Simon Fraser University
Conference Program
Spaces of Culture




to Attend




Saturday, March 19, 2011

9:30-3:30 pm

Submission Deadline: February 18th, 2011


9:30-10:00         Registration & Refreshments Main Floor Lobby

10:00-10:45       Opening Remarks (Dean Cheryl Geisler) / Keynote Address (Norman Armour) World Art Centre

11:00-12:00      Session One World Art Centre

Glow in the Dark Bunnies and the Ethics of Biotech
Jason Sunder
Shifting Ways of Seeing - Geometry as an Aesthetic Process of Construction
Lőrinc Vass
Drawings on the Geometries, Traditions, and Memories
Mohsen Yazdani

12:00-1:00       Lunch (provided) / Poster Session Room 4390

1:00-2:00         Session Two World Art Centre

Re-imagining Borders: The Performance of Post-national Identity
Elena Andrade
Communications Technology and Hutterite Society
Rueben Tschetter
Walton Ford’s Bestiarium
Vikram Uchida-Khanna

2:00-2:15          Break

2:15-3:15           Session Three World Art Centre

Visible Campus: OCAD University
Evi K. Hui
The Modern Reminder: Reading Politics Into the City of Glass
Tyler Morgenstern
Selective Sidewalks: Poetics of Place in Surrey City Centre
Taryn Hubbard

3:15-3:30         Conference Feedback & Prize Draw

Closing Remarks

Awarding ‘Best Presentation’ and ‘Best Poster’

*topics & presenters to be selected and announced on or before February 25th - check back for updates.

SFU Woodward’s

World Art Centre

Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

149 West Hastings Street

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Getting there

The World Art Centre is on the 2nd floor of SFU Woodward’s.

If you are taking the skytrain, SFU Woodward’s is an easy walk from Stadium Skytrain Station (look for the iconic Woodward’s ‘W’ in the skyline)!


Stephanie Greaves          e:             t: 778-782-5332