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Friends of Art History Visual Culture Series: “Filling the Empty Vessel: The Church of England and the Labrador Inuit”
December 6, 2019 at 2:30 PM
|Location:||400 St. Patrick's Building|
Friday, December 6th, 2:30 p.m., 400 St. Patrick’s Building
Peter Coffman, Associate Professor, Art History, SSAC, Carleton University
“Filling the Empty Vessel: The Church of England and the Labrador Inuit”
Conversion of the non-white races to Christianity was one of the most treasured goals of the British imperial project in the latter nineteenth century. This is the story of what happened when they tried to fulfil that goal in Labrador.