Lisa Binkley

Assistant Professor

Lisa Binkley Wp Pic Aug 2019

Email: LBinkley@dal.ca
Phone: 902 494 3361
Fax: 902 494 3349
Mailing Address: 
Department of History. Dalhousie University, 6135 University Ave., PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
 
Research Topics:
  • Indigenous and settler women's histories
  • Material Culture
  • Craft histories - needlework and textiles
  • Digital Humanities

Education

BAH (Human Geography, Queen's)
MA (Human Georgraphy, Queen's)
PhD (Art History and Material Culture, Queen's)

Books

Stitching the Self:  Identity and the Needle Arts.  Eds. Lisa Binkley and Joanna Amos (Bloomsbury Academic, 2019).

Material Identities:  Quilts in Canada and their Makers (UBC Press, forthcoming).

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

"Piecing Heritage in Transition:  The Lakota Sioux Star Quilt as a Symbol of Pan-Indigeneity," in Craft and Heritage:  Intersections in Critical Studies and Practice (Bloomsbury Academic, 2020).

"Marketing Reserve Craft at Agricultural Fairs in the Nineteenth Century," Journal of Canadian Art History, Special Edition, 2019.  

"Whig's Defeat:  Stitching Scottish Identities in Quebec." in Stitching the Self:  Identity and the Needle Arts.  Eds. Lisa Binkley and Joanna Amos (Bloomsbury Academic, 2019).

 

Teaching 2019-2020

  • HIST 2050F - Issues in Indigenous Studies
  • HIST 4500F - Museums, Archives, and Material Culture
  • HIST 2900W - Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture
  • HIST 3222W - Indigenous Textiles in Canada  

Office Hours:

  • Wednesdays from 10:00-12:00
  • and Thursdays from 1:00 - 2:00