The Dave De Brou Memorial Lecture, a public lecture hosted each year by the HGSC and sponsored jointly by the HGSC and the Department of History at the University of Saskatchewan, works to foster an open, social, and collegial environment for both students and faculty, as well as the general public, to engage and discuss a topic of a historical nature.

- 2008-2009 Lecture: On October 22, 2008, the inaugural Dave De Brou Memorial Lecture in History featured Valerie Korinek's lecture, "Re-Orienting Prairie History: Three Portraits of Prairie Activism".
- 2009-2010 Lecture: On September 29, 2009, at the Frances Morrison Library Theatre, Bill Waiser's lecture explored the aerial photography of Howdy McPhail.
- 2010-2011 Lecture: On March 3, 2011, at the Frances Morrison Library Theatre Jim Handy presented a lecture on the social history of coffee.
- 2011-2012 Lecture: On November 29, 2011, at the Frances Morrison Library Theatre, Simonne Horwitz’s lecture will be a historical analysis of links between Canadian and South African racial policy.
- 2012-2013 Lecture: TBA