2019 Schedule

Please note this schedule is subject to minor changes and alterations. Please stay tuned while we continue to update our schedule. Our program, featuring full information about individual panelists and locations for each event, will soon be released!


Thursday, April 4th

3:00 PM – Opening Reception and Registration

3:30 PM – Opening Remarks

3:45 PM – Keynote Address
Dr. Bill Nichols: In The Beginning.

4:45 PM
Panel 1: “Infiltrated with Arty-Tarty Types”: Queerness, National Unity, and the National Film Board

5:30 PM – Reception Continues

6:00 PM – Reception Closes

8:00 PM – Evening Social (Details TBD)


Friday, April 5th

Two sessions will run simultaneously all day.

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:10 AM – Opening Remarks

9:30 AM – Concurrent Panels
Panel 2: Social Media
Panel 3: The Animal

11:10 – 12:30PM – Concurrent Panels
Panel 4: Community, Communication and Identity: Transnational Perspective
Panel 5: History, Nationalism, and Activism

12:30 – 2:00 PM – Lunch and Artistic Performances  
Performance 1: TV Drawing, Elvira Hufschmid
Performance 2: Poetry Reading, Zachary Jones
Performance 3: An Unwinding #1, Jill Price
Performance 4: Film Screening, Mona Hedayati

2:00 PM– Concurrent Panels
Panel 6: Activism: Resistance and Resilience
Panel 7: Politics and Art

3:40 PM – Concurrent Panels
Panel 8: Witches, Faeries, and Robots: Queer Things
Panel 9: Restorying: Decolonization and Resistance

5:15PM – Dinner, hosted by the Cultural Studies Program
Taco Bar with Vegan Options
Ending at 7PM

8:00 PM – Cultural Studies End of Year Party
At the Gradclub (162 Barrie Street, a 10 Minute Walk from the Agnes)


Saturday, April 6th

Two panels and One Workshop will run simultaneous all day.

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM – The Uncertainty Game (Workshop with Lib Spry)
Please note that you must register in order to participate in this session!

9:00 AM – Concurrent Panels
Panel 10: Art and Community
Panel 11: Affect and Archive

10:30 AM – Final Panel
Panel 12: Ideas in Rehearsal — Process of Research-Creation

Noon – Closing Remarks