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In Remembrance of Me - Art Exhibition

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A mixed media art installation by University of Guelph students documenting the history of the Guelph Black Heritage Society and the renovation & transfomation of Heritage Hall. "AFTERSHOCK" featuring youth art will be displayed at Capacity 3 gallery. 

Visiting Artists & Speakers Talk: Matthew Robertshaw

As part of Black History / Black Culture in Canada, guest speaker Matthew Robershaw presents “Linguistic Revolutions: The Popular Language Movement in Twentieth Century Haiti.” Matthew Robertshaw is a PhD candidate at York University and a graduate of the M.A. in History at Guelph. His talk is sponsored by SOLAL. All are welcome and admission is free!

Rural History Roundtable: Speaker Series

Pioneer Mother Monuments and US Cultural Memory Cynthia Prescott, Associate Professor of History University of North Dakota

DIGIcafe Lecture Series Presents: Ariel Beaujot

Ariel Beaujot is presenting "The Fight to Take Down 'The Big Indian’: Digital Humanities and its use in social justice work." Ariel will discuss how public history and digital humanities can help change municipal policy. Ariel Beaujot is an Associate Professor of Public History at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse and the Executive Director of the Digital Humanities project Hear, Here. Free admission and all are welcome! ...

Visiting Artists & Speakers Talk: Deanna Bowen

Join us as Deanna Bowen presents “The God of Gods: A Canadian Play” as part the Black History / Black Culture in Canada speaker series. Deanna Bowen is a descendant of two Alabama and Kentucky born Black Prairie pioneer families from Amber Valley and Campsie, Alberta. Bowen’s family history has been the central pivot of her auto-ethnographic interdisciplinary works since the early 1990s. She makes use of a repertoire of artistic gestures in order to define the Black body and trace its presence and movement in place and time.  Her talk is sponsored by SETS and SOFAM. All are...

DIGIcafe Lecture Series Presents: Michael Ridley

Join us in the Thinc Lab as Michael Ridley discusses "Knowing Machines: Information Behaviour Meets Autonomous Systems." Michael Ridley is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University, a Postgraduate Affiliate at the Vector Institute, and a former Chief Librarian & Chief Information Officer at the University of Guelph. The study of machine information behaviour asks: how do ubiquitous algorithmic decision-making systems “need, seek, manage, give, and use information in different contexts”? Free admission and all are welcome!...

IF...Lecture Series Presents: Brittany Luby

In this talk, "Manomin Stewardship and Growing-up Anishinaabe," Dr. Luby reveals how manomin (wild rice) harvesting reinforced cultural lessons about interdependence and reciprocity. Through crop stewardship, children learned they could contribute to the wellbeing of their family and to the survival of their nation. Brittany Luby, Anishinaabe-kwe, is an award-nominated educator who joined the University of Guelph in 2017. Outside of the  classroom, Luby seeks to stimulate public discussion of Indigenous issues  through her critical  and creative work. Her historical work can be...

Heritage Career Discussion w. UoG History graduates

On Tuesday, March 10th, our trial offering of HIST 3560-02: Experiential Learning is hosting a Careers in Heritage discussion. We have invited five people from the area to come speak with our class about their work in heritage related fields. I am extending the invitation to our department and interested students who may wish to attend....

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