Archives, Bananas, and History: Workshop with Prof. Catherine LeGrand

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 10:00to16:00
Leacock Building 738, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA
Poster with event details and historical photo.

Over almost three decades, Dr. Catherine LeGrand was an inspiring professor of Latin American history at McGill University's Department of History and Classics. Her teaching not only shaped the journeys of countless students but also revolutionized the study of Latin American agrarian history. Dive into her legacy and discover how she paved the way for groundbreaking research in this fascinating field.

Join us for an immersive journey into Dr. LeGrand's private archive, where you'll discover the rich tapestry of her work on the history of Colombia’s “banana zone” while learning essential archival skills. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with the intellectual brilliance of a groundbreaking scholar.

Reflection workshop with Dr. LeGrand: 10AM to 12PM

Practical workshop on archival literacy: 1PM to 4PM

Registration by April 12 through this Google form: 


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