Ageing & Intervention in Wikipedia: A Virtual Summit

On February 8th, Maude Gauthier and Shannon Hebblethwaite will host a virtual summit that aims to widen the scope of the discourses circulating in Wikipedia. On February 26th, Maude Gauthier will host a second virtual summit. These summits will equip ACT researchers with the strategies and tools needed for effectively editing Wikipedia pages. A key […]

CFP: NWSA Aging and Ageism Caucus

I invite you to submit an individual paper or panel proposal to the Aging and Ageism Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association for presentation at the annual conference to be held in Montreal, Quebec, November 10-13, 2016.  The caucus co-chairs will organize these proposals into panels and submit them to the NWSA for consideration. […]

CFP: Crossroads in Cultural Studies 2016

For the first time in its history, Crossroads in Cultural Studies is coming to the southern hemisphere. Hosted by the University of Sydney and Western Sydney University, the 11th International Conference Crossroads in Cultural Studies will be held in Sydney, Australia, from December 14th to 17th 2016, bringing scholars together in the beautiful summertime setting […]

Call for papers on Living Labs for “OpenLivingLab Days” 2016

Concordia University (with ACT) and in partnership with Communautique will be hosting the OpenLivingLab Days 2016 of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) in August. This is a summer school that showcases the work of Living Labs (mainly from Europe and North America) and also serves as a forum for emerging research on the Living Lab model, co-creation, and innovation. […]

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Expanding our understanding of activism(s) by sharing stories of older activists

In their recently released book, Unsettling Activisms: Critical Interventions on Aging, Gender, and Social Change (Women's Press, 2018), editors May Chazan, Melissa Baldwin, and Patricia Evans present compelling reasons why our common perceptions of activisms and activists need to be expanded; specifically, expanded to include the work of older women activists.