The Centre for Holocaust Education and Scholarship (CHES) at the Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies at Carleton is documenting and preserving the testimonies of Ottawa Holocaust survivors to allow future generations to hear and see the people who experienced and witnessed the genocidal policies and crimes of the Nazis and their collaborators. The recordings and…

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Professors  Dominique Marshall, Pamela Walker and David Dean had a difficult time choosing among the four historical documentaries on view at the Film Night on Thursday April 7.  Four teams of undergraduates presented their historical documentaries produced in Michael Ostroff’s popular 4th year seminar, HIST 4302 Making Documentary History. The judges noted that the filmmakers…

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It’s February 26, 2016. The ghosts of Robert McCaffrey and Maria Spearman argue before the heavy iron doors of the gallows. Love unrequited and families ruptured. Silence punctuated by the sound of gunfire. A woman half remembered. An unborn child, lost to memory. Throughout, the audience of this necromantic drama fade in and out of…

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START CRUMBS END CRUMBS 3MT 2016 – March 1st The 2016 Three Minute Thesis Competition was held on March 1.  Congratulations to the winners. First Place & People’s Choice Award – Cassandra Erichsen (Social Work) who spoke on Shame in Social Work Students – A Qualitative Interview Study. Erichsen won a total of $1,250 and…

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A number of history undergraduates have had work published in the undergraduate journal Corvus. Corvus is produced and published by the Carleton University Classics Society. Read the 2014-15 volume here. Charlie Carabine, David Stants, Brianna Mercer, Scott Winges, Jennifer Bate, Peter Knowlton all had pieces published.  

Corvus Call for Papers December 2015 Call for Papers – Due Date ‘February’ Corvus is looking for undergraduate submissions! Corvus is an undergraduate journal published by the Carleton Classics Society. We are looking for students to submit papers which have content related to the classical world. Having a paper published as an undergraduate looks great…

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The latest blog from Carleton MA Student Rob Blades suggests a number of digital (and mental) tools for improving work flow. In “Every Historian Needs a Workflow,” Blades explains how to work better with familiar tools, like Zotero, Evernote, and Chrome, and recommends RescueTime, nvAlt, Tomighty, etc.  Who doesn’t want to rescue time? Read More: http://bladesrob.com/general/every-historian-needs-a-workflow-a-primer-for-the-digital-age…

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