Conferences and Symposia 2004-2005

Faculty of Humanities




Conferences and Symposia 2004-2005


1. The Humanities Research Institute's Humanities Research Symposium was held on December 16th, 2004 in The Pond Inlet Mezzanine. The title of the symposium was "From Neolithic To Now: What Humanists Know, How They Know It, and Why They Care". Below is a list of the presenters, and the topics they spoke on:
Session I: Moderator: John Sivell (Applied Language Studies): Pots, Scripts, Nuns' and Politics
Angus K. Smith (Classics): Pots and People of the Late Minoan II-III Periods at Mochios, Crete
Brian Power (Music): Composers, Clerics and Church Councils: the Transmission of Musical Manuscripts in Europe in the Late Middle Ages
Rosemary Hale (History): Reading Medieval Convent Chronicles: From Philology to Pulp Fiction
Christine Daigle (Philosophy): Nietzsche as Phenomenologist: Preliminary Thoughts
Session II: Moderator: Steven Scott (English Language and Literature): Revolution, Factions, Sequestration and Meditation
Gillian McGillivray (History): Harvesting Revolution in Mexico: The Los Mochis Sugar Community, 1900-1940
Mark Spencer (History): David Hume and Eighteenth-Century America
Angela Mills (English Language and Literature): Outside Looking In, Inside Looking Out: American Women and Experimental Communities at the Turn of the 20th Century
David Fancy (Dramatic Arts): East meets East: the Gathering of the Gurus at the Shambhala Authentic Leadership Institute