KELANN
CURRIE-WILLIAMS



PHOTOGRAPHY
   
    row
     haligonia
     uncrown her
     close-ups
     super(i)mposition
      in dialogue
   
 
     17-18
     15-16


DESIGN

      editorial design
      illustrations

      event posters  

    
ABOUT
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EDUCATION

Present, MA Candidate, Individualized Program (Interdisciplinary Humanities in Oral History, Visual Culture, Black Canadian Studies, Archive Studies, and Photography Theory), Concordia University, Montreal.

2018, Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies (+ Minor in Film Studies), Concordia University, Montreal.


AWARDS/GRANTS

2020 Mitacs Inc. Research Training Award (RTA) 

2019 INDI Research Travel Grant

2019 SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canadian Graduate Scholarship Master's (CGS-M)

2018 Concordia Merit Scholarship


PUBLICATIONS

“Beyond Ontological Autonomy: Finding One’s Self in Relations” in Identity Landscapes: Contemplating Place and the Construction of Self. Ed. Ellyn Lyle. Brill | Sense Publishers, 2020, pp. 174-184. Co-written with Peter Graham, Mindy Carter, and Rena Upitis

“New Pasts, Old Futures: Reimagining the Narrative of Montreal’s Negro Community Centre.” Art, Education, Politics and Poetry at Montreal’s Negro Community Centre, special issue of Quebec Heritage News, edited  by Rod MacLeod, vol. 12, no 1, Fall 2017, pp. 25-27.


OTHER WRITINGS

REVIEW: “The Autism Monologues” (Montreal Fringe), Alt. Theatre Online Magazine, June 21 2018.

REVIEW: “Don’t Read the Comments” (Montreal Fringe), Alt. Theatre Online Magazine, June 26 2018.


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“Makers and Keepers: A Life In, Around, and Through Photographs”, COHDS 7th Emerging Scholars Symposium: Oral History, Digital Storytelling, and Creative Practice: Feminist Spatial Stories at Concordia University, Montreal, QC, 5-6 March 2020. 

“In The Legacy of Marronage: Black Intellectual Life and Alternative Ways of Knowing and Being in the University”, Protests and Pedagogy: The Legacies of Caribbean student resistance and the Sir George Williams Affair, Montreal 1969 at Concordia University, Montreal, QC, 9 February 2019.

“Life After Demolition: The Absented Presence of Montreal’s Negro Community Centre”, Loss: A Symposium at McGill University, Montreal, QC, 10 May 2019.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2020, Teaching Assistant, WSDB 291 - Introduction to Contemporary Concerns in Women’s Studies, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University, Montreal

2018, Teaching Assistant and Lab Instructor, COMS 374 - Communication Media Production: Intermedia II, Department of Communication Studies,Concordia University, Montreal.

2017, Teaching Assistant and Lab Instructor, COMS 374 - Communication Media Production: Intermedia II, Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University, Montreal.

2016, Teaching Assistant and Lab Instructor, COMS 274 - Communication Media Production: Intermedia I, Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University, Montreal.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019,  Design and Promotional Assistant, Loss: A Symposium, McGill University, Montreal.

2018, Editorial & Circulation Assistant, Alt.theatre magazine, Montreal. 


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Sights of Feeling, Milieux Institute, Montreal, October 19, 2018.