The Scottish Studies Program Fall Conference, to be held at the Lifetime Learning Centre, University of Guelph, October 16th, 1999
Registration will begin at 9 AM, with coffee and tea provided. Sessions will commence at 10 AM in Room 1714 of the Lifelong Learning Centre.
Session One, 10 AM -11.15 AM
Professor Michael Vance, St Mary's University, "Myth, Migration and the Making of Memory"
Dr Michael Newton, Edinburgh University, "Gloomy Forests and Forests of Sugar: The Depiction of Nature in Scottish Gaelic Immigrant Poetry"
Dr. Euan Hague, Staffordshire University, "Places of memory and memories of place - Landscapes, Memories and the Scottish Highlands"
Session Two, 11.45 - 1.00
Dr Stephen Duguid, Simon Fraser University, "An Emigrant's Tale: From Islay to Argyle (NY), 1738-1765"
Professor Jack Little, Simon Fraser University "From the Isle of Arran to Inverness Township: Highland Clearance and Canadian Settlement, 1828-31,"
Michael Michie, York University, "Selling the Antipodes: the efforts of emigration boosters to send Scots to New Zealand, 1839-74."
Plenary Speaker, 2.00 - 3.00
Professor Ned C Landsman, State University of New York, Stony Brook, "Mobility and Stability in Scottish Society and Culture"
Session Three 3.15 - 4.30
Scots of the Diaspora
Dr David McNab, Department of Native Studies, Trent University, "The Cree Nation and the Scottish Diaspora: Reflections on the Kennedy Family through Seven generations"
Dr Fiona Black, University of South Florida, "Book Availability in Canada, 1752-1820 and the Scottish Contribution"
Dr Kathy Carter, High Point University, NC, "Scots-Irish and ‘the Regulation'"
Session Four, 4.30 - 5.15
David Forsyth, National Museums of Scotland, "Collecting the Scottish Diaspora: Scotland and the World"
RECEPTION (Wine & Cheese) at the University Club, 5th Floor, University Centre, 5.30 - 7.00
Help support Scottish Studies in Canada. Join the Scottish Studies Foundation now (see next page) and be eligible for the reduced conference rate
$35 - General Public
$25 - Scottish Studies Foundation and CASS members, seniors
Includes the following:
Coffee and tea
Lunch - Catered sandwich buffet with turkey, ham, beef, Italian cold-cuts, lettuce, onions tomatoes, cheeses, 6 varieties of salad, beverage and desert
Reception - 2 glasses of wine, cheese, vegetable and fruit platters
Without Lunch and Reception
$20 - General Public
$15 (SSF,CASS and seniors)
Students are admitted to the Sessions free of charge
This conference was made possible through the generous support of the Scottish Studies Foundation
Seating is limited, so be sure to pre-register no later than September 25th, 1999. Please send a cheque payable to Scottish Studies, University of Guelph, along with the following form, to:
S. Moir, Scottish Studies, Dept of History, University of Guelph, Guelph,
ON Canada N1G 2W1
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