History

Paul-Matthias Tyrell poses in front of Ambassador BridgeVisiting scholar Paul-Matthias Tyrell will discuss his research into local cross-border history in a public lecture Tuesday entitled “Cars, booze and munitions: The Detroit-Windsor borderland economy in historical perspective, 1896-1946.”

Talk to focus on Windsor-Detroit history of cars, booze and guns

Visiting scholar Paul-Matthias Tyrell will discuss his research into local cross-border history in a public lecture Tuesday.

Kathleen McCroneHistory professor emeritus Kathleen McCrone will discuss Music and the Woman Question in Late-Victorian England in a public lecture Wednesday.

Lecture to consider Victorian concepts of women and music

History professor emeritus Kathleen McCrone will discuss Music and the Woman Question in Late-Victorian England in a public lecture Wednesday.

Lecture to discuss role of judiciary in resolving political disputes

In an era of judicialized politics, Canadians increasingly rely on the courts to resolve issues of public policy, says a researcher who will speak on the UWindsor campus Wednesday.

Kate Puddister will deliver a free public lecture entitled “Seeking Judicial Advice: Canadian Reference Cases 1949 to 2014,” November 5 at 4 p.m. in McPherson Lounge, Alumni Hall.

Dr. Puddister is a doctoral fellow in the Research Group on Constitutional Studies at McGill University. Her appearance in Windsor is sponsored by the Faculty of Law and the history and political science departments.

Steven PalmerSteven Palmer will discuss his research on the Metropolitan School of Nursing when he appears on CJAM at 4:30 p.m. today.

Dogged by scandal, school left positive mark on nursing profession

It was unfairly dragged into a local sex scandal back in its day, but a demonstration school established in Windsor during the middle of the last century broke new ground and became a model for nursing education in Canada, according to a university historian.