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Curious about curating?

Date: 
Mercredi, septembre 20, 2017 - 18:30 - 20:00
Location/city: 
414 Sparks St.
Lackey Room
Ottawa, ON
Canada
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Jenny Ellison, Curator, Sport and Leisure, Canadian Museum of History

Jenny will be speaking about the compilation, writing, editing, and design of text that accompanies museum exhibits. How does a museum present information on a wide range of specialist subjects in a clear concise way for visitors? This is your opportunity to find out from an expert.

Jenny Ellison is the co-curator of “Hockey” currently on exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History. As Curator of Sports and Leisure her projects examine the representation and experience of sport, leisure, physical fitness and health. Dr. Ellison’s writing has appeared in The Journal of Canadian Studies, The Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, The Journal of the Canadian Historical Association and the award-winning Fat Studies Reader. She is the co-editor of Obesity in Canada: Critical Perspectives (University of Toronto Press, 2016) and Hockey: Challenging Canada’s Game (forthcoming, University of Ottawa Press).

Admission: free for Editors Canada members; $10 for non-members