2015-2016: Narrative Interventions

This 4rd Annual Graduate Student Conference will take place on March 4th-5th, 2016Narrative Interventions is a two-day interdisciplinary conference that will extend the theme of narrative beyond the verbal, considering the construction, contestation, and reinscription of narratives in all cultural forms.

We welcome and encourage graduate students at the M.A., M.F.A., and Ph.D. levels from any discipline engaging with visual culture, museum studies and art theory to submit abstracts to foster an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas. All abstracts should be 250 words in length, accompanied by a 100 word bio. Submissions are due by January 4th, 2016. Successful applicants will be notified by February 1st, 2016. 

Join us on Friday March 4th, 2016 at 6:00 for our conference Welcome Event. We will begin with an Indigenous Walking Tour with Jamie Koebel, followed by a curator talk of “Temporal Re-Imaginings” at Âjagemô by curator Alexandra Kahsenni:io Nahwegahbow.

Meeting Location: Human Rights Monument at Elgin and Lisgar St. $15 at the door, Non panelists are welcome; however, space is limited so please RSVP at ahgss.carleton@gmail.com

Our keynote address will be given by Dr. Charmaine Nelson, McGill University on Saturday March 5th, 2016 at 5:00, following a full day of panels.

You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook for additional conference announcements and information on our fundraising activities . #NI2016

You can also download the PDF  below for all our conference details and schedule.


For more information regarding the 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference, please contact Conference Committee Co-Chairs, Brittany Watson and Amy Prouty at ahgss.carleton@gmail.com.

Narrative Interventions Information Package

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