Conferences and Symposia 2005-2006

Faculty of Humanities




Conferences and Symposia 2005-2006


1. The Humanities Research Institute's Humanities Research Symposium was held on December 15th, 2005 in The Pond Inlet Mezzanine. The title of the symposium was "Bodies and Stories and The Story of Bodies". The speakers were as follows:
Session I: Chair: Mathew Martin (English Language and Literature): Stories: Paradied, Transformed, Side-shadowed, Comprehended
Ann Howey (English Language and Literature): Rewriting Elaine: Red-haired Lily Maids in Marjorie Richardson and L. M. Montgomery
May Bletz (Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures): Roberto Arit's The Raving Toy: a story of immigrants' rags to riches in Argentina
John Bonnett (History/Centre for Digital Humanities): Sideshadowing, Counterfactuals and 3D History
Lynn Dempsey (Applied Lingusitics): Investigating the Development of Oral Story Comprehension Abilities in Preschool Age Children
Session II: Chair: Richard Parker (Classics): Bodies: Buried, Colonized, Deformed, Concealed
Danielle Parks (Classics): Excavations at Kourion's Amathus Gate Cemetery
Maureen Lux (History): 'His Christian Deathbed was a Source of Much Pleasure': Hospitals for Prairie Aboriginal People, 1880s-1960s
James Allard (English Language and Literature): Byrons, Biographies, Bodies
Jane Leavitt (Dramatic Arts): The Hidden Face of Arabia