Thursday, November 23, 2023
***NEW*** David Dean Fund for Public History – Giving Tuesday, 28 November
As a tribute to all that David Dean has meant to our department, especially our students, to the university, and to partners near and far, we are proud to announce the formation of the David Dean Public History Fund (https://futurefunder.carleton.ca/campaigns/david-dean-public-history-fund/) As David's impending retirement coincides with the...
Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Shawn Graham and Donna Yates Publish New Paper
History Professor Shawn Graham and Professor Donna Yates of Maastricht University, have just published a joint paper. We were fortunate to have Prof. Yates speak at Carleton University when she was a guest speaker for our annual Shannon Lecture Series. An abstract of the paper, "Reputation laundering and museum collections: patterns, priorities,...
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Veronica Norando Talks to The Times Hub about Argentinian Election
Adjunct Research Professor Veronica Norando was recently quoted in an article on the upcoming presidential election in Argentina. A short excerpt can be found below with the full article, "A extraordinary provocateur at the gates of power in Argentina," available online. Impoverished and up to their necks in debt, the Argentines no longer know...
Thursday, November 9, 2023
Audra Diptee Interviewed by BBC
The Caribbean island of Jamaica has a long and complex history, from its crucial role in the transatlantic slave trade to being the birthplace of Rastafari. As part of "The history of Jamaica: everything you wanted to know" podcast on the BBC, Rhiannon Davies puts listener queries and popular search queries on the island’s...
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Andrew Burtch Talks about the War Games Exhibit
The following excerpt is from the article by Noah Leafloor, of the Algonquin Times. The full article, "Explorer: War Games museum exhibit prompts you to consider big questions," can be found online. About 10 years ago, Andrew Burtch, a historian who works at Ottawa’s Canadian War Museum had an idea about how to offer...
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