May 29, 2016: U of C Press Events at Congress 2016
In Calgary for Congress 2016? Please attend these events featuring UCalgary Press books and authors.
• Sunday, May 29th CHA Roundtable: Is Oil a Dirty Word? – Petra Dolata, Press Board member and series editor, Dominique Perron, author of l’Alberta autophage. Congress community event hosted by the Canadian Historical Association. Theatre Grand Junction, downtown Calgary. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
• Monday, May 30th Arctic Sovereignty & Security: Conflict, Cooperation or Something Else?
2:30pm-3:15pm. Congress Book Expo Café Event Space on the University of Calgary campus.
What is the future direction of global power politics in the Arctic? Two specialists in the region debate polar opposite views.
Rob Huebert, Political Science, University of Calgary, and Centre for Military, Security & Strategic Studies
Whitney Lackenbauer, History, St. Jerome’s University, and Centre for Foreign Policy and Federalism
• Monday, May 30th Robert Thacker, author of Reading Alice Munro. Bibliographical Society of Canada/ Canadian Society for the Study of Book Culture Roundtable. 2:00-4:00 p.m. Taylor Family Digital Library, 520C/D
• Monday, May 30th John Jennings, author of The Cowboy Legend, will be giving a talk and book launch co-presented with the Glenbow at the Glenbow, downtown Calgary. 6:00-8:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, May 31st Failed & Fragile: Canada’s Policy toward Nations in Crisis
11:00am-12:00 noon. Congress Book Expo Main Expo Event Space.
The editors of From Kinshasa to Kandahar discuss the range of historic forces that have shaped Canada’s ambivalent policy towards failed and fragile states, framing a national debate about Canada’ future role in the developing world.
Greg Donaghy, Head, Historical Section, Global Affairs Canada
Michael K. Carroll, History, MacEwan University
• Wednesday, June 1st The Past & Future of Canadian Nature
11am-12 noon. Congress Book Expo Main Expo Event Space.
NiCHE: Network in Canadian History & Environment researchers
Canadian environmental history scholars, and authors/editors of the NiCHE series books, discuss their work, their collaborations and what comes next.