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Concordia University’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling and Office of Community Engagement are pleased to announce that Joyce Pillarella is the recipient of the 2019 Little Prize.

 

Jason Edward Lewis is a digital media artist, poet, and software designer.

Shira Avni is an animation filmmaker and associate professor of film animation and cinema at Concordia University. She has been creating animated shorts with the National Film Board of Canada since 1997.

COHDSCast seventh episode! Writer, painter and researcher, Stephane Martelly was born in Port-au-Prince. Stephane Martelly is currently an affiliate professor in research-creation at the Department of Theater at Concordia University.

COHDScast's sixth episode is with Emma Haraké, a visual artist and educator who also collaborates on curatorial projects and events. She holds a BFA from Lebanese University and is pursuing her graduate studies in Concordia University’s Art Education Department.

Luis C. Sotelo Castro is Canada Research Chair in Oral History Performance and Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre at Concordia University. Luis is a dual national Colombian/British artist-researcher. His practice is performance-based. He creates live environments of memory in collaboration with other artists and participants from specific communities and locations. He also explores how participatory oral history performance might facilitate listening.

Luis is currently working to establish a 'Performing Listening Lab' at COHDS, which aims at positioning listening as a subject of study in the context of oral history performance for social change. The lab will be launched in the Fall 2018 and will become a hub for research creation and for university-community collaborations bringing together theatre and performance studies, public and oral history, sound studies, listening research, and social innovation.

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Khadija Baker is a Montreal-based, multi-disciplinary artist of Kurdish-Syrian descent. Her installations investigate social and political themes centered on the uncertainty of home as it relates to persecution, identity, displacement, and memory. Khadija is also a PhD Candidate at Concordia University.

 

 

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COHDScast's third episode has been released! This week, listen to a conversation with affiliate Désirée Rochat, a community worker, educator, and PhD candidate in the Department of Education at McGill University. She tells us about the importance of community archives and how oral history has always been a part of her journey.

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COHDScast, our new podcast, has just released its very first episode! A conversation with COHDS affiliate and artist, Pohanna Pyne Feinberg, who discusses her PhD thesis project on walking as a method for artistic inquiry. Enjoy!

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COHDScast is a podcast that unveils the work of researchers and artists who engage with oral history in their practice.

The second episode is now available!

Tim Schwab, a documentary filmmaker and Associate Professor in Communication Studies at Concordia, tells us about his work, as well as his thoughts on interview and oral history methodology.

COHDScast is available on SoundCloud, Apple, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify!

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