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Dig into history for a glimpse of the future. Explore your identity in the modern world. Research conservation to inspire the next generation. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs that aim to inspire, challenge and empower students to help shape our ever-changing world. 

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Beastly Histories – Shannon Lectures in History 2014

History is taking the animal turn this fall at Carleton with Beastly Histories, the 2014 Shannon Lecture Series. Animals have always been present in history, but historians have focused on the human animal. What does it mean to place other animals at centre stage, and consider them as agential,... More

Friday, October 31st, 2014 in FASS News Feed for all posts filed under FASS News, History Feed for all posts filed under History

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MDS awards two inaugural TD Fellowships during its 2014 Annual Welcome Event

The Migration and Diaspora Studies Initiative held its annual welcome event on October 21, 2014. The event brought together Dr. John Osborne, the Dean of FASS, and Dr. André Plourde, the Dean of FPA, as well as faculty members, and graduate students from across the university who are interested in... More

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The Landon Pearson Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children’s Rights at Carleton Celebrates National Child Day

The Landon Pearson Centre at Carleton University will mark National Child Day on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 with music, dance and a panel of speakers who will gather to celebrate the release of two publications – an updated report card on A Canada Fit For Children, Canada’s national plan of... More

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Performing History

Capturing Oma and Opa: A True Story Australian historian Greg Dening once remarked that if history is a performance then historians are the performers. Nineteen graduate students taking Professor David Dean’s MA seminar Narrativity and Performance in Public History put Denning’s theory to... More

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 in FASS News Feed for all posts filed under FASS News

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