The 2018 Donald Creighton Lecture: Beverly Lemire


"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” 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