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Mariam Salima Lafrenie

Degrees:Master of Arts in Public History with Specialization in Digital Humanities (November 2020)

Research Essay:

Heads or Tales: Analyzing and Resisting Canadian Myths Through the Royal Canadian Mint’s “Create a Centsation” Millenium Coin Campaigns, 1999 to 2000

(essay and “Heads-or-Tales” digital project)


James Opp

What is your favourite thing about the program?

I enjoyed the summer internship and our experiential learning opportunities!

What will you miss the most?

I miss the close-knit community we created and our pasta making parties.

What is your favourite reading/book/text from the program?

Mitchell, W. J. T. What Do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Payne, Carol J. The Official Picture: The National Film Board of Canada’s Still Photography Division and the Image of Canada, 1941-1971. Montreal, Quebec: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013.