Gerald Friesen, FRSC

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Office: 310 St. John's College
e-mail: Gerald.Friesen@umanitoba.ca
Phone: (204) 474-8553

EDUCATION

Ph.D., University of Toronto
M.A., University of Toronto
B.A.(Honours), University of Saskatchewan

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Western Canada, Manitoba, Labour History, Communication History, Canada

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Immigrants in Prairie Cities: Ethnic Diversity in Twentieth Century Canada, written with Royden Loewen (University of Toronto Press, 2009).

 Prairie Metropolis: New Essays on Winnipeg Social History, edited with Esyllt Jones (UM Press, 2009)

Editor and Afterword, Rural Life: Portraits of the Prairie Town, 1946 by P. James Giffen (University of Manitoba Press, 2004).
Citizens and Nation: An Essay on History, Communication, and Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2000).
The West: Regional Ambitions, National Debates, Global Age (Penguin, 1999).
River Road: Essays on Manitoba and Prairie History (University of Manitoba Press, 1996).
The Canadian Prairies: A History (University of Toronto Press, 1984).

COURSES TAUGHT

2010-2011
HIST 1400 (Term 1) Canadian Nation since 1867
2009-10 (Term 1 - on leave)
HIST 1400 Canadian Nation since 1867
2008-09
HIST 3730 Western Canada
2007-08
HIST 1390 History of Canada to 1867
HIST 1400 Canadian Nation since 1867
HIST 3730 (T2) Western Canada
2006-07
HIST 1440 History of Canada (Term 1)
HIST 3730 Western Canada