THE WORLD THROUGH AN ACADEMIC LENS
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Edrick Jenkins was sentenced to 60 years of prison in the Louisiana State Penitentiary for a break and enter theft. After 25 years in prison he reflects on what the razor wire that surrounds the prison means to him.
Episode Two - The War to End All Wars - Canada at War
In this documentary series commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War, award-winning documentary filmmaker Mark Terry interviews professors in York University's Department of History examine various aspects of the war and the ...
History professors Kathryn McPherson, Molly Ladd Taylor and Jennifer Stephen examine the extensive role women played in World War One, both at home and overseas. One of the more fascinating revelations discussed is that Canada was the only country to rank women as o...
History professors Deborah Neill, Stephen Brooke, Joan Judge and Thabit Abdullah discuss how the British, French, Chinese and Ottoman Empires approached the war often recruiting soldiers from their respective colonies as the war dragged on.