History

heart's eye view of surgeryOpen heart surgery at the Royal Victoria Hospital, from the film shown at the Expo 67 Meditheatre, Robert Cordier’s “Miracles de la médecine moderne/Miracles in Modern Medicine.”

History prof unearths avant-garde 1960s medical film

History professor Steven Palmer has found a film that shocked 1967 audiences with its graphic depictions of medical procedures.

Reem Bahdi and Leslie HowsamThe Royal Society of Canada will honour UWindsor professors Reem Bahdi and Leslie Howsam at its induction and awards ceremony November 27.

Royal recognition for UWindsor professors

The Royal Society of Canada will honour UWindsor professors Reem Bahdi and Leslie Howsam at its induction and awards ceremony November 27.

 The Center for French Colonial Studies annual meeting will take place on campus and will focus on the French people in the Detroit River region in the 18th centuryThe Center for French Colonial Studies annual meeting will take place on campus and will focus on the French people in the Detroit River region in the 18th century

UWindsor to host Center for French Colonial Studies annual meeting

Online registration is now open for the 2015 meeting of the Center for French Colonial Studies, organized and hosted by UWindsor, October 23 to 25.

According to Guillaume Teasdale, assistant professor in the History department and a member of the organization’s international advisory board of directors, this is the first time in many years that the American-based historical organization’s annual meeting will be held in Canada. 

History professor Miriam Wright (second left) congratulated the Gathering Our Heroes project team for receiving the History Department Community Heritage Medal.Photo Credit: Les McCracken. History professor Miriam Wright (second left) congratulated the Gathering Our Heroes project team for receiving the History Department Community Heritage Medal.From left to right: Andrew Thiel, Jerry Hind, Garna Argenti, Adam Pole, Andrew Fraser and Stephanie Saunders .Photo Credit: Les McCracken.

Kent County military veterans’ tribute wins accolade

When the organizers of a project to collect stories and artifacts of world war veterans started out with a table in the Downtown Chatham Centre, they didn’t know what to expect. But a line at the door waiting for the mall to open convinced them there was an appetite for their work.

The political science professor emeritus Trevor Price (l.), who recently received the 2015 History Department Community Heritage Medal, with History professor Miriam Wright (r.), at the 2015 Botsford Dinner of the Essex County Historical Society. (Photo cThe political science professor emeritus Trevor Price (l.), who recently received the 2015 History Department Community Heritage Medal, with History professor Miriam Wright (r.), at the 2015 Botsford Dinner of the Essex County Historical Society. (Photo courtesy of Jim McTavish)

Professor emeritus acknowledged for promotion of local history

A political science professor emeritus honoured for his deep dedication to preserving local historical publications.

Local historian Arthur Jahns (centre) who received the 2015 UWindsor History Department Community Heritage Medal, accepted congratulations from the History Department professors’ Miriam Wright (l.) and Steven Palmer (r.).Local historian Arthur Jahns (centre) who received the 2015 UWindsor History Department Community Heritage Medal, accepted congratulations from the History Department professors’ Miriam Wright (l.) and Steven Palmer (r.).

Hiram Walker aficionado wins UWindsor attention

Arthur Jahns received the 2015 UWindsor History Department Community Heritage Medal for his extraordinary contribution to the conservation of the City of Windsor’s heritage through collecting stories about Hiram Walker and Son’s Ltd.

Karen MillerUrban studies professor Karen Miller will discuss her history of race and economic relations in Detroit, Tuesday on campus.

Author to discuss the history of racial inequality in Detroit

Urban studies professor Karen Miller will discuss her history of race and economic relations in Detroit, Tuesday on campus.