OWHN member Marion Roes shares her work Mennonite Funeral and Burial Traditions

Writing and self-publishing – two books Mennonite Funeral and Burial Traditions: Interviews and Personal Stories – from Waterloo Region, Oxford, Perth and Wellington Counties by Marion Roes. Self published 2019 While writing, interviewing and researching histories of undertakers in Waterloo Region – since about 2013 – I decided to include traditions of some Mennonite groups.  […]

Liz Muir: Why did I write A Women’s History of the Christian Church: Two Thousand Years of Female Leadership (2019)?

Why did I write A Women’s History of the Christian Church: Two Thousand Years of Female Leadership (2019) by Liz Muir In WOMANWORD, A Feminist Lectionary and Psalter, Miriam Therese Winter, one of the Medical Mission Sisters, wrote, “Who will retrieve our stories from the void of the unremembered? Who will believe we were who we are and […]

OWHN 2019 Conference

Seen here are many of the participants of the Ontario Women’s History Network (OWHN) conference held at Museum London on the theme of women and health – our first time in London, Ontario! At the centre is incoming Chair Sarah Hogenbirk, and second and third left of her, in the front row, are two of […]

The Canadian Archive of Women in STEM

The history of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in Canada is still poorly studied. The contribution of Canadian women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is often overlooked and deserves to be highlighted. The absence of women’s representations in the archives may be one of the factors explaining the low amount of […]