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History & Memory

A journée d'étude to mark the retirment of Ronald Rudin

Date & time

Friday, November 15, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


This event is free


Center for Oral History and Digital Storytelling & the Department of History


Dr. Steven High


J.W. McConnell Building
1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W. Room LB-1019

Wheelchair accessible



9:00 a.m. - Remembering and Forgetting:

Chair: Mary Vipond

Fred Burrill, "The Broader Politics of Remembering and Forgetting in Atlantic Canadian History." 

Shannon McSheffrey, “Lieux de mémoire et archives d’oubli: Remembering and Forgetting the 1517 Evil May Day Riot in London.”

Eric Fillion, “Culture, memory, and the times in which we live.”

Barbara Lorenzkowski, “The Shape of Time – Remembering and Forgetting in the Land of Childhood.”

Aude Maltais-Landry, « Écrire une histoire a plusieurs voix : un projet de recherche collaboratif sure l’enseignement de l’histoire des Abénakis dans le Centre-du-Québec »

11:00 a.m. - Performance (Acts of Listening Lab):

Shahrzad Arshadi, “Forbidden Voices.”

11:35 a.m. – Lunch / Diner:

Courtesy of the Department of History

Phil Lichti Research-Creation

12:30 p.m. – In Whose Interest?

Chair: Antoine Guillemette

John Walsh, “What do You Need? Facilitation as Practice in Public History.”

Steven High, “Oral History. Ethics and Power.”

Leila Qashu, “Storytelling for change through collaborative music and filmmaking.”

Luis Stoleo-Castro, “Reflections on Performing Restorative Justice.”

Rosemary O’Flaherty, “Remembering the Seaway at 60: Pain or Pleasure?”

2:50 p.m. – Returning Voices:

Chair: John Commins

Scott McLeod, “The Death and Life of Griffintown: 21 Stories.”

Cynthia Hammond, “Layered Landscapes: The Notman Garden in Milton-Parc, Montreal.”

Peter Gossage, “Making History in Twenty-First Century Quebec.”

Caroline Boileau, “Comment habiter?”

Lisa Ndejuru, “Channeling Blue: On dissertation writing, time juggling and trying to channel – Blue.”

4:50 p.m. – “Final” Thoughts from Ron Rudin

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