Brian Aboud

Brian Aboud
Region of Interest:

Sociology of migration, ethnicity, racism and difference. Primary research focus is the Syrian immigrant experience in Montreal, Quebec and Canada (esp. 1880s-1930s) covering topics such as the politics of entry and residency, naturalization and identity, economic life and urban spatial practices. This experience is the object of a manuscript currently in progress. Early 2000s, curated the exhibit “Min Zamaan: the Syrian-Lebanese presence in Montreal 1880s-1930s” presented at the Centre d’Histoire de Montréal.

Other Info:

Professor, Department of Humanities, Vanier College.

Photo: Syrian-immigrant-owned store on Craig St. in Montreal circa. 1906
The shop belonged to Dr Aboud's grandfather.