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Every summer, the Institute on Culture and Society (ICS) gathers international scholars for an intensive five-day academic conference. Building on this tradition, the 2014 Institute will, for the first time in ICS history, focus its innovative research capacities on a central theme: \"Energy,...
"Auto/biography in Transit" is the eighth biennial conference of the International Association for Biography and Autobiography. The conference gathers together the top scholars from around the world who are experts in analysing autobiography, biography and other forms of life writing, in addition...
SSHRC Connection grant awarded in 2016: "Memory Economies" will be a two-day symposium, hosted by the University of Alberta's Departments of English & Film Studies and Women's & Gender Studies on September 4-5, 2015. It is designed to contribute new concepts and theorizations to the...
Demos: Life in Common is the theme of 2015's Banff Research in Culture research residency. During the three weeks of this residency, participants are Invited to consider critically and analytically the varied ways in which we constitute and experience collective life in this century. Demos...
Connection Grant awarded 2015: Funding to support an academic conference entitled "Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Perspectives (DETEC)", at the University of Alberta, from June 17-19, 2015. The conference will address theoretical issues concerning what...
SSHRC Connection grant awarded 2016. Lead institution is Cape Breton University, in partnership with UAlberta. Public outreach about applied ethnomusicology and intercultural exchange.