Symposium | Why We Remember: HIV/AIDS Media Now

Friday, February 12, 2016 10:00toSaturday, February 13, 2016 21:00

Why We Remember: HIV/AIDS Media Now
Feb 12–13, 2016


Friday, February 12th

Casa del Popolo - 4873 Boul. St. Laurent

10:00am – 10:45am  
Listening in HIV/AIDS Activism
Dont Rhine (Ultra-red Collective)

10:45am – 11:00pm Coffee Break

11:00am – 12:30pm
Youth Participation, Digital Media and Taking Action Roundtable
Claudia Mitchell, Hani Sadati, Haleh Raissadat and Katie MacEntee

12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch Break

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Migration, Mobilization, and Archical Justice
Karma Chàvez: From Footnote to Monograph: The Search for An Immigration Archive in AIDS Activist History
Viviane Namaste: Making Sense of Oversight in Archival Research and Practices

3:00pm – 3:15pm Coffee Break

3:15pm – 4:30pm
Art-making, Public Culture, and Poster Activism
Vincent Chevalier: My Best Friends Bedding: Art, AIDS, Anecdotes
Alex McClelland: Remembering Now: Poster/virus and Collective Action


Saturday, February 13th, 2016

La Vitrola - 4602 Boul. St. Laurent

10:00am – 11:30am
Affect and Community Building in Contemporary Activist Cultures
Jessica Whitbread: Love Positive Women
Theodore (ted) Kerr: AIDS 1969

11:30am – 11:45am Coffee Break

11:45 – 1:15pm
The Stories We Tell, AIDS in Classrooms and Movement Histories
Karen Herland: Transmitting Meaning in the Classroom
Ryan Conrad: How to Start a Fire Standing in a Pile of Ashes?

1:15pm – 2:30pm Lunch Break

2:30pm – 4:30pm
Reanimating Personal Family Archives
Screening and Discussion moderated by Alanna Thain
Cecilia Aldarondo: Memories of a Penitent Heart
Richard Fung: Sea in the Blood

4:30pm – 7:00pm Dinner Break

7:00 – 8:00pm
Marlon Bailey
Performance: Exploring Black Queer Sex, Love, and Life in the Age of AIDS

8:00pm Onwards
Closing Party, “Love Positivity”
With Valentine and Social-Media photo booth for Love Positive Women campaign, presented in partnership with AIDS Community Care Montréal.

Accessibility Info:
Casa del Popolo is accessible to mobility devices; please contact IGSF for details.
Unfortunately, La Vitrola is not wheelchair-accessible. The venue is on the second floor.




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