Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies launches new lecture series

Bettina Bradbury

The Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies is launching a new series of Annual Robarts Lectures by distinguished Canadianists at York.

Professor Bettina Bradbury of history and women’s studies at Glendon and the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Bettina Bradbury Studies will speak on Twists, Turning Points and Tall Shoulders: Studying Canada and Feminist Histories Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 4 to 6pm in the Senate Chambers, ninth floor North Ross Building. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Bettina Bradbury

In this “intellectual biography”, Bradbury will reflect on her career in and contributions to the study of Canada. An award-winning historian of Québec and family history, she has served York University in various roles, including as chair of women’s studies and as director of the graduate program in history, among others. She recently received the Faculty of Graduate Studies Teaching Award.

The event is also a celebration of Canadianist research at York featuring a first collective book launch for Canadian themed publications produced in 2011 and 2012 by members of the York University community. It is an opportunity for the Robarts Centre to highlight the breadth of Canadianist research at York.

Anyone wishing to attend the event, should RSVP to