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Caroline Beaudoin

Caroline Beaudoin

PhD Student - Art History

Thesis Title

Cultivating an Identity: Landscape, Labour and Leisure in the Eastern Townships of Quebec


Dr. Johanne Sloan

Research Interests
  • Landscape Studies
  • Cultural Identity
  • Tourism
  • Social History
  • Architecture and Nature


Caroline Beaudoin is a PhD student in the Interuniversity Doctoral Program in Art History at Concordia University. She is the recipient of a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada's Doctoral Fellowship, a Bourse de Doctorat en Recherche du Fonds de Recherche Société et Culture du Quebec, and a Concordia University Faculty of Fine Arts Fellowship. Her current research focuses on the city of Magog's ongoing shift from industrial town to tourist destination, placing emphasis on landscape's role and evolution amidst this transition. She graduated with a B.A. in Art History and Studio Arts from Bishop's University where she was awarded The University Prize for Fine Arts at convocation (2009). In 2011 she received her Master's degree in Art History from Concordia University with a thesis, partially funded by a scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, on Magog Quebec's Sainte-Marguerite-Marie's church architecture and parish, a research topic that led to a Fall 2012 publication in the 4e numéro de la Revue de BAnQ.  Caroline's most recent publication in JETS 2013 edition considers Cherry River's wetlands as an unintentionally created ecoscape that is confluent with Lake Memphremagog.

Teaching – Undergraduate Courses
  • ARTH 200 Perspectives of Art History
  • ARTH 370 Studies in Canadian Art
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