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Week of February 23, 2020

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. 
Poster of Dr. Jennifer Henke for her talk on Feb. 24, 2020
Poster of James Wood lecturing while sitting in front of a drum kit.

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!

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!  

Rural History Roundtable: Speaker Series

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

Visiting Artists & Speakers Talk: Maya Ombasic

Join the School of Languages and Literatures in welcoming Maya Ombasic, winner of the Prix de la Littérature de l'Exil, who will give a reading from her work, Mostarghia, and participate in a discussion with Professor Stephen Henighan. All are welcome and admission is free!
Black and white poster with 2 people sitting in front of a window encased in cement walls.

Exhibit Closing Celebration: Brutalism at Guelph: Concrete in a New Light

Join SOFAM as we celebrate the end of an awesome exhibit that showcases the archival work of several College of Arts students in Sally Hickson's experiential learning course. One display case features a schematic model of the Mackinnon addition. All are welcome and admission is free!