Conferences + Public Talks
Conference Presentations

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"Reconsidering Geraldine Moodie: Positioning an Early Canadian Photographer in relationship to Modernism." Paper presented virtually at Modernisms, Inside and Out, the Fourth Conference of Canadian Woman Artist History Initiative Concordia University, Montreal in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Ontario, McMichael Gallery and Ryerson University, Toronto, September 30 to October 2.

*Mamchur, Lindsay and Susan Close. "Beyond the Frame: Collaborating on an Undergraduate Research experience." Paper presented virtually at the Teaching-Learning-Research: Design and Environment conference coordinated through Routledge, AMPS & PARADE in collaboration with Manchester School of Architecture, University of Manchester, December 2.

 

"Photography, Design Culture and the City: a Photographic Exploration of the Urban Environment." Paper for the Fourteenth International Conference on Design Principles & Practices, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, March 16. Postponed due to COVID-19.

 

*“Photography, Urbanism and Design: An Exploration of Design Culture with a Camera.” Paper presented at University Art Association of Canada Annual Conference, Quebec City, October 25-27.

 

*“Gabor Szilasi’s Photographs of St. Catherine’s Street.” Paper presented at the Image Conference at the Eighth International Conference on The Image, Venice University, Venice, Italy, November 1.

*“Made in Canada: Self-Representation in Women’s Early Camera Work in Canada.” Paper presented at Canadian Women Artist History Initiative Conference, Concordia University, Montreal in collaboration with Queen’s University, Kingston, May 7-9.

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*“Travelling Concepts in Photography.” Paper presented at the Image Conference at the University Center in Chicago, October 18.

 

“Gender, Photography and Narrative: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Visual Narrative in Photographs of Gendered Space.” Paper presented at History, Society and the Sacred, the 125th Annual American History Association Conference, Boston, January 7-9.

 

“Gender, Photography and Narrative: Reading the Photographs of Mattie Gunterman.” Paper presented at the Narrating the Visual; Visualizing the Narrative Conference, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, March 5.

 

*“Gender, Space and Photography: Reading the Interiors of Clementina Hawarden.” Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, University of Illinois, Chicago, February 15.

 

 

*“Framing Place: Design Culture and Photography in Canada.” Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Technical University, Berlin, Germany, February 15-17.

 

*“The Colonizing Camera of Geraldine Moodie.” Paper presented at the Art of Transculturation: Colonial Artists, Borders and Encounters Session, chaired by Dr. J. Codell, Arizona State University, College Art Association 96th Annual Conference, Dallas, February 20-23.

 

 

*“Exposure: Representation of First Nations Peoples.” Paper presented at International Conference of Native American Studies, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 11-16.

 

 

*Chalmers, Lynn and Susan Close. “But Is It Interior Design: Considering the Intervention of Theory into Disciplinary Practice and Education.” Paper presented at Interiors Forum Conference, in collaboration with the Lighthouse, Scotland’s Centre for Architecture and Design, Glasgow, Scotland, March 1.

 

 

*“Situating Self: The Camera as a Tool in a Global World.” Paper presented at Global Photographies: Histories, Theories, Practices Conference, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland, June 27-29.

 

 

*“Theory and Design Education.” Panel speaker at Interior Design Educators International Conference (IDEC), Scottsdale, Arizona, March 28-April 2.

 

*“The Active Gift of Love: Art as Analysis.” Come to Your Senses Conference, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam and Cornell University, Amsterdam.

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Public Talks + Lectures

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“Framing Identity and Reading Photographs.” Lecture, Mauro Centre, St. Paul’s College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, March 3.

           

“Gabor Szilasi’s Photographs of St. Catherine Street, Montreal Canada.” Food for Thought Lecture, Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, March 14.

 

“Framing Identity.” Lecture, Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, Art Fest, Winnipeg, March 20.

 

“Travelling Concepts in Photography.” Conversation with graduate students, Lidwein van der Ven: Living On, School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, March 31.

 

“Travelling Concepts in Photography” Soup and Bread Lecture Series, St. John’s College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, October 12.

 

“Photograph and Design Culture: Reading the Photographs of Alain Paiement and Richard Holden.” Soup and Bread Lecture Series, St. John’s College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, March 14.

 

“Travelling Concepts in Photography” Lecture by Cultural Events, Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, January 25.

 

“Gender, Space, and Photography: Reading the Interiors of Clementina Hawarden.” Focal Point Lecture Series for Platform Gallery, Aqua Books, Winnipeg, May 5.

 

 

“Mentoring in Emancipation Movements.” Surviorama Lecture Series School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, November 26.

 

 

“Framing Identity: Social Practice of Photography in Canada (1880-1920).” Research Dinner Lecture, Partners Program, Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.

 

“Framing Identity: Social Practice of Photography in Canada (1880-1920).” Wendy Wersch Memorial Lecture, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art, Cinematheque, Winnipeg.

 

“Image and Identity: Reading Inside the Frame.” Lecture, The Gothic Unconscious Project, School of Art, Gallery One One One, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.

 

“My Photographic Practice and Research.” Lecture, Mentoring Artist’s for Women’s Art, Winnipeg.

“Wild Women with Cameras: Early Canadian Women Photographers.” Lecture, Art History Presents Series, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.

 

“Mattie Gunterman: Early Canadian Photographer.” Lecture, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.

 

 

"Recent Photographic Work: Theory and Practice.” Lecture, Visual Arts, University of Ottawa, Ottawa.

 

“Art as Visual Communication.” Lecture, Friends of the National Gallery of Canada, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.

“Reading from the Photographs of Mattie Gunterman.” Lecture, Friends of Art History, Carleton University, Ottawa.

 

“Photography and Portraiture.” Lecture, Carleton University, Ottawa.

 

"Portraiture and Issues of Identity.” Lecture, Art History, Carleton University, Ottawa.

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Workshops

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National Gallery of Canada, invited participant in workshop on the development of a new History of Photography in Canada.