Department of History

Department of History
Department of History

John David MoreDavid More

Ph.D. Candidate (year 4)
Pre-Confederation Canada, Early Modern Europe, Ethnohistory of North American Indigenous Peoples

 

Phone: 613 770-6141
Email: 61jdm10@queensu.ca

 

Education

M.A.  in Pre-Confederation Canadian History, Queen’s University, 2015
M.P.A.  in Health Care, Queen’s University, 1994
B.A.  in Canadian History, University of Waterloo, 1991


About

My doctoral work builds on my MA research. Under Dr. Errington’s supervision, my dissertation analyzes the actions of thousands of Quebec mariners in support of the British regime during the crises of the early post-Conquest era (1763-1815).

Recent Publications

Book Review. Adrian Stewart, The War with Hitler’s Navy. Barnsley, S. Yorks: Pen and Sword Maritime, 2018. Northern Mariner/Le Marin du Nord, Vol. XXVIII, No. 3, Summer 2019, 305-307.

Book Review. Ken Cuthbertson, The Halifax Explosion: Canada’s Worst Disaster December 6, 1917. Toronto: HarperCollins, 2017. Northern Mariner/Le Marin du Nord, Vol. XVIII, No. 3 (July 2017), 293-295.

Awards

2019 - David Russell Travel Fellowship, Queen’s University Department of History

2019 - Chad Smith Travel Award, North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH)

2018-19 - Graduate Student Fellowship Award, Queen’s University History Dept.

2017-18 - Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)
               - Graduate Student Fellowship Award, Queen’s University History Dept.

Recent Conference/Presentations

2019    “Barley Days and Prince Edward County,” Prince Edward County Historical Association, date TBD.

2019    “Canadien Mariners and Old Kingston,” Queen’s University Institute for Lifelong Learning (QUILL), October 20

2019    “The Most Indefatigable Diligence”: Canadien Inland Mariners During the Early Post-Conquest Era, 1760-1815,” McMullen Naval History Symposium, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Sept 19-20. Invited but declined.

2019    “Barley Days: The Golden Era of Prince Edward County in the Age of Sail,” Wolfe Island Historical Society, August 25.

2019    “The Severity of this Service:” Canadien Inland Mariners During the Early Post-Conquest Era,” Canadian Historical Association (CHA) Annual Congress, Vancouver, June 3-5

2019     “Loyal Oarsmen and Mariners:” Canadien Inland Mariners During the Early Post-Conquest Era, 1760-1815,” North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH), May 15-18, New Bedford, MA, USA.

2019    “French Canadian Mariners in Old Kingston,” Keynote Speaker, Pittsburgh Township Historical Society Annual General Meeting, April 30.

2019    “Barley Days and Schooner Women: Prince Edward County, Tariffs, and Female Mariners during the Age of Sail on the Great Lakes,” Canadian Federation of University Women, Kingston Club, April 10

2019    “Barley Days: the Golden Age of Farming During the Age of Sail in Prince Edward County,” Kingston Yacht Club and Marine Museum of the Great Lakes Nautical Nights, February 20.

2019    “French Canadian Mariners in Old Kingston,” Kingston Yacht Club and Marine Museum of the Great Lakes Nautical Nights, March 6

2019    School of Graduate Studies “Grad Chat,” Interview, CFRC 101.9 FM, January 22.

2018    “Islands in the Stream: Early History of Wolfe and Carleton Islands,” Wolfe Island Historical Society, October 21

2018    “French and Canadien Mariners and Lake Ontario, 1615-1960,” Cape Vincent, NY, History Days Festival, June 23.

2018    CKWS TV Interview on The Morning Show, March 8.

2018    CFRC 101.9 FM Interview on “Time of Your Life” with Elizabeth Macdonald about ways to view Sir John A. Macdonald’s legacy in light of the spirit of Truth-telling and Reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous peoples.

2018    “Exploring Kingston’s Maritime History” – 2 papers in conjunction with Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston, Kingston Yacht Club, Feb 7 and 21.