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!
The history and politics of Indigenous heritage sites in Canada
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!
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?"
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Want to learn more about a being a History major?
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.