FEATURINGFEBRUARY 6, 2016 ~ 5PM Reif Hall MASONRY CONSERVATION OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS KEITH BLADES, MA Conservation Studies, University of York, England. Keith will speak to past projects in his lecture, giving us insight into the pitfalls and joys of conserving stone and what stone can tell us about our heritage. FEBRUARY 21, 2016 ~ 5PM Reif Hall SAFEGUARDING OUR LIVING HERITAGE: NOTES FROM NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR DALE JARVIS, Intangible Cultural Heritage Development Officer for the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador by day; Storyteller, Folklorist, Author by night. FEBRUARY 26, 2016 ~ 7PM Reif Hall **This lecture has been rescheduled to April 6** ARCHITECTURE OF RENEWAL: INDIGENOUS ARCHITECTURAL LANDSCAPE OF CANADA DANIEL MILLETTE, MA, PH.D., Adjunct professor at Carleton University. Daniel explores how we remember our past through the intersection of colonial architecture and planning with traditional indigenous designs. MARCH 5TH, 2016 ~ 5PM, Reif Hall CRAFTING STORIES AND PLACES JULIAN SMITH, Architect, Planner, Philosopher, Placemaker, Dean of Faculty at Willowbank. Julian will explore how we tell our stories through the places we inhabit and how the rituals that give our places meaning must be given equal billing with the artifacts we conserve. MARCH 28TH, 2016 ~ 7PM, Reif Hall RECALLING WHAT WE WERE TRICKED INTO FORGETTING: CONFEDERATION AND COLONIZATION OF OUR MEMORIES. LEE MARACLE, Sto:Loh Storyteller, Grandmother, Author and Traditional Cultural Director, University of Toronto. A book signing will follow Lee’s talk. Lee’s recent books include Memory Serves and Talking to the Diaspora, will be available. MARCH 30TH, 2016 ~ 5PM, Reif Hall BEFORE AND AFTER A NATURAL HISTORY OF ENGLISH GARDENING: REVISITING A REVISIONIST HISTORY OF THE PICTURESQUE. MARK LAIRD, Landscape Architect, Conservator, Teacher, Historian, Author. A book signing will follow Mark’s talk. Mark’s recent book: A Natural History of English Gardening will be available.
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