Social Sciences & Humanities

Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities! Here you can find out more about our programs, our award-winning researchers, and our latest news. Whether you're coming to Lakehead from inside Canada or outside, from high school, college or the professional world, we have programs to meet your needs.

Disciplines in Social Sciences & Humanities

The various disciplines that make up the Social Sciences and Humanities at Lakehead University include:

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Our graduates are entrepreneurial, creative and highly adaptable to new and ever-changing workplace environments, possessing essential skills and knowledge highly sought after by employers, particularly in the area of critical thinking and advanced communication and research.  Your Lakehead University education will prepare you for a wide range of career choices, from education, business, community activism, and government to law.

 

EVENTS

Feb
25
Heritage Symposium: Making Connections 10:00 AM
Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Feb
28
Presentation: "“More on Lake Superior Lighthouses” 7:30 PM
Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Mar
2
A Voice for the Voiceless 1:00 PM
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay - ATAC 5036 and Orillia - OA 2006
Mar
2
Solitary Confinement: A Matter of Social Justice (a documentary film screening and panel discussion). 7:00 PM
Trinity Hall (310 Park Avenue)

NEWS

Feb
2
Adventurer speaking at Lakehead University
For three years, one of Canada's most experienced backcountry travellers, James Raffan, circumnavigated the globe at the Arctic Circle, producing an... full story
Feb
26
Award-winning author Joseph Boyden speaking at Lakehead University
As part of Lakehead University’s Research and Innovation Week, award-winning author Joseph Boyden will discuss what he learned about race relations... full story
Aug
29
Lakehead Professor’s New Book Sheds a Northern Light on Polar Tourism
Dr. Harvey Lemelin’s latest book, From Talk to Action: How Tourism is Changing the Polar Regions, discusses how polar tourism has become a global... full story