Robin Jarvis Brownlie

Professor

Office: 450 Fletcher Argue Building
e-mail: robin.brownlie@umanitoba.ca
Phone: (204) 474-9101

EDUCATION

    Ph.D. University of Toronto
    M.A. University of Toronto
    B.A. University of Toronto

 RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Canadian Aboriginal history, Colonization and race, Oral history

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    “‘A better citizen than lots of white men’: First Nations Enfranchisement: an Ontario Case Study, 1918-1940,” Canadian Historical Review 87:1 (March, 2006), 29-52.

    “Intimate Surveillance: Indian Affairs, Colonization, and the Regulation of Aboriginal Women’s Sexuality,” in Contact Zones: Aboriginal and Settler Women in Canada's Colonial Past, eds. Katie Pickles and Myra Rutherdale (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2005), 160-78.

    “‘Nothing left for me or any other Indian’: the Georgian Bay Anishinabek and Inter-War Articulations of Aboriginal Rights,” Ontario History, vol. XCVI, no. 2 (Autumn 2004), 116-42.

    A Fatherly Eye: Indian Agents, Government Power, and Aboriginal Resistance in Ontario, 1918-1939 (Oxford University Press, 2003).

    “Work Hard and Be Grateful: Native Soldier Settlers in Ontario After the First World War,” in Franca Iacovetta and Wendy Mitchinson, eds., On the Case: Explorations in Social History (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998), 181-203.

    “Man on the Spot: John M. Daly, Indian Agent in Parry Sound, 1922-1939,” Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, 1994, 63-86.

    (with Mary-Ellen Kelm) “Desperately Seeking Absolution: Native Agency as Colonialist Alibi?” Canadian Historical Review, vol. LXXV, No.4 (December 1994), 543-56; re-printed in Ken Coates and Robin Fisher, eds., Out of the Background. Readings in Canadian Native History, Second Edition (Toronto: Copp Clark Ltd., 1996), 210-22.

COURSES TAUGHT

2016-2017
HIST 2280 Aboriginal History of Canada
HIST 4120/7760 History of Aboriginal Rights

2015-2016
HIST 2280 Aboriginal History of Canada (winter term)
HIST 3110 Environmental History of Canada

2014-2015
HIST 2280 Aboriginal History in Canada
HIST 3110 Environmental History of Canada
HIST 3442 Race, Ethnicity, Immigration, and Nation in Canadian History
HIST 3730 History of Western Canada

2013-2014
HIST 2280 Aboriginal History in Canada
HIST 4120/7760 History of Aboriginal Rights

2012-2013
HIST 2280 Aboriginal History in Canada
HIST 4400/7700 Historical Method & Historiography

2011-2012
HIST 2280 Aboriginal History in Canada
HIST 4120/7760 History of Aboriginal Rights