Indigenous Women in Canada and MMIWG (Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls)

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Webinar - Online
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S Beaulieu
Event Contact E-mail: 

Riley Yesno will discuss "Indigenous Women in Canada and MMIWG (Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls)."

Riley Yesno is a queer Anishinaabe woman from Eabametoong First Nation in Northern Ontario. Her expertise in Indigenous politics, climate justice, and gender studies has established her as a regular commentator with the CBC, contributor to major media outlets including the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star, and professional public speaker.

These free live and interactive webinars will be moderated by Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Professor of History at Lakehead University, and Scott Bradley, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Executive Director.Hump Day History is intended to get you over the mid-week hurdle with a little bit about our region’s past. Every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for the months of April, May, and June the Thunder Bay Museum and Lakehead University's Department of History will be bringing you live broadcasts from local historians, as well as behind the scenes look at the museum’s collections.

To find out more, go to http://thunderbaymuseum.com/webinars

“The Military Contribution of Northwestern Ontario to the First World War”

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Webinar - Online
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Event Contact E-mail: 

Dr. David Ratz will explore “The Military Contribution of Northwestern Ontario to the First World War.”

Hump Day History is intended to get you over the mid-week hurdle with a little bit about our region’s past. Every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for the months of April, May, and June the Thunder Bay Museum and Lakehead University's Department of History will be bringing you live broadcasts from local historians, as well as behind the scenes look at the museum’s collections.

These free live and interactive webinars will be moderated by Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Professor of History at Lakehead University, and Scott Bradley, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Executive Director.

To find out more, go to http://thunderbaymuseum.com/webinars

“'Ferocious Women:’ Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Surrounding the 1909 Freight Handler’s Strike”

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Webinar - Online
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.
Event Contact E-mail: 

Alumna Jenna Kirker will discuss "“Ferocious Women:’ Gender, Ethnicity, and Race Surrounding the 1909 Freight Handler’s Strike."

Hump Day History is intended to get you over the mid-week hurdle with a little bit about our region’s past. Every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for the months of April, May, and June the Thunder Bay Museum and Lakehead University's Department of History will be bringing you live broadcasts from local historians, as well as behind the scenes look at the museum’s collections.

These free live and interactive webinars will be moderated by Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Professor of History at Lakehead University, and Scott Bradley, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Executive Director.

To find out more, go to http://thunderbaymuseum.com/webinars

A Night at the Museum: Hazards in Collections

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Webinar - Online
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join us for Hump Day History as our Executive Director, Mr. Scott Bradley talks about hazardous artifacts that can be found in museum collections the world over. Explosives, toxins, radiation, poisons, and even hats are some of the very real threats museum professionals face everyday. Mr. Bradley will share some details on what to look for to stay safe as well as some stories of some close calls from his career.

Hump Day History is intended to get you over the mid-week hurdle with a little bit about our region’s past. Every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for the months of April, May, and June the Thunder Bay Museum and Lakehead University's Department of History will be bringing you live broadcasts from local historians, as well as behind the scenes look at the museum’s collections.

These free live and interactive webinars will be moderated by Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Professor of History at Lakehead University, and Scott Bradley, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Executive Director.

To find out more, go to http://thunderbaymuseum.com/webinars

"Give Me a Home Where the Buffalo Roam[ed]: The Disappearance of the American Bison"

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Webinar - Online
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Event Contact E-mail: 

Did the largest land mammal of the North American continent meet its demise at the hands of rifle wielding tourists hanging from railway passenger cars? The rise and fall of the bison may be more complicated that most realize.

Find out more in Dr. Nathan Hatton's presentation "Give Me a Home Where the Buffalo Roam[ed]: The Disappearance of the American Bison."

Hump Day History is intended to get you over the mid-week hurdle with a little bit about our region’s past. Every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for the months of April, May, and June the Thunder Bay Museum and Lakehead University's Department of History will be bringing you live broadcasts from local historians, as well as behind the scenes look at the museum’s collections.

