Dr Shelley Ruth Butler

Lecturer & Principal, Curatorial Dreams: Creative Workshops for Museum and Heritage Professionals, Researchers, and Community Groups
McGill University, Institute for the Study of Canada
Participates in 1 Session
Shelley Ruth Butler is a cultural anthropologist who researches museums, heritage sites, and cultural politics in Canada and South Africa. Recent publications include essays on township tourism in Slum Tourism: Poverty, Power, Ethics (2012) and on reflexive museology in Museum Theory: An Expanded Field (2014).  Her ethnography, Contested Representations: Revisiting Into the Heart of Africa (1999 & 2011) is widely taught in museology and public history.  She is co-editor (with Erica Lehrer) of Curatorial Dreams: Critics Imagine Exhibition (2016).  She teaches interdisciplinary courses with the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada and conducts Curatorial Dreaming workshops with museum and heritage professionals, researchers, and community groups. 
 

Sessions in which Dr Shelley Ruth Butler participates

Tuesday June 7, 2016

1:30 PM
1:30 PM