Event Information

Solarity: After Oil School 2

May 23-25, 2019

Canadian Centre for Architecture / Centre Canadien d’Architecture (CCA)

1920 Baile St., Montreal, QC

www.cca.qc.ca

Thursday 23 May

5:30 pm – Book launch – CCA Bookstore

Imre Szeman, On Petrocultures (West Virginia University Press, 2019)

6:30 – 8:00 pm – Opening keynote (public) – Paul Desmarais Theatre, CCA

“Harvesting Sunlight”

Nicole Starosielski, Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Friday 24 May

(all sessions Shaughnessy House, CCA, except as noted)

9:00 -10:00 am – Plenary

refreshments

10:30 am -12 noon – Workshops

lunch

1:30 – 4:00 pm – Workshops

refreshments

4:30 – 5:30 pm – Plenary

6:30 – 8:00 pm – Panel discussion (public) – Paul Desmarais Theatre, CCA

  • Nandita Badami, Anthropology, UC Irvine.
  • Melina Laboucan-Massimo, Indigenous Research Fellow, David Suzuki Foundation.
  • Amanda Boetzkes, Art History, Guelph University.
  • Elena Bennett, Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University
  • Kyle Whyte, Timnick Chair in the Humanities, Michigan State University

Saturday 25 May

(all sessions Shaughnessy House, CCA, except as noted)

9:00 – 10:00 am – Plenary

refreshments

10:30am – 12 noon – Workshops

lunch

1:30 – 4:00 pm – Workshops

refreshments

4:30 – 6:00 pm – Plenary

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Reception

Solarity Accommodations

The following are options for hotel accommodations at a preferred rate associated with Solarity: After Oil School 2:

Le Meridien Versailles

1808 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal 888-933-8111 reservations@versailleshotels.com

10 minute walk to Canadian Centre for Architecture

Rates: Deluxe 2 Double $189; Deluxe 1 King $189; Suite 1 King $209

Group code: Le Meridien Versailles UAE23S

Château Versailles 

1659 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal 888-933-8111

10 minute walk to Canadian Centre for Architecture

Rate: $179 (ground floor rooms -1 bed; includes breakfast)

Group code: Château Versailles UAE23B

Le Nouvel Hôtel and Spa

1740 Rene-Levesque West, Montreal, QC Tel: 514-931-0961 / 800-363-6063

5 minute walk to Canadian Centre for Architecture

Rate: $154.00 plus taxes (2 queen beds)

Group code: “Solarities Summer School”

McGill Residence Carrefour Sherbrooke

475 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Tel: 514-398-5200 E-mail: reserve.residences@mcgill.ca

27 minute walk/17 minutes public transport/10 minute taxi to Canadian Centre for Architecture

Rate: $115.00+taxes (2 queen beds; $20.00 each additional guest; breakfast included)