to 2.30: Session Two

Chair: Dr. Greg Bak

Karen Brglez: White Righteous Feminism: Missionary Women of the Church of England on the Canadian Prairies, 1890-1930.

Anne Brazeau: Unmarried Women’s Access to Housing in Winnipeg, 1897-1929.

Marshall Levi Northam: The Lawrence Lees Murder: Commons, Conservation, Policing, and Print.

Paul Allan Refvik: The Abandoned Youth: Brandon College Students and the Second World War.

Jonathan Hildebrand: Re-narrating Land: Settler Commemoration and Mennonite Settlement in Manitoba.

2.30 to 3.00: Group Discussion