Qualicum History Conference this weekend in Parksville

Qualicum is here!

Our program kicks off at 7:30 this evening in Parksville, with the plenary lecture given by visiting scholar Allyson Poska, entitled “Thinking Transimperially: A New Framework for Atlantic History.”

Complete final program


Materials will be available at the hotel in hard copy for conference attendees.

UVic students, faculty and staff, please fill out a Conference Registration form, or pick one up at the History Department office, and submit to Heather in the History Department (histgrad@uvic.ca)

The conference will be held at the Quality Resort Bayside hotel in Parksville, which you can view here: http://www.qualityresortparksville.com. Pricing per person includes 2 nights’ accommodation, two buffet breakfasts, one buffet lunch, and the Saturday night dinner banquet. We’re able to offer a $70 reduction on conference costs for all UVic History students, as shown in the “UVic Student Price” column, below (thank-you, Qualicum Auction supporters!):

REGULAR                            UVIC STUDENT

Single:   $294.79                 Single:   $224.79
Double:  $198.82                 Double:  $128.82
Triple:    $177.93                 Triple:    $107.93
Quad:     $163.22                 Quad:     $93.22

Deadline for conference registration = January 10, 2014

Deadline for payment = January 17, 2014.

REGISTER EARLY! In previous years, high registration has meant that late registrants have been accommodated in an overflow hotel. Please register early to guarantee your room in the main conference location!

With participants from five universities, this promises to be a very exciting conference. We're looking forward to seeing you there!

Please contact Dr. Jill Walshaw at qualicum@uvic.ca if you have any questions.