Western history students lead first-ever guided tours of legendary ballpark
Southern contrarians, musical theatre vampires (and their slayers), plus a brief pitch for Gillian Anderson as the next Bond, when Public History postdoctoral scholar Wes Kinghorn takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Mike Bartlett has a back-to-school story for the ages, specifically, for all his ages. Newly retired as a Civil and Environmental Engineering professor, Bartlett is returning to the classroom in September – this time as a student.
A few taps on any smartphone can tell you that Eldon House, London’s oldest residence, was once home of the Harris Family, but it takes a collection like the Harris Family Fonds to gain a deeper understand of what that legacy means.
Efforts to unearth the past earned a team of Public History students recognition in the present, as the Woodland Cemetery History Project Team was recognized with a 2019 London Heritage Award.
With the help of Western Public History student Katie Anderson, Pour Over London aims to bring local heritage into Londoners’ everyday lives – one cup at a time.
Chroniclers of one of London’s most storied neighbourhoods could use a few more true tales for an oral-history project to honour the area’s landmarks.
From the moment she first heard it, Skylee-Storm Hogan understood that sharing the story of Chief Shingwauk was a necessity.
For Michelle Hamilton, public history wields a special kind of power. It preserves the past, informs the present and has the potential to influence the future. This is the driving force behind her latest project.
By the time Mark Tovey is finished, you will be able to take a stroll in one of London’s foundational neighbourhoods, virtually guided by its residents sharing stories of their community in their own words.
A Western Public History program looking looking for a way to commemorate the centennial of the First World War has been recognized for their work with a Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards, presented recently in Toronto. The awards recognize individuals,...
In Canadian circles, the subject of immigration likely revolves around newcomers, those from far and wide seeking new opportunity, refuge even, in the Great White North. But in these conversations, are we forgetting our American neighbours, those who choose to call...
You could say it is an interesting, if not welcome, change – temporarily shifting the attention away from London’s ever-fluctuating, seldom optimistic, unemployment rate to its rich history of labour.