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Call for papers for the “1971-2021: 50 ans de corpus montréalais” conference

CIRM is proud to contribute as a partner to the international conference 1971-2021: 50 ans de corpus montréalais à titre de partenaire. This event organized by Hélène Blondeau (U. of Florida), Marty Laforest (UQTR), and Wim Remysen (McGill U.) marks the 50th anniversary of the French-language corpus Montréal 1971, which has left its mark on modern sociolinguistics.

Published: 6 Aug 2020

Three CIRM members receive SSHRC and FRQSC grants!

Erin Hurley (Co-director of the research-action axis “Digital culture, art, literature, and performance”):

Alongside Nicole Nolette (University of Waterloo), Marie-Christine Lesage (UQAM), and Shauna Janssen (Concordia University), Erin Hurley has received a SSHRC grant for a four-day conference initially planned to be held in Montreal from May 25th to 28th, at the Université du Québec à Montréal and Concordia University. The conference has

Published: 12 May 2020

Four CIRM members receive SSHRC grants

Le CRIEM warmly congratulates Harold Bérubé, Mary Anne Poutanen, Nik Luka, and Julie Ravary-Pilon for receiving grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)!

Published: 29 Apr 2020

COVID-19: CIRM is still active!

In these times of spatial distancing, the public sphere is going digital and becoming a space of solidarity to which CIRM hopes to contribute in its own way.

Published: 21 Apr 2020

Remembering Jarrett Rudy (1970 - 2020)

Born November 14, 1970, in Stratford, and raised in Tavistock, Ontario. He died at home on April 4, 2020, from complications following heart surgery, at 49 years of age. His early passing is deeply mourned by his wife, Cynthia Kelly, father and mother, Bob & Joan (Korgaard) Rudy, brother and sister-in-law, Jensen & Heidi (Janzen) Rudy, their two children, Daniel & Kate Rudy, and Heidi’s father, Peter Janzen.

Published: 16 Apr 2020

CIRM welcomes Anna Giaufret, international member from Université de Gênes

CIRM invites you to meet Anna Giaufret, international member and associate professor of the Department of Languages and French and Modern Culture of Université de Gênes. Temporarily in Montreal until November 30th, the researcher will partake in CIRM activities and will pursue her researches on Montreal comic art, a topic on which she is preparing a book for 2020, with the Presse de l’Université Laval.

Published: 16 Nov 2019

CIRM mandated to build an advisory committee

On October 22nd, Montreal City Council members came to a mutual research agreement between the City and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM) for the realization of a project regarding the implementation of the Politique de l’enfant’s five intervention axes “Naître, grandir, s’épanouir à Montréal: de l’enfant à l’adolescence”.

Published: 16 Nov 2019

Lysandre Champagne receives a SSHRC Scholarship

Congratulations to Lysandre Champagne, CIRM's BMO Doctoral Fellow for 2019-2020, for the reception of a SSHRC PhD Scholarship!

Published: 21 Sep 2019

8 resident scholars appointed at CIRM

  CIRM is confirmed as a privileged place of residence for researchers working on Montreal with the appointment of 8 Canadian and foreign researchers as resident and visiting scholars for the summer of 2019 and the upcoming academic year!


Published: 5 Jul 2019

CIRM welcomes three new members

CIRM is pleased to announce the addition of three new members: Guillaume Éthier (UQAM), Övgü Ülgen (Université de Montréal) and Matthew Claudel (MIT)!


Published: 5 Jul 2019

CIRM welcomes visiting scholar Fabio Scetti

CIRM is pleased to welcome linguist Fabio Scetti for a three-months research residency!

Dr. Scetti holds a PhD from Université Paris Descartes and is currently an associate researcher at CLESTHIA Laboratory (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle). His work in sociolinguistics and lexicography focuses mainly on migrations, language variations and minority languages ​​in danger.

Published: 21 Jun 2019

Montreal wins the Smart Cities Challenge!

The City of Montreal wins $ 50 million for Infrastructure Canada's first Smart Cities Challenge!

This competition is designed to encourage Canadian municipalities to adopt a "smart city" approach in order to find solutions to issues that affect their communities through innovation and open data.

Published: 15 May 2019

CIRM welcomes 13 new researchers

CIRM is proud to welcome 13 new members affiliated to ten canadian and international universities and organizations :

Published: 19 Apr 2019

"J'apprends le français" Pairing Program in the News


"Ce programme permet aux non-francophones d’apprendre le français dans un contexte familier, mais il favorise également, chez les jeunes qui visitent les nouveaux locuteurs, une meilleure compréhension de la réalité de nos nouveaux compatriotes. Tout le monde y gagne!"

Published: 10 Apr 2019


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