Adjunct Assistant Professor
BA (McGill); MA, PhD (Western)
Telephone: 519-661-2111 ext. 89269
Office: Lawson Hall 2218
Office Hours: Mondays 5:30-6:30pm, or by appointment
Professor Vacante is an intellectual, cultural, and gender historian. His work examines the history of nationalism, liberalism, and urban culture.
National Manhood and the Creation of Modern Quebec (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017).
"The Decline of Hugh MacLennan," University of Toronto Quarterly 85, no. 1 (Winter 2016): 43-68.
"Quebec Manhood in Historical Perspective." In Canadian Men and Masculinities: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, edited by Christopher J. Greig and Wayne J. Martino (Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 2012): 23-41.
“Sexualité et identité nationale dans les années 1940.” In Une histoire des sexualités au Québec au XXe siècle,” edited by Jean-Philippe Warren (Montreal: VLB éditeur, 2012): 87-10.
"The Posthumous Lives of René Lévesque,” Journal of Canadian Studies 45, no. 2 (Spring 2011): 5-30.
"Evolving Racial Identity and the Consolidation of Men’s Authority in Early Twentieth-Century Quebec," Canadian Historical Review 88, no. 3 (September 2007): 416-438.
"Liberal Nationalism and the Challenge of Masculinity Studies in Quebec," Left History 11, no. 2 (Fall 2006): 96-117.
"Writing the History of Sexuality and 'National' History in Quebec," Journal of Canadian Studies 39, no. 2 (Spring 2005): 31-55.