Public lectures and conferences

5Sep201917:45
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20:00

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2024844574485146/ 

Mimi Onuoha will speak about her work on missing data sets. She will discuss the role of her artistic practice when thinking about tech and data sets. Her work challenges us to consider how metrified societies require the fluid, organic, messiness of people to be secured, tagged, categorized, and abstracted.

6Sep201912:00
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13:30

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1053731488170637/

Mimi Onuoha will speak about her work on missing data sets. She will discuss the role of her artistic practice when thinking about tech and data sets. Her work challenges us to consider how metrified societies require the fluid, organic, messiness of people to be secured, tagged, categorized, and abstracted.

19Sep201918:30
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20:00

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/384382455733215/

Dr. Sarah Myers West will give a talk about politics of diversity and inclusion in technological communities by exploring the nexus of artificial intelligence, gender, and intersectionality. She will also speak about her work at the AI Now Institute.

Classified as: IGSF
26Sep201918:00
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19:30

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/357040378248812/

Dr. Hannah McGregor, professor at SFU, is the creator of the peer-reviewed, podcast Secret Feminist Agenda (https://secretfeministagenda.com). She will be giving a presentation about her podcast and the role of podcasting in academia.

Classified as: IGSF
27Sep201910:00
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12:00

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1218896724927905/

MORE DETAILS regarding registration will be announced closer to the event.

Dr. Hannah McGregor, professor at SFU, is the creator of the peer-reviewed, podcast Secret Feminist Agenda (https://secretfeministagenda.com). She will be giving a workshop on feminist podcasting for academics.

Classified as: IGSF
1Oct201912:00
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13:30

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/832518097128866/ 

The founders of the press, Ashley Fortier and Oliver Fugler, will lead a workshop on small press publishing. The workshop will include information that is useful to people interested in setting up presses, working with small presses, and how to make publishing accessible to marginalized communities.

Classified as: IGSF
21Oct201914:30
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16:30

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/540268069832618/

Jenn Riley and Jessica Lange will lead a 90 minute workshop on open access scholarship and open data. Part of the workshop will also involve helping participants to understand publishing agreements and learn how to advocate for retaining
copyrights as well.

The event will take place in the McGill Research Commons of McGill's McLennan-Redpath Library (map in the discussion). The room is wheelchair accessible.

Classified as: IGSF
22Oct201913:30
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23Oct201921:00

The 2019 Trottier Public Science Symposium: "Longing for Longevity"

Tuesday & Wednesday, October 22 and 23

All events will take place at the Centre Mont-Royal, 1000 Sherbrooke Street West (corner Mansfield)

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TUESDAY, October 22


Roundtable session: 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Moderated by Joe Schwarcz

Participants:

Classified as: Office for Science and Society, Joe Schwarcz, Faculty of Science, public lecture, free, hs-communications
4Nov201914:30
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16:30

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2236816049911716/

In this 2 hour workshop, Dr. Alex Ketchum of McGill's Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies will work with participants to begin building their own websites to make
their research results accessible to the public. Participants will gain the tools to buy a domain name, create multiple pages, do simple HTML coding, and more. The workshop will also cover social media engagement for academics.

Classified as: IGSF
14Nov201918:00
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19:30

Dr. Cait McKinney will discuss new research on AIDS activist interventions with early internet censorship. The talk is entitled, Crisis Infrastructures: AIDS Activism meets Online Content Regulation.

Classified as: IGSF
27Nov201918:30
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20:30

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2217766764925119/

On November 27th at 6:30 PM at McGill University (room to be announced closer to the event), the Feminist and Accessible Publishing and Communications Technologies Speaker and Workshop Series and the Montreal AI Ethics Institute (MAIEI) are teaming up to host a discussion meetup.

Classified as: IGSF