The 27th Annual Underhill Graduate Student Colloquium program is now available! We are pleased to announce our schedule of events. We look forward to virtually welcoming you all to the colloquium on March 12 and 13, 2021! All are welcome to attend.

The schedule can be found below. Please note that all times are in Eastern Standard Time. 


10:00- 10:15 Opening Remarks

Dr. James Miller – Chair of the Department of History, Carleton University

Dr. Paul Nelles – Graduate Chair, Department of History, Carleton University

10:15 – 11:30 Intersections: Digital Humanities and Historical Research

Roundtable Discussion

Moderator – Victoria Hawco

Panelists – Ona Bantjes-Ràfols, Regan Brown, Meranda Gallupe-Paton, Sammy Holmes, Danielle Mahon, Jaime Simons

11:30 – 12:30 LUNCH BREAK

12:30 – 2:00PM – Digital History and Storytelling

Moderator – Anna Kozlova

Jeff Blackadar Computer as Microscope: A Digital Microhistorical Analysis of Capt. William White’s 1917 diary

Suki Lee “She is extremely egotistic and threatens if she is not allowed to leave the asylum that she will break every window in the building”: Inspiration by Honouring the Stories of Inmates from the Provincial Lunatic Asylum

Vanessa Finney  Creating Historical Games: The Contagious Diseases Acts in 19th Century London

2:30 – 3:30PM – Universities and the Politics of Belonging

Moderator – Tyla Betke

Natalie Cross Anglican Architects: Manifesting Settler Colonialism through the Networks of the Shingwauk Home, Huron College, and Western University

Meghan Caveen  Inspiring Change: Inaccessibility in Academia


12:30 – 1:30PM – Early Modern World

Moderator – Max Cronkite

Naythan Poulin – “From the highest necessity, all the French inhabitants may be removed from the Province”: The Role of the Laws of Necessity in the Legal Decision to Deport the Acadians (1755)

Meghan Newman Mary Tudor: A Pious Princess

2:00 – 3:00PM – 20th Century America and the World

Moderator – Max Cronkite

Renee Jean The Great Unifiers: How Global Terrorist Organizations Inspired the German Red Army Faction Against American Foreign Policy, 1968-1972

Jason Crozier Black Bodies and Muscular Christianity in the American Wrestling Territories of the mid-Twentieth Century

3:30 – 4:30PM – War and Society

Moderator – Sarah Hart

Nicholas Rose ‘Public Order’: U.S. Intervention in Mexico and Wilson’s Decision to Enter World War I

Lorie-Ann Savard Reading Soviet Memory: Memoirs and Oral Histories of the Soviet Great Fatherland War’s Women Veterans 

4:30PM – Closing Remarks

Dr. Paul Nelles – Graduate Chair, Department of History, Carleton University

7:00PM – Keynote

Carlee Kawinehta Loft and Dr Allan Downey – Rotinonhsión:ni: Ironworkers