Author Archives: Shawn

‘Conference at Carleton Considers Champlain’s Place in Collective Memory’ – FASSinate

The colloquium was the subject of a story in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences annual newsletter, FASSinate. You can download the entire issue here, or click through the page images below. Advertisements

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Maureen Mahoney Hired to Coordinate Multi-modal Publication

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Maureen Mahoney has agreed to lead the development and editing of a multi-modal electronic publication of the Champlain Colloquium. Dr. Mahoney is a recent Ph.D. graduate of the Department of History. Her research interests include post Civil War American history, the history of urbanism, gender, sexuality, and spatial […]

NCC Invitation to a Workshop on the Renewal of Nepean Point

The National Capital Commission (NCC) invites interest groups and members of the public to participate in a workshop on the renewal of Nepean Point. Participants will be asked to reflect on a vision for the site, themes, objectives and guiding principles. This workshop will assist our team of experts in building a world-class site for […]

Allison Smith wins ACMLA Student Paper Award

Allison Smith, a public history MA student at Carleton University, prepared an online exhibit as part of her course work this past year on ‘Champlain’s Maps as Texts’. We’re pleased to announce that Allison’s exhibit has won the student paper award of the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives. Allison will be presenting her […]

Jeff Thomas begins work with Carleton’s Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre

An update from Jeff Thomas: My project with the Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre at Carleton is to utilize the centre’s work on the living and online Cybercartographic Atlas of Indigenous Perspectives and Knowledge for my photo-based work with the Samuel de Champlain monument and by extension, my personal mapping project entitled “Scouting for Indians.” My project will be […]

Exhibits on the Champlain Colloquium

MA students in the public history program at Carleton have crafted exhibits from the digital materials collected regarding the Colloquium. These exhibits may be viewed at


Rencontrez Champlain le jour et interagissez avec lui la nuit! Meet Champlain during the day and see him light up the night! Plain-Chant est une installation lumineuse, sonore et interactive réagissant à la voix du public. Elle a été créée par les artistes français de 1024 Architecture pour souligner le 400e anniversaire du passage de […]

Affiches Promotionnelles ~ Posters

N’hésitez pas à imprimer et distribuer nos affiches promotionnelles. Les vignettes sont liées aux grands fichiers PDF. Please feel free to print out and distribute our promotional posters. The thumbnails are linked to larger pdfs.

Pinhey’s Point and Champlain 2013 – Whose Astrolabe?

In the latest edition of the Horaceville Herald (the newsletter of the Pinhey’s Point Foundation) Bruce Elliott discusses the new exhibit connected with Champlain, Whose Astrolabe?/À qui l’astrolabe?: Our exhibit about Champlain focuses on the astrolabe commonly attributed to him that is on display at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau. The exhibit has […]