To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums launches a unique lecture series to reflect on our collective history and the theme of nation building.
Building Canada Lectures, presented in partnership with the University of Guelph, is set for the second Wednesday of each month at 7 PM at Guelph Civic Museum. June 14, Research relationships with Indigenous communities panel discussion. Brittany Luby, Hannah Tait Neufeld, Steve Crawford, Chief Nadjiwon, Councillor Paul Jones, moderated by Malcolm Campbell, Vice President of Research at the University of Guelph.
July 12 Kris Inwood, Making Sense of our Nation: Using the census and historical data to explain who we are and how we live.
August 9 Jeff Thomason, Horse Power: Building Canada on the backs of horses.
September 13 Lawrence Hill, Faction: The merging of fiction and Canadian history
October 11 Dennis Baker, Building Blocks of our Nation: Canada’s constitutional multiplicity
November 8 Why Research Matters panel discussion, Barcoding Canada: What does it mean for the future of biodiversity in Canada
December 13 James Raffan, Canada One Five Oh Em Gee: Celebration of nation and community in story and song
Funded in part by the Government of Canada
Financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada