John C. Walsh

Co-director of the Carleton Centre for Public History

Degrees:M.A. (Ottawa), Ph.D. (Guelph)
Email:john.walsh@carleton.ca
Office:412 Paterson Hall
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Research Interests

  • Canadian History and Public History
  • Space and place
  • Governmentality
  • Epistemology
  • Maps and mapping

Select Publications

(with James OppHome, Work, and Play:  Situating Canadian Social History third edition (Oxford University Press, 2015)

(with James OppPlacing Memory and Remembering Place in Canada (UBC Press, 2010)

Recent Public History Projects

From the North to Ottawa’s Southway Inn, A Chapter from the Lost Stories Project

Outside the Frame: The Making of Qamutiik: From the North to Ottawa’s Southway Inn

Recent Graduate Supervisions

Kirsten Widdes, “Dedicated Shoppers: Examining Teenage Consumer Culture in Postwar Canada, 1947-1972” (M.A. Major Research Essay), 2018

Kira Smith, “The Red Chair: Reflections on Writing Patient Centered Fiction of the Brockville Asylum,” Novella and M.A. Major Research Essay in Public History (co-supervision with James Miller), 2018

Jennifer Halsall, “Rooted in Land: Community, Memory, and Placemaking in Ottawa’s Greenbelt,” Website and M.A. Major Research Essay in Public History (co-supervision with Bruce Elliott), 2018

Adam Mahoney “Voicing the Silence: Curating the History of Slavery in New Brunswick,” M.A. Major Research Essay in Public History, 2018

Rebecca Sykes, “Kitchen Table Conversations: Halal Foodways and Foodscapes of the Turkish Muslim Community in Ottawa,” M.A. Major Research Essay in Public History, 2018

Sarah Mulvihill, “Reclaiming Propaganda, Reviving Victory: Victory Gardens in the 21st Century,” M.A. Major Research Essay in Public History, 2017

Phoebe Mannell, “Far From the Sea: An Exploration of 3D Photogrammetry Capabilities in Museum and Heritage Settings,” Digitial Exhibit and M.A. Major Research Essay in Public History, 2017

Ruthanne Edward, “The Fight for Pay Equity,” Oral Storytelling Performance and M.A. Major Research Essay (co-supervision with David Dean), 2017

Kelsea McKenna, “Growing Up in Ajax, Ontario: Memories of Childhood in a Transforming Postwar Community, 1945-1975,” M.A. Major Research Essay, 2017

Elise Bigley, “Creativity, Community, and Memory Building: Interned Jewish Refugees in Canada During and After World War II,” M.A. Thesis (co-supervision with James Opp), 2017