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John Lehr

Dr. John C. Lehr, Professor (retired)

Department of Geography
University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9
Canada

E-mail: j.lehr@uwinnipeg.ca
Homepage: ion.uwinnipeg.ca/~jlehr2/default.html

   

Education:
B.A. Hons. (Wales)
M.A. (Alberta)
Ph.D. (Manitoba)

Areas of Interest:
Historical Geography
Western Canada
Music and Geography
Symbolic Landscapes
Israel

Research Interests:
Ukrainian settlement in western Canada.
Ukrainian settlements in South America.
Communal settlements in Canada and Israel.
Provincial parks in Manitoba.

Selected Publications:

Books:
Katz, Y., and Lehr J. (2012) Inside the Ark: The Hutterites in Canada and the United States (Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center),  432p.

Lehr, J. (2011) Community and Frontier: A Ukrainian Settlement in the Canadian Parkland, (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press), 261p.

Lehr, J., and McDowell D. (2011) Trailblazers: the Lives and Times of Michael and Muriel (Smith) Ewanchuk, (Winnipeg: Carpathia Publishing), 226p.

Chapters in books:
Katz, Y. and Lehr, J.  (2012) "Gender, power and equality: women's roles in Hutterite society." In Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Yaacov Oved and Menachem Topel. (eds.), The Communal Idea in the 21st. Century. (Holland, USA: Brill), 241-266.

Lehr, J., and Zubricky, K. (2012) "Image-Building in Manitoba," in Jean Harvey and Robert Young (eds.), Image Building in Canadian Municipalities (Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press),  49-91.

Lehr J. and Aponiuk N. (2012) “A Question of Endurance:  Negotiating Ukrainian Identity in Manitoba.”  In George Knysh, Jaroslav Rozumnyj, and Orest Cap (eds.), To the Source: Essays on the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in Canada 1949-2009.  (Winnipeg: Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in Canada), 285-299.

Lehr, J., and Cipko S. (2011) “Ukrainians in Brazil: Findings from a Survey on Identity,” in Maryna Hrymych, Andriy Nahachewsky, Serge Cipko and Olga Nadia Kalko (eds.), Ukrainians in Brazil: A Historic-Ethnologic Study, (Kyiv: Duliby), 104-118.

Cipko, S., and Lehr J. (2011)  “From the Prairies to Paraná: An Alberta development project in the Municipio de Prudentópolis. Brazil, in Maryna Hrymych, Andriy Nahachewsky, Serge Cipko and Olga Nadia Kalko (eds.), Ukrainians in Brazil: A Historic-Ethnologic Study, (Kyiv: Duliby), 188-195.

Lehr J. and Katz, Y. (2010) “The Hutterites’ dilemma: a closed society confronts diversity, multiculturalism and globalization,” In Om P. Juneja and Sudhi Rajiv (eds.), Understanding Diversity: Canada and India (New Delhi: Creative Books), 25-26.

Lehr, J. (2009) A Jewish farmer can’t be: land settlement policies and ethnic settlement in Western Canada 1970-1919, in Annalee Greenberg and Daniel Stone (eds.), Jewish Life and Times: A Collection of Essays Vol. 9. (Winnipeg: Jewish Heritage Centre), 18-28.

Articles:
Albanski, L. and Lehr, J. (2012) “Identity, integration and assimilation recorded in Manitoba’s Polish and Ukrainian cemeteries,” Great Plains Research, 22 (1), 3-14.  

Lehr, J. (2011) “Owa: A Dariusleut Hutterite Colony in Japan,” Prairie Perspectives: Geographical Essays 13: 30-38.

Lehr J., and Aponiuk N. (2011) “Memory, myth and monuments: the commemoration of contested past in Western Ukraine,” Memory Connection 1 (1): 212-228  (on-line journal)

Aponiuk, N., and Lehr Dz. [Lehr, J]. (2011)“Pytannia vytryvalosti:  vstanovlennia ukrains’koi identychnosti v Manitobi. [A question of endurance: negotiating Ukrainian identity in Manitoba].” Ukrains’kyy vymir, zbirnyk materialiv z Ukrainy ta diaspory [The Ukrainian dimension, a collection of materials from Ukraine and the diaspora].  (Chernihiv, Ukraine). 

Lehr, J. (2009) “Image building in the Rural Municipality of Stuartburn, Manitoba: The need for public policy,” Prairie Perspectives 12: 195-212.

Lehr J., and McGregor, B. (2009) The geography of bilingual schools in Manitoba, Manitoba History ,61 (Fall), 33-36.

Lehr J., and McGregor, B. (2008) “Using schools to map the frontier of settlement on the Canadian prairies,” Great Plains Research 18 (Spring), 53-66.

Church M., and  Lehr, J. (2007) “The portrayal of the prairies in Canadian children’s literature,” Prairie Forum 32 (1),111-122.

Lehr, J., Everitt, J., and Evans, S. (2008) “The making of the prairie landscape.” Prairie Forum 33 (1), 1-38.  Reprinted in Gregory P. Marchildon, (ed.), Immigration and Settlement, 1870-1939, (Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center, 2009), 13-56.

Lehr, J., Bartlet J., and Tabvahtah, J. (2006) “The distant beat of my father’s drums: contemporary Aboriginal music and NCI-FM broadcasting, Manitoba, Canada,” GeoJournal 65, 79-90.

Lehr, J. and Aponiuk, N. (2006) “Zberezhennya ukrainc’koyii identynoti v manitobi (kanada) ictorychni perspektyvy,” Ukrainskyi vimir 5, 71-73.

 


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