Keynote Address:

Dr. Serena Keshavjee

Dr. Serena Keshavjee
Photo credit: Melissa Tait

Serena Keshavjee is an Associate Professor at the University of Winnipeg in the Department of the History of Art, where she teaches nineteenth and twentieth century art and architecture.  In 2014, Dr. Keshavjee received the Clifford J. Robson Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence. She has researched and published on the convergence between science and occulture in modern art.  Her current work is focused on scientific photographs of ectoplasm and spirit photography, which will be the topic of her keynote address for the Wollesen Memorial Graduate Symposium.

Dr. Keshavjee will be presenting:

Teleplasmic Trances: Theatre and Technology in the Scientific Séances of  Winnipeg’s Dr. T. G. Hamilton