Wikipedia has become an indispensable source of online information for students and researchers because of its ease of use as well as its reputation as a user-generated encyclopaedia of shared knowledge. But is it? Our research suggests a much more complicated and twisted tale. Wikipedia is a space of negotiation, contestation and struggles over inclusion and exclusion into “encyclopedic” knowledge.
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Passionate about music, life stories, gender and ageing, Dr. Jennings is the founder of the Centre for Women, Ageing and Media (WAM) and a collaborator of the Ageing and Communication Technologies (ACT) project.
Au Canada, plusieurs femmes canadiennes continuent de dépendre sur des programmes d’assistance comme le supplément de revenu garanti (SRG) ou le revenu à la retraite de leur conjoint. Le fait d’être une femme retraitée accentue le risque de recevoir le SRG de 91% mais la présence d’un conjoint, réduit le risque de le recevoir de […]
SIEF 2015 12th Congress, in Zagreb Croatia (June 21-25, 2015).
Dr. Murray Forman has been named an Inaugural Nasir Jones Fellow by the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.
On October 10, 2014, Line Grenier of the Université de Montréal presented at CEFAN (Chaire des études francophones en Amérique du Nord). The theme of this year’s conference was speech in the city. Her presentation was titled “La musique populaire en action: Chanter et vieillir en public” (Popular Music in Action: Signing and Ageing in […]
Virtual Seminar, Professor Eugène Loos, Chair in “Old and New Media in an Ageing Society” at the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol @ Concordia University
Communication Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, Jan 12- Jan
IN3, Open University, Barcelona, October, 2012.
Mobile Media Lab, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University, May 2012.