September 29, 2022
Please join us online as historian Bonnie Morgan presents an illustrated lecture about her motivations for writing Ordinary Saints: Women, Work, and Faith in Newfoundland (McGill-Queen’s, 2019) and explores how the use of diverse research methods can help the historian understand patterns and expressions of religious belief. Ordinary Saints won the 2020 Canadian Historical Association’s… Read More
News · August 20, 2022
A new addition has been made to the Past “Aspects” page, which contains our “Aspects” articles from past issues of the Newfoundland Quarterly and is located under our Publications Page. This new posting, by Mark Trainor, examines the protest against the extermination of dogs in St. John’s in the years 1814-1815.
News · July 4, 2022
A new addition has been made to the Past “Aspects” page, which contains our “Aspects” articles from past issues of the Newfoundland Quarterly and is located under our Publications Page. This new posting, by Frank Gogos, outlines the participation of the Newfoundland Regiment in the Battle of Cambrai.
Terry Bishop Stirling
April 28, 2022
Please join us online as Terry Bishop Stirling traces the history of the Newfoundland Outport Nursing and Industrial Association (NONIA) from its founding in 1920 to the present. Starting as a programme to provide nurses in outport communities lacking any medical care, NONIA evolved as a volunteer-led non profit cottage industry which employed hundreds of… Read More
Mi'sel Joe and Sheila O'Neill
March 31, 2022
My Indian (Mi’sel Joe, Sheila O’Neill. Breakwater, 2021) tells the story of Mi’kmaq guide Sylvester Joe (recognized by the Government of Canada as a person of National Historic Significance) who was hired by William Cormack in 1822 to guide him across the island of Newfoundland in search of the last remaining Beothuk encampments. Written as historical fiction, it… Read More