Interview: Carolyn Whitzman on 'Clara at the Door with A Revolver'
Historia Canadiana: A Cultural History of Canada
by Patrick & Mackenzy
2d ago
In which, in honour of Black History Month, Patrick talks to writer and researcher, Professor Carolyn Whitzman about her new book Clara at the Door with a Revolver. A social history of a famous Toronto trial of Clara Ford, a Black cross-dressing woman, the book illuminates an underdiscussed aspect of Canada's working-class history! Find the book here (on sale on Feb. 1, 2023): https://www.ubcpress.ca/clara-at-the-door-with-a-revolver --- Get 2 months of free podcast hosting by going to: https://signup.libsyn.com/?promo_code=CANLIT --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacana ..read more
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Patron Preview: Pop Punk, Teen Culture & Simple Plan
Historia Canadiana: A Cultural History of Canada
by Patrick & Mackenzy
6d ago
A sample of the latest episode of Pop Canada, in which the boys talk about Pop Punk in Canada, how it emerged in the wider post-9/11 cultural sphere, and Simple Plan. Please consider subscribing and help us reach our goal of 10 patrons! Find the full episode and more here: https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana Other support: Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recommended reading page (https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/books ..read more
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70 - The Seats of the Mighty: French-Canadian Nationalism Rises
Historia Canadiana: A Cultural History of Canada
by Patrick & Mackenzy
2w ago
In which our heroes talk about aspects of emerging French-Canadian nationalism in Canada in the late 19th century. We talk about the national anthem, Henri Bourassa, Gilbert Parker's novel The Seats of the Mighty, and more. Get 2 months of free podcast hosting by going to: https://signup.libsyn.com/?promo_code=CANLIT --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana); Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recommended reading page (https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/books/) --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory ..read more
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69 - 'The Western Avernus': British Columbia c. 1880s
Historia Canadiana: A Cultural History of Canada
by Patrick & Mackenzy
1M ago
Happy New Year!! We're back to talk about Confederation-era BC and a novel/travelogue called The Western Avernus, which likely influenced Conrad's Heart of Darkness! Get 2 months of free podcast hosting by going to: https://signup.libsyn.com/?promo_code=CANLIT --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana); Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recommended reading page (https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/books/) --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory ..read more
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Interview w/ Mary Graham - "A Stunning Backdrop: Alberta in the Movies, 1917-1960"
Historia Canadiana: A Cultural History of Canada
by Patrick & Mackenzy
2M ago
In which Patrick sits with author Mary Graham about her new book, A Stunning Backdrop: Alberta in the Movies, 1917-1960! Find more about the work at: https://press.ucalgary.ca/books/9781773853932/ --- Get 2 months of free podcast hosting by going to: https://signup.libsyn.com/?promo_code=CANLIT --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana); Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recommended reading page (https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/books/) --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https ..read more
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68 - The Marrow Thieves: Residential Schools & Their Legacy
Historia Canadiana: A Cultural History of Canada
by Patrick & Mackenzy
2M ago
In which we talk about The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline (Métis) as a way to address the history and legacy of residential schools in Canada. Get 2 months of free podcast hosting by going to: https://signup.libsyn.com/?promo_code=CANLIT --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana); Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recommended reading page (https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/books/) --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory). --- Further Reading/S ..read more
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Author Interview! - Philip Earle; 'I'll Go the Length of Meself'
Historia Canadiana: A Cultural History of Canada
by Patrick & Mackenzy
2M ago
In which we talk to Philip Earle about the book he wrote about his father, Guy Earle! Tune in to learn more about this fascinating mariner in Newfoundland's history and how he became an emblematic folk hero. Find more about the book here: http://gothelength.com --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana); Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recommended reading page (https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/books/) --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory ..read more
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59 - Policing the West: The Cypress Hills Massacre & NWMP
Historia Canadiana: A Cultural History of Canada
by Patrick & Mackenzy
2M ago
In which we use Guy Vanderhaeghe's novel 'The Englishman's Boy' to discuss the Cypress Hills Massacre (1873) and how, in its aftermath, Canada fast-tracked the creation of the North-West Mounted Police. --- Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana); Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recommended reading page (https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/books/) --- Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory). --- Sources & Further Reading: Calder, Alison. "Unsettling the W ..read more
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UNLOCKED - Prof. Daniel O'Leary on Folk Music
Historia Canadiana: A Cultural History of Canada
by Patrick & Mackenzy
2M ago
In which we take a peak behind the paywall. We offer up an interview that Patrick conducted with a professor he and Mack had while at Concordia, Daniel O'Leary. Prof. O'Leary's research has focused on transnational and transatlantic Canadian genre and print culture studies, intellectual and academic culture in Canada, and the print culture of Canadian, especially Irish-Canadian, cultural communities. We started off by talking about Don Messer's Singalong Jubilee and ended up talking about music in Canada in general. This was a really early episode that was recorded years ago on a phone, so ple ..read more
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58 - Hockey: Origins & National Metaphors
Historia Canadiana: A Cultural History of Canada
by Patrick & Mackenzy
2M ago
In which we talk about the early days of Canada's other, more famous, national sport, with discussions about its cultural and metaphorical importance.   ---  Support: Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/historiacanadiana); Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/historiacanadiana); the recommended reading page (https://historiacanadiana.wordpress.com/books/)  ---  Contact: historiacanadiana@gmail.com, Twitter (@CanLitHistory) & Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CanLitHistory).  ---  Further reading:  Holman, Andrew C., editor. Canada’s Game: Hockey an ..read more
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