Special Events

Friday, March 31, 2017

Mobile Culture in Brazil: Creative Uses of Mobile Technologies in Art, Games, and Low-Income Communities
Based on a decade of empirical research in Brazil, Professor Adriana de Souza e Silva (North Carolina State University) presents how mobile media artists, game developers and resource constrained communities creatively appropriate cell phones and location-based technologies to ultimately re-create space and social interaction.

Friday, March 31 at 3 PM
Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology
EV Building, Resource Room 11.705
Concordia University SGW, 1515 Sainte-Catherine St. W.

This talk is sponsored by TAG Research Centre and the SSHRC IG project: Greening Narrative: Locative Media, Globalization and the Environment. For further information, please contact Dr. Jill Didur (jill.didur@concordia.ca) or Dr. Lai-Tze Fan (laitze.fan@concordia.ca).

Conference Presentations

May 2017
Didur, Jill and Lai-Tze Fan. “Digital Spatial Ecologies and Locative Media.” Canadian Comparative Literature Association. Congress 2017 of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Toronto, Canada.

May 2017
Didur, Jill and Lai-Tze Fan. “Between Landscape and the Screen: Locative Media, Transitive Reading, and Environmental Storytelling.” Panel: “Digital Spatial Ecologies: Geolocating the Layers of History and Memory in New Media.” 2017 Geomedia Conference. Karlstad, Sweden.

Other Events

Friday, April 21, 2017
Professor Didur will present at the Université de Montréal’s CRIHN (Centre de Recherche Interuniversitaire sur les Humanités Numériques) on a paper entitled “Beyond Anti-Conquest: Unearthing the Botanical Archive with Locative Media.”

See the event posting.

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Professor Didur presented as a keynote speaker at the Université de Montréal’s graduate conference, “Zones of Dispersion: Wandering Bodies and Identities.” Her talk was entitled “Walk This Way : Postcolonial Travel Writing of the Environment,” and was moderated by Livia Monnet.

For more information, including an abstract of Professor Didur’s talk, please see the conference website.

Thursday, October 20, 2016
Professor Didur presented at the Beyond Disciplines series as a part of Concordia University’s Faculty of Arts and Science. Her specific talk was a part of the special talk, “Come to your Senses — Sensescapes in Research and in Life.”

For more information, please see the Beyond Disciplines series of public events, and an article about the series in Concordia news stories.