Programme

Friday, March 30, 2012 |  AP 367, 19 Russell St.

10:00 Coffee/ Welcome
10:30 – 10:45 Opening remarks – Michael Lambek
10:45 – 13:00 SESSION 1    Chair : Sarah Fee
10:45 – 11:30 “Was Joseph John Freeman a Missionary Fraud and Plagiarist?”Gwyn Campbell (Indian Ocean World Centre, McGill University)
11:30 – 12:15 “Relentless dance and taunting verse: Body and emotion in the theatre of war in pre-colonial Madagascar”Victor Raharijaona and Susan Kus (Rhode College)
12:15 – 13:00 “Prisons and Productivity in the Pronatalist Colony: Locating Sarimbavy within Fin-de-siècle Sexological Theories”  Seth Palmer (University of Toronto)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 SESSION 2   Chair:  Sarah Gould
14:00 – 14:45 “A Working Misrecognition: From Vadimbazaha to La Petite Malgache”Jennifer Cole (University of Chicago)
14:45 – 15:30 “The Humble Power of Women. Gendering civil society in Madagascar”Domique Somda (University of Pennsylvania)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee
16:00 – 17:30 Keynote address:  Karen Middleton”Tsiranana and the Tree Cult.  A New Look at the First Republic”
18:30 Workshop Dinner  | Bar Italia – 582, College St

Saturday, March 31, 2012 |  AP 367, 19 Russell St

8:30 – 9:00 Coffee/ Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 Session 3|  Chair: Michael Lambek
9:00 – 9:45 “Virtuous foragers are roving bandits: cash, ecology and group-ideology in Vezo seasonal migrations to unusually distant resource frontiers”Frank Muttenzer (Universität Luzern, Université de Toliara)
9:45 – 10:30

“Spirits and Sisters: The public and private side of death, mourning and spirit possession among Sakalava royalty”    Sarah Gould (University of Toronto)

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee
10:45 – 13:00 SESSION 4 | Chair: Seth Palmer
10:45 – 11:30 “Histories of loss and privilege: standing stones and market practices in 19th century Madagascar”    Zoe Crossland (Columbia University)
11:30-12:15 “Dialectal Microvariation in Malagasy: An overview of methodology”Ileana Paul (University of Western Ontario)
12:15 – 13:00

“What’s in a cloth?: Studying and building the ROM’s collection of Malagasy textiles”   Sarah Fee (Royal Ontario Museum)

 

13:00  – 13:45 Lunch
13:45  – 14:30 Closing Discussion
15:00 Behind the Scenes at the Royal Ontario Museum with Sarah Fee | ROM, 100 Queen’s Park  (Bloor and Avenue Rd.)

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