The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall
 

The 2018 Donald Creighton Lecture: Beverly Lemire

Start Date and Time:

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 7:00PM

End Date and Time:

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 10:00PM

Speaker(s):

Professor Beverly Lemire (University Of Alberta)


"Stitching the Global in an Age of Empires: Contact, Connection, and Translation in Needlework Arts, c. 1600-1880s"


Beverly Lemire is Professor and Henry Marshall Tory Chair, in the Department of History & Classics at the University of Alberta. Lemire has had a trail-blazing career uncovering the deep forces intersecting the economy, fashion, gender and material culture. Her publications address British, European and Global issues. She is currently heading the SSHRC-funded collaborative project “Object Lives and Global Histories in Northern North America” www.objectlives.com. Lemire’s forthcoming book with Cambridge University Press explores the global transformations in consumer practice and material life (1500-1820s).

A reception at Father Madden Hall (St. Michael's College) will follow the lecture.

Beverly Lemire

 

Sponsor(s)

  • Department of History

Contact Information

Professor Mark McGowan
mark.mcgowan@utoronto.ca

Department of History, University of Toronto

Location:

Alumni Hall, St. Michael's College, 81 St. Mary Street view full map

Categories:

Research, Lecture

Audiences:

Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Alumni and Friends

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