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The Cultural Landscapes of Immigration: a Canadian Perspective

A talk by Julian Smith, Executive Director of Willowbank and Director of the Centre for Cultural Landscape

- 3:00pm
Sunday September 23 2012

Venue: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Address: 1055 Marginal Road
Cost: Free
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible

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This event will appeal to the inner architect, urban planner, conservator, educator and engaged citizen in all of us! Cultural landscapes are both the tangible evidence of cultural activity, and the intangible images that these landscapes evoke in the cultural imagination. This talk will explore the cultural landscapes of immigration, as complex layers in urban, rural and wilderness environments. Presented in English in partnership with Willowbank and Prismatic.


Les paysages culturels de l’immigration : une perspective canadienne. Conférence de Julian Smith, directeur exécutif de la Willowbank et directeur du Centre pour le paysage culturel, le dimanche 23 septembre à 14 h au Musée canadien de l’immigration du Quai 21, 1055 chemin Marginal, Halifax. Entrée gratuite. www.quai21.ca. Cette conférence va faire appel à l’architecte, le planificateur urbain, le conservateur, l’éducateur et le citoyen engagé dans nous tous ! Les paysages culturels sont à la fois l’évidence tangible d’activités culturelles et les images intangibles qu’évoquent ces paysages dans l’imagination culturelle. Cette conférence explorera les paysages culturels de l’immigration, complexes sédiments des environnements urbains, ruraux ou sauvages. Présentée en anglais en partenariat avec Willowbank et Prismatic.

Organizer:Philippa Gunn: pgunn@pier21.ca

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