Bio: Dr. Janay Nugent is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Lethbridge and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science. She is co-editor with Dr. Elizabeth Ewan (University of Guelph) of Finding the Family in Medieval and Early Modern Scotland (Ashgate 2008) and Children and Youth in Premodern Scotland (Boydell and Brewer, 2015). Janay is also co-author with Laura Stewart (York University, England) "Union and Revolution: Scotland and Beyond, 1625-1745" which is forthcoming in December with Edinburgh University Press. She is currently writing a monograph tentatively titled “Through the Eyes of a Child: Early Modern Scotland. This monograph uses the child-centered perspective of child and youth studies to offer a fresh perspective on Scotland from 1560 to 1700. Chapters on religion, urban life, family life, health and wellness, and youth culture seek to enhance our understanding of larger historical processes such as religious reformation and the witch-hunts. Janay is a founding member of the University of Lethbridge’s Institute for Child and Youth Studies, and she has earned the University of Lethbridge Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award, the U of L Distinguished Teaching Award, and she is a past Board of Governor’s Teaching Chair.

Original Talk (recorded in front of a live audience Jan 26 '17)
Converting a Nation: family, religion, and Calvinism in sixteenth and seventeenth-century Scotland

5 Questions with Dr. Janay Nugent (recorded summer 2020)

5 questions on the history of children and youth with Dr. Janay Nugent

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