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Signup for the autumn workshop series, Interactions is now open to affiliates and all members of the public.  More info and signup for the individual workshop can be found in the events section.

COHDS affiliate Sharon Gubbay Helfer was recently in Barcelona to attend the International Oral History Association's biennial conference. She captured some events and conversations with presenters and has put everything together in an online multimedia reportage.

Our 2013-2014 Annual Report is ready! You can access and download it through the following link.

The Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre (MHMC) launched a very compelling virtual exhibit called  "United Against Genocide: Understand, Question, Prevent".

COHDS Affiliate Brendan King-Edwards' new multimedia project, Milton Park Story, is in the final week of it's KickStarter campaign. The project tells the incredible story of the fight for affordable housing in the late 60s in the Milton-Park neighbourhood...

We have the pleasure to announce that our affiliates Lisa Ndejuru and Céline Bastien have received a doctoral grant from the R. Howard Webster Foundation!
The R. Howard Webster Foundation encourages outstanding Canadians that focus their talents and efforts into the improvement of our society.
Our affiliates’ level of academic excellence as well as their involvement with COHDS’ everyday life is highly appreciated! We congratulate and thank them for their commitment to the community.

A team from CSE has received funding to develop a new Diploma in Entertainment Technology. The objective is to combine artistic, scientific and software training to produce graduates who have the skills and experience needed to design and implement projects involving a wide range of modern disciplines, including computer science, graphic arts, computer games, and performing arts. COHDS supported the application and we are looking forward to a collaboration in this program.

We are glad to welcome Postdoctoral Fellow Karoline Truchon. Her research project is entitled "Mixed Conceptions, Mixed Feelings, Mixed Results? Multi-Voice Audio-Visual Narratives Debating Mixed-Income Housing in Toronto". To find out more about her work, see her profile on our website.

We held our 2014 Annual General Meeting on May 8 and we are now pleased to introduce you to our new Administrative Board: Steven High, Ronald Rudin, Catherine Charlebois, Stéphane Martelly, Lisa Ndejuru, Shahrzad Arshadi, and Lauren Ramsay (until next Fall). We would also like to take this opportunity to thank former Board members for their dedication and generosity!: Ted Little, Anita Sinner, and Wendy Allen.

We are pleased to announce that Scott MacLeod was selected for our 2014 Award for Excellence in Oral History for his In Griffintown project! Two special mentions were also made: one of Samah Affan's thesis for an outstanding theoretical/written production and a second one of Khadija Baker's work for an outstanding artistic production.



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