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Elizabeth (Beth) Jewett teaches in Canadian Studies. Her areas of expertise include Canadian history, environmental history, and sport history. Dr. Jewett’s current publications revolve around her two ongoing research projects: the history of golf course landscapes in Canada and the history of the maple syrup industry in Canada.
Current Teaching in Canadian Studies
- Indigenous Canada (CANA3111)
- Representing Canada (CANA-1011) Team taught - tutorial instructor
Previous Teaching in Canadian Studies
- Canadianscapes: Defining Canada in the 21 st Century (CANA3991)
- Cultural Diversity in Canada (CANA2121)
- Contemporary Canadian Issues: The Environment (CANA3401)
- Cultures at Play: Sport and Leisure in Canada (CANA3991)
- Contemporary Canada (CANA-100L) - team taught - tutorial instructor
- Canada in the Modern Age: an Introduction to the Canadian Community (CANA200L) - teach taught - tutorial instructor
- Introduction to Canadian Culture (CANA-2011) - team taught - tutorial instructor
- Canadian History
- Canadian Studies
- Environmental History
- Sport History
- Food History
- Landscape History
- History of the United States
- History of Science and Technology
- World History
- Gender and Women’s History
- Under Contract, manuscript, From Rough to Green: Cultivating Golf Course Landscapes in Canada, 1870-1945 McGill-Queen's University Press
- "Maple Syrup", Invited contribution for Symbols of Canada eds., Dawson, Gidney, and Wright, (Toronto: Between the Lines) planned for 2018.
- Accepted, "A Hole in One: Sport and Environment," in The International Journal of the History of Sport .
- "What was Driving Golf: Mobility, Nature, and the Making of Canadian Leisure Landscapes, 1870-1930," Chapter in J.W. Young, C. Coates and B. Bradley, eds., Moving Natures: Mobility and the Environment in Canadian History , Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 251-273.
- Review of Time and a Place: An Environmental History of Prince Edward Island - A Review on Borealia - A Group Blog on Early Canada, Published July 24, 2017. https://earlycanadianhistory.ca/2017/07/24/time-and-a-place-an-environmental-history-of-prince-edward-island-a-review/
- Review of Climbers' Paradise: Making Canada's Mountain Parks 1904-1974 in University of Toronto Quarterly Vol. 85, no. 3 (Summer 2016), 544-546.
- Review of A Town Called Asbestos in American Review of Canadian Studies Vol. 46, no. 4 (Winter 2016), 539-540.
- Review of Arv Olson's Backspin in BC Studies issue 178 (Summer 2013), 148-149
- "Notes on Nineteenth Century Tourism on Lake Memphremagog, 1850-1899." The Journal of Eastern Townships Studies no. 31 (Fall 2007): 25-43.
- "Collaborative Landscapes" on The Otter , NiCHE, Published July 24, 2017. http://niche-canada.org/2017/07/24/collaborative-landscapes/
- "Golf at Jasper Park in the Canadian Rockies-Advertising the Golf Course Landscape." The Champlain Society . Published August 2016. http://www.champlainsociety.ca/golf-at-jasper-park-in-the-canadian-rockies-1926/
- "Recap: Quelques Arpents de Neige, 2012," The Otter -Network in Canadian History and the Environment. Published December 28, 2012. http://niche-canada.org/node/10554
- "Exploring the History of Golf Course Construction in North America," Network in Canadian History and the Environment, Scholar Profile . Published October 4, 2011, http://niche-canada.org/node/10149
- "What's Driving Golf: Mobility and Canadian Landscapes of Golf," Network in Canadian History and the Environment, Mobility. Published March 8, 2011, http://niche-canada.org/node/9899
Grants, awards, & honours
- W. P. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow, Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University
- Part-time Research Stipend, Mount Allison University - "A Sweet and Sticky Situation: Exploring the History and Contemporary Realities of the Maple Syrup Industry in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia"
- Environmental Trust Fund, Government of New Brunswick, Conference Project Grant - Quelques Arpents de Neige, https://quelquesarpentsdeneige.wordpress.com/
- The Royal Society of Canada Atlantic, Open Academy Grant
- Jeanne Armour Scholarship, University of Toronto
- Doctoral Completion Award, University of Toronto
- Craig Brown Travelling Fellowship, University of Toronto
- School of Graduate Studies Travel Grant, University of Toronto
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship
PhD, History Department, University of Toronto
MA, History Department, McGill University
BA, First Class Honours, McGill University