CURRICULUM VITAE (Brief)

 

ANDREW CARL HOLMAN

Professor of History

Director, Canadian Studies Program

Editor, Bridgewater Review

 

Bridgewater State University

102 Tillinghast Hall

Bridgewater, Massachusetts USA 02325

tel. (508) 531-2688    email: a2holman@bridgew.edu

http://webhost.bridgew.edu/a2holman/index.htm

http://works.bepress.com/andrew_c_holman/

 

Areas of Specialization

Canadian History, United States History

Sport History, Borderlands Studies

                                               

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in History, York University, Toronto, Ontario (1995)

M.A. in History, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario (1989).

B.A. (Hons) History/Political Science, McGill University, Montreal, QC (1986).

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Refereed Books

The Same but Different: Hockey in Quebec. Essay collection co-edited with Jason Blake (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017).

More of a Man: Diaries of a Scottish Craftsman in Mid-Nineteenth-Century North America. Co-edited and -annotated with Robert Kristofferson (University of Toronto Press, 2013).

Canada’s Game: Hockey and Identity. Edited essay collection (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009).

A Sense of Their Duty: Middle-Class Formation in Victorian Ontario Towns (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2000).

 

Recent Scholarly Articles and Book Chapters

“Reading Frank Grace’s Record: Life Writing and Lacrosse in Early Twentieth-century Canada.” Sport History Review 48, 2 (November 2017) 144-67.

The Depression Hockey League in Montreal, 1932–60: Sport and Masculine Civic Performance before the Quiet Revolution” in Jason Blake and Andrew C. Holman, eds, The Same but Different: Hockey in Quebec (Kingston & Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017) 14-35.

 “Sport and Identities in Quebec” in Stéphan Gervais, Christopher Kirkey, and Jarrett Rudy, eds, Quebec Questions: Quebec Studies for the Twenty-first Century. 2nd edition (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2016) 120-34.

 Les Russes et Nous: The 1972 Summit Series and the Birth of Hockey Sovereignty in Quebec” in Brian Kennedy, ed. Coming Down the Mountain: The Summit Series (Hamilton, ON: Wolsak & Wynn, 2014) 109-25.

 “Telling Stories about Indigeneity and Canadian Sport: The Spectacular Cree and Ojibway Indian Hockey Barnstorming Tour of North America, 1928” Sport History Review 43, 2 (November 2012) 178-205.

Una bandera de tendones: el hockey sobre hielo y la historia de Canadá” [“A Flag of Tendons: Hockey and Canadian History”] ISTOR: Revista de Historia Internacional [Special Issue on Canada] XIII, 49 (July 2012) 61-89.

“Frank Merriwell on Skates: Heroes, Villains, Canadians and Other Others in American Juvenile Sporting Fiction, 1890-1940” in Jamie Dopp and Richard Harrison, eds Now is the Winter: Thinking about Hockey (Hamilton, ON: Wolsak & Wynn, 2009) 53-67.

“Periodizing Hockey History: One Approach” (with Stephen Hardy) in Jamie Dopp and Richard Harrison, eds Now is the Winter: Thinking about Hockey (Hamilton, ON: Wolsak & Wynn, 2009) 19-35.

“Literary and Popular Culture” (with Robert Thacker) in Patrick James and Mark Kasoff, eds, Canadian Studies in the New Millenium (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007) 125-64; revised 2nd edition (2013).

“The Canadian Hockey Player Problem: Cultural Reckoning and National Identities in American Collegiate Sport, 1947-80” Canadian Historical Review 88, 3 (September 2007) 439-68.

“Stops and Starts: Ideology, Commercialism and the Fall of American Women’s Hockey in the 1920s” Journal of Sport History 32, 3 (Fall 2005) 328-50.

“Playing in the Neutral Zone: Meanings and Uses of Ice Hockey in the Canada-U.S. Borderlands, 1895-1915” American Review of Canadian Studies 34, 1 (Spring 2004) 33-57.

