In Conversation

Lakehead U Lectures @ your library



Making Love: Changing the World

Mary J.L. Black Community Program Room

Saturday, September 29 @ 2pm

Dr. Pauline Sameshima, Lakehead's Canada Research Chair in Arts Integrated Studies, will offer a talk at the Mary J. L. Black Branch Library. Using research projects as examples, this talk looks at how creative making develops understanding and a better world. When we imagine, make, and gift, we construct a future and a past of love.


Going from Chicago to Duluth of the North: Thunder Bay's Economy in the Past, Present, and Future

Brodie Fireside Reading Room

Saturday, October 20 @ 2pm

Join Dr. Di Matteo of Lakehead University's Economics Department for an exciting journey that explores the foundations of Thunder Bay's economy, its current performance and anticipated challenges for the future.


Legal History & the Search for Entrenched Protections for Canada's Rule of Law

Brodie Fireside Reading Room

Saturday, November 24 @ 2pm

It was recently revealed that Canada participated in the targeted killing of Canadian citizens in Syria during the military mission that ended in 2015. Leading legal scholars have argued that the only applicable source of rights is the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Dr. Ryan Alford, Lakehead University's Bora Laskin Faculty of Law will argue that the Preamble of the British North America Act embedded seven absolute rights into the Constitution of Canada at Confederation.