Events - 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST

In 1965, the National Film Board of Canada produced an 'informal portrait' of then-30-year-old Leonard Cohen visiting his home in Montreal. At the time, Cohen was known as a poet and novelist: his songwriting career hadn't even started.

Come out to HH 123 at 4:00pm for an introduction from Professor Hayes and a screening of the short film, the History Society's tribute to a Canadian legend.

Monday, December 5, 2016 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Join professors from the departments of Political Science and History for a forum dissecting events surrounding the 2016 US Election. Q and A and discussion will follow the speakers' opening remarks.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

We are lucky to have the opportunity to hear Holocaust Survivor Paula Goldhar speak to us about her experience during the Shoah. She survived two labour camps and will be sharing her story with us for Holocaust Education Week.

Where: M3 1006
Time: 7 PM

This event is co-sponsored with Hillel Waterloo as a part of Holocaust Education Week. 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 11:59 PM EST
Stylized elephant and donkey

Join your classmates from History and Political Science to watch the results roll in as the USA chooses its 45th president after this incredible race. Dr Dylan Cyr will put events in historical context. Watch history happen live!

Image by DonkeyHotey/CC BY 2.0 via Flickr

Friday, November 4, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Sally Weaver Award Guest Lecture

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 2:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT
Movie Night November 2

Choose-A-Movie Night! Troy, 300, or Alexander will be the feature film on November 2 in the History Reading Room!

Joint hosted by the History Society and the  Classics & Medieval Studies Society.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 — 9:00 PM to 11:30 PM EDT
Movie Night at the Princess Cinema featuring the film Denial

Join the University of Waterloo History Society and Professor Bruce's HIST 358 class to see the courtroom drama Denial, starring Rachel Weisz, T

Friday, October 14, 2016 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Dr Lisa Monchalin and the cover 'The Colonial Problem'

Please join us for the first History Speaker Series talk this fall. Dr Lisa Monchalin will present The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada.

Monday, March 14, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
A Place in the Sun cover image with talk details.

Sean Mills from the University of Toronto will be giving a talk on his new book,  A Place in the Sun: Haiti, Haitians, and the Remaking of Quebec.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Event poster

We are excited to announce that award winning filmmaker Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers will be visiting UW on March 10. Máijá will screen a selection of her recent  films -- including the critically acclaimed A Red Girls Reasoning and Bihttoš -- that examine Indigeno

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Are you interested in majoring in History? Or would you like to find out more about declaring a History minor?

The History Department will be hosting a Declare your History Major Information Session to help you get started!

During the session, Professor Julia Roberts, academic advisor will cover the following:

  • Program requirements (Honours, General, and Minor)
  • Specializations
  • Doing co-op through Arts & Business
  • Important dates
  • How to apply 
  • Answer your questions
Saturday, March 5, 2016 — 6:00 PM EST
Father Hugh MacKinnon

Tickets on sale now!

In honour of Father Hugh MacKinnon, the History Society presents the 32nd Annual MacKinnon dinner.

This event takes place on Saturday 6 March 2016 at Golf's Steak House in Kitchener. Cocktails start at 6:00pm and dinner served at 7:00pm. Dress is formal!

Thursday, March 3, 2016 (all day) to Saturday, March 5, 2016 (all day)

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada: March 3 -5, 2016

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Are you interested in majoring in History? Or would you like to find out more about declaring a History minor?

The History Department will be hosting a Declare your History Major Information Session to help you get started!

During the session, Professor Julia Roberts, academic advisor will cover the following:

  • Program requirements (Honours, General, and Minor)
  • Specializations
  • Doing co-op through Arts & Business
  • Important dates
  • How to apply 
  • Answer your questions
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

On Tuesday March 1 at 7:00pm, the History Speaker Series and the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre will host a screening of Tamarack Production's documentary The Pass System

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