Seven history students presented their research at the annual Inquiry @ Queen's Undergraduate Research Conference that took place in Stauffer Library on March 9th and 10th 2023. Students presented on a range of projects, including a research paper written for a history seminar, one produced for an independent research course, two by students who participated in HIST 212: Experiential Learning in Historical Practice, and a panel reflecting on their work n the HIST 502 Queen's Archives internship course.
Kai Siallagan presented his HIST 514 research: Rethinking Tourism: Misrepresentations, Orientalism, and Colonial Nostalgia in the Contemporary Mass Tourism Industry. Kai is completing his HIST 514 independent research project under the supervision of Dr. Awet Weldemichael.
Rhianna Wood, Victor Drazilov, and Emily Ritonja presented their HIST 502 project, Remembering Forgotten Stories in the Archives: A Life in Papers - Allie Vibert Douglas, which aimed to make visible the work of Allie Vibert Douglas, a Canadian Astronomer.
Eva Macdonald presented research completed during her HIST 212 internship with the Kingston & Area Museums, Art Galleries, and Historic Sites, titled Archives: Fact? Fiction? Or Something else entirely?.
Isobel Gibson presented a research paper written for one of her history seminars taught by Dr. Tony D'Elia, titled Trust, Deceit, and Disgust Within the Marriage Between Lucrezia and Nicia in La Mandragola by Machiavelli.
Carolyn Kane presented her HIST 212 project titled The process behind the Ol’ Medical Colouring Book which she completed at the W. D. Jordan Rare Books Library.
Congratulations to all our students on presenting their exciting and creative historical research projects! Learn more about each project in the 2023 I@Q Conference Program.
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