A highlight of this year’s event is Dr. Jacob Steere-Williams’ (PhD) keynote address on Friday, Oct. 21, at 4:30 pm, titled Pandemic Pasts, Endemic Futures: The Politics of Disease Categories, where the College of Charleston associate professor will discuss the meaning and usage of the word ‘endemic.’
Before the keynote, at 3:30 pm, there will be a poster session sharing findings on COVID-19’s impact on people in Saskatchewan and lessons we can learn from the pandemic.
Other panel discussions throughout the weekend will cover a variety of topics, including: Computers, Canola & Contamination: How Human Health Interacts with Changing Technologies; Remembering Pandemics: Lessons and Pitfalls; and Witchcraft, the Supernatural and Colonial Spaces of Control.
For more information, please see the conference schedule and topic descriptions here.
Please note: All campus visitors are expected to follow the USask COVID-19 health and safety guidelines. If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or if you feel unwell, please do not attend.
For media inquiries, contact:
USask Department of History