2017 Event Schedule

Thursday March 3oth – Keynote Address & Reception
Thomson House Basement
5:15 – 5:30 Registration/Meet & Greet
5:30 – 5:45 Conference Welcome & Opening Remarks
5:45 – 7:15 Keynote Address by Dr. Natasha Myers, York University
7:15 – 9:00 Wine & Cheese reception  

Friday March 31st – Panel Presentations & Faculty Roundtable
Morrice Hall 017
8:30 – 9:00 Registration & Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10 Opening Remarks
9:10 – 10:40 Panel 1: “Aesthetics of Colour”
> Colour and Clothing in Contemporary Tehran, Saman Tabasinejad (McGill University)
> How Carts Become Cartographies,  Alexandra Nelson (University of Western Ontario)
> Green but not Greenery, Hanna Pickwell (University of Chicago)
> Taste Aesthetics, Kelsye Turner (University of Chicago)
10:40 – 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 12:20 Panel 2: “Colour and Affect”
> Every Subtle Hue, Ali Feser (University of Chicago)
> Sensory Shocks and (sur)reality, Darcie DeAngelo (McGill University)
> The Colour of Schooling, Julia Khan (Seoul National University)
> Colouring the Symptom, Sophia Jaworski (University of Toronto)
12:20 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 Faculty Roundtable Discussion
> Diana Allan (McGill University)
> Setrag Manoukian (McGill University)
> Lisa Stevenson (McGill University)
2:30 – 2:40 Coffee Break
2:40 – 4:10 Panel 3: “Colours of Power”
> Red and White, Mona Ghassemi Zavieh (Concordia University)
> Red is a Red is a red, Tierney Brown (New York University)
> Blackness as Blue Infrastructure,  Nadia Gaber (University of California, Berkeley/San Francisco)
> Red, Black, and Blue, Kyle McLoghlin (Concordia University)
4:10 – 4:30 Closing Remarks
6:30 – 8:30 Participant dinner at a Montreal Restaurant