The UBC Global Encounters Initiative will be hosting an international symposium entitled “Itineraries of Exchange: Cultural Contact in a Global Frame” at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, from March 4-6, 2010. This Inaugural Symposium will bring together anthropologists, geographers, historians, Indigenous artists and activists, literary scholars, and others whose research focuses on cross-cultural encounters and material exchange in a global context. Keynote speakers include Sanjay Subrahmanyam (UCLA), Jonathan Lamb (Vanderbilt), and Taiaiake Alfred (UVic).
You can view the full program at http://globalencounters.ubc.ca/assets/itineraries-of-exchange-program.pdf.
Other participants include: Sareeta Amrute (UW), Kim Beauchesne (UBC), Alejandra Bronfman (UBC), Giancarlo Casale (Minnesota), Shaunee Casavant (Hupacasath), Luke Clossey (SFU), Nika Collison (Jisgung), Nathan Connolly (Johns Hopkins), James Delbourgo (Rutgers), Nicholas Dew (McGill), Hussein Fancy (Michigan), Jorge Flores (Brown), Tirso Gonzalez (UBC-Okanagan), Gaston Gordillo (UBC), Larry Grant (Musqueam), Michael Hathaway (SFU), Karen Hebert (Yale), Florence Hsia (Wisconsin), Chris Lee (UBC), Sheryl Lightfoot (UBC), Renisa Mawani (UBC), Sebastian Prange (UBC), Paige Raibmon (UBC), Wendy Roth (UBC), Natalie Rothman (Toronto), Benjamin Schmidt (UW), Jennifer Spear (SFU), Jessica Stern (CSU-Fullerton), Juanita Sundberg (UBC), Coll Thrush (UBC), Charlotte Townsend-Gault (UBC), Sasha Welland (UW), Neil Whitehead (Wisconsin), Bronwen Wilson (UBC), and Gu Xiong (UBC), .
For more information on this symposium and the broader initiative of which it is part, contact Neil Safier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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