août 2018

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Panser le Canada : une histoire intellectuelle de la commission Laurendeau-Dunton, 1963-1971

Valérie Lapointe-Gagnon, professeure d’histoire, Faculté Saint-Jean de l’Université de l’Alberta

« Mariage de raison », « deux solitudes », « mal canadien », « marécage », « duel constitutionnel », les métaphores de combat et d’éloignement sont nombreuses dans la littérature pour évoquer les relations conflictuelles entre le Québec et le Canada et auparavant entre le Canada français et le Canada anglais. C’est de cette fascination pour ces tensions et les débats constitutionnels qu’est né mon projet doctoral qui a mené, après plusieurs années de recherche, à la publication de Panser le Canada. Si les tensions ont été légion, on oublie souvent l’apport des femmes et des hommes qui ont tenté de les...

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Remembering Terry D’Angelo (1962-2018)

Nicola Katz, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Terry laughed easily, and with gusto. Her joie de vivre was sincere, and she had a knack for finding the upside even where others could not.

In fact, as it was recently pointed out by Terry’s brother-in-law, never once in the nearly year-long battle she had with cancer, did Terry ever ask “Why me?” Instead, in typical Terry style, she remained practical and got right down to the business of making the best of the situation at hand: caring for the needs of her loving family, organizing every last detail of their fundraising efforts, making time for farewells to friends and colleagues, and ultimately planning the details of one final event – her own celebration of life.

This engagement and dedication comes as no...

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Remembering Terry D’Angelo (1962-2018)

Nicola Katz, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Terry laughed easily, and with gusto. Her joie de vivre was sincere, and she had a knack for finding the upside even where others could not.

In fact, as it was recently pointed out by Terry’s brother-in-law, never once in the nearly year-long battle she had with cancer, did Terry ever ask “Why me?” Instead, in typical Terry style, she remained practical and got right down to the business of making the best of the situation at hand: caring for the needs of her loving family, organizing every last detail of their fundraising efforts, making time for farewells to friends and colleagues, and ultimately planning the details of one final event – her own celebration of life.

This engagement and dedication comes as no...

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