My Museum, a museum about me!

Curatorial Dreams for the Ethnographic Museum in Kraków Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Kraków, Poland  4:30pm – 7:00pm My museum, a museum about me!: or, who owns the legacy of the Polish village? Curatorial Dreams for the Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum in Kraków is an intervention that asks, “Is Polish historical awareness dominated by a single story that hides the many […]

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Good News

We’re pleased to report that Erica Lehrer and her team (Heather Igloliorte/Concordia; Jennifer Carter/UQAM; Cynthia Milton/Université de Montréal; Shelley Butler/McGill) have won a Soutien aux équipes de recherche grant from FRQ-SC for their project “La praxis et la recherche sur les expositions : nouvelles méthodologies pour le dialogue public culturel et l’action sociale.” This is […]

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Museum Anthropology Futures: Pop-Up Gallery

Thursday, May 25th – Saturday, May 27: 2:00 pm-5:00 pm DETAILS: Museum Anthropology Futures** presents: a Pop-Up Gallery! Featuring 2 pop-up exhibits, a participatory mural with Haida artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, and poster sessions featuring “curatorial dreams” from Concordia’s International Graduate Field School in Critical Museology. LOCATION: Hall Building at Concordia University, 7th floor 1455 […]

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Questioning Knowledge: Curating Dialogue, Uncertainty and the Unknown

When: Friday May 12th 2017 (10am – 3:30pm) Where: CaPSL (Concordia University, LB Building 671) https://www.facebook.com/events/1325637890857541 This one-day event will be a collaborative investigation into epistemologies of curation and exhibition which problematize traditional accounts of knowledge exchange (for example, the notion that curated ideas or concepts are established, justified, and true) and instead offer a multivalent and perhaps messier framework of […]

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Museums and their Publics at Sites of Conflicted History

Can museum institutions question cherished collective myths of heroism and tolerance? To what extent can they be self-critical, and how? What progressive social, political, and educational functions can such museums serve? And what roles can scholars, activists, artists, and citizens play in holding these institutions to their highest stated mandates, or even expanding them?   Listen as Thinking through the Museum research team members and collaborators considered these questions at the […]

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International Graduate Field School in Critical Museology

Curating and Public Scholarship Lab (capsl.cerev.ca) Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada May 15th – 27th, 2017 The International Graduate Field School in Critical Museology, sponsored by the Canada Research Chair in Museum and Heritage Studies at Concordia University, will introduce students to the museum as a significant venue for debating social issues, as well as […]

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