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December 2017

ACT GB meeting

December 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

University of the Streets: La Tertulia

December 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Friday, December 8, the University of the Streets will host its last storytelling event of 2017 and they’re calling it la tertulia. A tertulia is a social gathering with literary or artistic overtones: an informal meeting of people to discuss current affairs, arts, etc. Anne Caines, the coordinator and one of the founding members of RECAA, will tell a story on Friday and we invite the ACT community to attend. Find the Facebook event here. Check out the University of the Street’s website here.

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Your City out Loud: A Listening Party in Montreal

December 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Basement of Dutau Residence, 2165 rue Tupper
Montreal, Canada
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Residents the Dutaud seniors' residence recorded their stories and experiences of living and Montreal with digital recording devices, through the course of an intergenerational workshop. This two-week workshop brought together eight participants, who contributed a range of stories about immigration, friendship, challenges of acceptance, and feelings of liberation.

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January 2018

Statistics don’t hurt (I) – European team Workshop

January 29 - January 31

The Statistics don’t hurt (I) – European team workshop is a three day, hands-on workshop on statistical tools for analyzing the first wave of the Longitudinal Study of Older Audiences. The workshop will reinforce the quantitative analysis dimension of the ACT project with a focus on techniques for analyzing the cross-sectional data that has been gathered. The workshop will primarily focus on developing statistical skills with SPSS software, with some training in open access softwares as well. The event will…

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February 2018

Grannies on the Net: Understanding Well-being, Aging, and Digital Technologies

February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ACT co-applicant Shannon Hebblethwaite will present on her ACT-funded research project Grannies on the Net, as part of the PERFORM Colloquium series at Concordia University. More information here.

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March 2018

Ethical Dilemmas inside the Breast Cancer Movement: When Big Pharma Comes Knocking

March 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
EV Building, Room 11.655, 1515 Rue St. Catherine O.
Montreal, QC Canada
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Sharon Batt will read from her new book, Health Advocacy, Inc.: How Pharmaceutical Funding Changed the Breast Cancer Movement. A discussion will follow.

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

March 16 @ 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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ACT Beyond Disciplines

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Concordia University-Loyola, GE Building, 7141 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC Canada
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