Events - March 2014

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Cartoon chef holding a pizza

Come out to our monthly pizza party!

Drop in to the Reading Room anytime between 12:00 and 1:30 on the last Wednesday of each month to mingle with professors, meet other History students, and enjoy some free food!

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Susan Roy

Join us for our first Professor Profile featuring Dr. Susan Roy.

The history and politics of Indigenous heritage sites in Canada

Dr. Roy will discuss moments in Canadian history when Indigenous "heritage" has come into conflict with resource/urban development. She will focus on an ancient burial site of the Musqueam First Nation located in what is now Vancouver. 

Saturday, March 22, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM EDT
Tri-University Conference poster

Please join us for this year's Tri-University History Conference. The conference provides an opportunity for students and faculty to share exciting new insights into the past. This year's theme is Histories and Communities, and in celebration of the conference's 20th anniversary, we have some special events lined up for the day, including live Reggae music!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Success, motivation and career signs

Are you wondering how your History degree relates to your career direction? Attend our Careers in History workshop! 

The purpose of this workshop is to provide some strategies for you to find clarity and confidence in answering that age-old question, "What are you going to do with your degree?" 

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Soldier sitting

From terrorism to heroism: The extreme right in the French Resistance

As part of our 2013-2014 History Speaker Series, Professor Valerie Deacon of New York University will share her provocative work on the French resistance during the Second World War, focusing on and highlighting the role of right-wing resisters.

Monday, March 17, 2014 — 7:30 PM EDT
Douglas Peers

In this talk, data and statistical graphics guide an interview with a historian concerning some of the historical truths and myths that surround the development of our society, culture, health and economic development. Situating data within a historical context will generate interesting questions that are not easily answerable, and in some cases provide answers that suggest we may not yet have the right questions.

Friday, March 7, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST

Royden Loewen, Chair of Mennonite Studies and Professor of History at the University of Winnipeg will present as part of the Bechtel Lectures in Anabaptist Mennonite Studies.

Friday, March 7, 2014 — 6:00 PM EST
Father Hugh MacKinnon

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In honour of Father Hugh MacKinnon, the History Society presents the 30th Annual MacKinnon dinner.

This event takes place on March 7th, 2014 at St. George Banquet Hall in Waterloo. Cocktails start at 6:00pm and dinner served at 7:00pm.

This year’s guest speaker is notable historian and Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Dr. John English.

Thursday, March 6, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST

Steven Nolt is Professor of History at Goshen College in Indiana and has published extensively on the past and present lives of the Amish in America. His most recent co-authored book, The Amish, was published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2013. 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST
The word "History"

Want to learn more about a being a History major?

Drop-in to chat with faculty and other History students. Find out more about career paths in History and why you should become part of our department!
Saturday, March 1, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

Join us on campus for a full-day program that is designed to answer the more detailed questions that you may have now that you’ve applied or been admitted to Waterloo.

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