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Jack Cecillon

Sessional Lecturer

History

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   416-736-2100
   cecillon@yorku.ca

Cecillon has studied cultural and linguistic conflict within the North American Catholic church over bilingual education. His previous studies have included work on aboriginals, the Seven Years` War, the American Revolution, and Canada`s policy of multiculturalism. More recently, he has begun examining the life of immigrant communities in the Windsor border region between 1870 and 1930.

Francophone Communities
Immigration
Indigenous People
Multiculturalism and Transculturalism
Religious Beliefs
Second Language Education

Doctorate:
York University
Masters:
University of Windsor

Books

•    Creating Canada: A History- 1914 to the Present., McGraw-Hill Ryerson, First Edition 2009; Second Edition 2014. (co-author)   
 
•    Prayers, Petitions and Protests: The Catholic Church and the Ontario Schools Crisis in the Windsor Border Region, 1910-1928, McGill-Queen`s University Press, 2013.    
 
•    Emerging Loyalties, CBC-Thomson/Nelson Publishing, 2006. (co-author)  

Journal Articles

•    “Joseph O. Reaume”, Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto Press, [publishing date pending], volume XVI.    
 
•    “Prières, pétitions, protestations : La Controverse à propos du Règlement 17”, Questions du patrimoine, mai 2012.    
 
•    “L’immigration française dans le sud-ouest ontarien, 1870-1940”, in Les immigrants français au Canada à l’époque de la Grande Migration transatlantique (1870-1914), www.ecrini.univ-nantes.fr/35354114/0/fiche_pagelibre/&RH=1332493528973. Université de Nantes, France, avril, 2012.    

•    "Turbulent Times in the Diocese of London: Bishop Fallon and the French Language Controversy," Ontario History, December, 1995. Reprinted in Schooling in Transition: Readings in Canadian History of Education, edited by Sara Z. Burke and Patrice Milewski, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012.    
 
•    “Early Struggles for Bilingual Schools and the French Language in the Windsor-Detroit Border Region, 1851-1910”, in Historical Studies in Education, spring, 2009.    
 

Book Chapters

    •    «La crise scolaire et les francophones du sud-ouest ontarien», in Michel Bock and François Charbonneau, Le siècle du Règlement XVII. Sudbury: Éditions Prise de Parole, 2015: 122-149.   
 
     •    "Language and Schools Conflict in the Windsor Border Region, 1881-1920", in Passages: Three Centuries of Francophone Presence at Le Détroit, ed. by Marcel Bénéteau, Humanities Research Council Journal, 11, University of Windsor, 2003.    


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