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The Future Lasts Forever

Saturday, October 21, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FIMS and Nursing Building (FNB)
Room: 2220
Guy Berthiaume headshot

"The Future Lasts Forever. Memory Institutions: Not a Thing of the Past"

The FIMS community is pleased to welcome Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, to campus for a public lecture during Homecoming weekend.

Celebrate Homecoming 2017, and the 50th Anniversary of LIS at Western, by joining us in the brand new FIMS & Nursing Building for this public lecture.

A short reception will follow Mr. Berthiaume’s presentation. Informal tours of our new building will be available.

Dr. Guy Berthiaume assumed the position of Librarian and Archivist of Canada on June 23, 2014. Prior to joining Library and Archives Canada, he was the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec between 2009 and 2014, following a 30 year career in academia. Dr. Berthiaume holds a Doctorate in History.

In addition to serving as a professor of Ancient History at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), he held administrative positions focusing on research and university development. Previous roles include Vice-President, Development and Public Affairs, Université de Montréal, and Vice-President, Research and Creation, UQAM.

Faculty of Information and Media Studies
Becky Blue

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