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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Shattering Expectations: The Evolving Career of a Miss World

In 1970, Jennifer Hosten made history by becoming the first woman of colour to win the title of Miss World. A person of many talents, her careers encompass broadcasting, diplomacy, international development, entrepreneurship, and counselling.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Disciplines in Dialogue: Climate

Join the DRAGEN lab online for a conversation about climate. Experts from the fields of history, environment, and public policy will share their unique perspectives and knowledge on our climate – past, present, and future. Dr. Sam White (Ohio State University), Dr. Maria Strack (University of Waterloo), and Mike Morrice, MP (Green Party, Canada).

Thursday, March 23, 2023 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

We Both Survived: The Soldier-Horse Relationship in the First World War

Join our Ph.D student, Emily Oakes, currently studying at the Tri-U through Wilfrid Laurier University for this lecture, part of the Military Lecture Series.

Emily Oakes’ presentation will examine how the soldier-horse relationship functioned in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces and its effects on the soldiers, such as J.E.B. Seely or John McCrae, who wrote about their bonds with their horses. 

Thursday, June 8, 2023 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Dr. Cindy Blackstock's "Spirit Bear's Guide to Reconciling History"

Dr. Cindy Blackstock will reflect on her career advocating for Indigenous children and families and discuss how the history of child welfare in Canada intersects with the history of colonialism.

Monday, January 15, 2024 9:00 am - 2:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Symposium: Institutional Histories: Reckoning with the Past – Reimagining the Future

Laurier’s Provost Office has organized this free, online history symposium on January 15, 2024 entitled, “Institutional Histories: Reckoning with the Past – Reimagining the Future” which draws together 12 historians and interdisciplinary scholars engaged in research about the legacies of university namesakes, land acquisitions, and histories of exclusion and inclusion at Canadian post-secondary institutions.  Registration link below.

Thursday, February 8, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Indigenous Speakers Series (Waterloo) presents Chelsea Vowel

Chelsea Vowel's engaging presentation "âniskôhôcikan, Like a String of Beads: Indigenous Futurisms," will be presented on February 8 in person or through MS Teams. Indigenous futurisms, a term coined by Grace Dillon and indebted to Afrofuturism, seeks to describe a movement of art, literature, games, and other forms of media that express Indigenous perspectives on the future, present, and past.

LCSC works in partnership with Guelph Museums to offer the Guelph Museums Lecture series.

Hazel Scott Pankratz, PhD candidate at Western University and a recent Tri-University History MA graduate from Wilfrid Laurier University "explores the lives of Canadian gunners and demonstrates the ongoing need to look beyond the trenches in order to better understand the diverse experiences of Canadians fighting the First World War." Held in-person and on the Guelph Museum's Facebook livestream.