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Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Indigenous Oral Tradition and Oral History at Concordia University

The First Peoples Studies Program (FPST) in the School of Community and Public Affairs (SCPA) and the Department of History in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Concordia University are inviting applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous Oral Tradition and Oral History. The successful candidate will hold a cross-appointed position between FPST/SCPA and History, and will become a core member of the Centre for Oral History & Digital Storytelling (COHDS). To learn more about the position and how to apply, please click here.

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Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Indigenous Oral Tradition and Oral History at Concordia University

The First Peoples Studies Program (FPST) in the School of Community and Public Affairs (SCPA) and the Department of History in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Concordia University are inviting applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous Oral Tradition and Oral History. The successful candidate will hold a cross-appointed position between FPST/SCPA and History, and will become a core member of the Centre for Oral History & Digital Storytelling (COHDS). To learn more about the position and how to apply, please click here.

Emotional Resilience While Performing Traumatic Narratives: Part II

Mardi le 16 avril de 17h30 à 20h30

Avec Diane Roberts et Jessica Bleuer

Hosted by Mariana Marcassa and Susie Showers

Presented with support from Dr. Luis Sotelo Castro and the Acts of Listening Lab at Concordia University’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (COHDS).

This event is the second in a series of three meetings where artists, scholars, students, and interdisciplinary professionals will share knowledge, techniques, and questions for performing traumatic narratives in theatre. Our aim is to gradually unfold a non-linear conversation through immersive workshops and dynamic discussions.

Discussion with Diane Roberts: Policing Safe(r) Space: Silencing the Critics in Performance (5:30pm)

Workshop with Jessica Bleuer: Preparing to​ Listen to​ Trauma: Supports and Limits (7:20pm)

Emotional Resilience While Performing Traumatic Narratives: Part II

Tuesday, April 16, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm

With Diane Roberts and Jessica Bleuer

Hosted by Mariana Marcassa and Susie Showers

Presented with support from Dr. Luis Sotelo Castro and the Acts of Listening Lab at Concordia University’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (COHDS).

This event is the second in a series of three meetings where artists, scholars, students, and interdisciplinary professionals will share knowledge, techniques, and questions for performing traumatic narratives in theatre. Our aim is to gradually unfold a non-linear conversation through immersive workshops and dynamic discussions.

Discussion with Diane Roberts: Policing Safe(r) Space: Silencing the Critics in Performance (5:30pm)

Workshop with Jessica Bleuer: Preparing to​ Listen to​ Trauma: Supports and Limits (7:20pm)

Two Belfast Grad Students to Visit COHDS

The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling would like to welcome Pete Hodson and Jack Crangle, two graduate students from Queen’s University – Belfast who will joining us for the next two weeks as part of an emerging international partnership. Pete is completing his master’s thesis on unemployment in post-1945 Belfast, and has a particular interest in the social, cultural, and political effects of deindustrialization. Jack’s master’s thesis is examining Belfast’s Italian community. A couple years ago COHDS hosted Sean O’Connell, a professor in the Department of History at the university. COHDS affiliated graduate students and faculty are encourage to consider going to Belfast in exchange. Anyways, let’s welcome Jack and Pete to Montréal!

 

"'To Those Who Lost Their Lives': Reading a Labour Landmark in Sydney, Nova Scotia" - New Article by Lachlan MacKinnon

Lachlan is a second year doctoral student in history, whose oral history project is examining the closing of the steel industry in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. His article, "'To Those Who Lost Their Lives': Reading a Labour Landmark in Sydney, Nova Scotia," was recently published in Labour / Le travail. You can find it here in PDF. Congratulations Lachlan!

"'To Those Who Lost Their Lives': Reading a Labour Landmark in Sydney, Nova Scotia" - Nouvel article de Lachlan MacKinnon

Lachlan est un étudiant en deuxième année de doctorat en histoire. Son projet se concentre sur le déclin de l'industrie de l'acier à Cape-Breton, Nouvelle-Écosse. Son article, "'To Those Who Lost Their Lives': Reading a Labour Landmark in Sydney, Nova Scotia" a récemment été publié dans la revue Labour / Le travail. Il est disponible ici en PDF. Félicitations Lachlan!

"A Land of Silences" Awarded at the RVCQ and Selected by Busan International Short Film Festival

Paul Tom's short documentary won the Spirafilm Prize and received a special mention for the Best First or Second Documentary Film as part of the Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois. The film was also selected by the Busan International Short Film Festival (South Corea).

 

"Canal" en vedette dans la revue Esquisses

Dans son numéro Hiver 2013-2014, Esquisses, la revue de l'Ordre des architectes du Québec a publié un article à propos des parcours audioguidés. L'auteure, Gabrielle Anctil, y parle notamment de l'audioguide Canal produit par le CHORN et lancé officiellement en juin 2013.

"Canal" Featured in Esquisses Magazine

The Winter 2013-2014 issue of Esquisses, a magazine published by the Ordre des architectes du Québec's, includes an article about audio walks. Author Gabrielle Anctil shares her experience of the Canal audio walk produced by COHDS and officially launched in June 2013. 

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