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Nationally significant donation to be made to archives Tuesday

Nationally significant donation to be made to archives Tuesday

Another collection of historically significant artifacts is being donated to the Brock archives.

Top researcher leaves for nation’s capital

Top researcher leaves for nation’s capital

Kevin Kee, an internationally known digital and new media researcher who is also an Associate Vice-President of Research at Brock, is leaving to become Dean of Arts at the University of Ottawa.

African Heritage Month is back at Brock

African Heritage Month is back at Brock

The Brock African Heritage Recognition Committee is once again teaming up with its partners at Brock University and in the community to celebrate African Heritage Month this February 2015.

Brock profs to launch Niagara Labour History Project

Brock profs to launch Niagara Labour History Project

Savage has teamed up with History Professor Tami Friedman to create the Twitter-based Niagara Labour History Project as a way of communicating and celebrating that history.

Letter signed by Napoleon found in Brock Library - Free public workshop planned

Letter signed by Napoleon found in Brock Library - Free public workshop planned

So when a document with the signature of “Napoleon” surfaced in the Brock Library you can imagine the excitement surrounding it.

Brock graduate students recognized for research excellence

Brock graduate students recognized for research excellence

Twenty-seven Brock graduate students were recognized for research excellence with 2014 Canada Graduate Student funding awards from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Brock profs to host one-day symposium on Scottish referendum

Brock profs to host one-day symposium on Scottish referendum

Professors from Brock University’s departments of history, political science and popular culture are co-organizing a full-day symposium that will examine the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence from many different angles. The symposium - A “good year for a referendum” - takes place Friday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Sankey Chamber. The event is free and open to the public.

Pieces of Brock’s history now available online

Pieces of Brock’s history now available online

Special Collections and Archives have been busy digitizing and making available online bits and pieces of Brock’s history to mark the institution’s 50th anniversary this year. Artifacts from the University’s past have recently been digitized and made publicly available online - University newspapers and newsletters, as well as undergraduate and graduate calendars.

Brock prof explores John Milton’s discussions on toleration, nationalism in new book

Brock prof explores John Milton’s discussions on toleration, nationalism in new book

John Milton was a revolutionary. For instance, he championed divorce in an era when Protestant reformers maintained a fervent commitment to the doctrine of the marriage contract as an indissoluble bond.

Brock talk on Ukraine crisis rescheduled for March 19

Brock talk on Ukraine crisis rescheduled for March 19

The Brock University public panel discussion on the political crisis in Ukraine, which was cancelled on March 12, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 19. A group of professors will share their perspectives and historical contexts on the ongoing situation in the Eastern European country - from the deployment of Russian troops in Ukraine to the March 16 Crimean autonomy referendum.

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