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5 Public History Projects with a Canadian Military Connection

I’ve been interested in the military history of Canada for most of my life. Even through the years when classical reception was my primary research focus, I followed the field with interest. And obviously, given the subject matter of this … Continue reading

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Digital Desideratum

‘Digital humanities’ is a bit of a buzzword these days – at least among humanists in the academy. And well it should be. The constellation of information technologies linked by the ‘interwebs’ constitutes nothing short of a revolution for research … Continue reading

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Thiepval Memorial

Thiepval Memorial is a large monument built in honor of the missing. I believe that it was originally built to give the families of the missing somewhere to go  to mourn and to see their loved one’s name recognized. I have … Continue reading

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Reflections on Our New World Adventure

In the class “We Are Making a New World,” we often talked about how little we know about the First World War and its impacts on the world, but I did not know how great my own disconnect with the … Continue reading

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Last days – for now

Apologies for yesterday’s silence. I was on my chinstrap by the time we finished our awards last night.  I’m very nearly as tired tonight after a lot of driving and a lot more walking in Gay Paris.  But back to … Continue reading

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Flotsam and Jetsam

            I’m kind of a literature/grammar geek. Seriously, the worst fight my best friend and I have ever gotten in was over how often the semi-colon should be used in creative writing. It’s that bad. … Continue reading

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Ambulance

Ambulance wagon: In Flanders Fields Museum

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