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Shu-Mei Huang

National Taiwan University
Participates in 1 Session
Shu-Mei Huang is Assistant Professor at the Graduate Institude of Building and Planning, National Taiwan University. Her research interests include care transnationalization, knowledge exchange in planning, and postcolonial heritage. A book based on her dissertation titled “Urbanizing Carescapes of Hong Kong: Two Systems, One City” is recently published (Lexinton Books). She is also interested in teaching and researching the emegent field of dark heritage. In the past three years she has researched into prison-turned heritages in East Asia with a focus on the coloniaity of modernized punishiment. She is contributing a chapter about representation of incarceration in East Asian cities for the edited volumn “The Palgrave Handbook of Prison Tourism” (Wilson, Jacqueline Z., Sarah Hodgkinson, Justin Piche and Kevin Walby, forthcoming).

Sessions in which Shu-Mei Huang participates

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions in which Shu-Mei Huang attends

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
7:00
7:00 - 9:00 | 2 hours
Public event

Canal: Walking the Post-Industrial Lachine Canal (COHDS, 2013 - bilingual) is an audio-walk and booklet that takes listeners from the Atwater Market to the Saint Gabriel Lock, exploring the post-industrial transformation of a once heavily industrialized area. The Lachine Canal area has undergone dramatic changes, as mills and factories were closed and then demolished or converted into high-end condominiums. The adjoining working-class neighbourhoods ...

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
7:00
7:00 - 9:00 | 2 hours
Public event

(Guided visits to Two Exhibitions, Centre d’histoire de Montréal- bilingual) – The Centre d’histoire de Montréal presents Dans le Griff that takes visitors into the neighbourhood of Griffintown, as depicted through the lives and memories of the Mercier family. Their life stories will take us down the streets of an industrial sector that has undergone quite the metamorphosis. Griffintown is one of the oldest industrial and working-class neighbourhoods in Montreal. In the forefro...

13:30
13:30 - 15:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Heritage as an Agent of Change (Epistemologies, Ontologies, Teaching)Activists and ExpertsPublic event
Heritage as an agent of changeEpistemologiesOntologiesTeaching

Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)