Thursday, June 25, 2009

Language Norms & Identities In Contemporary Canada, Venice Biennale Recap, Camp Uoft

June 18th, 2009
Guests on the show:

1. Professor Carol Percy, Department of English at the University of Toronto

Our first guest of the hour was Carol Percy from the Department of English at the University of Toronto. Carol is one of the organizers of the discussion series “Language Norms & Identities In Contemporary Canada” which took place June 22nd - June 24th.

2. Christopher Regimbal, Curatorial Assistant at The Justina M. Barnicke Gallery

Next on the show we spoke to Christopher Regimbal, a curatiorial assistant at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery. Christopher just recently returned from the Canadian Pavilion at the 53rd Venice Biennale and he spoke about some of the highlights of his experience. He also spoke briefly about Noise Ghost; the current exhibition at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery.

3. Mike Cordingley, Camp UofT

Our last guest on the program was Mike Cordingley, a director at Camp Uoft. Mike attended the Festival of Excellence at Varsity Stadium and he spoke about what it was like to witness Usain Bolt run the 100 metre dash. As a director at Camp Uoft Mike also was able to elaborate on the wide array of programming available they offer and what it is about Camp UofT that sets it apart from other city camps.

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