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Torches Passed and Present Conference

Date & Time:
June 20, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location:
Hotel Alma, Senate Room
Speaker:
Former graduate students of Elizabeth Jameson

This event is free and open to the public.  The favour of an RSVP is requested for planning purposes.

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Program following the poster below.

Torches Passed and Present Program

June 20, 2017

Senate Room

Hotel Alma, University of Calgary Campus

8:30-9:00         Coffee and Registration

9-9:30              Introduction and Welcomes

9:30-10:45       Lifelong Learners

Susan Kwiatkowski:   Quest for Knowledge: Balancing Life-Long Learning

Carol Archer:  “Tales from the Vault”: A Journey into History

Andrew Varsanyi:   The View From Up Here: One Canadian's Reflections on America

10:45-11:15     Break

11:15-12:15     Borderlands

Benny Andres, Jr.:  Border Jumpers: A Forgotten Story of Americans Illegally Entering the U.S. from Mexico, 1924-1933

Michel Hogue:  Wild West/Mild West: Writing Histories Across the Forty-Ninth Parallel

12:15-1:30       Lunch

1:30-2:00         Susan Armitage:  Collaborations

2:00-3:15         Women’s Histories

Dedra McDonald Birzer:  'Militant Generosity': Dorothy Thompson's and Rose Wilder Lane's Practical Activism during the Great Depression and World War II

Cynthia Loch-Drake:  “Standing up for ourselves”: Connecting Women and Activism to Production and Reproduction in Edmonton’s Postwar Packing Industry

Amy McKinney:  Harriette Cushman: Building a Place for Poultry in Montana

3:15-3:45         Break

3:45-5:00         Going Public

Evelyn Schlatter:  The Accidental Expert:  How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Qualm

Sean Marchetto:  From Punk to Principal

Gretchen Albers:  Historic Research in the Context of Land Development: Paskapoo Slopes and Indigenous Story-Telling

5:00:  Conclusion and Reception

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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