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2013 Lectures

‘A Calamity from which No Relief Can be Expected’: Civilian Responses to the French Occupation of Newfoundland, June-September 1762 Mark Humphries Jan. 31, 2013 City Seen: Artists’ Views of St. John’s 1785-2010 Patricia Grattan Feb. 28, 2013 “Patchwork Patient”: Among the Deep Sea Fishers – Promoting the Grenfell Mission, 1903-1981 Heidi Coombs-Thorne Mar. 28, 2013… Read More


2012 Lectures

Newfoundland Modern: Architecture in the Smallwood Years, 1949-1972 Robert Mellin Jan. 26, 2012 Gilbert Higgins Lecture for 2011-2012: Mirror Islands: The Colonial Histories of Tasmania and Newfoundland Fiona Polack Feb. 23, 2012 The Trial of Catherine Snow NHS Panel Mar. 29, 2012 George Story Lecture and AGM: George M Story and the Study of Newfoundland… Read More


2011 Lectures

Born on the Wrong Side of the Water: Newfoundland Nativism in the Nineteenth Century Carolyn Lambert Feb. 24, 2011 George Story Lecture: Newfoundland’s Material Culture and the Rise of Heritage Gerald Pocius Mar. 31, 2011 AGM and Lecture: From Uapamekushtu to Tshakashkue matshiteuieau: Place Names, History and the Labrador Innu Peter Armitage Apr. 28, 2011… Read More


2010 Lectures

The MacDermotts of Fortune Bay: Their Three Missions, 1904-1934 Garfield Fizzard Jan. 28, 2010 The Response of the FPU to the Sealing Disasters of 1914 – an Illustrated presentation Jessie Chisholm Feb. 25, 2010 The Grandchildren of Fogo: The Ripples of the Fogo Island Films of 1968 Susan Newhook Mar. 25, 2010 George Story Lecture:… Read More


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


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