Congratulations to MA in Public History student Sara Nixon who received the Remote Independent Entry Honourable Mention Award at the first ever The Heritage Jam held July 11-12, 2014 at York University, Toronto. The Heritage Jam brings “individuals together in the design and creation of original and forward-thinking pieces of heritage visualisation.” Sara submitted Performing the Layers of Community on Main Street, the project she originally prepared for HIST 5702w Narrativity and Performance in Public History. You can read more about The Heritage Jam at Commenting on Sara’s entry, the organizers noted it as “a richly personal visualization, blending archival, present-day, and personal resources into a narrative spanning four generations, ‘coded’ into the landscape. Part podcast, part poetry, this reaches into the heart of what it means to live within ‘heritage’ and to lay down another layer for the future.’ You can view Sara’s entry and read her reflection on it at