Posts Tagged "Feminist Art Conference"

The Feminist and the Friend

Posted by on Oct 4, 2015 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

Dear Readers, Last Sunday, host of Extraordinary Women TV Shannon Skinner and I had the honour to conduct a 3-hour media skills training workshop for the Feminist Art Conference (FAC) delegates at Ontario College of Arts and Design (OCAD) University. I also had the privilege to offer a pre-launch display of Fame in Hollywood North – the first ever history and theory of fame in Canadian popular culture.  A special thanks to WaterHill Publishing, Ilene Sova at FAC, Carmen Wong, and Nalini Mohabir for being a part of this journey. The day of my Feminist Art Conference (FAC) media workshop...

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Moving Forward in May

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Critic's Area | 2 comments

Dear Readers, Hope May is going well for all!  If you are in Canada, where I am based, you must be loving the warmer weather now! On behalf of the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS), I have been excited in organizing the second part of our public seminar series Moving Forward: An Intimate Evening on Media, Diversity and Social Justice.  While the first seminar on March 29 focussed on individual change, the second one looks at social change, particularly cultural diversity and social justice movements in media and celebrity culture on May 30.  Here, celebrity activism will be...

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From International Women’s Day to Celebration of All

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Critic's Area | 2 comments

Dear Readers,  I hope you had a wonderful weekend! My weekend started off with precious moments that I never planned. The moments unfolded within my serendipitous learning practices that I will always remember. On Friday night, I met with friend Jo-Anne McArthur, who is an award-winning photojournalist and author.  I was finally able to attend readings of her book We Animals ( at University of Western Ontario in London. Jo-Anne’s work has been featured in Liz Marshall’s award-winning documentary The Ghosts in Our Machine...

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