Conrad, Margaret R. 1946-
CONRAD, Margaret R. 1946-
PERSONAL: Born September 14, 1946, in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada; daughter of Douglas and Gladys L. (Weston) Slauenwhite. Education: Acadia University, B.A. (with honors), 1967; University of Toronto, M.A., 1968, Ph.D., 1975.
ADDRESSES: Home—80 Selkirk Cres., Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3A 3R4. Offıce—Department of History, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5A3; fax: 506-453-5068. E-mail—[email protected]unb.ca.
CAREER: Clarke, Irwin Publishing Co., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, editor, 1968-69; Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada, member of faculty, 1969-87, professor of history, 1987-2002, department head, 1992-95, founding member of planter studies committee, beginning 1984; University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Canada Research Chair in Atlantic Canada Studies, 2002—. University of Victoria, visiting lecturer, 1979; University of Toronto, visiting scholar at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 1981-82; Dalhousie University, adjunct professor, beginning 1991; Mount Saint Vincent University, Nancy Rowell Jackman Chair of Women's Studies, 1996-98. Canadian History in Multimedia, member of editorial board, 1997—; member of advisory board, H-NET CANADA, 1994—, and Canadian History Electronic Resource Centre, 2000—. Speaker at educational institutions including Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Mary's University, University of Tsukuba, Seisen University, Meiji University, University of Western Sydney, University of Maine—Orono, University of Vermont, and University of Edinburgh. National Archives of Canada, member of advisory board from Atlantic Canada, 1989-92; Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, member from Nova Scotia, 1990-98, chair of Built Environment Committee, 1995-98; HISTOR!CA, council member, 2000—; Parks Canada secretariat, member of minister's round table, 2001. Jury member for history and creative or scholarly writing competitions. Producer of video programs on contemporary Canada and the Atlantic region of Canada; workshop coordinator and presenter; guest on media programs, including Maritimes Today.
MEMBER: Royal Society of Canada (fellow; member of executive committee, 1996-99), PEN Canada, Association for Canadian Studies (Atlantic region representative on executive committee, 1981-83), Canadian Historical Association (council member, 1977-80), Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women, Canadian Women's Studies Association, Canadian Committee on Women's History, Canadian Association of Learned Journals (member of executive committee, 1999-2000), Atlantic Association of Historians.
AWARDS, HONORS: Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1967-68; Canada Council fellow, 1972-73; Imperial Order of Daughters of the Empire fellow, 1972-73; Planter scholar, 1997; Alison Prentice Award, Ontario Historical Society, 1997, for Saturday's Child: The Memoirs of Ellen Louks Fairclough, Canada's First Female Federal Cabinet Minister; Year of Asia Pacific Award, 1997; grant from Health Canada, 1998; grants from various other agencies, including Social Sciences and Humanities Research of Canada.
(With John Ricker) Twentieth-Century Canada, Clarke, Irwin (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1974.
George Nowlan: Maritime Conservative in NationalPolitics, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1986.
(With Toni Laidlaw and Donna Smyth) No Place likeHome: The Diaries and Letters of Nova Scotia Women, 1771-1938, Formac (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada), 1988.
(Editor) They Planted Well: New England Planters inMaritime Canada, Acadiensis Press (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada), 1988.
(Editor) Making Adjustments: Change and Continuity in Planter Nova Scotia, 1759-1800, Acadiensis Press (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada), 1991.
(With Alvin Finkel, Cornelius Jaenen, and Veronica Strong-Boag) History of the Canadian Peoples, two volumes, Copp Clark Pitman (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1993, 3rd edition (with Finkel), Addison Wesley Longman (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2002.
(Supervising editor) Judith Ann Norton, compiler, NewEngland Planters in Maritime Canada, 1759-1800: Bibliography of Sources, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1993.
(Editor) Intimate Relations: Family and Community inPlanter Nova Scotia, 1759-1800, Acadiensis Press (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada), 1995.
(Editor) Saturday's Child: The Memoirs of Ellen LouksFairclough, Canada's First Female Federal Cabinet Minister, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1995.
(Editor) Looking into Acadie: Three Illustrated Lectures, Nova Scotia Museum (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada), 1999.
(With James Hiller) Atlantic Canada: A Region in theMaking, Oxford University Press Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2001.
(Editor and contributor) Active Engagements: A Collection of Lectures by the Holders of Nancy's Chair in Women's Studies, 1986-1998, Mount Saint Vincent University (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada), 2001.
(Editor, with Barry Moody) Planter Links: Culture and Community in Colonial Nova Scotia, Acadiensis Press (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada), 2001.
Canada: A National History, Pearson Educational Publishing (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2002.
History of Nova Scotia, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), in press.
Contributor to books, including Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women's History, edited by Veronica Strong-Boag and Anita Claire Fellman, Copp Clark Pitman (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1986; Beyond Anger and Longing: Community and Development in Atlantic Canada, edited by Berkeley Fleming, Acadiensis Press (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada), 1988; The Eastern Borderlands: Four Centuries of Interaction, edited by Stephen Hornsby and others, Acadiensis Press, 1989; Myth and Milieu: Atlantic Literature and Culture, 1918-1939, edited by Gwen Davies, Acadiensis Press, 1993; and The Atlantic Provinces in Confederation, edited by E. R. Forbes and D. A. Muise, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1993. Contributor of articles and reviews to professional journals and newspapers, including Acadiensis, Canadian Women's Studies, Resources for Feminist Research, Dalhousie Review, Second Mile, and Journal of Canadian Studies. Planter Notes, editor, 1989-92, coeditor, 1998—; coeditor, Atlantis, 1977-85 and fall, 2000, and Canadian Historical Review, 1997-2000; member of editorial board, Historical Papers of the Canadian Historical Association, 1988-91.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Editing the letters and diaries of the McQueen family of Pictou County, with others; research on Canadian historical consciousness in an international context.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
American Historical Review, April, 1988, Welf H. Heick, review of George Nowlan: Maritime Conservative in National Politics, p. 531.
Canadian Historical Review, December, 1987, John Stewart, review of George Nowlan, p. 650; December, 1993, Kenneth S. Paulsen, review of Making Adjustments: Change and Continuity in Planter Nova Scotia, 1759-1800, p. 636; December, 1997, W. G. Goodfrey, review of Intimate Relations: Family and Community in Planter Nova Scotia, 1759-1800, p. 665.
English Historical Review, February, 1995, Ged Martin, review of History of the Canadian Peoples, p. 435.