Category: LCSC
Dibaajimowin, Stories from this Land

Dibaajimowin, Stories from this Land

The main exhibition space for Dibaajimowin, showing the digital projections taken from Dewdney’s murals and repurposed to tell other stories of Indigenous resiliency and continuities in the Waterloo region. Curator Emma Rain Smith (L) and artist Alanah Jewell (R) are...

Off the Cuff, with Alicia Koepke

Off the Cuff, with Alicia Koepke

Alicia Koepke is a fourth-year History and Medieval & Medievalism Studies major with a minor in English hoping to do an MA in history in the future. She has worked as a Copp Scholar student research assistant at LCSC since October 2022, and has enjoyed learning a...

Off the Cuff, with Alyssa Firth

Off the Cuff, with Alyssa Firth

Alyssa Firth is a third-year Honours History major and a Copp Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Canada working as a research assistant for Tim Cook. Along with their work at LCSC Alyssa is currently the co-President of the History Students’ Association, where...

Off the Cuff, with Callie Hernandez

Off the Cuff, with Callie Hernandez

Callie Hernandez is a fourth-year history major with a double minor in North American Studies and Archaeology and Heritage Studies at Laurier’s Waterloo campus. Callie is passionate about Canadian history and the preservation and conservation of heritage sites and...

Eyewitness Canada: Armed Convoy Security, West Germany, 1977

Eyewitness Canada: Armed Convoy Security, West Germany, 1977

Eyewitness Canada explores the firsthand accounts of Canadians whose perspectives were shaped by historical experience. Public and academic historians present untold stories, inviting readers to reflect on how the lessons and challenges of the past shaped the present...

Off the Cuff, with Quinn Downton

Off the Cuff, with Quinn Downton

Quinn Downton is a history student in his final year of his undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University. In the fall, he is beginning his Master of Arts in History, writing a research paper on the transformation of the asylum in late Victorian Britain through...

Off the Cuff, with Megan Hamilton

Off the Cuff, with Megan Hamilton

Originally from Vernon, BC, Megan Hamilton is a social historian of twentieth century Canada. She has a Bachelor of Arts Honours in History from Wilfrid Laurier University, where she was a Research Assistant at the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada (LCSC). She is...

Off the Cuff, with Quinn Downton

Off the Cuff, with Meredith Legace

Meredith Legace is a third year Honours student in History at Wilfrid Laurier University. She has worked with the Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada for the last three years, and originally started as a volunteer working on the Through Veterans’ Eyes project under...

A Precious Opportunity

A Precious Opportunity

A draft of servicemen arrives at a Repatriation Depot, the first step in the long journey home. [LAC ZK-996]A version of this piece was delivered at Wilfrid Laurier University's 2021 Remembrance Day Ceremony, organized by the History Student's Association.THIS...

Great Battles in History: The Battle of Agincourt

Great Battles in History: The Battle of Agincourt

The first five parts of an all-new episode of Professor Darryl Dee’s Great Battles in History podcast has been released. In previous episodes, Professor Dee examined the Battle of Thermopylae and its legacy, followed by the bloody Battle of...

On War & Society E41: A War of Emotions with Lucy Noakes

On War & Society E41: A War of Emotions with Lucy Noakes

The first half of Britain’s twentieth century was shaped by death. Between 1914 and 1918, over 700,000 men died in the First World War, followed by another 250,000 between 1918 and 1919 from the influenza pandemic. Over three decades later, another 380,000 were killed...

Great Battles in History: The Battle of Hattin

Great Battles in History: The Battle of Hattin

The first four parts of an all-new episode of Professor Darryl Dee’s Great Battles in History podcast has been released. In the inaugural episode, Professor Dee examined the Battle of Thermopylae and its legacy, followed by the bloody Battle of Cannae during the...