Talks & Presentations

Recent talks

2015 Invited Keynote Lecture to the Chiefs of Ontario Health Forum, Toronto, ON, 24-26 February 2015. [link]
2014 Keynote Hayes-Jenkinson Memorial Lecture at Algoma University, Sault-St Marie, ON, 15 January 2014. [link]
2014 Panelist, “Redress & Reconciliation in the face of Post-Apology Revelations,” Algoma University, Sault-St Marie, ON, 14 January 2015. [link]
2014 Panelist and Keynote Speaker, “The Legacy of Nutritional Experiments in Residential Schools Continuing the Dialogue on Truth and Reconciliation,” University of British Columbia, 17 October 2014. [link and video]
2014 Panelist and Keynote Speaker, “Centennial Dialogues on Critical Issues in Land and Food Systems: First Nations’ perspective on history, food, and health,” University of British Columbia, 17 October 2014. [link and podcast]
2014 “Nutrition Research and Human Experimentation at the Alberni Indian Residential School in Historical Context,” Invited Lecture for the Gitxsan Health Authority, Kispiox First Nation, 11 June 2014.
2014 Keynote Lecture at the Annual Meeting of the Aboriginal Nutrition Network of the Dietitians of Canada [link], 13 May 2014
2014 “Hunger, Human Experimentation and the Legacy of Residential Schools,” Invited Lecture at the Annette Street Branch of the Toronto Public Library as part of the History Matters speakers series, 29 Apr. 2014. [link]
2014 Keynote Lecture at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB), 25 Apr. 2014 [link]
2014 “Administering Colonial Science: Nutrition Research and Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools, 1942-1952” Keynote Lecture at the 2014 McMaster Graduate Student Colloquium, 27 Mar. 2014
2014 Panelist (with TRC Commisioner Dr. Wilton Littlechild, Dr. Rebecca Sockbeson, Dr. James Daschuk, Dr. Keavy Martin, and Tanya Kappo) at Understanding #TRC: Exploring Reconciliation, Intergenerational Trauma, and Indigenous Resistance at the University of Alberta, 20 Mar. 2014. [link]
2014 “The Politics of Malnutrition: Dietary Standards, Food Rules, and the Transformation of Canada’s Nutritional State During the 1930s and 1940s,” Invited Lecture at the University of Toronto’s Institute for History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, 26 Feb. 2014. [link]
2014 “Truth, Reconciliation, and the Historical Legacy of Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools,” First Nations Student Club Residential Schools Awareness Day Lecture, University of Western Ontario, 6 Feb. 2014.
2014 “Truth, Reconciliation, and the Historical Legacy of Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools,” Invited Lecture at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law’s Health, Law and Policy Series, 16 January 2014. [link]
2013 Keynote Talk at Forum on Experiments on Students at the Alberni Indian Residential School, Hosted by the Tseshaht First Nation and Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, Port Alberni, British Columbia, 10 Dec. 2013. [link]
2013 “Administering Colonial Science: Nutrition Research and Human Experimentation in Northern Manitoba in Historical Context,” Invited Lecture at the University of Winnipeg, 26 Oct. 2013. [link]
2013 “Human Biomedical Research in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools: Historical Legacies,” Invited Lecture at McGill University, 4 Oct. 2013.
2013 “Administering Colonial Science: Nutrition Research and Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools, 1942-1952,” Invited Lecture at the University of Guleph’s Ethics and Politics of Food Series, 25 Sept. 2013. [link]
2013 “Nutrition Research and Human Experimentation at the Shubenacadie Indian Residential School in Historical Context,” Invited Lectures at Acadia University and the Millbrook First Nation, 18 Sept. 2013 [link]
2013 “Food Security, Food Sovereignty and Nutrition Research in Northern Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools, 1942-1952” Bishop’s University Department of History, 21 February 2013.
2012 “Food Will Win the War: Eating for Victory During Canada’s Second World War” Public Lecture at Campbell House Museum, sponsored by the Culinary Historians of Ontario, Toronto, 14 November 2012.
2011 “Tealess Teas, Meatless Days, and Recipes for Victory: Food, Gender and Citizenship in Wartime Canada, 1939-1945” University of Guelph Department of History, 20 October 2011.

 

Selected Conference and Workshop Presentations

2014 Panel Organizer and Participant, “Canadian Historians and the Media: Roundtable Discussion / Les historiens canadiens et les médias : une table ronde” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association. Brock University, 28 May 2014.
2013 “Administering Colonial Science: Nutrition Research and Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools, 1942-1952” Annual Meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine. Atlanta, GA, 18 May 2013.
2013  “Recipes for Reconstruction: Cookbooks and the Culture of Reconstruction in Wartime Canada, 1939-1945,” The Roger Smith Cookbook Conference. New York City, 7-9 February 2013.
2012 “Tealess Teas, Meatless Days, and Recipes for Victory: Rethinking Food Culture and Culinary Practice in Wartime Canada, 1939-1945,” Global Gateways and Local Connections: Cities, Agriculture, and the Future of Food Systems.New York University, 23 June 2012.
2012 “’We will all try not to get sick’: Nutrition Research in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools, 1942-1952.” Canadian Society for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting. University of Waterloo, 28 May 2012.
2011 “Reconstructing Malnutrition: Nutrition Experts and the Making of the Welfare State,”  Transformation: State, Nation, and Citizenship. York University, 15 October 2011.
2011 “Making Salad History: Reflections on the Work of Gina Feldberg,” Annual Meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine. Philadelphia, PA, 30 April 2011.
2010 “The Politics of Malnutrition: Hidden Hunger, Optimal Health and the Transformation of Canada’s Nutritional State,” Canadian Society for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting. Concordia University, 29 May 2010.
2009 “Gardening for Vim, Vitamins and Victory: Citizenship, Class and the Gendered Politics of Victory Gardening in Wartime Canada, 1939-1945,” New Frontiers in Graduate History Conference. York University, 20 February 2009.
2008 “Making and Breaking Canada’s Food Rules: The Social Construction of Malnutrition in Canada, 1939-1949,” Workshop – Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History. Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo, 6 August 2008.
2008 “The Gender of Calories: Nutrition, Domesticity and Canada’s ‘Manpower’ Crisis, 1939-1948,” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association. UBC, 3 June 2008.
2008 “That Won-Ton Soup Headache’: Chinese Restaurant Syndrome, MSG, and the Making of American Food,” Canadian Society for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting. University of British Columbia, 31 May 2008.
2006 “Making Canada’s Official Food Rules: Health, Citizenship and Nutrition Education in Canada, 1937-1942,” New Frontiers in Graduate History. York University, February 2006.

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