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Seminars, Symposia, and Academic Conferences

Saturday, September 12~Sunday, September 13, 2009
《Symposium》Development of Indigenous Art in Canada: Inuit and Northwest Coast Peoples Art Traditions

  • Date: Saturday, September 12 - Sunday, September 13, 2009
  • Venue: National Museum of Ethnology
 

Program

September, 12 (2009)
13:20 p.m. - 14:20 p.m. Public Lecture
Through the Lens of Ethnohistory: Uncovering the Many Different Native Histories in Canada
Toby MORANTZ (McGill University)
Introduction: Nobuhiro KISHIGAMI (National Museum of Ethnology)
September, 13 (2009)
13:30 p.m. - 16:30 p.m. Symposium
Development of Indigenous Art in Canada: Inuit and Northwest Coast Peoples Art Traditions?
Organizer: Nobuhiro KISHIGAMI (National Museum of Ethnology)
Chair: Nanami SUZUKI (National Museum of Ethnology)
  • Development of Indigenous Art in Canada: Introduction to the Symposium
    Panelist: Nobuhiro KISHIGAMI (National Museum of Ethnology)
  • Prehistoric Dorset Paleoeskimo and Thule Inuit Artistic Traditions in the Canadian Arctic: A Contrast in World Views
    Panelist: James M. SAVELLE(McGill University)
  • Metamorphosis and Quajimajatuqangit (Inuit Knowledge) in Inuit Art
    Panelist: Keiichi OMURA (Osaka University)
  • Fifty Years of Graphic Arts in Cape Dorset - Hunting for Traditions
    Panelist: Norman VORANO (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
14:50 p.m. - 15:00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK
15:00 p.m. - 15:40 p.m.
  • Changes in Northwest Coast Art During the 20th Century
    Panelist: Reiko SAITO (Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples)
  • Ethnographers and their Collections in Canada: A Critical Review
    Panelist: Nicholette PRINCE (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
15:40 p.m. - 15:50 p.m. COFFEE BREAK
15:50 p.m. - Discussion
Chairperson: Nobuhiro KISHIGAMI (National Museum of Ethnology)
Commentators: Toby MORANTZ (McGill University), Makoto TANUSHI (Print Artist), and Atsunori ITO (Japan Society of Promotion for the Promotion of Science)