The Thomas Garden Barnes Lecture is the signature event of the Canadian Studies annual event calendar. The Barnes Lecture honors Canadian Studies Program founder the late Dr. Thomas Garden Barnes.
The 2015-2016 Barnes Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Rita Ross, former Associate Director of Canadian Studies in January 2016. Exact date and further information forthcoming.
The 2014-2015 Barnes Lecture was delievered by Dr. Nelson Graburn, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and former Director of the Canadian Studies Program. Dr Graburn spoke on "Canadian Inuit Art: the Creative Miracle of the Twentieth Century."