Monday, March 12, 2018

Creighton Lecture: Beverly Lemire

This year's Donald Creighton Lecture, the flagship annual lecture of the University of Toronto History Department, will be held on March 22.  The lecturer is Beverly Lemire of the University of Alberta on the subject, "Stitching the Global in an Age of Empires: Contact, Connection, and Translation in Needlework Arts, c. 1600-1880s." The lecture website notes:
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,”
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