MUSIC FESTIVALS AND THE CANADIAN CULTURAL PUBLIC SPHERE
— “Talking Jazz at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival, 1956-58.” In Northern Exposure: Canada and Canadians in the Shadow of the American Century, edited by Michael Stevenson and Asa McKercher. Vancouver: UBC Press, [forthcoming 2023].
— “Youth, Drugs, and Surveillance at Manseau’s Woodstock Pop Festival.” In Pleasure and Panic: New Essays on the History of Alcohol and Drugs, edited by Dan Malleck and Cheryl Warsh, 77-105. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2022.
Conferences and Presentations:
“Festival Canadiana: Jazz, Nation, and the Cultural Public Sphere.” 13th International Conference of the Institute for Jazz Research (University of Music and Performing Arts). Graz; 11 June 2022.
“Québec 70: La déroute des festivals pop.” 73rd annual meeting of the Institut d’histoire de l’Amérique française (IHAF). Virtual conference; 8 October 2021.
“Forging Solidarities at Mariposa ’75: Forward Into a New Decade.” Between Postwar and Present Day: Canada, 1970-2000, Local, National, Global conference (University of Toronto). Virtual conference; 8 May 2021.
“Talkin’ Jazz in Canada: The Festival Scene of the Late Fifties.” Canada in the Age of Eisenhower conference (Bill Graham Centre). Virtual conference; 7 May 2021.
“Jazz for Canadian Highbrows: The Bard, the Princess, and the Duke at Stratford, 1956-58.” Public talk sponsored by the Department of History at Brock University. Virtual talk; 20 November 2020.
“Culture, Memory, and the Times in Which We Live.” Journée d’étude Ronald Rudin at the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (COHDS). Montreal; 15 November 2019.
“Manseau Under the Gaze: Youth Counterculture and Surveillance in Quebec.” 8th biennial meeting of the Urban History Association (UHA). Chicago; 15 October 2016.
“Surveiller Manseau: révolution hippie, drogue et jeunesse québécoise dans la mire du pouvoir.” Contre-culture: existences et persistances international conference (Université de Montréal). Montreal; 15 October 2015.
This research was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture, and the University of Toronto. It is currently supported by Queen’s University.