• Give this a listen

    History Slam from ActiveHistory.ca kindly invited me on their podcast to talk about Being Fat. You’ll hear some thoughtful questions from host Sean Graham, a discussion of fat activism’s relationship to feminism, and…

  • Let’s talk about Being Fat

    Check out this post at the University of Press blog, where I’ve shared some of the story-behind-the story of my recent book. I wrote the post for teachers of history, sports and gender…

  • CFP: Calling all contemporary historians!

    Call for Papers Between Postwar and Present Day: Canada 1970-2000 6-9 May, 2021University of Toronto  une version française suit Late twentieth century historical sources are increasingly becoming available to Canadian historians. Yet, temporal…

  • Obesity in Canada receives citation from WGSRF

    Obesity in Canada received an honourable mention for the 2018 “Outstanding Scholarship Prize” from Women’s and Gender Studies/Recherches Féministes (WGSRF). In their citation, they said: “Obesity in Canada: Critical Perspectives is a laudable…

  • Please judge this book by its cover

    Last week my new co-edited collection was released by the University of Ottawa Press. Please, judge this book by the fantastic cover image: it is a challenging, myth-busting, inclusive and fun-loving analysis of…