JAS Special issue – “Ageing Masculinities: Social and Cultural Representations” CFP

JAS Special issue – “Ageing Masculinities: Social and Cultural Representations” Call for Abstract Submissions Guest Editors: Jose M. Armengol, Roberta Maierhofer, Marge Unt & Liat Ayalon Traditionally, Gender Studies has focused on women. Politically, this is logical. It is women who have experienced the worst effects of gender discrimination, and so it is women who […]

Constance Lafontaine awarded the Engaged Scholar Award

Concordia awarded ACT Associate Director Constance Lafontaine the Engaged Scholar award. The award highlights the work that Lafontaine has been doing within ACT at Concordia University, and her contribution to the greater Montreal community. Lafontaine has been actively involved with community organizations for years. Since 2013, she began working with Groupe Harmonie on organizing a […]

Celebrating Julia Henderson’s Election

ACT celebrates as post-doctoral fellow Julia Henderson has been elected as a member-at-large of the North American Network in Aging Studies (NANAS). Henderson brings an energetic and professional attitude to the position with a focus on bringing awareness of age studies to the theatre and performance disciplines. Involved in NANAS for some time, she earned […]

Paper or Plastic Right to Your Door

When the pandemic rolled into Montreal in the early days of March, ACT decided to work with its local Montreal allies to support older adults in the Montreal community. We set up a grocery delivery project for older adults who were asked by government authorities to remain confined in their homes.   ACT partnered with […]

ACT develops flyer for community resources in NDG, Montreal for COVID-19

In collaboration with community organizations, ACT has developed a bilingual flyer that outlines COVID-19 community resources in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (NDG) neighbourhood of Montréal, Québec. ACT has been working with allies in the community to develop an outreach strategy, especially to reach older adults who are not online. This flyer is currently being distributed at COVID-19 […]

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR Special Issue CFP: “Age and Performance: Expanding Intersectionality” (TRiC/RTaC) – March 1 2020

Theatre Research in Canada/ Recherches théâtrales au Canada “Age and Performance: Expanding Intersectionality”  Special Issue CFP  Guest Editors: Benjamin Gillespie (Graduate Center, CUNY), Julia Henderson (University of British Columbia), Núria Casado-Gual (University of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain) As aging populations continue to expand rapidly, generating what Robert N. Butler has called the “longevity revolution,” cultural awareness is growing about […]

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