The Labour of “Un-forgetting”: Co-creating Documentary with Indigenous Communities

Coordinates: Friday, November 16 at 8:30pm (La Lumière Collective) With Iphigénie Marcoux-Fortier (Concordia University) For the past fifteen years, Iphigénie’s work and approach as a documentary maker in indigenous contexts has constantly evolved, fed by multiple experiences that have helped her to situate herself, both personally and politically. In this presentation, she will show clips from […]

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ALEXANDRA JUHASZ, “MY VHS AIDS ARCHIVES: CONFESSIONS FROM THE FIELD OF QUEER FEMINIST MEDIA PRAXIS”

Coordinates: Saturday, November 17 at 4:15pm (EV 6.720) Committed media praxis is a doing as much as it is a knowing. Queerness is a manner of being as much as it is a politics, theory, or set of modish objects. Queer cinema might have institutional anthologies and canons, but for me it needs stranger sites […]

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Charles Acland, “Two Steves Go to Hollywood: The Media Work of Bannon and Mnuchin”

Coordinates: Friday, November 16 at 4:45pm (LB 322) The traffic between Hollywood and Washington is not new. But in 2016 we witnessed the unusually rapid political elevation of individuals whose lack of public service experience dramatically contrasted their deep involvement in media production: Steve Bannon, Steven Mnuchin, and, of course, Donald Trump. With focused attention […]

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ETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH IN MEDIA STUDIES: PRACTICE, METHODOLOGY, AND ETHICS FOR FIELDWORK

Coordinates: Thursday, Nov 15 at 2pm, the Global Emergent Media Lab (FB 630.15) Participants: Vicki Mayer (Tulane – Communication and Media), Joshua Neves (CURC, Concordia – Film Studies), Alessandra Renzi (Concordia – Communications) Registration for this event is FULL. Please email patbrodie337[at]gmail.com to be placed on the waiting list. This is a SEPARATE registration from […]

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VICKI MAYER, “FUN AND LOATHING IN MEDIA STUDIES: NOTES FROM THE FIELD”

Coordinates: Thursday, Nov 15 at 6PM (EV 6.720) Media Studies as a field of study has reveled in its hybridity since its beginnings in the 1990s. Being neither humanistic fish nor social scientistic foul, media studies attracted students with the allures of unbounded inquiries and creative ways of doing critique in the academy. Pleasure was one […]

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