2011 Scottish Studies Fall Colloquium featuring Susan Brown & T.C. Smout
Date and Time
The Science Complex (register in lobby)
The 2011 Scottish Studies Fall Colloquium takes place 17 September 2011 in The Science Complex at the University of Guelph. (Please note that it will NOT be held in Rozanski Hall this year.) Historiographer Royal of Scotland, T.C. Smout will present the annual Jill McKenzie Lecture. The talk is titled, "Exploring the environmental history of the Firth of Forth."
Susan Brown, from the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph, will give a talk based on her work with the Orlando Project - a searchable, electronic database on the history of women's writing in the British Isles.
Daniel Travers, from the Academy for the Study of Britishness at the University of Huddersfield, will present on "Scotland's Italians: National Identity and the memory of the Second World War." The Frank Watson Book Prize winner will also be announced.
We will launch the newest book in the Guelph Series in Scottish Studies, The Shaping of Scottish Identities: Family, Nation, and the Worlds Beyond, edited by Jodi A. Campbell, Elizabeth Ewan, and Heather Parker. For the launch, we will also include a copy of the September issue of History Scotland, which is dedicated to Scots and Scottish culture in Canada. The latest volume (36) of the International Review of Scottish Studies will be released and Graeme Morton will also announce the Graduate Awards and give the annual Report for Scottish Studies at Guelph.
Early bird registration for all is available before 9 September for $35Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and talks will start at 10:00 a.m.
At the door registration is $40 for members of the Scottish Studies Foundation and $45 for non-members.
A special student rate is available. Contact us for details. Lunch and refreshments are included.
Cheques should be made payable to 'The University of Guelph'.
Please register as soon as possible to reserve your seat!
You can do so by sending us an email, leaving a phone message, or through the mail at:
Centre for Scottish Studies
Department of History
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada
Phone: 519-824-4120 x53209
A campus map and parking information can be found here www.uoguelph.ca/campus/map/sciencecomplex/.