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Congratulations to Mary Anne Poutanen for winning the Prix Lionel-Groulx 2016 for her book Beyond Brutal Passions: Prostitution in Early Nineteenth-Century Montreal. Awarded by the Institut d’histoire de l’Amérique française, the prize recognizes the best scholarly book on the history of French America. Mary Anne joins MQUP author Brian Young, whose book Patrician Families and the … Read More >
In honour of Black History month, here is an excerpt from Winfried Siemerling’s book The Black Atlantic Reconsidered. In this excerpt we get a glimpse at how black Canadian musicians influenced Montreal culture and history in the mid-twentieth century.
The following excerpt is taken from chapter 5 – Other Black Canadas
THE BLACKENING OF QUEBEC:
JAZZ, DIASPORA, AND THE … Read More >
Sean Mill’s latest book, A Place in the Sun, which was officially launched just last week here in Montreal, was also recently reviewed by the Montreal Gazette. The following is an excerpt from Ian McGillis’ piece “A Place in the Sun traces the Haitian face of Quebec”.
Understanding history is more than just … Read More >
Please join Sean Mills this Thursday, February 18th for his talk on “The Poetics of Exile: Haitians and the Remaking of Quebec”. The talk will be hosted by the Montreal History Group, and will be followed by the Montreal book launch for Sean Mill’s latest book A Place in the Sun. The event will take place at Morrice Hall, TNC … Read More >
BEYOND BRUTAL PASSIONS: PROSTITUTION IN EARLY NINETEENTH-CENTURY MONTREAL by Mary Anne Poutanen, was recently reviewed on Christopher Moore’s History News. The following is an excerpt from history Professor Elsbeth Heaman’s piece Book Notes: Heaman on Poutanen on Montreal Prostitution
That tension between ideal and real women is fully on display in Mary Anne … Read More >
In April and May of 2010, Sean Mills, the author of The Empire Within: Postcolonial Thought and Political Activism in Sixties Montreal, led walking tours of some of the places that were most important to 1960s and 70s Montreal's political history. By doing so, he brought to … Read More >