2023 Chris Faulkner Lecture in Cultural Mediations
Organized by ICSLAC’s Ruth and Mark Phillips Professorship in Cultural Mediations held by Dr. Birgit Hopfener, in collaboration with the School for Studies in Art and Culture (SSAC)

“Unpacking: concepts and artworks speaking together”

 Dr. Mieke Bal
University of Amsterdam

Sunday April 2, 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre 
(Woodside Hall, 355 Cooper Street, Ottawa)

This event has taken place.

The Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ICSLAC) is delighted to announce that the 2023 Chris Faulkner Lecture in Cultural Mediations will be delivered by distinguished cultural theorist Dr. Mieke Bal, professor at the University of Amsterdam. This year’s lecture is also held in celebration of Dr. Ruth Phillips, on the occasion of her retirement. Dr. Phillips is a professor emerita appointed to both ISCLAC and SSAC, whose work inspired countless students, curators and colleagues.  

Program for the 2023 Lecture:

The Chris Faulkner Lecture Series 

The Chris Faulkner Lecture in Cultural Mediations is an intellectual forum which brings together faculty and students from across campus with high-level visitors to work collaboratively on ideas that matter in cultural theory, memory studies, Indigenous studies, digital culture, museum studies, gender and sexuality studies, and transnational studies. The Lecture is named in honour of Professor Chris Faulkner, Distinguished Research Professor, founding member of the Cultural Mediations program and first Director of the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature Art and Culture. Past speakers have included: