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Re/Collections: Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Date & Time:
March 9, 2018 - 2:00 pm to March 11, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Science A 245


Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 
University of Calgary 
March 9-11, 2018 

Schedule of Events

Unless otherwise specified, events will be held on the second floor of Science A – SA 245 

Friday, March 9th 

3:30-7:00pm Keynote Address & Opening Reception (Escalus Room) 

Opening Prayer 

  • Elder Anita Eagle Bear, Jordan Abel 

7:30-9:00pm Creative Night @ TIA House (SS1059) 

Various new and in-progress works by:  

  • Denise St Marie φ Walker 
  • Dania Idriss 
  • Jordan Bolay 
  • Paul Meunier 


Saturday, March 10th 

8:30-9:00am Coffee & Pastries 

9:00-10:30am Panel 1: Re/Collecting Neo-Liberal Power 

Panel Chair: TBD 

How Game Reviews of the NES Classic Edition (re)Produce Nintendo’s Commodification of “Classic” Collective Memory: A Critical Discourse Analysis 

Foucault, Deleuze, Fisher, and Affective Discipline 

Collecting the Agent – Almost: The Collector that is the Collection 

11:00-12:30pm Panel 2: Re/Collectors 

Panel Chair: TBD 

Pardon Me While I Collect Myself: Exploring Subjectivity Through a Personal Collection 

Collectors and Craftspeople: Woodworkers at the Ideological Vanguard 

Precious, My Precious: Collecting as Defiance 

12:30-2:00pm Lunch break (provided in the Judith Sloman Reading Room, SS1114) 

  • Lindsay Simpson 
  • Shuyin Yu 
  • Laurel Sherriff 
  • Jess Nicol 
  • Annie Murray 
  • English Faculty Members TBD 
  • Neil Surkan 
  • Allie McFarland 
  • Flywheel presenters 

2:00-3:30pm Panel 3: Re/Collecting the Media 

Panel Chair: TBD 

Collecting Student Subjectivities and Imag(e)ning Studenthood: A Unique Application of Photovoice 

Margaret Christakos’s Multitudes: Linguistic Multiplicity, Elasticity, and Codeswitching 

“The Same Again, Yet Different”: Reboots, Remakes, and Multiplicities in Film 

4:00-5:00pm Panel 4: Re/Collecting an Archive 

(Special Collections, TFDL 5th floor) 

7:30-9:00pm Flywheel Creative Night @ Pages in Kensington 

(1135 Kensington Rd.) 

Various new and in-progress works by: 

  • Tristan Taylor 
  • Hong Nguyen-Sears 
  • Min Lei 
  • Leen Katrib 
  • Josh Whitehead 
  • Xiaolei Hou 

Sunday, March 11th – Remember Daylight Savings! 

9:30-10:00am Coffee & Pastries 

10:00-11:30am Panel 5: Collecting Re/Membrances 

Panel Chair: TBD 

Assembly, Collecting, Domain: Textual Editing and the South English Legendary 

Vimy to Vimy: Contrasting Remembrance in Pierre Berton’s Vimy and Tim Cook’s Vimy: The Battle and the Legend 

On Disputable Ending of Lives of Girls and Women: Reading Collections of Alice Munro’s Archives 

12:00-1:30pm Panel 6: Re/Membering Collections 

Panel Chair: TBD 

On Archiving Rubble 

Indigiqueer mâwacinikân: from Vulnerable Centre to Cyber Sovereignty 

In-between Identity in Madeleine Thien’s Do Not Say We Have Nothing 

1:30-2:30pm Lunch break (provided in the Judith Sloman Reading Room, SS1114) 

2:30-4:00pm Closing Keynote & Final Remarks (SS1059) 

Closing Keynote Address 

  • Jessie Loyer 

Final Remarks 

  • Will Best 

Closing Prayer 

  • Elder Anita Eagle Bear