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History & Memory: A Day to Mark the Retirement of Ronald Rudin


Friday, November 15, 2019 - 09:00 to 17:00



A Journée d’étude to mark the retirement of Ronald Rudin

Friday November 15th (9am-5pm)

Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling/Department of History



9:00-9:05   Welcome

9:05 – 11:05 Session 1: Remembering and Forgetting

Chairperson: 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 à plusieurs voix: un projet de recherche collaboratif sur l'enseignement de l'histoire des Abénakis dans le Centre-du-Québec»


11:05-11:35 Performance (Acts of Listening Lab)

Shahrzad Arshadi, "Forbidden Voices"


11:35-12:30 Lunch (Courtesy of the Department of History)

Phil Lichti, Research-Creation


12:30-2:30 Session 2: In Whose Interest?

Chairperson: 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 Sotelo-Castro, “Reflections on Performing Restorative Justice.”

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


2:30-2:50 Refreshment Break


2:50-4:50 Session 3: Returning the Voices

Chairperson: John Commins

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

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

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 Some “Final” Thoughts from Ron Rudin


5:30:   Dinner

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