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2019 Honours Thesis Night


Honours History Thesis Night

The History Program at Algoma University is pleased to announce our Honours Thesis Night presentation for the 2019 academic year. The papers are based on primary research located within contemporary historical debates and address a stimulating set of topics, selected by students and supervised by program faculty.
Three themes have emerged from this year’s projects: Ancient and Mercantilist Empires, Gendered Contexts, and Cheap Fiction, Wartime Soldiers and Wartime Burials.

We will also celebrate recent good news concerning post-graduate opportunities pursued by this year’s thesis students.

Ancient and Mercantilist Empires
Rodrique Cuthbert
Celtic Relations and the Rise of Rome
Joseph Fitkowski, “The Nevis ‘Sugar colony’: Monoculture, the Environment, and Society in the 17th- & 18th-Century Caribbean”

Gendered Contexts
Hannah Caicco
“Comparing Male versus Female Residential School Attendees (Shingwauk Residential School and Spanish Indian Residential School) 1940-1960”

Madison Bifano
“The Role of Scouting and Guiding in Anglican Residential Schools”

Noodin Niimebin Shawanda
“Man-e-do-wah-ba (Male Spirit-Seeing through the Spirits Eyes-He Devil-Devils Vision”)”

Cheap Fiction, Wartime Soldiers, and Wartime Burials
Sidney Kent
“Penny Dreadfuls: The Rise of Sub-literature”

Matthew Siklosi
“Overlooked Soldiers: Representation, Narrative, and their Relation to Allied Soldiers”

Gillian M. Maskell
“’World War Burial Regulations for British, and Commonwealth Soldiers.”
What happened to remains of soldiers during WW1 and WW2?”

All are welcome to attend and refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, March 26th
Doc Brown Lounge, EW 205, 7:00 p.m.

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Mar 20 - 26 2019


7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Doc Brown Lounge
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