“‘Something to Admire’: Cultural Nationalism, Symbolic Dissonance, and the Fourth of July in New England’s Canadian Borderlands, 1840-1870” in Peter Benes, ed. New England Celebrates: Spectacle, Commemoration, and Festivity (Boston: Boston Univ. for the Dublin Seminar in New England Folk Life, 2002) 137-48.

“‘Cultivation’ and the Middle-Class Self: Manners and Morals in Victorian Ontario” in Edgar-André Montigny and Lori Chambers, eds. Ontario since Confederation: A Reader (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000) 105-25.

 

Scholarship being prepared for Publication

“A Flag of Tendons: Hockey and Canadian History” [revised and translated version of “Una bandera de tendones” (2012)] in Jenny Ellison and Jennifer Anderson, eds. Hockey: Challenging Canada’s Game—Au-delà du sport national (University of Ottawa Press, forthcoming March 2018).

Hockey: A Canadian History in Documents. Edited and annotated document collection with introductory essay. Under contract with The Champlain Society.

Hockey: A Global History (with Stephen Hardy) (University of Illinois Press, forthcoming November 2018).

 

Selected Articles written for Bridgewater Review magazine

“Where have you Gone, Jack Lorimer? New England’s Moment in Juvenile Sporting Fiction” 29, II (June 2011) 7-10.

“Teaching Note. Then and Now: Canadian and American Students Discover Each Other” 29, I (December 2010) 24-27.

“A Not-too-distant Mirror: The Talcott Commission (1840-43) and the Meaning of the Border” 29, I (June 2010) 19-21.

 “Teaching and Learning in Cold Places: Ice Hockey at Bridgewater State College” 23, 1 (June 2004) 3-6.

“Happy Birthday Canada? Reflections on 130 Years of Nationhood” 16, 1 (1997) 7-10.

 

Recent Non-Refereed Writing

“Hullabaloo and Foofah,” [Vegas Golden Knights] Inside Hockey (weblog), 22 October 2017. https://insidehockey.com/hullabaloo-and-foofah/

 “Curing Hockey’s Ills: Sir Henry Gray’s Address to the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association, March 1933” in Findings/Trouvailles (annotated document feature on The Champlain Society website). January 2016.  http://www.champlainsociety.ca/curing-hockeys-ills-sir-henry-grays-address-to-the-montreal-amateur-athletic-association-march-1933/.

“Hockey Towns: The Making of Special Places in America and Canada” (with Stephen Hardy) in Putting it on Ice: Proceedings of the 2012 Hockey Conference, eds. Lori Dithurbide and Colin Howell (December 2013). Available at http://www.smu.ca/campus-life/putting-it-on-ice-proceedings.html.

“Rinkside: New Scholarly Studies on Ice Hockey and Society” (with Julie Stevens) Introduction to Special Edition of Sport in Society 16, 3 (April 2013) 1-3.

 

Recent Book Reviews

A. Ricardo López and Barbara Weinstein, eds, The Making of the Middle Class: Toward a Transnational History (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012) Labour/Le Travail 73 (Spring 2014) 401-3.

David Meren, With Friends Like These: Entangled Nationalism and the Canada-Quebec-France Triangle, 1944-1970 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2012) H-Diplo Roundtable Review XV, 17 (2013) 9-12. Stable URL:

http://www.h-net.org/~diplo/roundtables/PDF/Roundtable-XV-17.pdf

Timothy R. Mahoney, Provincial Lives: Middle Experience in the Antebellum Middle West (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999) Urban History Review XXXII, 2 (Spring 2004) 67-68.

 

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND HONOURS

June 2017                   Summer Research Grant, Center for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship, Bridgewater State University (US$3,100 in support of the research and writing of book Hockey: A Canadian History in Documents).

June 2015                   Summer Research Grant, Center for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship, Bridgewater State University (US$3,100 in support of the research and writing of a scholarly essay: “Reading Frank Grace’s Record”).

Summer 2014             Summer Course Grant, Office of Teaching and Learning, Bridgewater State University (US $3,000 in support of HIST 488 “Eight Days that Made Modern Canada”).

June 2013                   Summer Research Grant, Center for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship, Bridgewater State University (US$3,100 in support of the research and writing of a scholarly essay: “Les Russes et Nous”).

