LIVING ARCHIVES ON EUGENICS – Inaugural Public Conference – October 22 & 23, 2010 – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Friday, October 22, 2010 ~ Opening Keynote Address by Professor Douglas Wahlsten “Eugenics in Alberta: Science and Politics” at the Telus Centre Room 150 (111 Street & 87 Avenue) Doors at 6:30 p.m. Keynote Address at 7:00 p.m. Reception to follow – Cash Bar.

Saturday October 23, 2010 ~The Edmonton Room (lower floor) at Stanley Milner Library ~ Doors at 8:30 am ~ Everyone Welcome Please register by October 18, 2010 for Free Lunch at http://www.whatsorts.net/register/

Saturday’s schedules includes:
  • 9:00 – 9:45 — governing board meeting
  • 9:45 – 10:00 — coffee and refreshments.
  • 10:00 – 10:30 — Rob Wilson- Opening Remarks
  • 10:30 – 11:15 — Nicola Fairbrother,“Post-Eugenic Futures: The Importance of Uncovering the Past”
  • 11:15 – 12:00 — Dick Sobsey & Heidi Janz, “Picturing Eugenics: Telling the Story of Eugenics Through Alternative Communication”

Lunch Break — 12:00 – 1:30

  • 1:30 – 2:15 — Erika Dyck, “Building a People’s History of Eugenics: Archives Past and Present”
  • 2:15 – 3:00 — Gregor Wolbring, “Dynamics Around Eugenic Acceptance and Rejection: Lesson for the Future”
  • 3:00 – 3:15 — short break.
  • 3:15 – 3:35 — Chad Drever, A scene from the play “Aleugenta
  • 3:35 – 4:20 — Claudia Malacrida, “Creating an Oral History of Eugenics Questions of Scope, Ethics and Access”
  • 4:20 – 4:35 — closing remarks.

Dietary Restrictions? Accessibility Accommodations? Contact Moyra@ualberta.ca

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