Today is National Capital History Day and there’s plenty going on all day. You can find the schedule here. Make sure to drop by the Department’s table in the River Building!... More
Department of History
May 1, 2015
Don’t Miss National Capital History Day on Campus Today!
April 30, 2015
History Faculty Feted at FASS Vin d’Honneur
April 23, 2015
Ontario Women’s History Network Presents “Women and the First World War,” April 24-25
April 23, 2015
Metis and the Medicine Line at Congress!
April 22, 2015
Carleton Alumni Bring History Performances to National Arts Centre
April 17, 2015
Student Documentaries Explore People and Place in History
Welcome. Carleton provides students with hands on experience through course projects, digital history, coops, practicums and paid student internships. We offer courses in Canadian, European, African, American, Latin American, Caribbean, South Asian and Japanese history, and in thematic areas that transcend particular regions, such as the history of sexuality, the history of slavery, environmental history and the social history of alcohol. Our graduate program offers rigorous training at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels, and an M.A. program in Public History.
Students at Carleton are encouraged to explore history using a diversity of sources, methodologies and media. Read more about the innovative and award winning projects our students have completed in recent years. Read Hollis’s blog about why he chose history, and view Victoria’s interview on hands-on work experience.
News and Events
We’re pleased to announce that two Carleton History faculty were recognized by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at last week’s vin d’honneur for their commitment to teaching and research. Marston LaFrance Research Fellowship – Sonya Lipsett Rivera FASS offers the... More
Carleton’s Department of History is delighted to co-sponsor the Ontario Women’s History Network’s Annual Conference and General Meeting. This year’s theme is “Women and the First World War,” and the conference will take place at the Canadian War Museum from April... More
Don’t miss Michel Hogue and the University of Regina Press at Congress this year, where they will be launching Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People. Metis and the Medicine Line looks at “how national borders and notions of race were created and... More
Join historians and graduate students from across Canada this May for an evening of live performances connected by the themes of history, memory and narrative. The first-ever Staging Our Histories happens at the National Arts Centre’s Fourth Stage on May 31st, 7:30pm. Hosted by the CBC’s Adrian... More
In case you missed the April 2 student documentary screening, two of the four films produced for HIST 4302, Making Documentary History are now available online. No Road Home by Alison Murdock, Rebecca Sykes, Jennifer Bate & Stephanie Desjardins During the 1950’s the St. Lawrence Seaway Hydro... More