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  • Repatriation Monologues: Panel Discussion at Museum of Vancouver

    JOIN US FOR OUR UPCOMING PANEL DISCUSSION EXPLORING THE IMPORTANCE OF REPATRIATING BELONGINGS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TO INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES https://museumofvancouver.ca/repatriation Join us for our upcoming panel discussion exploring the changing perspectives in museum curatorial practices with respect to repatriation and Reconciliation. Moderated by Kate Hennessy (SFU), panelists Lucy Bell (RBCM), Sharon Fortney (MOV), Kwiaahwah Jones (Guest Haida […]

  • SFU News Article: Videos in Haida Now

    SFU News recently published a story about our video project at the Museum of Vancouver and the ‘Haida Now’ exhibition. Please check it out at https://www.sfu.ca/sfunews/stories/2018/03/sfu-students_-videos-featured-in-museum-of-vancouvers-new-haida-.html

  • Upcoming Talks

    We are very excited to host Hanna Cho (Producer, NGX Interactive) and Dr. Coleman Nye (SFU Gender and Women’s Studies) at SIAT’s Graduate Research Colloquium. All are welcome!

  • Presentation in Vancouver’s Public Salon

    Kate presented on her work with Dr. Trudi Lynn Smith at the 30th Vancouver Public Salon on Feb. 8th, 2018. Our good friend Taylor Owen presented too! The livestream is available here, and video documentation below. All the presentations in Public Salon 30 are at here.

  • Keynote Presentation at University of Gothenburg, CAA Sweden 2017 Conference

      On November 8th, Hannah Turner recently visited the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, where she was invited by Dr. Per Stenborg to give a keynote lecture for the Swedish chapter of Computer Applications in Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) conference, Nov 8-11. The conference focused on contemporary methods and applications of digital methods from new GIS methods, to collaborative data structures, to […]

  • Maps and Dreams Reading Group, led by Kate Hennessy

    Kate led a reading group at the Audain Gallery last week as a part of the public programming for the exhibition Maps and Dreams, curated by Brian Jungen and Melanie O’Brian. The group read aloud and discussed some selections from Hugh Brody’s book Maps and Dreams that Kate had chosen, and listened to narratives in Dane-zaa Záágéʔ […]

  • Congratulations Dr. Hannah Turner, Associate Curator of Museum of Vancouver’s exhibit “Unbelievable!”

    MCL congratulates Hannah Turner on the opening of the Museum of Vancouver’s exhibition “Unbelievable!”, which runs from June 24th to September 24th 2017. Hannah is the Associate Curator, with curator Greg Dreicer and curator Sharon Fortney. MCL Associate Alix Shield also curated part of the exhibition related to E. Pauline Johnson. We can’t wait to […]

  • ‘Residue’ in exhibition ‘Stranger Lands’ at 500X Gallery, Dallas

    A video from Trudi and Kate’s project Residue is a part of the exhibition Stranger Lands at 500X Gallery in Dallas, Texas. It runs from May 6 – June 6, 2017. “Stranger Lands is an exhibition of single-channel video works created by fourteen local and international artists whose work relates to place and orientations of belonging, both […]

  • Conversations with Unusual Suspects

    UPDATE: postponed to next semester because Kate got the flu! 🙁 On February 23, 2017 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. at SFU Harbour Centre, Room 7000, Kate Hennessy will present work conducted with the Ethnographic Terminalia Collective, in conversation with Sabine Bitter (SFU School for Contemporary Art). This is part of a seminar series by the Centre […]

  • BCMA Magazine 2017 ‘Changemaker’ in the Cultural Field

    I (Kate) am very honoured to have been counted among an inspiring group of museum professionals and advocates as a 2017 “Changemaker” by the BC Museums Association’s magazine Roundup. Thank you also to SFU News for the article about this recognition. I have been so fortunate to be invited to join incredible teams with members of […]