SCHEDULE (AT A GLANCE)

AUGUST 26 (click here for details)

1. Welcome and Introduction (9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. EDT)

2. A Reflection on Curating for Change (9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. EDT)

– Amitesh Grover | National School of Drama | India

3. Placemaking Between the Local and the Global (10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. EDT)

– Roxy Robinson | From the Fields | UK
– Jonathan Wynn | University of Massachusetts Amherst | USA
– Marie Zimmerman | Hillside Festival | Canada

4. Michel Levasseur and Ajay Heble: In Conversation (11:30 a.m. to noon EDT)

– Michel Levasseur | Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville | Canada
– Ajay Heble | International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation, University of Guelph | Canada

5. Staging Difference and Diversity (1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. EDT)

– Hannah Burgé Luviano | Queen’s University & Humber College ITAL | Canada
– Kristin Moriah | Queen’s University | Canada
– Marva Wisdom | ArtsEverywhere | Canada

6. Dance, Music, and Festivals (2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT)

– Charmaine Headley | COBA, Collective Of Black Artists | Canada
– Kevin Ormsby | KasheDance & Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario | Canada

7. Experimentalism, Transformation, and Festival Culture (3:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT)

– Peter Burton | Arts in the Margins | Canada
– Chris Worden | Sociology and Anthropology, University of Guelph | Canada

8. Alan Greyeyes and Candice Hopkins: In Conversation (4:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. EDT)

– Alan Greyeyes | Sākihiwē Festival | Canada
– Candice Hopkins | Forge Project and Toronto Biennial of Art | USA

9. Keynote (7:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. EDT)

Co-hosted with IF 2022, a music festival presented by the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation
– Patricia Nicholson | Vision Fest – Arts for Art | USA
– William Parker | Vision Fest – Arts for Art | USA

 

AUGUST 27 (click here for details)

1. Film Screening (2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT)
Festival Express (Bob Smeaton, 2003)
** Note that this film will be presented at The Bookshelf in Guelph.

** Follow this link for details on IF 2022’s closing concert, which is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. EDT.

 

AUGUST 28 (click here for details)

1. Film Screening (2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT)
Soul Power (Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte, 2008)
** Note that this film will be presented at The Bookshelf in Guelph.

 

OCTOBER 14 (click here for details)

1. Welcome and Introduction (1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. EDT)

2. Keynote
(1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. EDT)
Co-hosted with the Department of History at Queen’s University
– George McKay | University of East Anglia | UK

3. Histories and Futures
(2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. EDT)
– Anaïs Fléchet | Université Paris-Saclay | France
– Steve Waksman | Smith College | USA
– Katharine White | J & M Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies | USA

4. On Archives and Digital History (4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. EDT)

– Michael Kramer | State University of New York-Brockport | USA

 

OCTOBER 15 (click here for details)

1. A Conversation on Music Festivals (9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. EDT)
– Chris Dodd | Sound Off Festival | Canada

2. Festivals as Community-Making
(10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT)
– Andrew Mall | Northeastern University | USA
– Chanel Prince | University of Massachusetts Amherst | USA
– Jessica Roda and Sofia Doroshenko | Center for Jewish Civilization, Georgetown University | USA
– Cheryl Thompson | Toronto Metropolitan University | Canada

3. Cuban Serenade Podcast Episode Launch (11:45 a.m. to noon EDT)

– Melissa Noventa | Queen’s University | Canada

4. On Songs and Festivals Across Time and Place (1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EDT)

– Jason Wilson | University of Guelph | Canada

5. Enacting Local Forms of Sustainability (1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT)

– Alicia Marvan | Guapamacátaro Art & Ecology Centre | Mexico
– Lucas Zarzoso and Tes Miedema | DGTL Doughnut Festival | Netherlands

6. Creative Green Tools Canada (3:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT)

– Ian Garrett and Devon Hardy | Centre for Sustainable Practice in the Arts | Canada

7. Concluding Plenary Session (4:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT)

To register: whatmusicfestivalsdo.eventbrite.com.