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CMTS Research Groups – Call for...

CMTS Research Groups – Call for Proposals
CMTS Research Groups Call for Proposals Deadline extended to July 15, 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 w [...]

FIRST INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SEMINAR &#...

FIRST INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SEMINAR – JULY 2014
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 [...]

WLU Celebration of Authors – De...

WLU Celebration of Authors – Department of English & Film Studies
WLU Library Lobby – 4-5:30pm Wednesday 5 February 2014 Authors will read brief excerpts from their works – all welcome!  (Click the image below to view a larger version)

Guest Lecture – “Finding ...

Guest Lecture – “Finding Diefenbunker: Canadian Nationalism and Cold War Memory”
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 [...]

Notice of Special Lecture: “Tra...

Notice of Special Lecture: “Traumatic Memory” – Dr. Boris Cyrulnik
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 [...]

WLU Faculty of Music Concert at Noon ...

WLU Faculty of Music Concert at Noon Series – Penderecki String Quartet performance
Kryzsztof Penderecki 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 [...]

Free Tours of Former Mohawk Institute...

Free Tours of Former Mohawk Institute Residential School
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 Memory Effect: The Remediation of...

The Memory Effect: The Remediation of Memory in Literature and Film
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 [...]

2013-2014 Events Schedule now availab...

2013-2014 Events Schedule now available!
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 [...]

FLASH/BACK – Laurier Free Film ...

FLASH/BACK – Laurier Free Film Series Poster (click to enlarge)

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