History Events

2018
Jan
25
History for Lunch - “Returning to History: Historical Narrative and the Politics of Eternity in Illiberal Hungary, 2010-present” 1:30 PM Thunder Bay TBA | Orillia TBA
2017
Nov
28
“Tommy Horricks & Friends: Adventures in Music Through the Years” 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Nov
25
6th Annual Military Sympsium - Post-Combat and Recognition 8:30 AM O'Kelly VC Armoury (317 Park Avenue)
Nov
16
History for Lunch - "Climate Change Knowledge from Below and From Above: Differing Views of Climate Change in the Western Himalayas" 1:30 PM Thunder Bay TBA | Orillia TBA
Oct
26
History for Lunch Presents - "Depicting the Dharma: Tibetan Buddhist performance of text" 1:30 PM Thunder Bay TBA | Orillia TBA
Oct
24
“Historical Stephen Leacock: What he did to History and What History did to him” 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Sep
28
LUHS: Archive Crawl 6:00 PM Begins at the Lakehead University Archives
Sep
26
“Discovery of Tug Boat Mary Ann, Lake Superior Shipwreck of Canada’s first registered vessel (1867)” 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Sep
25
"Real and Imagined Security Threats in an Uncertain World" 8:00 PM International Student Lounge, Ground Floor, Chancellor Paterson Library
Sep
16
Film Master Class - “Data Mining the Deceased” 10:30 AM Waverley Resource Library, 285 Red River Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A9
Sep
15
Film Master Class - "CANADA 150 – The Forgotten Past" 11:00 AM Waverley Resource Library, 285 Red River Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A9
Sep
14
History Bonfire 7:30 PM Lake Tamblyn
May
13
Free Screening of The Incredible Journey 2:00 PM Trinity United Hall, 310 Park Ave
May
10
Lakehead Social History Institute 20th Anniversary Dinner and Speaker 5:30 PM Prince Arthur Hotel (17 Cumberland Street North)
May
1
Trump, Brexit, Le Pen: Could It Happen Here? 8:00 PM PACI, The John N. Paterson Auditorium, 3rd Floor, 401 Red River Road
Mar
28
Presentation: “Japanese-Canadian History in Northwestern Ontario” 8:00 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Mar
24
History for Lunch Presents: "U/Brexit: the bitter 60th Anniversary of the Rome Treaty" 12:00 PM Ryan Building 3024
Mar
17
Vimy: Battle and Legend, 1917-2017 8:00 PM O'Kelly VC Armoury (317 Park Avenue)
Mar
4
Connecting the Dots: Data, Statistics, and the History of the Lakehead 12:30 PM Mary JL Black Library (901 Edward Street South)
Mar
2
Solitary Confinement: A Matter of Social Justice (a documentary film screening and panel discussion). 7:00 PM Trinity Hall (310 Park Avenue)
Mar
2
A Voice for the Voiceless 1:00 PM Lakehead University, Thunder Bay - ATAC 5036 and Orillia - OA 2006
Feb
28
Presentation: "“More on Lake Superior Lighthouses” 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Feb
25
Heritage Symposium: Making Connections 10:00 AM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Feb
24
Ontario Historical Society Information Session 3:00 PM Lakehead University, Ryan Building 3023
Feb
2
Film Screening of the Angry Inuk 7:00 PM Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street)
Feb
2
LUHS - Casino Royale 7:00 PM The Outpost
Feb
2
Inuit in Canada: the True North, Strong and Free? 1:00 PM Ryan Building 3046
Feb
1
LUHS Movie Night: Casino Royale 8:00 PM Lakehead University, UC 1017
Jan
24
