Zohar Kfir – Testimony Project Thursday, October 12

Join us at Concordia’s Curating and Public Scholarship Lab (CAPSL) for two back-to-back events co-hosted by FNC explore and the Sexual Assault Resource Centre-Concordia University ! 5:00 – 6:30 pm Testimony Project: Panel discussion + virtual reality demo Testimony is an interactive documentary for virtual reality that shares the stories of five survivors of sexual assault and […]

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CaPSL Open House – Thursday Oct 12th 6:30 -8:00

6:30 – 8:00 pm CaPSL Open House + Refreshments! Undergraduates and graduate students, faculty and staff welcome! Come meet CaPSL staff and partners and learn more about upcoming projects and events at CaPSL; a hub where faculty, students, and community and museum partners translate academic scholarship into on-site and mobile exhibitions that respond to critical […]

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Inaugural Int’l Conference of the Council for Museum Anthropology

Museum Anthropology Futures May 25-27, 2017, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Please click here for website and registration. This conference invites museum anthropologists (academics, students, and museum professionals), artists, art historians, as well as curators and community thinkers and actors for 2.5 days of stimulating sessions, sustained knowledge exchange, and museum visits. “Museum Anthropology Futures” seeks […]

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Images and Power: Black Women – May 1st to May 10th, 2017

RADIO INTERVIEWS on the event! Radio Canada International (RCI) invited the exhibition team for a couple of interviews. Mouloud Boukala, member of the scientific team of the exhibition, presents in French the origins of the project among other topics: http://www.rcinet.ca/fr/2017/05/06/le-pouvoir-dun-portrait-exposition-images-et-pouvoir-femmes-noires/ Adriana Cabrera Cleves, co-curator of the exhibition, speaks in Spanish about the curatorial process undertaken […]

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Exhibit – Dancing Agents: Remapping Gender and Remixing Traces in Digital Culture

Vernissage: THURSDAY, MARCH 23 @ 5:00PM — Wine and Hors d’Oeuvres Date: March 23, 2017 – March 28, 2017 – This exhibit in collaboration with Goldjian traces back the artistic journey of Dr. Margaret Jean Westby’s PhD research-creation project of making a mess of dance and technology through the framework of feminist Science and Technology Studies.

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Workshop E: Remixing Knowledge in Dialogue: Conceptualizing Power in the Institution

Workshop  facilitated by Margaret Jean Westby, her description is as follows: The workshop “Conceptualizing Power in the Institution” addresses issues of authority, distribution, gender, and politics between universities, research labs, graduate committees, faculty, administration, and students. I will define and present a workshop about the Imposter Syndrome and how it impacts gender, politics, and multiple […]

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Remixing Knowledge in Dialogue: Navigating Interdisciplinarity Panel

For “Navigating Interdisciplinarity Research-Creation Practices” panel, a round table discussion between Sofian Audry, Mélanie Binette, Joanna Donehower, Taien Ng-Chan, Annie Katsura Rollins, and Margaret Jean Westby (research-creation scholars) that will address performative methodologies outside the boundaries of disciplinary and academic frameworks. The discussion will focus on research-creation works, looking at examples of specific performances and […]

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Standing on Their Shoulders

As part of Black History Month, CaPSL presents a community event organized with the Black Community Resource Centre (BCRC). Standing on Their Shoulders is an initiative to highlight, preserve, and pass on the Black, English-Speaking history of Montreal’s Little Burgundy district  and engage Black youth to reflect on this heritage through the creation of a series of short videos. […]

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