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L'été au COHDS

Veuillez noter que le CHORN sera fermé pour l'été à compter du vendredi 1er juin. Nous rouvrirons nos portes en septembre pour le semestre d'automne. Nous restons ouverts en mai, avec des heures d'ouverture réduites (voir ci-dessous).

De plus, veuillez noter que tout l'équipement doit être retourné d'ici vendredi le 25 mai au plus tard. Si vous avez des projets d'histoire orale, c'est votre chance!

Passez un bel été et profitez du soleil!

Summer at COHDS

Please note that COHDS will be closed for the summer as of Friday, June 1st. We will reopen our doors in September for the fall semester. In the meantime, we will be open during May, with reduced hours (see below).

Additionally, please note that all equipment must be returned by Friday, May 25th at the latest. If you have any oral history projects, now is your chance!

Have a great summer, and enjoy the sunshine!

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. 

"Canal" is Now Available on the Tales & Tours Mobile App

Tales & Tours gathers dozens of walks located in North America and Europe. Using your smartphone's GPS, the app locates walks around you and invites you to discover the city or neighbourhood from different perspectives. It includes a map, the audio file as well as additional information and pictures.

"Canal" maintenant disponible sur l'application mobile Tales and Tours

Tales & Tours regroupe des dizaines de parcours situés tant en Amérique du Nord qu’en Europe. L’application gratuite utilise le GPS de votre téléphone intelligent pour vous localiser et vous proposer des parcours dans les environs. Une carte, un fichier audio, des textes complémentaires et des photos enrichissent la visite.

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