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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.