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Ideas Series

Critical Ideas: Home, Memory, Land

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Photo: Sarah Race
PuSh Youth Assembly, 2016 PuSh Festival

On the occasion of Canada’s sesquicentennial, and in dialogue with Black Arm Band’s dirtsong, this panel considers the stories we are telling about our country on and off the stage. From Indigenous sovereignty to pipelines and the environment: how does the past inform the memory-work we are performing in the present?

Speakers:

Heather Davis-Fisch, associate professor of English and theatre, University of the Fraser Valley
Fred Leone, touring artistic director, Black Arm Band; Deanna Reder, associate professor of First Nations studies and English, Simon Fraser University
Rita Wong, associate professor of critical and cultural studies, Emily Carr University of Art and Design

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Venue

149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver (Level 3)

When

February 3


10:30AM–12:00PM

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