Public lectures

W. C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture

JB MacKinnon

J.B. MacKinnon is the author of The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating, widely acclaimed as a catalyst of the local food movement. His latest national bestseller is The Once and Future World: Nature As It Was, As It Could Be, which won the U. S. Green Prize for Sustainable Literature.

The Still-Wild Country: Why Canada’s Wilderness Matters to the Future of Life on Earth

  • Thursday, April 9, 2015: Irving Hall 107, Reception at 5:00 pm, Lecture at 5:30 pm

W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture

The annual W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture honours the late historian, professor and humanitarian for his many contributions to UNB and to the development of Atlantic Canadian history as a field of study.

Ged Martin

New Brunswick: Cradle of Confederation will be presented by Professor Emeritus (Canadian Studies) Ged Martin of the University of Edinburgh.  Professor Martin is a widely-published author on the history of leading Commonwealth countries, an Honorary Fellow at Hughes Hall, a graduate College of the University of Cambridge, and an honorary Adjunct Professor of History at both the National University of Ireland Galway and the University of the Fraser Valley in British Columbia.

The 2014 Lecture will be held at UNB Saint John on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 5:30 pm in Oland Hall Room 104.