Plenary Session and Keynote Speaker

The conference will commence with an opening plenary on Canadian history survey courses, textbooks, and the state of historical instruction in post-secondary institutions.

The keynote speaker at the symposium will be Dr. Jean M. O’Brien, a member of the White Earth Nation, Mississippi Band, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.  A professor of history at the University of Minnesota, Dr. O’Brien is co-editor of Why You Can’t Teach United States History without American Indians (2015). 

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