Shannon Lecture Series with Carmen Robertson: “Visibility/Invisibility: Art and the Indians of Canada Pavilion at Expo ’67”

November 3, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Location:Multi-Media Lab (room 482), Discovery Centre, MacOdrum Library MacOdrum Library
Cost:Free
Audience:Anyone
Key Contact:Paul Litt
Contact Email:history@carleton.ca
Contact Phone:613-520-2828

This lecture will take place in the Multi-Media Lab (room 482), Discovery Centre, MacOdrum Library starting at 2:30PM followed by a reception in the History Lounge (433 Paterson Hall).

Co-sponsored by the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies

About Dr. Carmen Robertson (Visual Arts Department, University of Regina)

Carmen Robertson outdoors

Dr. Carmen Robertson is professor of art history at University of Regina in the MAP Faculty. An Indigenous scholar of Scots Lakota ancestry from Saskatchewan, her research centers on contemporary Indigenous arts and constructions of Indigeneity in popular culture. In 2016 she published Norval Morrisseau: Life and Art with Art Canada Institute (Toronto, 2016) and Mythologizing Norval Morrisseau: Art and the Colonial Narrative in the Canadian Media (University of Manitoba Press, 2016). In addition to essays in edited collections and such scholarly journals as American Indian Quarterly, Canadian Journal of Art History, Media History, RACAR and Third Text, Robertson also co-wrote with Mark C. Anderson the award-winning Seeing Red: A History of Natives in Canada’s Newspapers (University of Manitoba Press, 2011).  An independent curator, she is curating an exhibition of new work by Dana Claxton at the MacKenzie Art Gallery for fall 2017.

Abstract

More details to come.

Please contact Paul Litt at paul.litt@carleton.ca ideally at least two weeks in advance of this event, and at the very least one week in advance, should you wish to request interpretation services.

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