http://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/age3.0feature.jpg 4288 2848 Kendra Besanger http://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/logo_mini.png Kendra Besanger2016-09-06 14:49:132016-09-06 15:55:13Age 3.0: The Creative Aging Fair
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.
http://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Dad-Picture-1.jpg 442 381 Kelly http://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/logo_mini.png Kelly2016-08-01 19:44:052017-04-27 15:55:03It’s never too late
Earlier this spring, I met up with my dad as he finished hiking the final kilometres of the Bruce Trail, which is a 900 km trek through South-Central Ontario. As a master’s student with a background in leisure studies, I was curious to learn about my dad’s decision to hike this strenuous trail and to know why he decided to do it now, in retirement.
http://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Hibou-fou.jpg 3000 3899 Kendra Besanger http://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/logo_mini.png Kendra Besanger2016-06-30 18:06:532017-03-09 18:42:00Fragment of Life / Fragments de Vie: Digital Creativity Opens New Doors for Intergenerational Learning
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This month's InFocus piece captures some of the great moments…
http://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/austria-1.jpg 1080 1920 Kendra Besanger http://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/logo_mini.png Kendra Besanger2016-04-04 20:47:192016-04-04 21:35:11Shifting Perspectives in the Context of Ageing, Communication, and Technologies at Graz International Summer School Seggau
http://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/IMG_5946.jpg 2306 3076 Kendra Besanger http://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/logo_mini.png Kendra Besanger2016-03-01 08:00:332017-04-27 15:57:37Bringing Activism to the Airwaves: Older Women Live goes live this month.
What happens when you introduce a 70 (ish) year old community radio host to a 25 (ish) year old sound artist and ask them to organize ten years worth of community radio interviews?
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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.