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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.

Gillian KornackiBotsford scholar Gillian Kornacki will deliver a lecture on French colonial families in the Detroit River Region at Ducks on the Roof in Amherstburg this Thursday night.

History scholar to discuss Detroit River region's French colonial families

Whenever Gillian Kornacki drives down Goyeau Avenue, she must wonder what life was like for her distant relatives.

“My grandma was a Goyeau, so I grew up with the stories about how that street used to be our farm,” says the fourth-year history major.

Those stories were enough to make her do a little more digging. Several years ago, while visiting her grandfather’s house, she found a genealogy book, compiled by one of her relatives during the 1970s, tracing her family’s history back 12 generations.