Presentation: “Gunflint & Lake Superior: Ontario’s Private American Railroad” 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Jan
18
Presentation: "The Right Road is Straight Ahead: Canadian Understandings of the Suez Crisis, 1956-1957" 7:00 PM O'Kelly VC Armoury (317 Park Avenue)
2016
Dec
11
Presentation and Discussion: "Celluloid Dreams: Early Film at the Lakehead, 1900-31" 2:00 PM Red Rock Public Library (42 Salls St, Red Rock, ON)
Nov
22
Presentation: "The World's First Museums" 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Nov
19
5th Annual Military Symposium 8:30 AM O'Kelly VC Armoury (317 Park Avenue)
Oct
29
Mapping History: Exploring the history of the Lakehead with Maps 12:30 PM Mary JL Black Library (901 Edward Street South)
Oct
26
LUHS Movie Night 7:30 PM UC 1017
Oct
25
Presentation: "Enemy Aliens during the First World War" 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Oct
19
Book Launch: Fodor Ferenc Önéletírásai [The Autobiographical Works of Ferenc Fodor] 12:00 PM The Study (Lakehead University)
Oct
5
History for Lunch Presents: Screening of "Enemy Aliens in Fort William" 12:00 PM Ryan Building 3049
Sep
28
LUHS Bonfire 7:00 PM Lake Tamblyn firepit
Sep
27
Presentation: “When the Noronic Burned in Toronto” 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Jun
7
Book Launch: Thrashing Seasons: Sporting Culture in Manitoba and the Genesis of Prairie Wrestling 6:00 PM 314 Bay Street (Above the Hoito)
May
28
Reception Celebrating Dr. Keijo Virtanen 6:00 PM Suomi Koti (527 County Blvd)
May
11
The Fighting Fanette: Women, Gender Roles, and Combat Sporting Spectacle in 20th Century Canada 7:00 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Apr
26
History Clinic 1:00 PM Brodie Resource Library (216 Brodie Street)
Apr
24
Red Rock Library Series: The Modern North - Northwestern Ontario Since 1945 2:00 PM Red Rock Public Library (42 Salls Street), Red Rock
Apr
17
Red Rock Library Series: The Treasure Chest of Ontario, 1889-1945 2:00 PM Red Rock Public Library (42 Salls Street), Red Rock
Apr
10
Red Rock Library Series: From Original Peoples to the End of the Fur Trade 2:00 PM Red Rock Public Library (42 Salls Street), Red Rock
Apr
8
Graduate Conference: Inequality . Landscapes. Resources. 8:00 AM Lakehead University
Apr
2
LUHS Year End Formal Dinner and Awards 6:00 PM Prince Arthur Hotel (17 N. Cumberland Street)
Apr
1
Munk Debate - Be it resolved, give us your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free 7:00 PM ATAC 1001
Mar
29
History Clinic 1:00 PM Brodie Resource Library (216 Brodie Street)
Mar
22
Presentation: “The Northwestern Ontario Aviation Heritage Centre" 8:00 PM 425 East Donald Street (Thunder Bay Museum)
Mar
15
Film Screening - Pulp Friction: La economia mundial en tres actos 7:00 PM Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay Martes 15 de marzo 2016, 19hs Salon L5
Mar
12
LUHS Annual Archive Crawl 9:00 AM Starts at 219 May Street S. (Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame)
Mar
10
Presentation: History of Capitalism, Class Struggle & Geographical Uneveness 1:00 PM Ryan Building 1047
Mar
9
Research Salon 4:00 PM the Study Coffeehouse
Mar
5
Photographs as Historical Evidence 12:30 PM Mary JL Black Library (901 S. Edward Street)
Feb
24
Cancelled: Remnants – Performance & Discussion 7:30 PM Simcoe Hall Room 1033. Shown via video with ATAC 1001.
