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Dominique Deslandres presents at the 2015 Canada’s History Forum.
Hosted by Canada’s History Society
This presentation is in French.
Dominique Deslandres is a full professor in the Department of History at the Université de Montréal. In 2003, she published Croire et faire croire. Les missions françaises au XVIIe siècle, which garnered numerous awards, including the Canadian Historical Society's Sir John A. Macdonald Prize. In 2007, together with J.A. Dickenson and O. Hubert, she co-edited the best-selling Les Sulpiciens de Montréal: une histoire de pouvoir et de discrétion 1657-2007, with a subsequent exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. In 2010, in preparation for the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec City, together with R. Brodeur and T. Nadeau-Lacour she co-edited Lecture inédite de la modernité aux origines de la Nouvelle-France. Her current body of work focuses on gender studies, religion, and the expansion of French sovereignty in the 17th century.
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