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.
In early October 1872, a mysterious illness swept through the urban horse population of Toronto. The Globe first reported the phenomenon on 5 October 1872, noting that “[f]or some time past a large number of horses in the city have been affected with disease of the respiratory organs, but during... More
From March 5-7, 2015, graduate students in the Department of History, Carleton University, will be hosting the 21st Annual Underhill Colloquium. This year’s theme, “PASTS ECHOING PRESENTS: HISTORIANS AS PERFORMATIVE COLLABORATORS,” highlights the historian’s multiple performed roles,... More
A recent article in University Affairs features a unique collaboration between The Canadian Museum of History and Carleton’s Department of History. Graduate students enrolled in the Museums, National Identity and Public Memory seminar will have the opportunity to help develop Canadian History... More
Dates: Thursday, November 20 + Friday, November 21, 2014 Time: Thursday, 10am to 6pm, Friday, 10am to 3pm Location: History Lounge, Patterson Hall, Room 433 Attention all history students and lovers of history! The History Undergraduate Society [HUgS] in conjunction with the History Department is... More
Click here to view the poster for National Capital History Day 2015 After a successful inaugural year, National Capital History Day will be held at Carleton University on May 1, 2015. The competition is open to high-school students across the Ottawa region, and will take place in Carleton’s... More
Public History graduate Arpita Bajpeyi has produced the first episode in a new series of podcasts, coordinated by Dr. Audra Diptee and affiliated with the History Watch Project. This episode features a discussion with Drs. Danielle Kinsey and Shawn Graham on the ways in which history is represented... More