Sueprcrawl presents a virtual conference featuring contributors from the new anthology Reclaiming Hamilton: Essays from the New Ambitious City (Wolsak & Wynn).
Please join us for a two-day virtual mini-conference celebrating the launch of Reclaiming Hamilton: Essays from the New Ambitious City. The conference will start with a discussion between Wolsak & Wynn publisher Noelle Allen and Paul Weinberg, the editor of Reclaiming Hamilton, on how the book came to be.
Over the course of the conference, we will consider the history of our city, some of the big questions that Hamilton has been wrestling with over the past decade and how citizens are creating positive change within the city. Panellists will include contributors from the anthology along with artists, organizers and activists who have worked to make change in our community.
Join us here for this special livestream.
Friday, November 13
Editor Paul Weinberg in conversation with publisher Noelle Allen about the how the anthology Reclaiming Hamilton: Essays from the New Ambitious City came to be.
Where We’ve Come From (7:00pm-8:30pm)
A discussion of Hamilton’s deeper history and recent past and how the city has changed over time.
Moderator: Matthew Green
Panellists: Matthew Bin, Margaret Shkimba, Sarah Wayland
Saturday, November 14
The Big Questions (1:00pm-2:30pm)
We look at some of the major issues Hamilton has faced in the past few years.
Moderator: Jason Allen
Panellists: Sarah Jama, Ryan McGreal, Shawn Selway
Citizens Take Control (3:00pm–4:30pm)
A discussion of how Hamiltonians have been making change happen in their city.
Moderator: Lyla Miklos
Panellists: Kerry LeClair, Kevin MacKay, Karen Burson
Closing Remarks (4:45-5:00)