History in the News

2017
Oct
20
New Book Recognizing Canada and Finland’s Relationship
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Chair of the Department of History and President of the Alumni Association of Lakehead University, is a contributing editor... full story
Oct
19
New Publication Explores Post-World War I Austrian Burgenland
Assistant Professor Steven Jobbitt’s latest publication explores the role that geographical knowledge production played in the post-World War I “... full story
Oct
18
New Publication Explores Orillia's Champlain Monument
Associate Professor Michael Stevenson's latest publication explores the controversial history of Orillia, Ontario's Champlain Monument. "'Free from... full story
Sep
26
Faculty Members Recognized for Contributions to Northwestern Ontario
Congratulations to faculty members Nathan Hatton and Kelly Saxberg who were recognized last week by Thunder Bay-Superior North MP Patty Hajdu for... full story
Sep
26
Student’s Paper Ranked in the top 10% of the International Undergraduate Awards competition
History and Concurrent Education student Peter Walsh’s paper "History of the World Organization of the Scout Movement: From the Inception of Scouting... full story
Jun
16
Congratulations Graduating Award Winners
Graduating history students received a number of awards for their academic achievements at this year’s Convocation.
Jun
15
Thunder Bay World War One Project Wins Award
At the Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Historical Society the Thunder Bay Public Library was awarded the 2016 Dorothy Duncan Award for its... full story
May
26
Department of History Celebrates Award
The Department of History is pleased to announce that Adjunct Professor and alumnus Dr. Nathan Hatton’s book, Thrashing Seasons: Sporting Culture in... full story
May
12
History alumnus honoured with the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence
History alumnus Tom Doherty (BA'94) was one of two exceptional Lakehead University alumni who received the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching... full story
Feb
22
Professor Recognized with City of Thunder Bay Arts and Heritage Award
Dr. Ronald Harpelle was recognized for his film work at the City of Thunder Bay’s 7th Annual Arts... full story
Feb
19
Department recognizes the 150th anniversary of Ontario as a province with special spring online course.
2017 is the 150th anniversary of Ontario as a province. In recognition the Department of History is offering an online survey History of Ontario... full story
Jan
1
Guardians of Eternity Recognized
Guardians of Eternity, a film produced by faculty members Ronald Harpelle and Kelly Saxberg has been selected by Canadian Dimension’s Sean Carleton... full story