Other important publications
Current Book Project
R.W. Widdis, Neighbours in Paradox: The Evolution of the Canadian-American
Volume One: Beginnings, From Frontiers to Borderlands, 1784-1870 (currently being examined)
Volume Two: Transformations: Configurations and Reconfigurations during the Transition from Modernity to Post-Modernity (currently being edited).
R.W. Widdis, ed., History and the Canada-United States Border: Insights and Approaches (forthcoming University of Ottawa Press, 2019).
R.W. Widdis, ed., The Prairies and Northern Great Plains Borderland: Themes and Issues from the Interior of North America (forthcoming University of Ottawa Press, 2019).
R.W. Widdis, Voices From ‘Next Year Country’: An Oral History of Rural Saskatchewan (Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center, 2006).
J. Bukowczyk, N. Faires, D. Smith, and R. W. Widdis, Permeable Border: The Great Lakes Basin as Transnational Region, 1650-1990 (Pittsburgh and Calgary: University of Pittsburgh Press and University of Calgary Press, 2005).
Chapters in Refereed Books
V. Konrad, J. Laine, I. Liikanen, J. Scott, and R. Widdis, “The Language of Borders,” in S. Brunn, ed. The Geography of Language (forthcoming 2018).
R.W. Widdis, “The Spatial Grammar of Migration Within the Canadian-American Borderlands at the Turn of the Twentieth Century,”in B. Bryce and A. Freund, eds., Entangling North America: Space and Migration History (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2015), 61-96.
R.W. Widdis, “Migration and Urbanization: Some Historical Geographical Insights,” in Marc St.-Hilaire et Richard Marcoux, dir., Population et urbanisation au Québec et au Canada, XIXe-XXe siècles (Cheminements) (Sainte-Foy: Centre interuniversitaire d’etudes québecoises, 2004), 12-18.
Articles in Refereed Journals
R.W. Widdis, “Railroads and Borderland Spaces: The Canada-U.S. Case,” The Canadian Geographer (forthcoming 2019).
R.W. Widdis, “Greater New England as Cultural Borderland: A Critical Appraisal,” Acadiensis XLVI, 1 (2017): 97-121.
R.W. Widdis, “Crossing an Intellectual and Geographical Border: The Importance of Migration in Shaping the Canadian-American Borderlands at the Turn of the Twentieth Century,” Social Science History 34, 4 (2010), 445-497.
R.W. Widdis, “American-Resident Migration to Western Canada At The Turn of the Twentieth Century,” Prairie Forum 22, 2 (1997), 237-62.
R.W. Widdis, “Borders, Borderlands and Canadian Identity: A Canadian Perspective,” International Journal of Canadian Studies 15 (Spring 1997), 49-66.