Making History Matter

Making History Matter is an undergraduate publication that is housed in the History Department. Its aim is to encourage informed discussion and debate of contemporary issues by undergraduate historians. Making History Matter publishes articles that are purposefully brief and reflective. All published works have been nominated by faculty members. Click on the titles below to check out some of our most recent articles:

Written by Gabby Richichi-Fried (Bachelor of Arts in Canadian Studies, Carleton University). Nominated by Professor M. Hogue

Determinism, Unsound Science, and Unfortunate Implications: The Flaws in Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel
Written by Emily Fraser (Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management, Carleton University). Nominated by Professor A. Diptee

Burying the Breaker of Horses: Hegemonic Masculinity in First World War Commercial Advertisements
Written by Molly McGuire (Bachelor of Humanities, Carleton University). Nominated by Professor Y.A. Bennett