June 29 to August 6, 2005

Location: De Sève Cinema – Concordia University,
1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West

Sponsored by the Department of Art History, the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, the Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies, Concordia University.

Held in conjunction with the Sam Borenstein Retrospective at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. (June 30 to September 18, 2005); Hart House, University of Toronto (October 6 to November 3, 2005); Owens Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, N.B. (January 13 to February 25, 2006)

June 29, 4:30 PM: Dr Esther Trépanier, Professor, Department of Art History, UQAM,
*Jewish Artists and a New Understanding of Modernity in the Montreal Artistic Scene of the 1930s (in English)

July 4, 3:30 PM: Dr Pierre Anctil, Director, Institute of Canadian Studies, Ottawa University,
*The Poetry of Jacob-Isaac Segal as a Reflection of Borenstein’s Yiddish Milieu in Montreal
(in English, French and Yiddish)

July 4, 6:30 PM: Jean-Pierre Labiau, Art Historian,
*A Look at the Relationship Between Borenstein’s Work and European Painting (in French)

July 6, 3:30 PM: Dr David Howes, Director of the Concordia Sensoria Research Team (CONSERT), Professor of Anthropology
*Crossing Sensations: Synaesthesia in the Paintings of Sam Borenstein and Remedios Varo (in English)

August 1, 3:30 PM: Joyce Borenstein, Animation Filmmaker,
*Screening and discussion of film: Colours of my Father: A Portrait of Sam Borenstein (in English)

August 3, 3:30 PM: Dr Loren Lerner, Professor of Art History, Concordia University,
*Even Deeper Than Meets the Eye: New Insights on the Work and Life of Sam Borenstein (in English)

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