CFP-The Tablet Symposium: Examining New Media Objects

The Centre for Material Digital Culture is hosting a symposium at the University of Sussex entitled “The Table Symposium: Examining New Media Objects.”  The one-day symposium will take place April 10th, 2013 and abstracts are due by January 15th, 2013.  For a full call for papers, click here.

CFP: International Conference on Qualitative Research in Communication

The International Conference on Qualitative Research in Communication, organized by the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration and the University of Lower Silesia, will be held October 3-4, 2013 in Bucharest, Romania.  Abstracts of a maximum of 500 words are due March 15th, 2013.  For more information on the conference and a full […]

Intervention for CRTC Wireless Code

The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) recently issued a call for comments  about the creation of “a mandatory code for mobile wireless service providers to address the clarity and content of mobile wireless service contracts and related issues for consumers” (call for comments, p.1).  Dr. Catherine Middleton, Dr. Tamara Shepherd, Dr. Leslie Regan Shade, […]

Call for Papers- Differential Mobilities

The Mobile Media Lab in the Communication Studies Department at Concordia University in Montreal will be hosting a conference entitled “Differential Mobilities: Movement and Mediation in Networked Societies.”  The conference will be held in Montreal from May 8th-13th, 2013. The deadline for abstracts is November 21st, 2012. For a full call for papers and more […]

CFP: Mobile Communications 10th Anniversary Pre-Conference Workshop

The Mobile Communications 10th Anniversary Pre-Conference Workshop has issued a call for papers for their workshop to be held from June 16th-17th, 2013 at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Media and Communications Department. A 250-500 word abstract and 50 word bio are due by November 16th, 2012 and should be sent to […]

Dr. Kim Sawchuk and Dr. Mireia Fernandez-Ardèvol present at the 4th ECC 2012

Dr. Kim Sawchuk and Dr. Mireia Fernandez-Ardèvol, two members of the Active Ageing Network, are presenting papers at the 4th European Communication Conference in Istanbul, Turkey.  The theme of the 2012 conference is “Social Media and Global Voices.”  The conference is organized by the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), the Turkish Communication Research […]

Giuliana Cucinelli presents her work “AddressKnown: Working with Geolocation Based Storytelling”

Giuliana Cucinelli, a member of the Active Ageing team, will present her research on the Park Extension project, entitled “AddressKnown: Working with Geolocation Based Storytelling,” at the International Institute for Critical Pedagogy and Transformative Leadership Annual Conference.  The conference will take place in Noto, Sicily (Italy) from October 14th-18th, 2012.

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    We are very excited to invite our collaborators, followers, friends, and supporters, to join us at the Atwater Library for this special talk by Dr. Kim Sawchuk, Concordia Communications Studies Professor, and the Principal Investigator of the Act Con...


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    Symposium on Popular Music and Ageing: Brunel University

    Following the Annual ACT meeting, the members of the Popular Music and Ageing working group will hold a one-day symposium on October 30, 2018 at Brunel University in Uxbridge, UK. More details coming soon!


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Shirley Curry Slays (Dragons)

From behind two monitors, a custom-built computer and a high-quality keyboard and mouse, Shirley Curry says, “give me that soul of the dragon.” She has just fired an iron arrow into its hide. After weeks of preparing for this battle, the 82-year-old gamer is content with her victory.