Public Events


(Public Panels will be live-streamed and recorded. Live on April 28 at

1:00-2:45 Public Panel I: Politicizing Creative Economy

Venue: Education Centre North Room 2-115

Opening remarks: Dia Da Costa (University of Alberta) and Alex Da Costa (University of Alberta)

Chair: Susan Cahill

  • John F. Collins (Queen’s College, City University of New York) What is it that Data Do? Ethnographic Paths into Cultural Production and Bureaucratic Knowledge in a Brazilian World Heritage Site
  • Sourayan Mookerjea (University of Alberta) Utopian Circles of the Creative Economy: Subaltern Counter-environments of the Internet of Things
  • Dia Da Costa (University of Alberta) Eating Heritage

2:45-3:00 Coffee Break

3:00-4:45 Public Panel II Reimagining Relations

Venue: Education Centre North Room 2-115

Chair: Erin Morton

  • Kim Tallbear (University of Alberta, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate) American Dreaming is White Possessiveness
  • Geraldine Pratt (University of British Columbia) Tlingipino Bingo! And other Futures
  • Travis Wysote (Concordia University, Listuguj Mi’gmaq) “Don’t Touch Me. I’m Sovereign!”: Grounding Sovereignty with Ceremonies of Refusal

5-6pm Public Reception

Venue: Lobby Outside Education Centre North 2-115