Department of History

Department of History
Department of History

Graduate Student Activities

The Queen’s History department students have had an active start to the fall term!

A number of graduate students presented at the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States 24th Biennial Conference at the Tuscany Suites and Casino Las Vegas, NV in October. The presenters included: Jonathan Lazure-Beecher, Andrew Sopko, Katie-Marie McNeill, Steven Barrow, Diane Scarlett, Jennifer Lucas, Nick Grover, Gabriela Castillo Raga, Alex Pickering, and Emma Wyse.

Also in October, the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference held its annual conference in Milwaukee, WI at the end of October. At the conference, MA student Mitchell Gould presented a paper titled “If I forget you, O Jerusalem, may my right hand forget [its skill]: A Global Perspective of 16th Century Jerusalem.”

At the beginning of November, PhD student Virginia Vandenburg presented her paper “The Entanglements of Imperial ‘Science Cultures’: British Women and Scientific Networks, 1800-1840” at the North American Conference on British Studies in Denver, CO.

Also in November, MA student Kayla Dettinger presented “A Town of Rye among the Garden Cities: A Global Comparative History of Walkerville, Ontario’s Town Planning.” She presented her paper at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association – Changing Social Connections in Time and Space, in Montreal.