Montreal History Group
History of Children and Youth Group www.hcyg.ca
Society’s attitudes toward criminal offenders changed dramatically over the nineteenth century. By the early twentieth century the system of handling offenders in Montreal was highly institutionalized and based on sex- and age-specific treatment involving the Catholic Church, civic and legal authorities, and Protestant reform organizations.
Formerly HIST 426, six credits. An introduction to public history in Canada, this course explores the politics and practice of remembering, representing, and interpreting the past. It poses the questions: How has the past been used, misused, and abused? What is the relationship between history and commemoration, and academic and popular history? HIST 236 will introduce students to the methods of historical practice, including primary-source analysis, historical writing, library and research skills, and public history.
The history of the 1960s from a transnational perspective: culture, social change, student activism, and global conflict.