June 2012                   Summer Research Grant, Center for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship, Bridgewater State University (US$3,100 in support of the research and writing of a scholarly essay: “Rewriting the War of 1812: Constructing Nation in Boys’ Serial Fiction, 1860-1940”).

Fall 2011                      Sabbatical Fellowship, Eakin Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Studies, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

July 2011                     Summer Research Grant, Center for the Advancement of Research and Teaching, Bridgewater State College (US$3,100 in support of the research and writing of a scholarly essay: “A Flag of Tendons”).

June 2010                   Summer Research Grant, Center for the Advancement of Research and Teaching, Bridgewater State College (US$3,100 in support of the research and writing a book chapter: “Heirs to Tom Brown’s School Days: Ralph Henry Barbour, Arthur Stanwood Pier and the Elite School Hockey Story before World War I”).

 

SELECTED CONFERENCE AND SYMPOSIUM PRESENTATIONS

“Samuel Bower Sinclair and the American Origins of Canadian Progressive Education” ACSUS 24th Biennial Conference, Las Vegas, NV, October 21, 2017

“Pucks on the Page: Hockey Literature in North America” World Hockey Forum, Moscow, Russia, December 16, 2016.

“‘Disputé avec Brio’: Modern Womanhood and the Games of the Droit au But Ice Hockey Club of Paris, France,” The Hockey Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick, July 2016.

 “Frank Grace’s Record: Lacrosse and Identity in Early Twentieth-century Canada” Transnational Lacrosse Conference, Centre for the Study of Sport and Health, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, October 2-4, 2014.

Sport and the Practice of Public Paradiplomacy: Québec” at “Canada Abroad” conference hosted by the Bader International Study Centre (Queen’s University), Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, UK, 30 July 2013.

“Framing Canada, Framing Canadian Sport History,” Panel Presentation, “The Canadian Sesquicentennial Sport History Project” North American Society for Sport History 41st Annual Convention, Halifax, NS, May 26, 2013.

“Tracing the History of Canadian Emigration to the United States.” Invited Public Lecture. South Shore Genealogical Society, Hanover, MA, June 9, 2012.

“Reading Backwards: The War of 1812 and ‘Canada’ in American Boys’ Serial Fiction, 1870s-1940,” Popular Culture Association of Canada annual conference, Niagara Falls, ON, 11 May 2012.

“They Came from Canada: Star-spangled Canadians.” Invited public lecture at the National Archives at Boston, Waltham, MA, 16 February 2012.

“Telling Stories about Indigeneity and Canadian Sport: The Cree and Ojibway Indian Hockey Tour of 1928” When Indians Play Indian Native American Symposium, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, November 6, 2009.

“The Diaries of Andrew McIlwraith: Work, Self-Improvement and Refuge in the Life of a Mid-Victorian Scottish Emigrant in Canada” Canada as a Refuge conference, Centre of Canadian Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, May 1-2, 2008.

“Prose and Conn Smythe; or, Teaching American Freshmen to Write using Ice Hockey and Canadian History” Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. biennial conference, Toronto, Canada, November, 2007.

“‘A Quietly Excellent Piece of International Goodwill’: The Canadian-American Women’s Committee, Popular Diplomacy and Canadian-American Relations, 1941-67” Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. biennial meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, November 2005.

“Remarks on the Teaching of Acadian History to American Students: Connecting Canadian and American History”, Symposium — The Acadian Odyssey and New England’s Role” Isaac Winslow House Museum, Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 1, 2005.

“Sharing the Fête Nationale: St-Jean Baptiste Day in Quebec’s New England Borderlands, 1870-1900” British Association for Canadian Studies Annual Conference, Leeds, UK, April, 2003.

