Media Rurality, special serial issue of Heliotrope
Media Rurality, special serial issue of Heliotrope (
Media Rurality Series in Heliotrope
In June 2022, the Grierson Research Group hosted an international colloquium on the theme Media Rurality. Initial publications arising from the event are beginning to appear in series on Heliotrope, the journal of the Environmental Media Lab (edited by Tessa Brown and Mél Hogan at the University of Calgary).
Public Talk with ISCEI Artist in Residence Tiffany Shaw
ISCEI is very excited to announce a series of upcoming events featuring the 2023 Artist-in Residence, Writer-in-Residence, and Knowledge Holder.
Tomasz Grusiecki wins Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize
Tomasz Grusiecki (PhD ’17), who is currently
2023 ISCEI Artist in Residence: Tiffany Shaw
The Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative (ISCEI) appointed Tiffany Shaw as the 2023 Mellon Artist-in-Residence.
Media Rurality Colloquium on June 16-17
The Grierson Research Group and the Department for Art History and Communication Studies present Media Rurality, a two-day public hybrid online/in-person colloquium on June 16-17, 2022, at the Macdonald Campus of McGill University. The event is organized by Dr. Patrick Brodie (FRQSC Postdoctoral Fellow, Communication Studies, McGill University) and Dr.
Artist in Residence: Dayna Danger
The Department of Art History and Communication Studies and Mellon Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative (ISCEI) welcome artist Dayna Danger as the second Indigenous Artist in Residence at McGill.
Dayna Danger is a 2Spirit/Queer, Métis/Saulteaux/Polish visual artist raised in Miiskwaagamiwiziibiing, Treaty 1 territory, or so-called Winnipeg, Manitoba. They are currently based in Tiohtiá:ke/Mōniyāng, or so-called Montreal, Quebec.
Rach Klein receives the Arts and Science Class of 1966 in the faculty of Arts Fellowship
The research supported by Arts and Science Class of 1966 in the faculty of Arts Fellowship. examines a series of three photographs held by the McCord Museum that were captured by amateur photographer and residential school teacher, Alice Constance Dunn, who was born in Quebec.
Artist in Residence: Caroline Monnet
The Department of Art History and Communication Studies and Mellon Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative (ISCEI) welcome artist Caroline Monnet as the first Indigenous Artist in Residence at McGill.
Prof. Charmaine Nelson named Tier 1 Canada Research Chair at NSCAD
Congratulations to Professor Charmaine Nelson, who was named the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Transatlantic Black Diasporic Art and Community Engagement at NSCAD in Halifax, Nova Scotia. AHCS is grateful for Professor Nelson's significant contributions to McGill, our department and our students. We have all benefited from Professor Nelson's vital scholarship, friendship and commitment to addressing systemic racism through institutional change.
Alumni news: Susana Vargas Cervantes
Susana Vargas Cervantes writes, researches and teaches. Her research mines the connections between gender, sexuality, class and skin tonalities to reconceptualize pigmentocracy. She is the author of the book The Little Old Lady Killer: The Sensationalized Crimes of Mexico's First Female Serial Killer (NYU Press, 2019) and Mujercitos (Editorial RM, 2015).
PhD Sarah Carter receives Mark-Madoff Prize for essay
Sarah Carter, Art History PhD candidate, is the recipient of the Mark Madoff Prize for her essay entitled "'Our Modern Priapus': Thauma and the Isernian Simulacra", which she presented at the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference last October. More information about the prize is available here: http://csecs.ca/awards/.
PhD Robin Lynch awarded 2019-20 Terra Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Congratulations to Art History PhD Robin Lynch, who was recently awarded the 2019-2020 Terra Foundation Pre-Doctoral fellowship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC, for her dissertation project "Packaging Environments: The Art and Design of the Container Corporation of America".