Feb
23
Presentation: “The Refugee Crisis in Europe: Global and Historical Perspectives" 7:30 PM 425 East Donald Street (Thunder Bay Museum)
Feb
23
History Clinic 1:00 PM Brodie Resource Library (216 Brodie Street)
Feb
4
"To B* -- or Not to B* That is the Question: *Boycott-Divest-Sanction Israel" 8:00 PM Regional Centre 1002
Feb
4
Film - The Well: Water Voices From Ethiopia 8:00 PM 314 Bay Street (Above the Hoito)
Feb
1
"Hungry for Change: World Hunger and the World Food System" 7:00 PM Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, John N. Paterson Auditorium, PACI
Jan
28
LUHS Speakeasy 8:30 PM The Outpost
Jan
26
Presentation: “A History of the HMCS Griffon” 7:30 PM 425 East Donald Street (Thunder Bay Museum)
Jan
26
History Clinic 1:00 PM Brodie Resource Library (216 Brodie Street)
2015
Dec
17
Red Rock Book Signing: The Little Third Reich on Lake Superior 6:30 PM Red Rock Public Library (42 Salls Street), Red Rock
Dec
10
Film Premiere: Guardians of Eternity 7:00 PM Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street)
Dec
4
LUHS Social Gathering 4:00 PM The Outpost Campus Pub
Nov
25
Armed Conflict and the Voice of the Law 7:00 PM Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, John N. Paterson Auditorium, PACI
Nov
24
"The Unconventional Provenance of a William McGillivray Portrait" 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald St. E)
Nov
24
History Clinic 1:00 PM Brodie Resource Library (216 Brodie Street)
Nov
20
LUHS Social Gathering 4:00 PM The Outpost Campus Pub
Nov
14
4th Annual Military Symposium 8:30 AM O'Kelly VC Armoury (317 Park Avenue)
Nov
9
The Pity of War 7:30 PM St. Paul's United Church (349 Waverley Street)
Nov
6
LUHS Social Gathering 4:00 PM The Outpost Campus Pub
Oct
30
Boards and Bodies: Militarizing the Human Sciences in the Cold War North 2:30 PM Lakehead University, ATAC 2021
Oct
28
History Graduate Funding Workshop Session I 2:30 PM Ryan Building 3024
Oct
28
Geography and Politics in Twentieth Century Hungary 12:00 PM Ryan Building 3051
Oct
27
Book Launch: The Little Third Reich on Lake Superior 7:30 PM 425 East Donald Street (Thunder Bay Museum)
Oct
27
History Clinic 1:00 PM Brodie Resource Library (216 Brodie Street)
Oct
23
LUHS Social Gathering 4:00 PM The Outpost Campus Pub
Oct
21
History Graduate Program Information Session 10:00 AM Ryan Building 3026
Oct
17
Newspapers in History: A Community Workshop 12:30 PM Mary JL Black Library (901 S. Edward Street)
Oct
7
Book Launch: Colonialism, Development, and the Environment: Railways and Deforestation in British India, 1860-1884 6:00 PM The Embassy (314 Bay Street)
Oct
6
"Pins, Potlucks and Paid Holidays: Creating the Nazi Community of the People" 6:15 PM Orillia Public Library (36 Mississaga St W, Orillia, ON L3V 3A6)
Oct
4
Department of History Open House and Awards Reception 2:00 PM The Study Coffee House (above the Bookstore)
Sep
29
History Clinic 1:00 PM Brodie Resource Library (216 Brodie Street)
Sep
27
Tea, Conversation, and Film. Celebrating Women's History 1:00 PM Prince Arthur Hotel (17 Cumberland St N.)
