Riley Fellow Lecture: Alessandro Portelli, "On the Uses of Memory"

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 19:00
U of W, Eckhardt Gramatté Hall, 3rd Floor Centennial Hall
H. Sanford Riley Fellowship in Canadian History Presents:
On the Uses of Memory
A Lecture by Riley Fellow Dr. Alessandro Portelli,
Professor of American Literature, University of Rome
Acknowledged internationally as the most influential oral historian of the last quarter century, Professor Portelli will explore studies of memory and oral history in contemporary society.
The Oral History Centre invites all faculty, students, and the community to attend. Admission is free and there is no need to RSVP.
For more information contact the Oral History Centre at 204-258-3090 or
This lecture marks the opening of the International Workshop on Oral History at the Oral History Centre, University of Winnipeg, October 1–3, 2015.
The workshop will feature panels of Oral History Centre associate faculty members from the University of Winnipeg, and prominent researchers from across Canada. For further information, and to view or download the complete workshop schedule, see the International Workshop on Oral History event page (coming soon).


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