Molly Ungar

Associate Professor, UFV

Education: BA (McMaster University), MA (McMaster University), PhD (York University)

Specialty: Canadian history; history of Quebec, cultural history

 

Recent Publications

2013

  • “Bishop George Hay”, Patrick Hayes, Ed. Miracles: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Supernatural Events from Antiquity to the Present. ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara (in press)

2012

  • "Nationalism on the Menu: Three Banquets on the 1939 Royal Tour", Marlene Epp, Franca Iacovetta, Valerie Korinek, Eds. Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History, University of Toronto Press, Toronto. 

2009

  • CD-ROM PowerPoint Component for History of the Canadian Peoples, Vol. 2, 5th Edition, Pearson Education, Toronto. 

2008

  • "On-to-Ottawa Trek and Regina Riot", I. Ness, Ed. International Encyclopedia of   Revolution and Protest, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford.
  • CD-ROM PowerPoint Component for History of the Canadian Peoples, Vol. 1, 5th Edition, Pearson Education, Toronto, 2008. 

2007

  • "From Zetz to Zeitgeist: Translating Romania, Romania", Pierre Anctil, Ed., Translating Yiddish Montreal/Traduire la Montreal Yiddish, University of Ottawa Press, Ottawa. 

2005

  • "Charlotte Schreiber", "Sir Andrew Gage", "Henry Best", "Bellelle Guerin", "Frances Mahony", "F.M. Bell-Smith", Dictionary of Canadian Biography Vol. XV, University of Toronto Press. (with V. Bach) 

 

Recent Conference Papers

2013

  • “Listening to the Past: Popular Music and Social Commentary in 1920’s Canada”, Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Victoria

2012

  • "Listening to the Past: Using Digitized Sound Resources to Teach Canadian Cultural History", International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres, Conference, Montreal 

2009

  • "When the King and Queen of Canada Came to America: The Royal Visit of1939", Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, Conference, San Diego. 

2008

  • "Food and Reflections of Nationalism on the 1939 Royal Tour", Workshop: "Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History." University of Waterloo
  • "The Inside and the Outside: Romance and Politics in the Thirties", British Columbia Political Science Association, Conference.
  • "Found it difficult to avoid further eating, particularly lobster...'. The 1939 Royal Tour and the Significance of Food", The North American Conference on British Studies, San Francisco 

2006

  • "Reminding the City of its Origins: Aboriginal Involvement in the Royal Visit to Vancouver, 1939", Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Toronto. 

2005

  • "Emile Vaillancourt and the Royal Tour of 1939", Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, London, Ontario.
  • "Emile Vaillancourt and the Royal Visit of 1939: The State Banquet as an Expression of Nationalism", Conference on Cultural Expressions of Canadian Nationalism, Nipissing University. 

 

Recent Presentations by Invitation

2013

  • Chilliwack ElderCollege. "The Sixties in Canada"

    Abbotsford Learning Plus. "The Fifties in Canada and the Fraser Valley"

2012

  • Langley Historical Society. "The 1939 Royal Tour"
  • Abbotsford Learning Plus. "The Titanic Disaster: Then and Now"
  • Lifetime Learning Centre. "The Life and Times of Pierre Trudeau"
  • Chilliwack ElderCollege. "The 1950's in Canada and the Fraser Valley"

2011

  • Abbotsford Learning Plus. "The 1939 Royal Tour"
  • Educators Without Borders, UFV. "Giving Peace a Chance: The Peace Movement in Canada"

2010

  • Lifetime Learning Centre, Mission. "Art History: From Lascaux to the Present", "Music Plus: Art, Ideas and Music" & Oral History, Interviews
  • MSA Museum Society. "The Inside and the Outside: Romand and Politics in the 1930's" & "Heraldry and Medieval Music"
  • Chilliwack ElderCollege; Abbotsford Learning Plus. "100 Years of Fashion in Canada" & "Early Photography in BC: Through the Eyes of Hannah Maynard"
  • Sewing Show, Tradex, Abbotsford. "Fashions of the 1960s"

2009

  •  Lifetime Learning Centre, Mission "Canadian Art, Beginnings to the Present", "How Did We Get to the 49th Parallel?", "Giving Peace a Chance: The Peace Movement in Canada" & Oral History, Interivews
  • MSA Museum Society. "Early Photography in BC: Through the Eyes of Hannah Maynard"
  • Abbotsford Genealogical Society. "Canadian Women in Wartime"
  • The Reach, Abbotsford. "Painting the Limits of Normalcy: Canda's Official War Art Program in WWII"
  • Sewing Show, Tradex, Abbotsford: Abbotsfrd Needlework Guild. "100 Years of Fashion in Canada"
  • Abbotsford Learning Plus. "Canadian Women on the Homefront" 
  • Vancouver Needlework Guild. "The Embroidered Runners for Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party"

2008

  • Lifetime Learning Centre, Mission. "The Canadian Homefront in World War II" & "Early Photography in BC: Through the Eyes of Hannah Maynard"
  • MSA Museum Society. "100 Years of Canadian Fashion", "Don't You Know There's a War On?: Canadians on the Homefront in World War II" & "Moments to Remember: The 1950s in Canada"
  • Chilliwack ElderCollege. "The Royal Tour in the Fraser Valley"
  • Abbotsford Genealogical Society. "Heraldry and Genealogy"
  • Fraser Valley Needle Arts Guild. "The Embroidered Runners for Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party"

2007

  • Lifetime Learning Centre, Mission. "The 1939 Royal Tour in BC"
  • MSA Museum Society. "Myths and Legends of the New Year" & "Expo '67"
  • Canadian Military Education Centre, Abbotsford. "Don't You Know There's a War On?' Canada's Home Front in World War II"

2006

  • MSA Museum Society. "The 1939 Royal Tour in Montreal, Vancouver and Abbotsford" & "Painting the War: Official Canadian War Art in World War II"

 

Community Service

  • MSA Museum Society. Regional Heritage Fair, organization and production. Production of a community history, Aphabetically Abbotsford
  • "Dictionary of British Columbia Biography"
  • Lifetime Learning Centre, Mission. Organization of an Oral History Centre. Creation of a Legacy Project -"Windows on the Past." "Dictionary of Mission Biography"

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