Carleton to Host Artist and Historian Jolene Rickard

Carleton University’s Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture and the Centre for Transnational Cultural Analysis will host celebrated historian and artist, Prof. Jolene Rickard. Rickard’s two-day visit will feature two events about the intersection between indigeneity, migration and diaspora.

When: Thursday, Nov. 17 to Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. respectively.
Where: Various locations, please see below.
Info: Both events are free and open to the public.

Public Lecture: Aesthetic Practices as Indigenous Actions
When: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Lecture Hall, National Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

Workshop: Intersectionalities: Indigenous, Diasporic, and Global Discourses
When: Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Room 2017, Dunton Tower, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

About Rickard:
Rickard (Tuscarora Nation) is an associate professor at Cornell University where she directs the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program. She has been an artist in residence at Banff, and a participant in the Sydney Biennale, as well as the Te Tihi Scholar/Artist Gathering in New Zealand. Her research is concerned with indigeneity across political borders.

Media Contact:
Steven Reid
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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