Sep
26
Northwestern Ontario Historical Assembly 10:00 AM 425 East Donald Street (Thunder Bay Museum)
Sep
22
Presentation: “Grain Dust Dreams” 7:30 PM 425 East Donald Street (Thunder Bay Museum)
Sep
21
The Refugee Crisis in Hungary and Europe 7:00 PM ATAC 2021
Sep
20
Book Launch: The Little Third Reich on Lake Superior 1:00 PM Nipigon-Red Rock District High School
Sep
12
Movement in Film 12:30 PM Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street) - Multipurpose Room
Sep
12
Process in Filmmaking 11:00 AM Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street) - Multipurpose Room
Sep
11
Citizen Journalism 2:00 PM Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street) - Multipurpose Room
Sep
11
Cultural Sovereignty 2:00 PM Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street) - Multipurpose Room
Sep
10
The City as a Canvas: Creating Transient Public Art 2:00 PM Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street) - Multipurpose Room
Aug
7
History at the Live from the Rock Folk Festival 9:00 AM Red Rock, Ontario
Jul
19
History at the Nipigon River Brook Trout Festival 11:00 AM Legion (The Royal Canadian) Branch 32, 102 Fifth Street, Nipigon, Ontario
May
13
Lakehead Social History Institute Annual General Meeting 7:00 PM 425 East Donald Street (Thunder Bay Museum)
May
7
The Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany on “25 Years after Unification: Germany’s Role in a Changing World" 7:30 PM Faculty Lounge
Apr
21
"Orillia's Champlain Monument: Historical Insights" 6:15 PM Orillia Public Library (36 Mississaga Street West, Orillia, Ontario)
Apr
18
Celebrating 50 Years: The Development of Lakehead University 2:00 PM Mary J.L. Black Branch Library - 901 S. Edward Street
Mar
24
TBHMS Lecture: "Lake Superior Lighthouses - An Update" 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Mar
20
LUHS Year End Semi-Formal 5:00 PM Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street)
Mar
11
History for Lunch Presents: “Fort William and the Internment of Ukrainians during WWI” 11:30 AM Ryan Building 3024
Mar
4
History for Lunch Presents: “Indian soldiers/sepoys in the First World War” 11:30 AM Ryan Building 3024
Feb
28
LUHS Annual Archive Crawl 9:00 AM Various
Feb
24
TBHMS Lecture: "Waterfalls and Landslides in Northwestern Ontario: A History” 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Feb
24
History for Lunch / Black History Month Presents: "Africa and the First World War" 11:30 AM Ryan Building 3049
Feb
23
John A. Macdonald and the First Nations 11:30 AM Lakehead University Chancellor Paterson Library, Room 5002
Feb
10
History for Lunch / Black History Month Presents: “Return of the Regiment: World War I and the Radicalization of West Indian Workers in Costa Rica” 11:30 AM Ryan Building 3049
Feb
5
Newfoundland Screening of Pulp Friction 7:30 PM Memorial University, St. John's and Grenfell Campuses
Jan
29
Stephen Clarkson on "Should We Redesign Rules Protecting Foreign Investment?" 8:00 PM ATAC 1010 and OA 2006
Jan
27
History for Lunch Presents: “Finland as German Satellite in 1918” 11:30 AM Ryan Building 3049
Jan
20
TBHMS Lecture: "The Tugboat History of Thunder Bay" 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Jan
16
LUHS Social Gathering 4:00 PM The Study
Jan
15
Slam Poetry Performance 7:00 PM Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street)
Jan
15
"Rethinking Marxism in an Age of Automation and Globalization" 10:00 AM Ryan Building 3024
Jan
14
Spoken Word Workshop 6:30 PM Brodie Resource Library (216 S. Brodie Street)
2014
Dec
22
History Book Launch: Queen of the Hurricanes - The Fearless Elsie MacGill 7:00 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Dec
11
Film Premiere - Pulp Friction: People, Places, and the Global Economy 8:00 PM Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street)
Dec
10
HPMP Study Hall 1:00 PM Ryan Building 3023
Dec
8
HPMP Study Hall 5:00 PM Ryan Building 3023
Dec
4
HPMP Study Hall 1:00 PM Ryan Building 3023
Dec
3
HPMP Study Hall 5:00 PM Ryan Building 3023
Nov
25
TBHMS Lecture: "How Slate Island was created by a Meteor" 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Nov
25
