History in the News

2018
Sep
17
New Exhibit on Early Photography at the Lakehead
“Behind the Lens: Early Photography at the Lakehead” is a new exhibit as part of an ongoing partnership between the Department of History and the... full story
Sep
7
Alumnus and Faculty Member Appointed by Minister of National Defence as Honorary Lieutenant Colonel
Congratulations to Dr. Michel Beaulieu, Chair of Lakehead's Department of History and President of the University's Alumni Association. The Minister... full story
Aug
31
Department of History a sponsor of Doors Open Thunder Bay 2018
The Department of History is a proud sponsor of Doors Open Thunder Bay, an event taking place on Saturday, Sept. 8 between 10 am and 4 pm. Doors Open... full story
Aug
31
Department of History and RESRG sponsoring Vox Popular Media Arts Festival
In support of our research mandate and interests, the Department of History and the Resources, Economy and Society Research Group (RESRG) are proud... full story
Aug
24
History Major Named to Team Canada Wrestling Squad
Jacob Luczak (HBA History) has been named to the Team Canada squad heading to the Senior World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
Jul
2
Two Department Members Promoted
The Department is pleased to announce that two members of the Department of History have achieved significant career milestones.
May
22
Film Receives International Film Festival Award
Guardians of Eternity, a film produced by Dr. Ronald Harpelle, directed by France Benoit, and shot Kelly Saxberg, has been awarded a "Golden Palm... full story
Apr
8
Lakehead Orillia's next In Conversation lecture will cover People’s Knowledge versus Scientists’ Knowledge: Perceptions of Climate Change in the Western Himalaya
At the next instalment of the In Conservation Speaker Series at the Orillia Public Library, the Department of History's Dr. Pallavi Das will explore... full story
Apr
4
Faculty Member Interviewed on Radio-Canada's "Le matin du Nord"
Nicolas Lépine est professeur à l’université Lakehead qui s’est installé dans la région de Supérieur Nord pour le travail, mais aussi pour la nature... full story
Mar
27
Alumna Receives Government of Canada History Award
The Departments of Interdisciplinary Studies and History and the Faculty of Education are pleased to announce that alumna Kylie Burchat has been... full story
Mar
17
Lakehead Thunder Bay's next In Conversation lecture will cover food on the home front in the First World War
On Saturday, March 17 at 2 pm, Beverly Soloway from Lakehead’s History department will give a talk at the Brodie Library called Kitchen Soldiers:... full story
Mar
15
Lakehead Orillia's next In Conversation lecture will cover atrocity in image
At the next installment of the In Conservation Speaker Series at the Orillia Public Library, Lakehead University Orillia’s Dr. Valerie Hébert,... full story
Mar
13
Film Receives Multiple Awards at the Equinox Women's Film Festival
The most recent film by faculty members Kelly Saxberg and Ronald Harpelle, A Long Walk Home: The Incredible Journal of Shelia Burnford, has been... full story
Mar
7
Public Workshop Explores "The Impact of Development: Single Industry Communities and Capital Mobility"
Last week the faculty, students, and the public participated a two-day conference/workshop on the challenges of economic development in single-... full story
Mar
2
History Department Helps Commemorate First World War With New Website
The Department of History has been part of an award-winning community partnership to commemorate the centennial of the First World War from 2014 to... full story
Feb
27
New Book Edited by History Faculty and Alumni
The Department of History is pleased to announce the release of Hard Work Conquers All: Building the Finnish Community in Canada, a new collection... full story
Feb
13
Grant for Film Exploring Métis Involvement in First World War
The Department of History is pleased to announce that Dr. Ronald Harpelle has been awarded a $38,000 Avance medias grant from the Conseil des arts de... full story
Jan
28
Alumnus Recognized with inaugural NOVA Shift Disturber Award
Alumnus Sean Murray has been awarded the inaugural Northwestern Ontario Visionary (NOVA) Shift Disturber Award and recognized as one of Northwestern... full story
Jan
12
Alumnus and Faculty Member Becomes President of the Champlain Society
Chair and Associate Professor of History Michel S. Beaulieu has become the President of The Champlain Society.
Jan
9
Faculty and Alumni Receive Publication Award
The Department of History is pleased to announce that the late Ernest Zimmermann and alumni and current faculty members Michel S. Beaulieu and David... full story