The Davidson Lecture is held annually and brings a distinguished Canadianist to campus to speak on a matter of importance to Canada.  

Past Davidson Lecturers have included:

  • Edward Goldenberg
  • Kevin Lynch
  • Janet Gross Stien
  • Stephen Lewis
  • Graham Fraser
  • Judy Rebick
  • Thomas King
  • David Schindler
  • Stéphane Dion
  • Sally Armstrong
  • Jane and Tony Urquhart
  • Pamela Palmater
  • Bruce Kidd
  • Niggaan Sinclair