Dr. Line Grenier gives a public lecture on "Senior Stars"

Dr. Line Grenier gave a public lecture on October 23rd as part of the Music, Media & Culture series at Memorial University in Newfoundland, Canada. Her talk was titled “Moments of Music in Action: Exploring the Effectivity of Québec’s Étoile des Aînés/Senior Stars.” More information about the “Senior Stars” project is available here.

A new mobile phone idea worth a peek

“Phoneblocks” is a new mobile phone project that aims at a longer life of the electronic device. The different hardware features of a mobile phone are divided into different blocks, and whenever a block breaks or needs an upgrade it can be easily replaced. This helps avoiding massive waste of electronic devices as it makes […]

Dr. Kim Sawchuk publishes article on RECAA and digital technologies

Dr. Kim Sawchuk’s new article appears in a special issue on the theme of “Mediatization and cultural change” in the journal MedieKultur. The piece is titled “Tactical mediatization and activist ageing: pressures, push-backs, and the story of RECAA”, and discusses the integration of digital media technologies and practices into the Montreal-based activist group Respecting Elders: Communities […]

Dr. Line Grenier and Dr. Kim Sawchuk Presenting at the Canadian Communication Association Conference

ACM directors Dr. Line Grenier and Dr. Kim Sawchuk will be presenting papers at the annual conference for the Canadian Communication Association (CCA), which will be held from June 5th to 7th in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Their papers will be featured as part of two panels organized on the topic of ageing at the […]

News from RECAA

There are many new things going on over at Respecting Elders: Communities Against Abuse (RECAA). RECAA has recently launched a new website (www.recaa.ca) and a newsletter. The group is also presenting a theatrical event in Montreal on June 13th to celebrate its 10th anniversary and to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The event is […]

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