Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Muriel Foulger Art History Travel Award – Applications due February 5
Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Director of the School for Studies in Art and Culture, to deserving undergraduate or graduate students in the Art History program. The purpose of this fund is to assist with the costs of travel and accommodation for research or conference trips related to their studies. Multiple awards...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Art’s Role in Changing How We Think About the World
By Harry Wilson Photos by Fangliang Xu In Great Britain, it’s personified by Nigel Farage. In France, Marine Le Pen. In Japan, Shinzo Abe. In Canada — briefly, before a federal electoral flameout in October — Maxime Bernier. And south of the border . . . well, who doesn’t know about Donald Trump? The...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Carleton Researcher Receives Banting Fellowship to Study the Historic Use of Images in Popular Communication
Carleton University postdoctoral researcher Kathryn Desplanque from the School for Studies in Art and Culture has received a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. “This is a strong indicator of the breadth and depth of Carleton research in the arts and social sciences,” said Rafik Goubran, vice-president (Research and International)....
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Friday, July 5, 2019
Barry Padolsky’s Letter to Justin Trudeau
Many of you will have read about Barry Padolsky's open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about the Château Laurier. Here is the letter in full, with illustrations, reproduced with Mr. Padolsky's permission. WHY THE...
Thursday, July 4, 2019
What Could the Château Laurier Addition Look Like?
In a piece in today’s National Post, Larco representative Dennis Jacobs used what I call the “Disneyland Cliché”: What they want to see is a replica Disneyland version of the hotel....
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The vote on the Château Laurier that City Council will have tomorrow is profoundly important. Not because of its potential impact on what gets built (I remain pessimistic about that), but because it is City Council’s last chance to...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The Last Word (of 2018)
Heritage Ottawa’s exhibition of student designs for an addition to the Château Laurier was a memorable event. People came, saw, asked questions, gave their views… this is what public consultation looks like. You can read some of...
Monday, December 3, 2018
Re-Framing the Question
I’ve believed for a long time that the proposed addition to the Château Laurier was based on faulty premises that need to be re-thought. So, just what are the ‘premises’ that inform what a building might look like? First,...