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2009 Lectures

The First Gilbert Higgins Lecture: British Imperial Identity and the Newfoundland Irish Threat, 1740–1800 Allan Dwyer Feb. 26, 2009 Smallwood, Pearson, and the Power Corridor Through Quebec James Feehan Mar. 26, 2009 AGM and George Story Lecture: Concise History Panel Several Speakers Apr. 30, 2009 Pre-Confederation Women Writers and Mythologies of Empire Heather O’Brien Sep…. Read More


2008 Lectures

Nursery of Seamen: Naval Impressment and the British Newfoundland Fishery, 1699-1815 Keith Mercer Feb. 28, 2008 A New Schooner for the Captain from Newfoundland Raoul Andersen Mar. 27, 2008 George Story Lecture and AGM Neil Rosenberg Apr. 24, 2008 Oscar Lieber’s trips to Labrador and observations of the 1860 eclipse Derek Wilton Sep. 25, 2008… Read More


2007 Lectures

Isolation and Degeneracy: Rethinking the study of Newfoundland Methodism Calvin Hollett Mar. 22, 2007 Nutakuanan – the parable of Herman J. Koehler and his 1931 disappearance Peter Armitage 8:00 pm, Sep. 27, 2007 Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road, St. John’s, Newfoundland To the extent that anyone knows anything about Herman J. Koehler, it is… Read More


2004 Lectures

Hesketh Prichard in Labrador Larry Coady Jan. 29, 2004 Rule of the Admirals: Law, Custom and the Naval Government, 1699-1832 Jerry Bannister Feb. 26, 2004


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