AHCS's Professor Charmaine Nelson was named a laureate for Black History Month 2014. The Round Table on Black History Month shines a light on talents within Black communities who have distinguished themselves by their involvement in Quebec society. These role models, who are often in the shadows, have a tremendous impact
on their environments.
The Round Table on Black History Month pays homage to people from Black communities who are devoted, passionate, and determined – and who, through the strength of their identities,
AHCS Departmental Symposium 2014
Speaker Series | Natasha Schüll | "Time on Device: Slot Machine Design & the Turn Away from Risk in Gambling"
Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Time on Device: Slot Machine Design & the Turn Away from Risk in Gambling"
Mechthild Fend, University College London
Body to Body: The Dermatological Wax Moulage as Indexical Image
Peggy Phelan, Media@McGill visiting scholar
"Reconsidering Ronald Reagan: Politics as Performance Art"
Media@McGill "Participatory Media" | Zheng Shengtian | "Hidden from History: The Mexican Influence on Chinese Art"
Hidden from History: the Mexican Influence on Chinese Art
When: February 27, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Arts W-215 (McGill University)
Participatory Medicine is a conference with Patrick Dubé (Living Lab SAT/CHU Ste-Justine), Alessandro Delfanti (Media@McGill) and Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico (Art is Open Source).
Safer Spaces Workshop: Understanding Discrimination: frameworks and first steps for implementing equity in professional practice
Designed specifically for the McGill context, this workshop will expose the participant to a number of concepts related to equity and discrimination. During this session, participants will examine ways that unconscious or unintended bias can work its way into everyday interactions; they will analyze culture and identity to understand how bias forms, and how it impacts relationships; and they will work through practical scenarios to develop language, responses, and strategies for addressing inequality and subtle bias in the office and classroom settings.
Speaker Series Winter 2014 | Amy Slaton | "Go/No-Go: Measurement, Inscription, and the Legible Industrial Worker"
Art History & Communication Studies
Winter 2014 Speaker Series
Department of History and Politics, Drexel University, Philadelphia PA
Go/No-Go: Measurement, Inscription, and the Legible Industrial Worker