Resource hub

Welcome to the Federation's Resource hub! Here you will find humanities and social science articles, blog posts, videos, webinars, Congress resources, and more! Filter by topic, resource type, file type, and/or year.

The Federation blog is a space for Federation members and researchers in the humanities and social sciences to respectfully discuss ideas and issues of importance to the community. Please review the Federation's blog policy for submission information.

*Note at the time this website is launched, not all resources are illustrated or tagged by topic yet. We are aiming to finalize this content by December 2021.

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SSH News: December 17, 2015

Weekly digest of the most recent news from the humanities, social sciences and higher education. Un bulletin hebdomadaire des actualités les plus récentes des sciences humaines et sociales et de l’enseignement supérieur. Humanities and Social...

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De Marie de l’Incarnation à Nelly Arcan

Patricia Smart, Carleton University Lorsque j’ai entrepris les recherches pour ce qui allait devenir De Marie de l’Incarnation à Nelly Arcan: se dire, se faire par l’écriture intime, je me proposais d’écrire une histoire de l’autobiographie féminine...

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Fresh Air and New Hope for Canada and Human Rights

This blog was prepared for the celebration of Human Rights Day 2015. There is a palpable sense of relief within the human rights community following the federal election results of October 19th. Notwithstanding some commitments and investments in...

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SSH News: December 10, 2015

Weekly digest of the most recent news from the humanities, social sciences and higher education. Un bulletin hebdomadaire des actualités les plus récentes des sciences humaines et sociales et de l’enseignement supérieur. Humanities and Social...

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Donald Creighton: A Life in History

I first "met" Donald Creighton when, as an undergraduate, I was assigned a couple of chapters from his two-volume biography of Sir John A. Macdonald. Instantly hooked by his ability to transport readers back in time, I knew that I was in the presence...

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The challenge of reconciliation in one moment

For me, the most exciting, challenging and inspiring moment at the Federation’s Annual Conference last week came from a young woman who spoke from the floor. We had just heard a moving and thought-provoking talk from Wab Kinew, the acclaimed writer...

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Binging on Netflix or philosophizing?

“There is nothing in philosophy which could not be said in everyday language,” once said the twentieth-century French philosopher Henri Bergson. In other words, what makes philosophy attractive is that it expresses what we instinctively believe to be...