Events - 2012

Friday, November 30, 2012 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Please join us for an informal talk by Dr. Gary Bruce: "Exhibiting Animals, Displaying Society: The Berlin Zoo in German History"

Part of the History Speaker Series 2012 - 2013.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST
photo of Paul Martin Sr, Prime Minister W.L.M. King, UN, 1946

Please join our guest speaker Dr. Greg Donaghy, (PhD Waterloo, 1998) when he discusses: Red China Blues: Paul Martin, Canadian Foreign Policy, and the China Problem, 1950-66.

Part of the 2012/13 History Department Speaker Series

Thursday, November 29, 3:30 -5:00 pm, HH 117

Dr.Donaghy became Head of the Historical Section of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 2003. He is adjunct professor in the Department of History, St. Jerome's University.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Showcasing Authors

Come and hear Professors James Blight and Janet Lang, Dan Gorman, Geoff Hayes, Greta Kroeker, Doug Peers and John Sbardellati talk about their latest publications.

Master of Ceremonies: Professor Gary Bruce

Refreshments available.

Thursday, November 15, 2012 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST

uW Professor Andrew Hunt – Book Launch

You are  invited to the Book Launch of History Professor Dr. Andrew Hunt's book, City of Saints – Winner of the 2011 Tony Hillerman Prize.

Event Poster (PDF)

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Photo of Arctic landscape with snow tank, people, sled and sled dogs

FRAMING CANADA'S ARCTIC SOVEREIGNTY AND SECURITY: Historical Insights into Contemporary (Mis)Perceptions.

Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Whitney Lackenbauer, Associate Professor; Chair, Department of History, St. Jerome's University on "Framing Canada’s Arctic Sovereignty and Security: Historical Insights into Contemporary (Mis)Perceptions"

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Group photo of Portuguese Canadians

PORTUGUESE CANADIAN HISTORY PROJECT

Friday, October 26, 2012 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EDT

 

Scott Campbell, our colleague from the Centre for Society, Technology and Values, will be giving a talk to the department this Friday from 12:30-1:30 in HH 138. 

Thursday, October 25, 2012 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Come on out and see a real, traditional blacksmith demonstrating the skills of the trade!

Thursday, October 25, 2012 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

On behalf of Jim Blight and Janet Lang, you are cordially invited to a lunch and roundtable discussion at the Balsillie School of International Affairs on Thursday, October 25 from 12:00noon to 2:00pm. 

Please see some details below, and more in the attached pdf.  To attend, please email Lauren Judge at ljudge@balsillieschool.ca or call her at 226-772-3060.

“Cold war? Hell, it was a hot war!” The Cold War Context of the Cuban Missile Crisis

A Round Table Discussion

Friday, October 5, 2012 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Please join us for a talk Dr. Tracy Penny Light (Associate Professor in the Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies and History departments; Director of Women's Studies) on "Being Normal...Surgically: The Medical Discourse on Cosmetic Surgery in 20th Century Canada"

Part of the 2012/13 History Department Speaker Series

Friday, Oct. 5, 12:30-1:30, HH 117

Thursday, September 27, 2012 — 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM EDT

Come meet your history professors for a chat in a friendly atmosphere. Tea and baked treats provided.

Monday, September 24, 2012 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

The History Society wants to get you fired up for the new term.

Friday, September 21, 2012 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Please join us for a talk by Alexander Freund (Chair of German-Canadian Studies and Co-director of the Oral History Centre, University of Winnipeg) on "Salvaging History: Can We Learn Anything from (Really Bad) 1970s Oral History Interviews?"

Lecture: September 21, 2-4pm

Environment 3 (EV3), room 3412

Friday, September 21, 2012 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Please join us for a talk by Helmut Konrad (Dean of Arts and Humanities, University of Graz) on "Organizing the Peace: The World after WWI."

Part of the 2012/13 History Department Speaker Series

Friday, September 21, 12:30 - 1:30



 

Friday, September 7, 2012 — 1:30 PM EDT
2011 Canoe Trip

To start off the year, the Tri-University Graduate History Association (TUGSA) is going to hold the Third Annual Orientation Canoe Trip on the Grand River.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — 6:00 PM EDT
Monday, May 28, 2012 (all day) to Wednesday, May 30, 2012 (all day)

Crossroads: Scholarship in an uncertain world

Saturday, May 26, 2012 (all day) to Wednesday, May 30, 2012 (all day)

The University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University are working together to host the 2012 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

The annual meeting and conference of the Canadian Historical Association will be here between May 28-30, 2012 and the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine will host its conference between May 26-28, 2012.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Saturday, March 3, 2012 (all day)

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