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LIVING LOCAL: Knowing Our Place (Online Lecture)

Pam Hall, PhD

Dr. Pam Hall will share her art-and-knowledge project Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge. Created over the last decade, in collaboration with knowledge-holders in rural Newfoundland, the Encyclopedia continues to have a real and virtual “life”, opening conversations about vernacular, embodied, and traditional ways of knowing and the contribution they make to our understanding of… Read More


Newfoundland and Labrador Historical Society Statement on the First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Newfoundland and Labrador Historical Society recognizes and commemorates this first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.  The Society joins members all across the province in honouring the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families, and communities.  We encourage everyone to reflect on the history of residential schools and recognize the long shadow… Read More


Past “Aspects” – New Article

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 Terry Bishop Stirling, deals with how Newfoundlanders first learned about Beaumont Hamel and how newspapers portrayed these events. ( More articles will… Read More


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George Story Lecture – The Return of History? Newfoundland & Labrador after the Oil Boom and the Hydro Bust (On Line Lecture)

Dr. Jerry Bannister

This lecture explores the changing roles of history since the province’s economic downturn. It traces patterns in political culture and collective memory from the Williams era to the present day, as the province experienced the end of triumphalism and the return to a politics of loss. In discussing the causes and consequences of the Muskrat… Read More


Victory

Food Fight: Food Rationing, Price Control, and Feeding Newfoundlanders in the Great War (Online Lecture)

Michael Westcott, PhD

Without an abundance of fertile soil to grow crops, Newfoundlanders and Labradorians have always depended on food imports from the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States to sustain life. The Great War’s impact on the global economy, and the U-Boat menace, created shortages and threatened to cut Newfoundland off from the vital necessities of… Read More


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