Reminder: Our deadline for abstract submissions is Thursday 15 of September. Here for more details. We are proud to present our two keynotes for our seminar: Andreas Hepp and Kim Sawchuk: Keynote: Media generation as a process: The generational self-positioning of elderly people in times of deep mediatization Professor Andreas Hepp, University of Bremen, Germany Does […]
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On August 25, 2016, Concordia University opened its doors to the Montreal community, and Montreal showed up! Throughout the day, an estimated 1,000 people met to engage in conversations about creativity and aging with local startups, artists, activists, researchers, students and community groups.
In the Aging, Communication and Technology seminar (Ageing with Technology: “Digitally Ageing/Digital Ageism”), professors Dr. Kim Sawchuk, Dr. Line Grenier and Dr. Stephen Katz led my classmates and I through interdisciplinary approach which considers the “art of ageing” in connection to computer-mediated communications and networked societies.
Interested in social media, living labs, creativity and innovation? We have an opportunity for you this August. Deadline for application August 5th, 4pm EST.
Right now, Canada has more people over the age of 65 than under the age of 15, and in 40 years, seniors will make up one quarter of the country’s population. Terms like “silver tsunami” alongside headlines like “Baby boom to ageing gloom” indicate the negative light that is often cast onto this demographic shift. […]
We’ve extended the deadline for the AGE 3.0 call for posters. Please submit your abstract by July 25th.
The “Fragment de Vie/Fragment of Life” exhibit was the final result of a three-month introductory digital photography workshop facilitated by Myriam Lebel-Bernier and Ashley McAskill, two graduate students and ACT research assistants from Concordia University.
CRACKED is an innovative, research-based play that follows persons with dementia and their families on their unique journeys with dementia, from diagnosis to their new lives in long-term care. Coming to Toronto in July: three dates, three locations.