 

PRE-PUBLICATION AND PEER REVIEW WORK

 

Editor: Bridgewater Review (2012- )

 

Editorial Board Member:

International Journal of Canadian Studies (September 2016-September 2019)

American Review of Canadian Studies (October 2015- )

Canadian Journal of Popular Culture (June 2011- )

 

Journal Article Manuscript Reader: Acadiensis (2014); American Review of Canadian Studies (2015, 2012, 2011, 2003); Canadian Historical Review (2014, 2008, 2007, 2004, 2003, 2000); Histoire sociale/Social History (2011); The Historian (2011); International Journal of Canadian Studies (2015, 2010); Journal of Canadian Studies (2015, 2013, 2005); Journal of Sport History (2013); Ontario History (2010); Past Imperfect (2006); Scientia Canadensis (2007); Sociology of Sport Journal (2008); Southern Journal of Canadian Studies (2015); Sport History Review (2017, 2016).

 

Book Manuscript Reader: Broadview Press (2005); Houghton Mifflin (2001); McGill-Queen’s University Press (2017; 2009; November 2005 and June 2005); McGraw-Hill (2002, 2000, December 1998 and August 1998); University of Missouri Press (2002); University of Toronto Press (2016, 2015, 2012, 2009).

 

Book Prospectus Evaluator: McGraw-Hill (2002); Pearson Education (2004); University of Toronto Press (2016, 2014).

 

Conference Session Chair & Commentator: American Council for Quebec Studies (2016, 2006); Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. (2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2003); Canada 150: Inclusion/Exclusion Conference, University College London (2017); Canadian Historical Association (2014); Middle Atlantic & New England Council for Canadian Studies (2016, 1998); New England Historical Association (2007, 2004); New England Political Science Association (2009); “Two Days of Canada” Conference, Brock University (2013); American Conference for Irish Studies – New England Regional Meeting (2003).

 

External Evaluator for Tenure and Promotion Candidates

Augustana Faculty—University of Alberta (Faculty of Social Sciences) Fall 2017; Carleton University (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) Fall 2014; Brock University (Faculty of Applied Health Sciences) Fall 2013; Mount Royal University (Faculty of Arts) Spring 2013; Bowling Green State University (College of Arts and Sciences) Fall 2011.

 

Grant Evaluator

Fulbright National Screening Committee (Canada), 2015-16 U.S. Student Applications, November 2014; 2014-15 U.S. Graduate Student Applications, December 2013.

Insight Grants Program, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) – (February 2014).

Standard Research Grants Program, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) – (January 2010; December 2006).

Faculty Enrichment Grants, Canadian Studies Program, Academic Relations Office, Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC (October-November 2006; January 2002).

Graduate Student Fellowships, Canadian Studies Program, Academic Relations Office, Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC (January 2002).

 

Conference and Symposium Organization

Section Chair (History Panels), Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S., 24th Biennial Conference, Las Vegas, NV, October 2017.

Section Chair (History Panels), Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S., 23rd Biennial Conference, Las Vegas, NV, October 2015.

Moderator, “Women’s Hockey Today,” Roundtable Session at The Face of the Game: Women’s Hockey in North America (scholarly symposium coinciding with the IIHF Women’s World Ice Hockey Championship), University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 12 April 2012.

Symposium Organizer and Moderator, “Pucks across the Border: Canadian-American Hockey Relations” panel discussion sponsored by the Canadian Consulate and hosted by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, December 11, 2010.

Conference Co-chair (with Julie Stevens, Brock University), “Hockey on the Border-An International Scholarly Conference,” Buffalo, NY, June 3-5, 2010.

Conference Co-chair (with Richard Parker, High Point University), MANECCS/SACS Joint Canadian Studies Conference, Washington DC, October 2008.

Conference Co-chair (with Anthony Cicerone), Canada’s Game? Critical Perspectives on Ice Hockey and Identity, Plymouth, MA, April 14-16, 2005.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Officer

Treasurer, Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. (2014-  ).

Member, Board of Directors, Gorsebrook Research Institute, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2008- ).

 

 

Member

Middle Atlantic and New England Council for Canadian Studies.

Also Past President (2011-12); President (2009-11); Executive Vice-President (2006-08); Councilor-at-Large (2004-06).

Association for Canadian Studies in the United States.

            Treasurer (2014-present).

Association international des études québécoises

Canadian Historical Association

New England-Canada Business Council

American Council for Quebec Studies

North American Society for Sport History

 

 

Last updated:  February 2018