Historians’ Craft: Dr. Ben Bradley on September 26th, 2013

HC: Dr Ben Bradley

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Ben Bradley for our first Historians’ Craft lecture of 2013/14. Dr Bradley is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History at the University of Toronto.  He will be speaking on Thursday September 26th, 12:30-2pm, in Founders Senior Common Room (FC 305). (Founders College is #50 on this pdf map, located in quadrant 5C.)

A Dialectic of Routes and Roots: Mobility, Landscape, and Community in Twentieth-Century Canada

Dr. Bradley is a historian of modern Canada.  He has published several articles and book chapters about roads, automobiles, and the culture of nature in western Canada.  He is a co-editor of the 2011 theme issue of BC Studies on British Columbia’s provincial parks and protected areas, and is also editing, with Jay Young and Colin Coates, the forthcoming collection Moving Natures: Mobility and the Environment in Canadian History.  He will be speaking on mobility as a useful framework for historians studying environments, landscapes, and communities.

Bella Coola, Freedom Hwy, big hill, 1950s

Postcard showing part of the Big Hill on the “Freedom Highway” near Bella Coola, BC, 1950s.

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