Events & Conference

Upcoming Presentations:

Title:  Digitized Collection of the Coyote Flats Oral History
Monday, May 15, 2017
Time:  2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Location:  U of L Library alcove (main floor - located immediately behind the Library Information Desk)
Please RSVP to or 403-593-1942 by May 11, 2017

Title:  Writer's Workshop: Using Oral Histories to Write Creative Non-fiction
Natalie Appleton and Jenna Bailey
Note:  this workshop will be moderated by Dr. Jay Gamble (English Department, U of L)
Friday, May 26, 2017
Galt Museum & Archives (502 - 1st South)
Workshop Fee:  $20 (includes lunch)
See poster for details  (

Writer's Workshop Agenda:

10:00 - 10:45:  Both Natalie and Jenna will discuss their writing, exploring the various ways in which oral histories form a part of their work and how they use interviews to make stories from the past come to life

10:45 - 11:15:  Moderated Q & A with the authors and Dr. Jay Gamble (English Department, U of L)

11:15 - 11:20:  Tea Break

11:20 - 12:00:  Both authors will provide an insight into their writing process, shedding light on different strategies that can be employed when using oral history interviews in non-fiction texts.  This workshop will provide practical tools for writers that they may be able to use in their own writing

12:00 - 1:00:  Audience Q & A with the authors over lunch

Title:  Poetic Justice in Southern Alberta: An Evening with Award Winning Author Natalie Appleton
Natalie Appleton
Thursday, May 25, 2017 (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.)
Galt Museum & Archives (502 - 1st Street South)
Free Public Lecture
See poster for details (

Title:  The Indigenous Collective Mind - CANCELLED
Dr. Linda Many Guns (Native American Studies)
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 (3:00 p.m.)
Room #:  B-660

Title:  Baba as Oral Historian: The Challenges of Collaborative Community-Implicated Practice
Dr. Stacey Zembrzycki (Dawson College, Montreal)
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 (3:00 p.m.)
Room #:  B-660


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