Archive for 2015

Thoughts on Canada’s Residential School System November 13th, 2015

This morning I put the finishing touches on an article entitled “Cultural Genocide and the First Nations of Upper Canada: Some Romantic-era Roots of Canada’s Residential School System,” which I was invited to contribute to a special issue of the European Romantic Review devoted to the theme “Romanticism and Rights.” Having evolved from my […]

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Cockburn article finds a home October 20th, 2015

Last week I received word that my article “The usual panic in red, white and blue: Bruce Cockburn’s America” has passed its peer-review at Palgrave Macmillan.  It will be published in 2016 as a chapter in a book entitled Get Away from Me: Canadian Popular Music and American Culture.  I’m looking forward to seeing it in print, […]

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Onward to Texas! September 29th, 2015

On Friday I’ll be visiting Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, to give a series of talks for the university’s Center for Transatlantic Studies.  During the day I’ll share my enthusiasm for William Blake with an undergraduate class, lead a graduate seminar on the British travel writer Anna Jameson, and present a talk to the […]

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