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Humanities Research Institute Fall Term Symposium
Thursday, December 10, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Dr. Charles A. Sankey Chamber

Re-form, Transform, Perform

Opening remarks
David Schimmelpenninck, Acting Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities

Session I: 9:00 a.m.
Chair: Patricia Debly (Music)
Gregor Kranjc (History), "Re-Fighting an Old War: The Conservative Party of Canada and Commemoration of the Cold War (2006-2015)"
Kevin McGuiness (PhD student, Interdisciplinary Humanities), "Lead with One's Chin: The Political Implications of Distinct Representation of Nefertiti in the Mature Amarna Style"
Ning Wang (History), "Between Defiance and Obedience: Liang Sicheng's Strategies for Dealing with the State of Communist China"

Coffee/Tea Break
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Session II - 10:30 a.m.
Chair: Gale Coskan-Johnson (English Language and Literature)
Renée Girard (MA student, History), "The Botanist, the Russian Noble and the Parisian Women: Freemasonry in Paris in the Early Nineteenth Century"
Yasmine Kandil (Dramatic Arts), "Theatre for Development and Life-changing Experiences for Marginalized Communities: Challenging Concepts of Sustainability and Self-development"
Ronald Cummings (English Language and Literature), "Queer Marronage and the Politics of Urban Jamaican Space"

Closing remarks
Carol Merriam, Interim Dean, Faculty of Humanities

Upcoming funding deadlines: December 15th, 2015 by 4:00 p.m.

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