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Innovation & Its Contestants - AHCS Emerging Scholars Conference

Fri, 2014-04-18 09:00 - 20:30
MAI (Montréal, arts interculturel : 3680 rue Jeanne Mance

Innovation is a buzzword with remarkable contemporary currency, one frequently instrumentalized in the constant search for new technologies, means of production, market adaptations, scientific discoveries and social changes. With its more insidious applications in mind, a number of recent academic discussions – from visual culture studies and the global art history to the history of science and media archaeology – have come to treat the paradigm with caution, even scepticism.

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2014 AHCS Departmental Symposium

Wed, 2014-04-16 13:00 - 19:00
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

AHCS Departmental Symposium 2014

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Speaker Series | Natasha Schüll | "Time on Device: Slot Machine Design & the Turn Away from Risk in Gambling"

Thu, 2014-04-10 17:30
Arts Building : W-215, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Natasha Schüll
Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Time on Device: Slot Machine Design & the Turn Away from Risk in Gambling"

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Speaker Series | Mechthild Fend | "Body to Body: The Dermatological Wax Moulage as Indexical Image"

Thu, 2014-03-27 17:30
Arts Building : W-215, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Mechthild Fend, University College London

Body to Body: The Dermatological Wax Moulage as Indexical Image

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Media@McGill | Peggy Phelan | "Reconsidering Ronald Reagan: Politics as Performance Art"

Thu, 2014-03-20 17:30
Arts Building : W-215, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Peggy Phelan, Media@McGill visiting scholar

"Reconsidering Ronald Reagan: Politics as Performance Art"

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Media@McGill "Participatory Media" | Zheng Shengtian | "Hidden from History: The Mexican Influence on Chinese Art"

Thu, 2014-02-27 17:30
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Media@McGill presents:

Hidden from History: the Mexican Influence on Chinese Art

When: February 27, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

Where: Arts W-215 (McGill University)

Abstract

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Media@McGill | Participatory Medicine Conference

Thu, 2014-02-13 17:30

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).

 

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Speaker Series Winter 2014 | Amy Slaton | "Go/No-Go: Measurement, Inscription, and the Legible Industrial Worker"

Thu, 2014-02-20 17:30
Arts Building : W-215, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Art History & Communication Studies

Winter 2014 Speaker Series

Amy Slaton

Department of History and Politics, Drexel University, Philadelphia PA

Go/No-Go: Measurement, Inscription, and the Legible Industrial Worker

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Speaker Series | Glen Peers | "Thinking with Things in Byzantium"

Thu, 2014-01-30 17:30
Arts Building : W-215, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Art History and Communication Studies Speaker Series Winter 2014 presents:

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Professor Charmaine Nelson speaking at "Create Dangerously: Congress of Black Writers and Artists"

Sun, 2013-10-20 14:40
3480 rue McTavish : Salles Madeleine Parent & Lev Bukhman rooms

Professor Charmaine Nelson of the Department of Art History and Communication Studies will be presenting Some thoughts on the Visual Culture of Canadian Slavery” at

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