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September 2014

Keynote Barbara Marshall

September 26, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

November 2014

New Media and Older People – Age, Narratives and Normativities

November 15, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
ECREA Lisbon, Portugal + Google Map

Kim Sawchuk, Eugene Loos, Loredana Ivan, Line Grenier, Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol, Eric Craven, & Constance Carrier-Lafontaine are presenting in a panel titled "New Media and Older People - Age, Narratives and Normativities" at ECREA in Lisbon. Shannon Hebblethwaite is chairing.  http://www.ecrea.eu

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January 2015

Rediscovery of Agency in Later Life after Experiencing a Planned Earlier Life

January 21, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West

Montreal, Quebec

A lecture by Jaylene Liang.

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July 2015

‘Grannie’s on Facebook’ presented in Bournemouth, UK

July 8, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Leisure Studies Association conference Bournemouth, United Kingdom + Google Map

'Grannie’s on Facebook: Using Online Research Methods (Netnography) to Study Family Leisure'. Co-authored paper presentation by ACT researchers Loredana Ivan and Shannon Hebblethwaite at the Leisure Studies Association conference in Bournemouth, UK. .

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February 2016

Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews on Cultural Representations of Widowhood

February 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samuel Bronfman, 4th floor, 1590 av du Docteur Penfield
Montreal, H3G 1C5
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Ageing, Communication, Technologies (ACT) is pleased to host Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews, Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of British Columbia and former Director of the CIHR Institute of Aging on Dr. Martin-Matthews will present her talk “Cultural Representations of Widowhood: Insights from Social Media”. She will discuss her current research on cultural representations of widowhood in later life, first considering ‘ways of knowing’ about widowhood in more traditional research literatures. Representations of widowhood in social media, in…

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June 2016

Kim Sawchuk at Mat’Inno

June 17, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Kim Sawchuk has been invited by the Jeune chambre de commerce de Montréal to speak on the theme of the "silver economy" and to present the ACT project on the morning of June 17. More information, including information on registration, is available here.

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October 2016

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