Please note that Saturday’s events will take place in the ArtLab, John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, Perth Drive, University of Western Ontario
Doors open at 9:30 a.m.: symposium begins at 10 a.m.
Morning session will run until ca. 12:15 or 12:30 p.m.
Moderator: Madeline Lennon, Professor Emerita, Department of Visual Arts, and Faculty Mentor Program, Teaching Support Centre
Welcoming Remarks: Kathryn Brush, Professor of Art History, Department of Visual Arts
Medieval Norse Voyagers in the “Far West,” With Some Questions About Their Wares: Russell Poole, Professor of English and Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Art and Identity in “Medieval” Canada: Sarah Bassnett, Associate Professor of Art History, Department of Visual Arts
Mapping Iroquoia: Resting with Warriors and Parallel Worlds of Women and Warriors, Shelley Niro, Artist, Brantford
Canoes, Castles, Portages, and Pilgrimages: Tracing the Genesis of Mapping Medievalism and Mapping Iroquoia: Kathryn Brush, Professor of Art History, Department of Visual Arts
Afternoon session begins at 1:30 p.m.
Multi-Media(evaled) Artistic Responses: Mapping Medievalism and Mapping Iroquoia in the Department of Visual Arts Curriculum, Fall 2010: Tricia Johnson and Kelly Jazvac, Assistant Professors of Studio Art, Department of Visual Arts
Canada’s “Tower of London”: The Architecture of Authority, Ideology, and Romance: Claire Feagan, M.A. (Art History)
Gothic Encounters in the Literary “Wilderness” of Upper Canada: Rebecca Gera, M.A. (English)
Cross-Referencing the Material Culture of Europe and the Great Lakes Region, ca. 1000-1500 CE: Stephanie Radu, Ph.D. candidate (Art and Visual Culture, Department of Visual Arts)
Viking Canada: Megan Arnott, M.A. (Norse Studies and Public History)
To be followed by an open discussion
Ceramic vessel fragment, Huron Iroquoian Nation, ca.
1500-1550 CE (Museum of Ontario Archaeology)
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