Travel in History

2012-2013 Public Lecture Series

Join us for this year's public lecture series, delving into different aspects of history from Howe Sound to Nanjin, from the significance of rice in Muslim Africa, to peyote and tourism in Indigenous Mexico.

September 25, 2012 - Jack Little
'From the Picturesque to the Industrial to the Therapeutic: Union Steamship Company Views of the British Columbia Coast, 1889-1958’

October 24, 2012 - Luke Clossey and Hilmar Pabel

"Missions Possible: Jesuit Travellers from Nijmegen to Nanjing"

November 21, 2012 - Sarah Walshaw
"Millet is African, Rice is Arab: Representations of the familiar and the exotic among ancient and modern travelers to Muslim Africa"

January 23, 2013 - Jay Taylor
"Going Home:  Mountains, Mountaineers, and Environmental Activism"

February 20, 2013 - Alec Dawson
"That other Kind of Trip: Psychedelics and the lure of indigenous Mexico"

March 20, 2013 - Bidisha Ray
"Filth, Sex and Owning the Gaze: Calcutta's Slum Tours in Historical Perspective."

5:30 to 7:00pm
SFU Centre for Dialogue
Room 320 - 580 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC


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