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March 2017

Ageing (Wo)Men and their World

March 4, 2017

Ageing (Wo)Men and their World will showcase the cross-cultural complexity of the ageing experience through a medley of still and moving images of elders in Montreal. It is a response to the limited (and often, white) representations of ageing in popular culture. The exhibition’s theme is guided by a remix of Nuit Blanche’s Expo theme—the Man and his World. Ageing (Wo)Men and their World will demonstrate the enthusiastic and active world of elders in Montreal and the different projects that they do, specifically their relationship…

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May 2017

ACT Lunch and Learn: Myriam Durocher & Maude Gauthier

May 10, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Please join us for an ACT Lunch and Learn on Wednesday May 10th from 12:30-1:30pm, located at 1590 Docteur Penfield, 4th floor conference room (SB Building). Myriam Durocher, ACT Research Assistant, and Maude Gauthier, ACT Affiliate Researcher, will be conducting a presentation called The creation of a food blog by and for elders: A political gesture in response to the pressure to "age well". The purpose of their presentation is to present the results of their research project about the constitution of a foodblog by RECAA, a community partner…

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Perspectives culturelles sur le vieillissement avec Martine Lagacé

May 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Centre de recherche de l’IUGM, 4545, chemin Queen-Mary Montréal, QC H3W 1W4
Montreal, Québec Canada
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Le 18 mai 2017 à 14 h, Martine Lagacé, une chercheuse membre de ACT, participera à la série de conférences donnée à Montréal et qui est intitulée Où en est la recherche sur le vieillissement ? Cette série est organisée par le Centre de recherche de l’IUGM, en collaboration avec Le Groupe Maurice. L'intervention de Martine Lagacé portera sur les Perspectives culturelles sur le vieillissement.

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Kim Sawchuk presenting on SSHRC panel at Congress

May 29, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Kim Sawchuk will be presenting at a panel organized by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) on the topic of Managing Large-scale Partnerships as part of Congress 2017 at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.

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October 2017

Josephine Dolan on ‘Old age’, gender and the silvering of contemporary Hollywood cinema

October 5, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Concordia University-Loyola, GE Building, 7141 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC Canada
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ACT invites you to public lecture by Josephine Dolan and a subsequent reception, to be held in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University on October 5, 2017. More information Registration  

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November 2017

Shannon Hebblethwaite presenting at Beyond Disciplines at Concordia University

November 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Beyond Disciplines: The Art of the Interview is happening on November 22, 2017, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. What role does interviewing play in research? Attend next week’s Beyond Disciplines event to take a close and personal look at interviews in an academic context. More information here.

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March 2018

Lunch and Learn: “Cercle de Fermières, age and looms”

March 16, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Nora T. Lamontagne will present her research, Weaving memories : Cercle de Fermières, age and looms Date: Friday,  March 16 Time : 12:30 pm - 2 pm Location :  EV 2.776 , Concordia University (SGW Campus, downtown: 1515 Saint-Catherine St W) All are welcome to attend. Please bring your lunch. Weaving memories : Cercle de Fermières, age and looms  

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April 2018

Beyond Disciplines: Where Passion Meets Curriculum

April 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Concordia University-Loyola, GE Building, 7141 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC Canada
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Students on a mission: The power of experiential learning Thursday, April 19, 5 – 7 PM in the GE Building (Concordia University's Loyola Campus), Room 110 Host: Andrew Woodall, Dean of Students Presenters: Constance Lafontaine & Kendra Besanger, ACT Project (Ageing + Communication + Technology) Gabriel Desjardins (Theology) Meghan Gagliardi & Annick MF, C-FAR (Critical Feminist Activism and Research) Paola Andrea Rojas Gutiérrez (Lanthanide Research Group, Science Odyssey) Annick Davignon (U.Lab Social Innovation Hub) Marie-Eve Skelling Desmeules (Centre national des…

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March 2019

Seniors and Digital Technology

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Atwater Public Library and Computer Centre, 1200 Atwater Avenue
Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1X4
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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 Concordia Project team. During this presentation, which is part of the "Connecting People to a Digital Lifestyle" project, Professor Sawchuk will share the results of her work with seniors and digital technology, and tell stories of them making practical and creative uses…

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June 2019

“Ageing and music making with older adults” at the John Molson Business School, Concordia University.

June 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Concordia University

Line Grenier  will present "Ageing and music making with older adults at The Digital Music Club, at the Atwater Library and Computer Centre" The talk is part of the Labo de musique contemporaine de Montréal 2019, co-sponsored by the Société Québécoise de recherche en musique (SQRM), and will explore The Digital Music Club project at the Atwater Library and Computer Centre.

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