Quelques Arpents de Neige 2012

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Event Date: Dec 8 2012 – Dec 9 2012
Event Website: Event Webpage
City: Kingston Yacht Club, Kingston
Country: Canada
Primary Contact Name: Beth Jewett
Contact Email: quelquesarpents@gmail.com

Anyone in the Kingston area on Saturday, December 8 is welcome to come by the Kingston Yacht Club to hear this year’s papers for the Quelques Arpents workshop. Papers start at 1pm. Sunday’s field-trip is a tour of St. Lawrence College’s Centre for Excellence is Sustainable Energy. Those interested in attending are asked to email:quelquesarpents@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce the following speakers and presentation titles.

  • Andrew Watson, York University: Strategies, Seasons and Sustainability on the Shield: Muskoka’s Aboriginal History
  • Ben Bradley, Queens University: “Beer, Beaches, and Bug Spray: Taking a ‘History from Below’ Approach to Canada’s Provincial Parks”
  • Joanna Dean, Carleton University: “Horses are Good to Think With: The Impact of Animal Studies on Environmental History”
  • Sean Kheraj, York University: “From the Red River Colony to the City of Winnipeg: Empire, Animals, and Urban Environments”
  • Caleb Wellum, University of Toronto: “Energy and Documerica: The Anticipation of Crisis”
  • Ruth Sandwell, OSIE, “Exploring Some Spatial Dimensions of Canadians’ Great Fuel Transformation, 1900-1950”

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