Pam Hall

Email: p.hall@mun.ca
Phone: 754-7731
Website: www.pamhall.ca

Education

BFA with Distinction (Visual Arts), Sir George Williams University, (Concordia), 1973

M Ed (Art Education), University of Alberta, 1978

Thesis Title: Commonalities between Highly Creative Artists and Scientists

Ph D (Interdisciplinary: Sociology, Folklore, Humanities), Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2013

Dissertation Title: Recruiting the Visual—Knowing our CommonPlace: Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge. Online at http://research.library.mun.ca/2434/

Research Interests

art as research, knowledge production and social practice; visual and material culture; space, place and ecology; local knowledges ; alternative cartographies; embodied labour, vernacular practice; art and science; the politics and ethics of cultural production; feminist and post-colonial studies; medicine, health, the female body; progressive education; representation and cultural practice; post-capitalist community economies: visual methods and nonrepresentational theory

Selected Public Projects, Conferences, Publications

2014

  • HouseWork(s), solo survey exhibition at The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John’s
  • A Wish and a Prayer, Faculty of Medicine Library, MUN, St. John’s
  • Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge, permanent installation, Bonne Bay Marine Station, Norris Point
  • Moving Forward: Building Economically, Socially and Ecologically Resilient Fisheries and Coastal Communities- Policy Booklet with Rosemary Ommer and Barb Neis, http://www.curra.ca
  • Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge, http://www.curra.ca/local_knowledge.htm

2013

  • Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge, Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University, St. John’s
  • A Wish and a Prayer, interactive public installation- Corner Brook Public Library, Corner Brook, NL, and Kindale Public Library, Stephenville, NL

2012

  • NO Discipline- thinking and doing in-between. Keynote Address- 14th Aldrich Interdisciplinary Conference, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL

2011

  • Sites of Encounter- Panel Presentation and closing session facilitation at Making, Meaning and Context: a Radical Reconsideration of Art’s Work- Goddard College, Vermont

2010

  • Plenary Panel presentation- The Artist in Medicine- Annual Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME), St. John’s, NL

Contact

Department of Geography

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

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