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SSHRC Awarded IDG 2016: The heart of this project is careful textual analysis of "The Directory of Conscience" and "The Pilgrimage of Perfection" written by William Bonde, who joined the Birgittine community of monks and nuns at Syon Abbey early in the sixteenth century. The Birgittines played a...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2018: From 1968 to 1985, a small division within the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs (DIAND)--now Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)--pursued initiatives designed to encourage the development of Inuit literary production in Canada. At times acting without the...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2020: The Compendium of Sushruta (Sushrutasamhita) is an ancient Indian medical text that was was used to diagnose and treat patients in South Asia two thousand years ago and continues to influence the study of medicine even today. The Compendium of Sushruta presents baffling...