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Prof. Melissa F. Baird

Assistant Professor
Michigan Technological University, Department of Social Sciences, United States
Participates in 3 items
 Melissa F. Baird is an environmental anthropologist and heritage scholar. She is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Michigan Technological University on the shores of Lake Superior. Her areas of interest include Indigenous land rights, cosmopolitan heritage, cultural landscapes, heritage as anthropology, extractive industries, and environmental and CSR initiatives. She recently completed a book manuscript, Critical Heritage Landscapes (in review) based on her ethnographic, archival, and archaeological work on heritage landscapes in Western Australia, Mongolia, Alaska, Paris and Belgium. Melissa received her B.S. in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, and earned her Ph.D. from Oregon in 2009. From 2011-2013 she was the Postdoctoral Scholar on Global Environmental Heritage at Stanford University in the Anthropology Department, Stanford Archaeology Center, and Woods Institute for the Environment.

Sessions in which Prof. Melissa F. Baird participates

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00
9:00 - 15:00 | 6 hours
Heritage as an Agent of Change (Epistemologies, Ontologies, Teaching)Activists and Experts
Heritage as an agent of changeEpistemologiesOntologiesTeaching
9:00 - 9:30 | 30 minutes

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
15:30
15:30 - 17:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Heritage Changes the Policies
Heritage changes the policiesHeritage policiesGlobal vs local

Sessions in which Prof. Melissa F. Baird attends

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
19:00
19:00 - 23:00 | 4 hours
Festive Event

The closing dinner of the conference, called “Pawâ” according to a French-Canadian tradition borrowed from the Native American lexicon, will be an opportunity to discover, in the heart of the Old Port of Montreal, an original culinary creation by the caterer Agnus Dei, from the renowned Maison Cartier-Besson in Montreal, leader in its field for its boundless creativity and event expertise. The dinner, in the form of stations, will offer delegates an exploration of Quebecois culinary heritage,...