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The Role of the Academy in Preserving an Accurate Record of a Nation’s History

Join us on ThuMcMaster-Seminar-on-Higher-Education-The-Role-of-the-Academy-11x17-2016-v2rsday, November 24, 2016 (1-3pm) at Convocation Hall (UH 211) for a special event featuring the President of McMaster University, Patrick Deane, Lynton “Red” Wilson, and the Wilson Institute for Canadian History.

Following a fireside chat featuring Patrick Deane and L.R. Wilson, the Wilson Institute for Canadian History will host a discussion panel on the role of the university in preserving and creating Canada’s history. As Canada’s 150th Anniversary is fast approaching, Canada’s history is on everyone’s mind. Though most will take the time to commemorate and remember our past, the Wilson Institute invites all to discover how our history is preserved and created within the walls of Canadian universities. Each panelist, a specialist on Canadian history, will offer insight on the many ways universities ensure the preservation of our past, our memories, and our most important material artifacts. Following this event, we invite you all to remain and attend a book launch featuring two Wilson fellows: current fellow Asa McKercher and past fellow Colin McCullough.