Adele Perry

Distinguished Professor

Office: 228 St. John's College
Phone: (204) 474-8107

Mailing Address:
228 St. John's College
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3T 2M5


Ph.D., York University
M.A., York University
B.A., Simon Fraser University


Canada; Western Canada; colonialism; transnationalism; migration; gender; sexuality


Colonial Relations: The Douglas-Connolly Family and the Nineteenth-Century Imperial World, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2015

“'Is your Garden in England, Sir?' Nation, Empire, and Home in James Douglas’ Archive,”  History Workshop Journal, number 70, Fall 2010,  67-85

with Mona Gleason and Tamara Myers, eds., “Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women’s History,” 6th edition (Toronto, Oxford University Press, 2010)

 “Women, Racialized People, and the Making of the Liberal Order in northern North America,” in Jean-François Constant and Michel Ducharme, eds., Liberalism and Hegemony: Debating the Canadian Liberal Revolution (Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2009).

“Women, Gender, and Empire,” in Philip Buckner, ed., Canada and the British Empire (London, Oxford University Press, 2008).

“The Colonial Archive On Trial: Possession, Dispossession, and History in Delgamuukw v. British Columbia," in Antoinette Burton, ed., Archive Stories: Evidence, Experience, History (Durham, NC, Duke University Press, 2005).

co-editor, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, issue 2, 2007-2011.

"The State of Empire: Reproducing Colonialism in British Columbia, 1849-1871", Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 2:2 (Fall 2001).

On The Edge of Empire: Gender, Race, and the Making of British Columbia, 1849-1871 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001).
with Veronica Strong-Boag and Mona Gleason, Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women's History 4th edition (Toronto: Oxford Canada, 2002).


HIST 1400 Canadian Nation since 1867
HIST 2282 Inventing Canada
HIST 3572 History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Canada

HIST 2280 Aboriginal History of Canada (Fall term)
HIST 3572 History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Canada
HIST 4060/7750 Gender History in Canada

On leave

HIST 2282 Inventing Canada
HIST 2288 History of Social Movements in Canada
HIST 4010/7930 Imperialism, Decolonization and Neo-Colonialism, 1700 to the Present

HIST 2282 Inventing Canada
HIST 2284 Democracy and Dissent: Contesting Canada
HIST 4060/7750 Gender History in Canada

HIST 3442  Race, Ethnicity, Immigration, and Nation in Canadian History

HIST 3570 History of Women in Canada