The Family Life of Working-Class Canadiens during the 1930s and early 1940s

Family life of Canadiens in the 1930s and early 1940s was marked by a rigid gendered division of labor. This was an immutable natural law: while a male identity depended upon his ability to materially ‘support’ his wife and children, … Continue reading The Family Life of Working-Class Canadiens during the 1930s and early 1940s

A painting of a scene from the anonymous Pearl poem. The dreamer, a man clothed in red, stands opposite the Pearl-maiden, a woman clothed in white. Between them is a river, and they are surrounded on all sides by grass and trees.

Dreams, Visions, Philosophy: Dream Poetry in Medieval Europe

European history is rich, well-known, and well-celebrated. From the neo-Classical architecture, grandiose fashion and groundbreaking literature of the Renaissance period, to the powerful musical compositions and politically moved polemics of the 20th century; the various eras in European history have … Continue reading Dreams, Visions, Philosophy: Dream Poetry in Medieval Europe

A coloured photograph pof a man standing on a landing strip with supplies provided by UNICEF for the survivors and injured of teh Haiti earthquake in 2021

Earthquakes: Their Source and Infamous Presence in the Past and Present

The unpredictability of earthquakes, or any natural disaster, exists in the present as it did in the past. Medical professionals vaccinated more than 2.3 billion people, 30% of the world’s population. It continues to rise. However, even in the presence … Continue reading Earthquakes: Their Source and Infamous Presence in the Past and Present

A colorful selection of brass

History of the Bra: Origins, Evolution, and Pros Vs Cons of Wearing a Bra

Bras or brassieres are a woman’s undergarments to cover and support their breasts and flatter their gracefulness. The history of the bra is closely intertwined with the social development of women’s status. It represents the evolution of fashion stages and … Continue reading History of the Bra: Origins, Evolution, and Pros Vs Cons of Wearing a Bra