Conference Schedule

March 24, 2017

Kingsmill Room

9:00-9:15 Gathering

9:15-9:30 Welcome and launch of new minor module in Histories of                             Africa and African Diasporas 

Dr. Paul Nesbitt-Larking, Acting Dean, Faculty of Arts and                           Social Sciences, Huron University College

9:30-10:30 Keynote address

Dr. Claudine Bonner, Acadia “African Canadian ‘Sites of                               Memory’: Contemporary and Transatlantic Perspectives,” with                   response from Dr. Olivette Otele, Bath Spa University, FRHistS                     and CURL Visiting Scholar

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:15 Community, History, and Memory Roundtable

Moderator, Dr. Tom Peace, Huron University College                                     Steven Cook, Director, Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site                               Genet Hodder, Chair, Fugitive Slave Chapel Preservation                             Project                                                                                                                 Deirdre McCorkindale, PhD candidate in History, Queens                               University

11:45-12:30 Lunch & Poster Roam

12:30-1:30 Introduction to #walknow, and Huron student lightning talks

Moderator, Dr. Neil Brooks, Huron University College

1:30-2:15 Bath Spa student reflections and open forum

12:15-2:30 Wrap-up and departure

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