Listening to the Fur Trade: Soundways and Music in the British North American Fur Trade
The Department of English and History; the Department of Music and Visual Arts; the Anishinaabe Studies Program and the Faculty of Cross-Cultural Studies are co-hosting a special event on Thursday, September 15th, 2022 at 7:00 PM in the Doc Brown Lounge.
The event will consist of a presentation by a visiting scholar, Dr. Daniel Laxer. He will be delivering atalk entitled “Listening to the Fur Trade: Soundways and Music in the British North American Fur Trade” (based on his book of the same name).
Dr. Daniel R. Laxer graduated with his B.A. in History and Music from the University of Alberta and went on to study the history of the fur trade with a focus on sound and music for his M.A. at York University and Ph.D. at the University of Toronto. He has published in academic journals such as Ontario History, The Journal of Canadian Studies, and Material Culture Review. His newly published book is part of the Early Canada / Avant le Canada series with McGill-Queen’s University Press. He currently works as a historical researcher for the Negotiations and Reconciliation Division of Ontario’s Ministry of Indigenous Affairs.
Feel free to e-mail or phone Bruce Douville at [email protected] or 705-987-0778 for any questions or further information.