09 May Solarity: After Oil School II

May 23-24, 2019

Canadian Centre for Architecture Centre Canadien d’Architecture (CCA)

1920 Baile St., Montreal, QC


Thursday 23 May

5:30 pm – Book launch – CCA Bookstore

Imre Szeman, On Petrocultures (West Virginia University Press, 2019)

6:30 – 8:00 pm – Opening keynote (public) – Paul Desmarais Theatre, CCA

“Harvesting Sunlight”

Nicole Starosielski, Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Friday 24 May

6:30 – 8:00 pm – “Solarities: A Conversation” – Paul Desmarais Theatre, CCA

  • Nandita Badami, Anthropology, UC Irvine.
  • Melina Laboucan-Massimo, Indigenous Research Fellow, David Suzuki Foundation.
  • Amanda Boetzkes, Art History, Guelph University.
  • Elena Bennett, Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University
  • Kyle Whyte, Timnick Chair in the Humanities, Michigan State University

All events are free and open to the public.

Free, fully insured, pop-up play sessions are available for children three years old and up who can use the washroom independently. Please indicate if you require childcare services by writing to rsvp [at] cca.qc.ca (subject: RSVP) (RSVP). Offered in collaboration with The Lion and The Mouse.

Des séances d’activités gratuites et entièrement sécurisées sont disponibles pour les enfants de trois ans et plus qui peuvent utiliser les toilettes de façon indépendante. Veuillez indiquer si vous avez besoin de services de garde en nous écrivant à rsvp [at] cca.qc.ca (subject: RSVP) (RSVP). Offert en collaboration avec Le Lion et La Souris.

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Canadian Centre for Architecture
Petrocultures Research Group
Future Energy Systems – University of Alberta
Canada First Research Excellence Fund
Media @ McGill
Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences – Rice University
Just Powers
McGill Office of Sustainability
Ontario Climate Consortium
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Dean of Arts Development Fund – McGill University
McConnell Foundation, Cities for People
Grierson Chair in Communication Studies – McGill University
University Research Chair of Communication Arts – University of Waterloo
Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy – McGill University
James McGill Chair in Culture and Technology – McGill University
James McGill Chair in Contemporary Art History – McGill University