Claude T. Bissell Building, Room 205, University of Toronto Toronto , ON
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Ruskin, Morris, and Craft Today
"The hand, the head, and the heart": Ruskin, Morris, and Craftsmanship Today
This one day symposium (June 3, 2017) (10am-4pm) at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus, is jointly hosted by The Guild of St. George and the William Morris Society of Canada.
This symposium will focus on the influence of John Ruskin and William Morris on craftsmanship, both in their own time and on those who continue to honour that legacy in their work today. This international symposium will feature scholars and artists from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
REGISTRATION 9:30-10 (Coffee)
10-11am David Latham (York University) "'Noble Grotesques': From Ruskin to Morris to Toronto" 11-12pm Sara Atwood (Portland State University) "'Syllable by syllable': Ruskin and the Art of Language"
1-2pm Kateri Ewing (Artist and Teacher) "Learning to See" 2-3pm Rachel Dickinson (Manchester Metropolitan University) "Ruskin, Morris and the Fabric of Craftsmanship"
3-3:15 COFFEE BREAK
3:15-4pm Ann Gagné (George Brown College) "Craft, Maker Culture, and Repurposing Materials in Toronto: Morris and Ruskin in Practice"
Claude T. Bissell Building, Room 205, University of Toronto (View)
140 St.George Street
Toronto , ON M5S 3G6