Wednesdays at the Galt
The Lethbridge Police Service has a dedicated team of members who are assigned to the downtown area of the city. These officers work diligently to keep the downtown safe by patrolling on foot, bike and the very recognizable Downtown Patrol Unit van. Join members of the unit to find out about their efforts collaborating with community partners working on the issues faced by the downtown, connecting with businesses and citizens, and taking ownership of this neighbourhood.
Kevin McGeough will discuss how maps to ancient sites in science fiction and fantasy film and television are used to create imaginative moral geographies through which antiquity is invoked as a means of discussing the present.
In this presentation by Jim Linville, the geography and sometimes biting social commentary of Pratchett’s Discworld is used as a traveller’s guide to some aspects of the world as imagined by those who think the earth really is flat.
This talk by Jay Gamble focuses on the relationship between fantasy literature and the epic tradition, a tradition that includes works such as Beowulf, Homer's Iliad and Virgil's The Aeneid.
Eaton’s was an important commercial center in Lethbridge for many years. This exhibit explores its beginnings, the height of its popularity and its eventual downfall at the turn of the twenty-first century.
Amanda Scout will lead the KAIROS Blanket Exercise, an interactive learning experience that shares the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.
What makes Canadian speculative fiction distinct from that produced elsewhere? What are current trends in the Canadian version of the genre?