History Seminar Series

Upcoming Seminars

Nipissing University's History department hosts a seminar series, featuring panel discussions, debates, and presentations.

Past Seminars

Thursday, September 21, 2017
3:30 pm, Small Cafeteria

Forestry is Simply Not Clear Cut: Reconsidering Our Views of the Trees

Professor Mark Kuhlberg, Department of History, Laurentian University

A co-presentation with the Master’s in Environmental Studies/Sciences Speaker Series

 

Rescheduled to April 2017
TBA

Scholars and Settler Colonialism: A Roundtable

Kirsten Greer, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Histories and Geographies, Nipissing University
Katrina Srigley, Department of History, Nipissing University
Deborah McGregor, Osgoode Hall Law School and Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

A co-presentation with the Master’s in Environmental Studies/Sciences Speaker Series

 

Monday, April 3, 2017
7:00 pm, Weaver Auditorium (B200)

THE 3RD ANNUAL ANNE CLENDINNING MEMORIAL LECTURE

The Life and Death of the Sturgeon Falls Mill: An Oral History

Dr. Steven High, Department of History and Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling Concordia University

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Friday, March 24, 2017
2:30 pm, Room 252

Critical Histories and Geographies of Colonial Enslavement:

Mary Prince and Her Enslavement Story, The History of Mary Prince, A West Indian Slave, Related by Herself

Margot Maddison-MacFadyen, CRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Nipissing University

A co-presentation with the Master’s in Environmental Studies/Sciences Speaker Series

 

Friday, March 3, 2017
2:30 pm, Room A252

Canada's International Mining Industry: the evolution of an 'imperialist' industry, 1950-2000

Robin Gendron, Department of History, Nipissing University

 

Friday, January 27, 2017
2:30 pm. Room A252

Writing for Children in the Aftermath of WWI: The Poetry of Robert Graves

Gyllian Phillips & Sarah Winters, Department of English Studies, Nipissing University

 

Friday, November 25, 2016
7:00 pm, upstairs at the Raven & Republic, 246 1st Ave West

Silent Spaces in Biography and Cartography: Reclaiming Erased Indigenous Histories

Rick Fehr, Departments of Native Studies & History, Nipissing University

A co-presentation with the Master’s in Environmental Studies/Sciences Speaker Series

 

Friday, November 18. 2016
2:30 pm, Room A252

Japonisme: The Love of Japan in Impressionist and Symbolist Painting

Eric Weichel, Department of Fine Arts, Nipissing University

 

Thursday, October 6, 2016
2:30 pm, Room H106

Burning news: The Tsar, His Rescript and the Global Response to Peace, 1898 – 1899

Maartje Abbenhuis, Department of History, University of Auckland