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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 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
13:30
13:30 - 15:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Heritage Changes RightsMuseumsPublic event

Sessions in which Dr Shelley Ruth Butler attends

Friday 3 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
13:00
13:00 - 15:00 | 2 hours
Heritage as an Agent of Change (Epistemologies, Ontologies, Teaching)
17:00
17:00 - 19:30 | 2 hours 30 minutes
Festive Event

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00
9:00 - 10:30 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Heritage Changes PlaceCo-Construction and Community Based HeritageIndustrial HeritageOral HistoryUrban HeritagePublic event
Heritage changes placeCo-construction of heritageCommunity-based heritageHeritage makers
15:30
15:30 - 17:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

Le patrimoine fait aujourd’hui l’objet d’attentions autant que d’agressions et de destructions. Cela peut s’expliquer par les difficultés de son identification ou de sa conservation. Cela peut plus profondément s’expliquer parce que, dès le départ, il célébre un événement ou conserve une mémoire qui peut être ou devenir une source de dissenssions et de conflits politiques. Enfin, sa reconnaissance suscite des gains économiques pour les uns mais des pertes pour les autres. Mais peut-être...

18:00
18:00 - 19:00 | 1 hour
Festive Event