Public Lectures

The COHT is excited to announce the following public lectures: 

Upcoming Lectures:

Oral Histories of GSA and QSA Participation in Alberta, Canada
Guest Speakers:  Dr. Athena Elafros (Department of Sociology), Tiffani Semach, Wednesday Culley
Day/Date:  Friday, March 13, 2020
Location:  M1040 (Markin Hall, University of Lethbridge)
Time:  1:00 p.m.
No RSVP required.  Free parking.  Everyone is welcome.

Past Lectures:

"Hey, why don't we have a bonspiel?" Oral Histories, Sport, and (re)Imagining Community
Guest Speaker:  Dr. Carly Adams (Department of Kinesiology)
January 23, 2020
Click on the link to listen to the presentation:

Did I Hear You Say Racism?  Interpretive Authority and the Oral History Interview (check out this link for presentation details - Sugiman_March 2018.pdf)
Guest Speaker:  Prof. Pamela Sugiman (Professor & Dean of Arts, Ryerson University)
Date:  March 21, 2018

Book Launch: Dr. Heidi MacDonald & Dr. Kristine Alexander

The Centre for Oral History and Tradition and the Institute for Child and Youth Studies are proud and honoured to present a joint book launch for Dr. Heidi MacDonald and Dr. Kristine Alexander to celebrate the publication of their new books. Meet the authors, and stay for their talks and readings! Books will be available for purchase at the event thanks to the U of L Bookstore. Everyone is welcome!

Thank you to the sponsors of this event, including the Women Scholar's Speaker Series (President's Office), Faculty of Arts & Science, the Office for Research and Innovation Services, and the U of L Bookstore.

Date: December 7, 2017

Please see this link for more information on Dr. MacDonald's book, Vatican II and Beyond.

Please see this link for more information on Dr. Alexander's book, Guiding Modern Girls.

Snacks: A Canadian Food History 


Guest Speaker: Professor Janis Thiessen (Associate Professor of History and Associate Director of the Oral History Centre at the University of Winnipeg)

Date: Monday, November 20, 2017            

Please see attached Poster for Prof. Janis Thiessen Lecture for details.