Speaker Series

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The Monthly Speaker Series for the Oshawa Historical Society take place on the third Tuesday of each month, starting at 7pm.  

2021-2022 Meeting Dates

The planned Speaker Series will be hosted via Zoom – Watch for links on how to register for each event

2021 Speaker Series

September 21
Nicole Adams, Local History Librarian, Oshawa Public Library
Oshawa’s Guiding History
Lecture Recording: https://youtu.be/Azr1j-4T5wM

October 19
Laura Suchan, Executive Director, & Melissa Cole, Curator, Oshawa Museum
The Farewell Cemetery
Lecture Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JzarqLKw6o

November 16
Dora Nipp, CEO, Multicultural History Society of Ontario
Growing Up Chinese:  Canadians without belonging or citizenship
Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/growing-up-chinese-canadians-without-belonging-or-citizenship-tickets-195083599297

2022 Speaker Series

January 18
Jennifer Weymark, Archivist, Oshawa Museum
Oshawa’s Jewish History

February 15
Jordan St. John
Lost Breweries of Toronto

March 15
Mary-Katherine Whelan, Curator/Administrator, Amherstburg Freedom Museum
A virtual tour of the Amherstburg Freedom Museum

April 19

May 17
Melissa Cole, Curator, Oshawa Museum
The Oshawa Harbour

Previous Year’s Speaker Series

With a strong knowledge of and passion for Oshawa’s history, Oshawa Museum staff would be happy to deliver a presentation to your historical society, special interest group, or service club.  Contact Lisa at 905-436-7624(x106), or membership[at]oshawamuseum[dot]org for more information.