Huron History Day September 30, 2016

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45 secondary school students from the TVDSB and LKDSB joined Huron History students on September 30th for History Day, where they attended Dr. Amy Bell’s HIST 1815F “Histories of Love”, participated in workshops led by Devon Elliott (History, UWO) and Amber Lloydlangston (Museum London), enjoyed lunch with the Huron History Society, and a public lecture by  Dr. Stephen Brooke, York University. The event was supported by the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, and by

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Full Schedule:

9:45-10:00       Arrival (Visitor’s Parking Lot at Huron University College)

10:15               Welcome from Dr. Paul Nesbitt-Larking, Acting Dean of FASS (Kingsmill Room)

10:30-11:30     Concurrent Active History Workshops

Digital History Workshop (Devon Elliott, UWO Department of History)

Students will be introduced to the field of digital history, and will work with a sampling of digital history applications, with an eye to building skills to use in future projects. (HUC Computer Lab)

Picturing the Past (Amber Lloydlangston, Curator of Regional History, Museum London)

Students will explore the impact that photography has had on popular culture –gender roles, family relations, and the media – by looking at the development of technology from the Brownie box camera through to the digital camera today.  (Library Mezzanine)

11:40-12:20     Lunch with Huron History Society students (Kingsmill)

12:30-1:20       Dr. Amy Bell  HIST 1815 “Histories of Love” (V214)

1:30-2:30         Keynote Lecture: Dr. Stephen Brooke, York University “Pictures of History: War, Migration, and the Movies”  (Kingsmill)