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.



History for Lunch - Howard Green and the Conduct of Canadian Foreign Policy, 1959-1963 10:00 AM
Thunder Bay - AT 3004 and Orillia - OA 3007
Crossing Lines: Recent Developments in the Korean Peninsula 7:30 PM
Thunder Bay - ATAC 5036 | Orillia - 3041
LUHS Social Gathering - Thunder Bay 
Repeats every month on January, February, March, October, November on the third Friday until Fri Mar 15 2019.
6:00 PM,  6:00 PM,  6:00 PM,  6:00 PM,  6:00 PM,  6:00 PM
The Outpost
History for Brunch - Mutiny in the Aftermath of WWI: The British West Indies Regiment in Taranto 10:00 AM
Thunder Bay - TBA and Orillia - TBA


New Film on First World War to Premiere November 4th at Community Auditorium
The Department of History is pleased to welcome faculty, staff and students to the premiere on 4 November of Where The Poppies Blow: The Lakehead at... full story
New Article Proposes New Approach to Exploring Climate Change
A new article by Dr. Pallavi Das proposing a new approach to doing history, a people's history of climate change, appears in the most recent issue of... full story
New Book Published on Thunder Bay and the First World War
A new book written by Lakehead University faculty members and alumni explores the role the region and its people played during the First World War... full story
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