Shannon Lecture Series with Gary Miedema: “A Painted Summer Scene: Expo 67 in the Context of Canada in the 1960s”

September 22, 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).

About Dr. Gary Miedema (Project Manager, City of Toronto)

Dr. Gary Miedema is the author of For Canada’s Sake: Public religion, Centennial Celebrations, and the Re-making of Canada in the 1960s, published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in 2005.  For over 10 years he was the Chief Historian of Heritage Toronto, an agency of the City of Toronto, where he continued to study Canada’s mid-twentieth century decades.  He is now a Project Manager with the Museums and Heritage Services section of the City of Toronto, and has been directly involved in the planning of Canada 150 programming in that city.

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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