Dr. Jessica Jacobson-Konefall is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Globalization and Cultural Studies, University of Manitoba. Since 2010 she has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Winnipeg. She begins a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship at University of Toronto this fall, in the Department of History of Art, focusing on eco art and ecological citizenship in Canada (2017-19).
Dr Jacobson -Konefall is one of two Canada 150 Scholars-in-Residence at the 2017 Spur Winnipeg Festival.
This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between The Spur Festival, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.
Cette initiative est rendue possible grâce au Fonds communautaire pour le 150e anniversaire du Canada, qui est une collaboration entre <<community foundation>>, les fondations communautaires canadiennes, le gouvernement du Canada et des leaders extraordinaires de l’Atlantique au Pacifique à l’Arctique.
The following is an essay by Canada 150 Spur Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Jessica Jacobson-Konefall. At Spur Festivals in Winnipeg (May 4-7) and Halifax (October 27-29) Spur Canada 150 artists and scholars in residence program will integrate artistic practice and scholarly perspectives . . .