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Emily Meikle

University of Toronto
Participates in 1 Session
Emily Meikle is a second year Master of Museum Studies candidate at the University of Toronto. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Anthropology from McGill University (2014). Her current research explores the application of First Nations radio broadcast techniques to the interpretation of indigenous archaeological collections. Emily's past experience has been focused largely on collections management and remote access to collections. Most recently, she worked with Sustainable Archaeology McMaster to create an internal artifact catalogue and an interactive website for the collections held by the organization.

Sessions in which Emily Meikle participates

Sunday 5 June, 2016

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

Sessions in which Emily Meikle 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

Sunday 5 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
7:30
7:30 - 8:30 | 1 hour

In English and French The two Inuit artists Nina Segalowitz and Taqralik Partridge are offering us an initiation to katajjaniq, this thousand years old autochthonous expression of overtone singing which consists of an alternate dialogue of inhaled and exhaled guttural and vocal sounds. Throat singing is practiced just like a game: two women facing and challenging one another until one of them either laughs or runs out of breath. (Meeting point: DS Registration table) _...

14:00
14:00 - 15:30 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Co-Construction and Community Based HeritageHeritage Changes the Social OrderCitizenshipPublic event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

"What does heritage change?" is a multifaceted  question to which the answer(s) are in primary respects related to real-life negotiations among different groups of citizens, cultures, races, ethnic groups, sexual identities, and social classes about received, official and/or widely accepted or accomodated intangible attributes, cultural traditions, historic monuments, buildings, and other transmitted or revived historical legacies. Heritage designated by and for whom, for what motivations, an...