Entries by Constance Lafontaine

ACT members organize panel at ECREA

On November 15, 2014, ACT Director Kim Sawchuk, co-applicants Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol, Line Grenier, Loredana Ivan and Eugène Loos, Collaborator Eric Craven and Associate Director Constance Carrier-Lafontaine organized a panel titled “New Media and Older People: Age, Narratives and Normativities”  at the 5th annual European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) conference held in Lisbon, Portugal. Sawchuk […]

Fannie Valois-Nadeau on Digitizing and Biographizing Léo Gravelle

Fannie Valois-Nadeau, a Queen’s University Postdoctoral Fellow affiliated with ACT, has recently presented in Dr. Line Grenier’s Master’s seminar Mémoire, médias et pouvoir (Memory, Media and Power). Her presentation was titled “Numériser et biographiser Léo Gravelle” (Digitizing and Biographing Léo Gravelle). More information on Valois-Nadeau’s research on the former Montreal Canadiens hockey player is available […]

ACM and RECAA at the Congrès de l’Acfas

On May 16, Sophie Guérin, a Research Assistant affiliated with ACM and Marguerite Kephart of RECAA (Respecting Elders: Communities Against Abuse) presented at the Congrès de l’Acfas (Association francophone pour le savoir) held at Concordia University. They were part of a panel that addressed questions about elder abuse, which was part of a special event […]

ACM and RECAA at the Congrès de l'Acfas

On May 16, Sophie Guérin, a Research Assistant affiliated with ACM and Marguerite Kephart of RECAA (Respecting Elders: Communities Against Abuse) presented at the Congrès de l’Acfas (Association francophone pour le savoir) held at Concordia University. They were part of a panel that addressed questions about elder abuse, which was part of a special event […]

OWL Interview Available Online

The April 9 CKUT interview with Kim Sawchuk, Kendra Besanger and Constance Carrier-Lafontaine conducted by Rose Marie Whalley from Older Women Live is available online. http://ckut.ca/c/en/oldgrid/wednesday,18:00

ACM on CKUT

Kim Sawchuk will be giving an interview on April 9th at 6pm (EST) on CKUT in Montreal for the radio program Older Women Live (OWL). She will discuss ageing and technologies, and some of the community and research project conducted by ACM. Research assistants affiliated with ACM, Kendra Besanger and Constance Carrier-Lafontaine, will also be […]

Participants in Digital Music Workshop Present their Work

On March 21st, Kim Sawchuk, Line Grenier (via Skype from Santiago, Chili) and Constance Carrier-Lafontaine attended the Open House at the Atwater Library. Participants in the Digital Music Workshop – facilitated by Eric Craven, Digital Literacy Program, Peter Shaw, student in theatre at Concordia, and Line Grenier – presented the musical pieces they have created […]

Funding for Project on Tablet Computing and Seniors

ACM’s Dr. Kim Sawchuk and co-researcher Annette Leibing have received a starter fund of $5, 000 for the new research project “Ageing in App Land: Tablet Computing and Older Adults.” The fund is awarded as part of the program “Vie scientifique” of the Centre de recherche et d’expertise en gérontologie sociale (CREGÉS).