Skip to main page content

Laura Murray

Queen's University
Participates in 2 items
Laura Murray is Professor of English and Cultural Studies at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. She is Program Coordinator of Cultural Studies, and Director of the Swamp Ward and Inner Harbour History Project.

Sessions in which Laura Murray participates

Saturday 4 June, 2016

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

Monday 6 June, 2016

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

Sessions in which Laura Murray attends

Friday 3 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
17:00
17:00 - 19:30 | 2 hours 30 minutes
Festive Event

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00
9:00 - 10:00 | 1 hour
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

What if we changed our views on heritage? And if heritage has already changed? While, on the global scene, states maintain their leading role in the mobilization of social and territorial histories, on the local scale, regions, neighbourhoods and parishes have changed. Citizens and communities too: they latch on to heritage to express an unprecedented range of belongings that no law seems to be able to take measures to contain, often to the discontent of...

11:00
11:00 - 12:30 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Changes in Heritage (New Manifestations)Notions of HeritageIndustrial HeritageOral History
Changes in heritageNew manifestations of heritageNotions of heritage
11:00 - 17:00 | 6 hours
Heritage Changes the Social OrderCitizenshipUrban HeritageActivists and Experts
Heritage changes peopleActivist vs expertHeritage-makers
18:30
18:30 - 20:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

Most of what we experience as heritage emerges into conscious recognition through a complex mixture of political and ideological filters, including nationalism.  In these processes, through a variety of devices (museums, scholarly research, consumer reproduction, etc.), dualistic classifications articulate a powerful hierarchy of value and significance.  In particular, the tangible-intangible pair, given legitimacy by such international bodies as UNESCO, reproduces a selective ordering of cul...

Sunday 5 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00
9:00 - 12:30 | 3 hours 30 minutes
Heritage Changes the Living EnvironmentIntangible HeritageMuseums
9:00 - 12:30 | 3 hours 30 minutes
Heritage Changes the Local SocietiesCitizenshipTourism

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
12:30
12:30 - 13:30 | 1 hour
Co-Construction and Community Based HeritageArchitecture and UrbanismPublic event

As Canada shifts from a resource-based economy to a knowledge-based economy, small communities that were established to service the primary sector are faced with a complex and unique set of challenges. They are communities built on a culture of hard work, resourcefulness, and creativity; their residents are now tasked with developing strategies to deal with a lack of employment, depopulation and resettlement.  Small is premised on the notion that leveraging the rich cultur...

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00
9:00 - 15:00 | 6 hours
Changes in Heritage (New Manifestations)Notions of HeritageIndustrial HeritageIntangible HeritageUrban HeritageArchitecture and Urbanism
Changes in heritageNew manifestations of heritageNotions of heritage