Professor emeritus Walter Temelini spoke with students in a class offered through the Uni-Com Retirement Learning Centre.
Street names are among the vestiges of Wyandot history in the Windsor-Detroit area.
A reading Feb. 27 will launch history professor Guillaume Teasdale’s book on the French founders of Windsor-Detroit.
The next event in the Science on Tap series offers the public a chance to hear from professors participating in the WEDigHistory project.
Desserts and Discussion will pair sweets with a conversation on the play Les Belles Soeurs, Friday in the Jackman Dramatic Art Centre.
UWindsor history professor Guillaume Teasdale will discuss historic Assumption parish Tuesday in a free public lecture marking its 250th anniversary.
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.
During the New France era, French settlers in the Detroit River region used Belle Isle for pastures, much as their Quebecois ancestors used islands in the St. Lawrence River.
In both regions, these pastures were used collectively and called “commons,” says historian Guillaume Teasdale. As he explains in his free public lecture on Wednesday, their fates diverged after the conquest by the British.