Summer Institute: "Reading Artifacts" - 13-17 August 2012, Ottawa (Ontario) - Deadline: June 15, 2012

Reading Artifacts Summer Institute

Location: Canada Science and Technology Museum, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dates: August 13-17, 2012
Registration Deadline: June 15, 2012

Presented by: Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation (CSTMC)

Discover alternative historical perspectives and methods in the midst of
Canada's largest collection in science, medicine and technology. Our
annual artifact sessions in the CSTM storage facility bring together
Canadian and international scholars from across the disciplinary spectrum.
Participants immerse themselves in our collections, gaining renewed
appreciation for artifacts and the multiple, unpredictable stories they

Guest Faculty for 2012: Allison C. Marsh, Assistant Professor of History,
University of South Carolina, Public History Program (Museum Studies)

The Reading Artifacts Summer Institute is for:
- Graduate Students
- Post-docs
- Faculty interested in teaching history through artifacts
- Scholars seeking to expand their research methods

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