"Life in Exile: How Loyalist Women in the Maritimes Contributed to their Families’ Survival and the (Re)Formation of Community"
Presented by Dr. Bonnie Huskins
Dr. Bonnie Huskins will be presenting "Life in Exile: How Loyalist Women in the Maritimes Contributed to their Families’ Survival and the (Re) Formation of Community".
Dr. Huskins teaches history at St. Thomas University, is Adjunct Professor at the University of New Brunswick, and a member of "The Loyalist Network".
She is a specialist in the social history of the Maritimes focussing on Loyalist and Acadian celebrations and commemorations. She has published in such journals as Acadiensis, Atlantic Studies, The Journal of New Brunswick Studies, and The Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society.
Dr. Huskins' most recent publication is a monograph (with Michael Boudreau) entitled "Just the Usual Work: the Social World of Ida Martin, Working Class Diarist" (2021).
She has also published blogs on integrating the history of American Revolutionary Loyalists into the classroom and produced a podcast on the Loyalists as part of "Ben Franklin’s World".
A more complete list of her publications can be found at https://www.unb.ca/faculty-staff/directory/arts-fr-history/huskins-bonnie.html.
Loyalist House, Saint John, NB:
Trinity Church, Saint John, NB:
Loyalist Burial Grounds in New Brunswick: