• 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 (email@example.com) or Dr. Lai-Tze Fan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
• 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.
• 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.”