HPMP Presents: "How to Survive First Year: Mastering Time Management & Managing Well Being" 1:00 PM Ryan Building 3049
Nov
25
History for Lunch Presents: “The Mennonite Experience in Ukraine during the Great War” 11:30 AM Ryan Building 3049
Nov
17
HPMP Presents: "How to Survive Exams: Tips, Tricks, and Being Prepared" 6:00 PM Ryan Building 3049
Nov
12
Indigenous Knowledge Lecture Series : The Creator's Game 7:00 PM University Centre 2011
Nov
11
HPMP Presents: "Mission Impossible - Gutting a Book" 4:00 PM Ryan Building 3049
Nov
8
Symposium on The First World War 8:30 AM Thunder Bay Armoury (317 Park Avenue)
Nov
4
History for Lunch Presents: "The Iraq Levies Force: The Makings of an Assyrian ‘Warrior Race’" 11:30 AM Ryan Building 3049
Nov
3
HPMP Presents: "How To Write a History Essay" 12:00 PM Ryan Building 3027
Nov
1
Oral History Workshop: Engaging With Stories 2:00 PM Mary J.L. Black Branch Library - 901 S. Edward Street
Oct
28
TBHMS Lecture: "Fur Trade Fisheries: An Essential Inland Provision" 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Oct
27
"Charlottetown and Quebec 1864: The Politics of Canadian Federalism and an Asian Sidelight" 7:30 PM ATAC 1010 and OA 2006
Oct
21
CIC/History Presentation: “Petroleum and the World’s Hot Spots: Is There a Connection?" 8:00 PM Thunder Bay Campus: ATAC 1010 -- Orillia Campus: OA 2006
Oct
17
LUHS Social Gathering 4:00 PM The Outpost
Oct
7
Department of History Awards Reception 11:00 AM The Study Coffee House (located above the Bookstore)
Oct
2
Presentation: "‘We will treat you as we did with the Armenians’: Cemal Pasha, Zionism and the Evacuation of Jaffa, April 1917" 7:00 PM Thunder Bay Campus: ATAC 1010 -- Orillia Campus: OA 2006
Sep
27
Film Presentation of “Port Arthur and Fort William: Canada’s Keys to the Great Lakes” (1913) 10:30 AM Thunder Bay Public Library, Mary J. L Black Branch (151 Brock St W)
Sep
23
TBHMS Lecture: “Understanding Wendell Beckwith’s Astronomical Observations” 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum, 425 Donald Street East
Sep
18
CIC/History Presentation: "Post-Communist Hungary: Liberal Democracy in Question" 8:00 PM Thunder Bay Campus: ATAC 1006 -- Orillia Campus: OA 2006
Sep
15
Department of History Chair's BBQ 4:30 PM Faculty Lounge
May
15
CIC/History Presentation: "Mining, Neo-Liberalism, and Global Resistance: South Africa, Brazil, and Canada" 5:00 PM Faculty Lounge
Mar
28
LUHS Year End Formal Dinner 6:00 PM The Outpost
Mar
25
TBHMS Lecture: Lighthouses Of Thunder Bay 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum, 425 Donald Street East
Mar
18
CIC/History Presentation: "The Human Rights Crisis of Palestine Under Occupation" 8:00 PM ATAC 2001
Mar
14
LUHS Social Gathering 4:00 PM The Outpost
Feb
27
History for Lunch presents: “'A cruel put-up job?' Race, Sport and the Mysterious Death of Osborne Taylor” 12:00 PM Lakehead University, Ryan Building 3046
Feb
25
TBHMS Lecture: Wendell Beckwith - The Mysterious Man Of Whitewater Lake 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum, 425 Donald Street East
Feb
25
History for Lunch presents: “Cooking Up Culture: Food in Black Canadian History” 12:00 PM Lakehead University, Ryan Building 3051
Feb
13
History for Lunch presents: “Postcolonial Politics in a Neoliberalist Age: A Comparative Study of Václav Havel and Nelson Mandela” 12:00 PM Lakehead University, Ryan Building 3027
Feb
11
History for Lunch presents: “Imperialism and the Environment in Africa" 12:00 PM Lakehead University, Ryan Building 3051
Feb
6
History for Lunch presents: “Witchdoctors and Midwives: Medicine and African Resistance to Portuguese Colonialism” 12:00 PM Lakehead University, Ryan Building 3027
Feb
4
Presentation: "Rock Music and Conflict Transformation: Building the Post-Yugoslav 'Moral Imagination'" 8:00 PM Lakehead University, ATAC BLDG 2001
Feb
4
History for Lunch presents: “Transplanted West Indians: Forgotten People on the Western Shores of the Caribbean Sea” 12:00 PM Lakehead University, Ryan Building 3051
Jan
31
LUHS Social Gathering 4:00 PM Outpost
Jan
28
TBHMS Lecture: "Insights from Excavation at the Mackenzie Archaeological Site" 7:30 PM Thunder Bay Museum, 425 Donald Street East