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Guest lecturer talks history of Labatt’s Brewing

Author and scholar Matthew Bellamy chats with third-year History student Cody Smith while autographing a copy of his book Thursday, Nov. 21. Bellamy, an Associate Professor of History at Carleton University, was at Brock to talk about the history of … Continue reading

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Classics prof on lecture tour

Professor Allison Glazebrook (right) of the Department of Classics is currently touring Western Canada for the Classical Association of Canada’s lecture tour. She will be visiting and speaking at eight institutions, including the Universities of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Alberta, Lethbridge, Victoria, … Continue reading

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Public tours to be held at excavation site of historic Shickluna Shipyard

Instructor Kimberly Monk, Adjunct Professor with Brock’s Department of History, shows student Braeden Corr, left, a digital map of the Shickluna shipyard site, where archaeological excavation began July 18. The public is invited to tour the site and meet the … Continue reading

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Archaeological research project invites public participation

A ground-breaking research project on an abandoned plot of land will uncover an important part of St. Catharines’ past this summer, and the public is invited to participate. Archaeological excavation at the historic Shickluna Shipyard along Twelve Mile Creek will … Continue reading

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Highlights from Convocation June 2019

Convocation is an important celebration for all our graduates! Relive your special day with this photo montage of our Pre-Convocation Breakfast and the Convocation ceremony.  

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International collaboration brings Niagara history to new audiences

  In April 1914, the United States was on the brink of war with Mexico. The governments of Argentina, Brazil, and Chile brought the two countries together in an international peace conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The event dropped out … Continue reading

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Ontario high school Classics students gather at Brock

Brock’s Thistle hallway was awash in history last week during the Ontario Student Classics Competition (OSCC). Now in its 51st year, the event brings together high school students from across Ontario for friendly competitions in Greek, Latin, history, archaeology, theatre, … Continue reading

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Students pitch their digital portfolios to industry pros

Anna Lang, a third year Interactive Arts and Science student, right, was one of 17 students to present their multimedia portfolios to a team of industry experts in a Dragon’s Den-style panel on April 10. Rather than pitching a product … Continue reading

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Students, community experience history together

Associate Professor Elizabeth Vlossak, center, donned period costume to lead an historical cooking demonstration with the help of fourth year student Kaitlyn Carter (right).  More than fifty students and community members came together at the Niagara Falls Military Museum on … Continue reading

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Celebrate African Heritage Month with multilingual events

Two special community events organized by the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures will mark African Heritage Month on Thursday, Feb. 28. A special reception at Rodman Hall featuring traditional African music will be held for Masques, Mythes et … Continue reading

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