The Problems and Promise of Public History: From the Battlefield, to Oklahoma City, to 9/11.
Professor Edward T. Linenthal of Indiana University on what memorializing our victims and heroes tells us about ourselves.
Please join us for a trip to the Woodland Cultural Centre, Six Nations of the Grand River, Brantford, for a tour of the community's museum and the former Mohawk Institute, one of the few remaining Indian residential schools in Canada on Friday November 21, 2014. The bus will leave from the front of Hagey Hall at 12 Noon and will return at 4:30 - 5:00 pm. Cost: $15.00.
As part of this term's 'Your Future in History' series, Andrew McLaughlin and Ryan Chen-Wing will be in HH 117 to talk about their career paths so far.
Andrew is the Senior Research Intern at the Centre for Community Mapping in Kitchener, and the Public Affairs Officer for H.M.C.S. STAR in Hamilton, ON. He earned his BA in 2007 from Laurier's History Department, and is currently completing a PhD here at UWaterloo.
Are you wondering how your History degree relates to your career direction? Attend our Careers in History workshop!
2014-15 History Speaker Series continues with Mapping London's Global Hinterlands: Spatial Text Mining Eight Million Pages of Nineteenth Century Texts, presented by the University of Saskatchewan's Professor Jim Clifford.
This special edition of the History Speaker Series will include a tour of the Geospatial Centre's resources available to historians, led by the Geospatial Data Services Librarian, Eva Dodsworth, and the History Librarian, Jane Forgay.
As part of this term's 'Your Future in History' series, alumni David Isern (BA ’10) and Amanda Kristensen (BA ’08) will be in HH 117 to talk about their career paths so far.
David is an LL.M. candidate in Toronto, having completed his LL.B. at Queen Mary University of London; Amanda is the Program Co-ordinator for PhDs and research-MAs at Laurier’s School of Business and Economics, having previously worked as a Research Officer for CIGI.
Come and ask your questions about what it’s like to build a career from a history degree!