Research in Historical Geography
Tuesday March 26th, 9am to 12:30pm
Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street
The students of Geog 429, Research in Historical Geography, invite you to
attend their end of term class conference.
While this is a bring your own mug event, light food and drink will be
9am Welcome, Intro.
9:15-10:05 Five Presentations
- Alexandra Reid (partnered with the Steveston Museum).
Fire, Flood, and Fish: A Steveston Walking Tour
- Justin Staeck (partnered with The North Pacific Cannery Heritage Site).
The Everyday Experiences of a north coast Japanese-Canadian Fisherman, at
Home and in the Workplace.
- Lauren Salh (partnered with The Union of BC Indian Chiefs).
An Exploration of Squamish Place Naming and Language Revitalization.
- Amanda Tsang (partnered with The Forest History Association of British
A Forest History of The Seymour Watershed
- Steven Chen (partnered with Michael Kluckner, Independent Researcher and
Historical Vancouver: a View of Post-War Commercial Photographers.
10:05-10:10 Short Break
10:10-11:00 Five Presentations
- Alana Westerhof (partnered with The North Pacific Cannery Heritage Site).
Uncovering the Working Experience at the North Pacific Cannery.
- Derrick Chan (partnered with The North Pacific Cannery Heritage Site).
Detailing the Lives of those working in the Fishing Fleet at the North
- Michael Tarves (partnered with The Camosun Bog Restoration Group).
A History of The Camosun Bog: Early Contact, Restoration Efforts and the
- Kuk Lam Wong (partnered with The Museum of Vancouver).
“Rewilding” Vancouver: an account of historical species change.
- Nicholas Dhaliwal (partnered with The Vancouver Heritage Foundation).
The changing culture of Vancouver detached homes since World War II.
11:00-11:05 Short Break
11:05-11:45 Four Presentations
- Jessica Stephens-Whale (partnered with The Union of BC Indian Chiefs).
An account of Ts’kw’aylax Philosophy and Use of Water, in the Central
Interior of British Columbia
- Courtney Stickland (partnered with Heritage Vancouver).
The Forgotten Front: The Hidden History of Vancouver during the First
- Nicole Godwin (partnered with The UBC Herbarium).
The UBC Herbarium: an institutional history.
- Brittany Blachford (partnered with The UBC Herbarium).
Exploring the History of Women in Botany: Tracing Seven Female
Contributors of the UBC Herbarium.
11:45-12:30 Light Lunch, Discussion.