Phantoms Conference 2017

Sharing Phantoms 2016-17 research with community partners and students from local secondary schools, March 24, 2017


Conference Program:

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, Queen’s 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