Wed Sep 21

Linc Kesler: Memory, Place, and History

7:00pm

Multi-Purpose Room

Linc Kesler: Memory, Place, and History

Talk with Dr. Linc Kessler on Aboriginal Affairs
Dr. Linc Kesler
Director First Nations House of Learning
Associate Professor at UBC

Memory and history are both contested terms. Memory can be both personal and social, and both may be partial, incomplete, or constructed. History, as the validated form of social memory, is also affected by choice and judgment. What are the accounts that have formed in this place?  How should we understand them, particularly as they account for the interactions of Indigenous people and others?

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