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Conférence / Conference Announcement

La recherche sur la culture matérielle en Amérique du Nord: nouveaux objectifs, nouvelles théories

1 Dans l'attente d'un financement, le Winterthur Museum et la Memorial University of Newfoundland vont coparrainer une conférence internationale intitulée: «La recherche sur la culture matérielle en Amérique du Nord: nouveaux objectifs, nouvelles théories». Cette rencontre se déroulera à St John's (Terre-Neuve) du 19 au 21 juin 1986, et rassemblera les plus grands spécialistes du Canada et des États-Unis. Voici quelques-uns des thèmes qui seront traités en comité:

  • Théories de la culture matérielle: emprunt ou nouveauté?
  • L'objet façonné: structure et communication
  • Les dimensions politiques et économiques de l'objet
  • L'objet façonné nous apprend-il quelque chose de nouveau?
  • La signification des objets aux yeux du public: musées, collectionneurs, organismes gouvernementaux
  • Objets de travail, objets au travail
  • Perspectives d'avenir de la recherche en culture matérielle

2 Les personnes suivantes participeront à la conférence: Kenneth Ames, Winterthur Museum; Jeanne Cannizzo, University of Western Ontario; Ann Gorman Condon, University of New Brunswick; Jean-Claude Dupont, Université Laval; Michael Ettema, Smithsonian Institution; Henry Glassie, University of Pennsylvania; Alan Gowans, University of Victoria; Bernard Herman, University of Delaware; Deryck Holdsworth, University of Toronto; Adrienne Hood, Musée royal de l'Ontario; Michael Owen Jones, UCLA; George MacDonald, Musée national de l'Homme; Eugene Metcalf, Miami University; Del Muise, Carleton University; Jules Prown, Yale University; D.-T. Ruddel, Musée national de l'Homme; Brian Rusted, Memorial University; Robert St. George, Boston University; Thomas Schlereth, Notre Dame University; Edwina Taborsky, York University; Lynn Teather, University of Toronto; Dell Upton, University of California; John Vlach, George Washington University.

3 Pour obtenir de plus amples renseignements à ce sujet, veuillez vous adresser à:

Gerald L. Pocius
Department of Folklore
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St John's (Terre-Neuve)
A1C 5S7
Canada

North American Material Culture Research: New Objectives, New Theories

4 Pending funding, Winterthur Museum and Memorial University of Newfoundland will be cosponsoring an international conference on "North American Material Culture Research: New Objectives, New Theories." This gathering will be held in St. John's, Newfoundland, June 19-21, 1986, and will bring together leading material culture researchers from Canada and the United States. Panel topics will include:

  • Theories of Material Culture: Something Borrowed or Something New?
  • The Artifact: Structure and Communication
  • The Political and Economic Dimensions of the Object
  • Does the Artifact Reveal Anything New?
  • The Meaning of Objects to the Public: Museums, Collectors, Government Agencies
  • Working Objects, Objects at Work
  • The Future of Material Culture Research

5 Participants include: Kenneth Ames, Winterthur Museum; Jeanne Cannizzo, University of Western Ontario; Ann Gorman Condon, University of New Brunswick; Jean-Claude Dupont, Université Laval; Michael Ettema, Smithsonian Institution; Henry Glassie, University of Pennsylvania; Alan Gowans, University of Victoria; Bernard Herman, University of Delaware; Deryck Holdsworth, University of Toronto; Adrienne Hood, Royal Ontario Museum; Michael Owen Jones, UCLA; George MacDonald, National Museum of Man; Eugene Metcalf, Miami University; Del Muise, Carleton University; Jules Prown, Yale University; D.-T. Ruddel, National Museum of Man; Brian Rusted, Memorial University; Robert St. George, Boston University; Thomas Schlereth, Notre Dame University; Edwina Taborsky, York University; Lynn Teather, University of Toronto; Dell Upton, University of California; John Vlach, George Washington University.

6 To receive further information about the conference contact:

Gerald L. Pocius
Department of Folklore
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1C 5S7
Canada