Memory and Testimony in the 21st Century: The Border of Memory. Memory at the Border.
Exile Memorial Museum, La Jonquera, Spain
The 1st International Summer Seminar – comprising 20 panelists’ presentations, three keynote speakers, and four artists’ interventions – was held at the Exile Memorial Museum, in La Jonquera, Spain, July 3-5, 2014. T [...]
CMTS Research Groups
Call for Proposals
Deadline June 30, 2014
The Centre for Memory and Testimony Studies at WLU – in order to decentralize its activities and to further its mandate of facilitating work and exchange among scholars, students and artists – seeks proposals from autonomous research groups. These groups will work ind [...]
First International Summer Seminar
At this first meeting, organized by the Centre for Memory and Testimony Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University and jointly organized by the Exile Memorial Museum and Rivesaltes Camp Memorial, the main theme will be “The border of memory. Memory at the border.” The seminar is partially funded by th [...]
The Centre for Memory and Testimony Studies is pleased to announce the upcoming guest lecture by Sara Matthews (WLU Department of Global Studies), and Justin Anstett ( MA Candidate at the Balsillie School for International Affairs), joined by respondent Patricia Molloy (WLU Department of Communication Studies): “Finding Diefenbunker: Ca [...]
As part of Holocaust Education Week 2013, on Monday November 4th, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, The Azrieli Foundation, in co-sponsorship with the French Consulate, the Neuberger Holocaust Centre, the University of Toronto Department of Psychiatry, and Mount Sinai Hospital are pleased to invite you to attend a special lecture by Dr. Boris Cyrulnik. Dr [...]
On Sunday, October 27 for the KW Chamber Music Society and on Thursday, November 7 2013 at 12pm in the Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, Wilfrid Laurier University’s ensemble-in-residence, renowned Penderecki String Quartet will perform Kryzsztof Penderecki’s String Quarter No. 3 as part of a series of concerts [...]
The education department of the Woodland Cultural Centre (Brantford, Ontario) will be hosting free guided tours of the former Mohawk Institute Residential School Building on Saturday October 5, 2013 at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm as well as on Saturday October 26, 2013 at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm. The guided tours are being offered as a way to ra [...]
The Centre for Memory and Testimony studies is delighted to promote the following:
Wilfrid Laurier University Press is pleased to announce the publication of The Memory Effect: The Remediation of Memory in Literature and Film, edited by Russell J. A. Kilbourn and Eleanor Ty.
The Memory Effect is a collection of essays on the status of memory [...]
CMTS is pleased to announce that the Fall 2013 – Winter 2014 schedule of events has been finalized.
18 October 2013: debate on the film The Act of Killing by Joshua Oppenheimer and the portrait of perpetrators in documentary films (Milo Sweedler, WLU Languages and Literatures, introduced by Marta Marín-Dòmine)
8 November 2013: “Fl [...]