Brock University, 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines, Ontario
Guest Lecturer: Dr. Renée Lafferty-Salhany, Associate Professor, Department of History, Brock University
Presentation: "Brothers in Arms: Freemasons and the War of 1812"
Admission: No charge. A [tax deductible] contribution is requested to the Masonic Foundation of Ontario, Brock University Partnership - Project Number 2937
Renée Lafferty-Salhany currently teaches in the Centre for Canadian Studies as well as the History Department. Her areas of interest are modern Canadian history and culture, religion and denominationalism, and the history of voluntary organizations and public policy. Prior to joining the department at Brock, she worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at York University, researching an ongoing project on the history of Alcoholics Anonymous and the emergence of public health programmes in Ontario after 1935. She is also presently working on a manuscript study of children's homes and orphans' asylums in Halifax, Nova Scotia, between the late 1800s and 1960.
Dr. Renée Lafferty-Salhany gave a short presentation on her research on Freemasonry at the 2012 Sankey Lecture. The video of this presentation can be found here.
Sankey Lecture website: www.sankeylectures.ca. There is information about this year’s lecture, as well as the videos of the first four lectures are available for viewing.