ANDREW CARL HOLMAN
Professor of History
Editor, Bridgewater Review
112 Hunt Hall
Bridgewater, Massachusetts USA 02325
tel. (508) 531-2688 email: email@example.com
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: Canadian History, United States History, Sport History, Borderlands Studies.
1995 Ph.D. in History, York University, Toronto, Ontario.
1989 M.A. in History, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
1986 B.A. (Hons) History/Political Science, McGill University, Montreal, QC.
The Same but Different: Hockey in Quebec. Essay collection co-edited with Jason Blake (McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming August 2017).
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).
“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.
“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.
Hockey: A Canadian History in Documents. Edited and annotated document collection with introductory essay. Under contract with The Champlain Society.
The Coolest Game: A History of Ice Hockey (with Stephen Hardy). Book manuscript.
“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.
“Crisis? What Crisis? Global Recession and Learning at Bridgewater State College” 28, II (December 2009) 21-22.
“Our Wings: Aviation Science and College Learning” 28, 1 (June 2009) 23-25.
“‘Absolutely part of what we should be doing’: Kevin Curry, Water Filters and the International Mission of the Modern University” 27, 2 (December 2008) 24-27.
“Climate Change and Culture: Some Thoughts on the Precarious Idea of North” 26, 2 (December 2007) 22-23.
“Who We Are: Some Thoughts about Making and Remaking History at Bridgewater State College” 25, 2 (December 2006) 28-30.
“Teaching and Learning in Cold Places: Ice Hockey at Bridgewater State College” 23, 1 (June 2004) 3-6.
“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.
“Introduction. Hockey and History: Scholars’ New Challenge with ‘Canada’s Game’” Special Edition of Sport History Review 37, 1 (May 2006) 1-3.
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
Geoffrey Hayes, Canada: An Illustrated History (Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2008) Canadian Historical Review 90, 3 (September 2009) 537-39.
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.
“Canadian Students and Transnational Experiences of Education at Bridgewater Normal School, 1858-1919” From Normal School to Now: Arc of Teacher Education Conference, Bridgewater State University, March 26, 2015.
“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.
_____. Middle Atlantic and New England Council for Canadian Studies biennial conference, Niagara Falls, ON, September 26, 2014.
Participant, Roundtable on Teaching Canada, Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. biennial conference, Tampa, FL, November, 2013.
“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.
Participant, Author’s Workshop, “Quebec & the World: Foundations, Regions, Actors & Issues” Montreal, QC, November 15-17, 2012.
“Sport, Catholic Charity and Masculine Civic Performance before the Quiet Revolution: Montreal’s Depression Hockey League, 1932-60s” American Council for Quebec Studies biennial conference, Sarasota, FL, November 9, 2012.
“Five Things We All Need to Know about the War of 1812” Keynote Address, New Hampshire Council for Social Studies, Manchester, NH, October 25, 2012.
“Ever Since: The War of 1812 in Canadian Popular Culture” New England History Teachers Association Conference, Worcester, MA October 13, 2012.
“Rewriting the War of 1812: Constructing Nation in Boys’ Serial Fiction, 1860-1940,” Middle Atlantic and New England Council for Canadian Studies biennial conference, Philadelphia, PA, September 28, 2012.
“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.
“Rewriting the War of 1812: Constructing Nation in Boys’ Serial Fiction, 1860-1940,” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association annual conference, Boston, MA, 11 April 2012.
“They Came from Canada: Star-spangled Canadians.” Invited public lecture at the National Archives at Boston, Waltham, MA, 16 February 2012.
“Reading Canada in American Juvenile Fiction, 1890-1940,” Annual Eakin Lecture in Canadian Studies, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 24 November 2011.
“Reading the Canadian-American Borderlands in American Juvenile Fiction, 1900-30” Canadian Historical Association Conference, Fredericton, NB, May 31, 2011.
