Thursday, March 31, 2011

Mark Crane speaks, April 1: Using History to Construct a Heretic

The Department of History at Nipissing University invites everyone to attend the final Seminar Series presentation of the academic year, Friday, April 1 at 2:30 pm, in room A226. Dr. Mark Crane will speak on "Using History to Construct a Heretic: the Paris Faculty of Theology's Condemnation of Martin Luther's Works, 1521."
Dr Crane will explain what was at issue in the conflict between Luther and the Paris theologians, and also why the document resulting from these proceedings was not translated into English for nearly 500 years.
The talk is free of charge, refreshments are provided, and everyone is welcome.
Hoping to see you there,
Derek Neal

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Spring/Summer 2011 Course Offerings

On Campus Courses:

HIST 3416: War and Peace, 1648-1919 3cr           02 May-19 May
Steve Connor
HIST 3717: Russian History, 1917-1991 3cr           24 May-14 June
Steve Connor
HIST 3926: History and Historians 3cr                    02 May-15 June
Mark Crane

Distance Learning: 

HIST 2005: Canadian Social History 6cr                 01 May-31 Aug
Instructor T.B.A
HIST 2105: History of Medieval Europe 6cr            01 May-31 Aug
Instructor T.B.A
HIST 3426: England, 1460-1560 3cr                       01 May-31 Aug
Instructor T.B.A

Registration is now open
Register now to avoid disappointment

Courses with insufficient registration will be cancelled in early April

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Dr Carly Dokis on "Multiple Frontiers" March 4, 2:30 PM, Room A 226

From Dr. Derek Neal:

The Department of History invites you to hear a presentation by Dr Carly Dokis, postdoctoral fellow in History and instructor in Anthropology at Nipissing University. The talk takes place Friday, March 4 from 2:30-4:00 pm in Room A226, and it is entitled "Multiple Frontiers: an Examination of Resource Extraction in the Sahtu Region, Northwest Territories."
Dr Dokis will explain how resource development in the Sahtu Region has been experienced by local peoples, and the ways in which experiences of previous extractive projects [are] shaping current participation in the assessment of the Mackenzie Gas Project.
The talk is free of charge, all are welcome, and refreshments will be provided. Please contact Derek Neal at with any inquiries.
Looking forward to seeing you there,
Derek Neal