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David Hume and Adam SmithAuthor Dennis Rasmussen will discuss the friendship of David Hume and Adam Smith in a free public lecture Thursday in the SoCA Armouries.

Presentation to explore philosophical friendship

Author Dennis Rasmussen will discuss the friendship of David Hume and Adam Smith in a free public lecture Thursday in the SoCA Armouries.

cartoon image of Chatham Coloured All-StarsCartoonist Scott Chantler will discuss “Bringing the 1934 Chatham Coloured All-Stars to the comics page” in a free public address Friday.

Race and identity in Canadian sport subject of symposium

A symposium Friday and Saturday will examine Canadian experiences in sport in the context of a racialized world.

Dave Johnston, Miriam Wright and Heidi Jacobs were awarded with the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for their project Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (193Dave Johnston, Miriam Wright and Heidi Jacobs were awarded with the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation for their project Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (1932-1939).

UWindsor history project earns Ontario Heritage Award

There were no easy games for the Chatham Coloured All-Stars.

It's what Wilfred "Boomer" Harding recalled decades after his team was forced to overcome adversity both on and off the baseball diamond to become champions of the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association's Intermediate B-1 class in 1934.

That road to the championship game was onerous.

The Black baseball team travelled across the province to compete in games, often being denied accommodations and forced to continue driving in precarious conditions before eventually reaching a welcome refuge.

Vimy memorialA keynote address Friday on the battle of Vimy Ridge and its evolving significance over 100 years will open the Windsor Military Studies Conference.

Conference keynote to consider Vimy legend

A keynote address Friday on the battle of Vimy Ridge and its evolving significance over 100 years will open the Windsor Military Studies Conference.