Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Zehrs Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, 1045 Paisley Road, Guelph
Topic: The Hotel Visitor’s Book: Secrets, Lies and Everyday Jottings
Speaker: Dr. Kevin James, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph.
Brief Overview: In this talk, Kevin explores the value of the hotel register as a historical source, drawing on surviving books from Victorian Ireland to show how they illuminate infidelity, modes of travel and the social regimes of the hotel.
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