2019 - 2020 Laurier Milton Lecture Series

Overview of Lecture Series

Wilfrid Laurier University, the Town of Milton and the Milton Public Library are pleased to present the 2019-2020 Laurier Milton Lecture Series.

Wilfrid Laurier has long supported the public role of academics to bring their knowledge and thinking outside of the classroom. The Laurier Milton Lecture Series provides a wonderful opportunity to engage in a public dialogue with citizens of Milton on a broad array of important topics. We are pleased that the presentations represent the current research and analysis of members of different Faculties and University Departments/Programs.

The lecture series is a partnership between the Town of MiltonWilfrid Laurier University, and the Milton Public Library.

Admission is free. No registration is required.

All lectures take place from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the dates noted below at the First Ontario Arts Centre Milton.

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Lecture Series Schedule

October 9, 2019

Education beyond borders: Re-imagining education in Haiti, Nepal, Egypt

Dr. Steve Sider, Faculty of Education

November 13, 2019

Canadian Soldier Mortality on the Home Front, 1914-1919

Dr. Kandace Bogaert, Faculty of Arts

December 11, 2019

From Residential Schools to Child Welfare: The Sixties and Millennial Scoop

Elizabeth Best, MA’18, PhD candidate Department of History, York University

January 15, 2020

Traumatic Brain Injury 101: Understanding the Basics and How to Help

Halina (Lin) Haag, Faculty of Social Work

February 12, 2020

Get out of Your Own Way: Canada and the UN Aichi Biodiversity Targets Fallout

Dr. Christopher Lemieux, Faculty of Arts

March 11, 2020

Canada is a Nation of Innovation

Dr. Maria Cantalini-William, Dean, Faculty of Education

April 1, 2020  This lecture has been cancelled. 

Lecture Recital: Structure and Invention in Beethoven’s String Quartets

Jeremy Bell, Katie Schlaikjer, Jerzy Kapłanek, and Christine Vlajk: Penderecki String Quartet

May 6, 2020

The ‘Bee City’ Movement: Shifting the Doomsday Narrative to Hope

Jennifer Marshman, RN, PhD candidate, Faculty of Arts