These free live and interactive webinars will be moderated by Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Professor of History at Lakehead University, and Scott Bradley, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Executive Director.

To find out more, go to http://thunderbaymuseum.com/webinars

“The Lakehead Response to the Cuban Missile Crisis”

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Webinar - Online
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Event Contact E-mail: 

Alumnus Nicholas Duplessis will explore “The Lakehead Response to the Cuban Missile Crisis."

Hump Day History is intended to get you over the mid-week hurdle with a little bit about our region’s past. Every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for the months of April, May, and June the Thunder Bay Museum and Lakehead University's Department of History will be bringing you live broadcasts from local historians, as well as behind the scenes look at the museum’s collections.

These free live and interactive webinars will be moderated by Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Professor of History at Lakehead University, and Scott Bradley, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Executive Director.

A Night at the Museum: The Textile Project

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Webinar - Online
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Event Contact E-mail: 

Thunder Bay Museum Curator, Michael deJong, will highlight aspects of the museum’s textile collection.

 

Hump Day History is intended to get you over the mid-week hurdle with a little bit about our region’s past. Every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for the months of April, May, and June the Thunder Bay Museum and Lakehead University's Department of History will be bringing you live broadcasts from local historians, as well as behind the scenes look at the museum’s collections.

These free live and interactive webinars will be moderated by Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Professor of History at Lakehead University, and Scott Bradley, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Executive Director.

To find out more, go to http://thunderbaymuseum.com/webinars

5th Annual Military Symposium

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
O'Kelly VC Armoury (317 Park Avenue)
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 343-8341
Event Contact E-mail: 

This year's symposium is focused on diversity and will be held on 19 November and our keynote speaker will be award winning historian, and member of the Order of Canada, Tim Cook who will speak on "100 Years of Canada’s Great War."Tim Cook

His talk will examine the impact of Canada’s Great War and explore how Canadians have remembered and remade the war over the previous 100 years.  It will explore aspects of the political, cultural, and social legacy of the war.  There is no single narrative of the war, but a diversity of constructed meanings.

The annual free event is a joint-initiative of the Department of History, Lake Superior Scottish Regiment, the HMCS Griffon, and the Thunder Bay Branch of the Canadian International Council. Additional partners this year include the Ontario Historical Society, City of Thunder Bay - City of the Poppy Committee, Thunder Bay Military Museum, Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, Northwestern Ontario Archivists' Association, and the Thunder Bay Public Library.

A complete program can be found at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/sites/default/files/uploads/61/pdfs/2016-11-19-symposiumposter.pdf

The Architecture of Thunder Bay’s Grain Elevators

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.

Join us on 26 February to hear architect John Stephenson discuss The Architecture of Thunder Bay’s Grain Elevators

This presentation is part of the 2018-19 Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society's Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of History. Since 1908, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society has been regularly holding talks on a wide range of topics on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East) from September to April.

Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Hump Day History

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:40pm
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:40pm
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:40pm
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:40pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:40pm
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:40pm
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:40pm
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:40pm
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 7:00pm to 7:40pm
Event Location: 
http://thunderbaymuseum.com/webinars
Event Fee: 
Free.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Thunder Bay Museum and Lakehead University’s Department of History team up for free, live webinars

The Thunder Bay Museum is proud to announce a new collaborative initiative with Lakehead University’s Department of History to bring free, live webinars.

Hump Day History is intended to get you over the mid-week hurdle with a little bit about our region’s past. Every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for the months of April and May, the Thunder Bay Museum will be bringing you live broadcasts from local historians, as well as behind the scenes look at the museum’s collections.

These free live and interactive webinars will be moderated by Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu, Professor of History at Lakehead University, and Scott Bradley, the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Executive Director.

To find out more, go to http://thunderbaymuseum.com/webinars

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