“Orioles and Indians: Race, Agency and Exploitation in Historical Hockey Narratives” (with Greg Gillespie, Brock University), Hockey on the Border International Scholarly Conference, Buffalo, NY, June 5, 2010.
“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.
“Daniel Webster’s Canadian Conundrums” Daniel Webster Preservation Heritage Trust, Daniel Webster Estate, Marshfield, Mass., September 30, 2009.
“Telling Stories about Indigeneity and Canadian Sport: The Cree and Ojibway Indian Hockey Tour of 1928” Sport Literature Association conference, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, June 24, 2009.
“The Canadian-American Relationship since 1945,” Presentation to Panel Discussion called “Continental Engagement: U.S.-Canada Relationships, 1609 to Present,” The 30th Conference on New York State History (New York State Historical Association), SUNY Plattsburgh, June 4-6, 2009.
“The Cree and Ojibway Indian Hockey Tour of 1928: Sport, Spectacle and Canadian-American Relations” Middle Atlantic and New England Council for Canadian Studies/ Southern Association for Canadian Studies joint conference, Washington DC, October 2008.
“Is Hockey Still Canada’s Game?” Java Fridays Invited Lecture, The 1699 Isaac Winslow House, Marshfield, MA, 25 July 2008.
“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.
“Hockey Shtick: Heroes, Villains, Canadians and Other Others in American Juvenile Sporting Fiction, 1890-1940” Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association 2007 Joint Conference, Boston, MA, April 5, 2007.
“Frank Merriwell on Skates: Images of Canada in American Juvenile Sporting Fiction, 1890-1940” Middle Atlantic and New England Council for Canadian Studies Biennial Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, October 22, 2006.
“Periodizing Hockey History: One Approach” (with Stephen Hardy, University of New Hampshire), Society for International Hockey Research Annual General Meeting, Moncton, New Brunswick, May 20, 2006.
“Frank Merriwell on Skates: Images of Canada in American Juvenile Sporting Fiction, 1890-1940” Association for Canadian Studies in Ireland Biennial Meeting, Galway, Ireland, April 28, 2006.
“‘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.
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 (October 2014); American Review of Canadian Studies (September 2015; August 2012; January 2011; January 2003); Canadian Historical Review (July 2014; March 2008; November 2007; April 2004; October 2003; November 2000); Histoire sociale/Social History (September 2011); The Historian (August 2011); International Journal of Canadian Studies (July 2015; September 2010); Journal of Canadian Studies (March 2015; February 2013; July 2005); Journal of Sport History (December 2013); Ontario History (January 2010); Past Imperfect (March 2006); Scientia Canadensis (December 2007); Sociology of Sport Journal (July 2008); Southern Journal of Canadian Studies (December 2015); Sport History Review (January 2016).
Book Manuscript Reader: Broadview Press (2005); Houghton Mifflin (April 2001); McGill-Queen’s University Press (December 2009; November 2005; June 2005); McGraw-Hill (September 2002; April 2000; December 1998; August 1998); University of Missouri Press (March 2002); University of Toronto Press (2016; 2015; 2012; 2009).
Book Prospectus Evaluator: McGraw-Hill (April 2002); Pearson Education (June 2004); University of Toronto Press (January 2016; August 2014).
Recent Conference Session Chair & Commentator: American Council for Quebec Studies (Portland, ME, November 2016);Middle Atlantic & New England Council for Canadian Studies (Portland, ME, October 2016); Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. (Las Vegas, NV, November 2015); Canadian Historical Association (St. Catharines, ON, May 2014); Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. (Tampa, FL, November 2013); “Two Days of Canada” Annual Canadian Studies Conference, Brock University (St. Catharines, ON, November 2013); Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. (Ottawa, November 2011); Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. (San Diego, November 2009); New England Political Science Association (Portland, ME, May 2009); Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. (Toronto, November 2007); New England Historical Association (Manchester, NH, May 2007.
External Examiner for Tenure and Promotion Candidates
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.
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).
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- ).
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
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: November 2016