Click on any link below to access a summary of the Cafe, speaker biographies, and suggestions for further reading.
You’ll also find curriculum suggestions for Grades 1-12 (including Historical Thinking Concepts and Critical Thinking Challenges), written by Rose Fine-Meyer and Kate Zankowicz.
- Emily Beliveau, “Women’s Work and Child’s Play: Women and Children at the CNE, 1879-present” (May 12, 2011)
- Cecilia Morgan, “Among the Six Nations: Celia B. File and the politics of memory, history, and home in southern Ontario” (October 27, 2011)
- Adrienne Shadd, “Searching for Heroines: Black Women and Community in 19th Century Hamilton-Wentworth” (January 31, 2012)
- Naomi Smith, “Beauty and the Bead: A Celebration of Northeastern and Woodlands Native Beadwork” (November 21, 2012)
- Ontario Women’s History Network’s Annual Conference and General Meeting (no HerstoriesCafe for April 2013)
- Dorothy Duncan, “You feed your pigs and cattle more scientifically than you feed your families: the history of Women’s Institutes” (June 6, 2013)