Mariam Salima Lafrenie
|Degrees:||Master of Arts in Public History with Specialization in Digital Humanities (November 2020)|
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)
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.