Posts Tagged "speciesism"

Highlights of Bridging Gaps Chat

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

Last night, I had the privilege of joining Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) panelists and hosting our inaugural Bridging Gaps Twitter chat! It was 8:30 pm EST. Just wish we met over cocktails at that hour of the night or had morning coffee in Australia¬†/ Asia at that time ūüôā It is with this thought that we started our¬†live public chat¬†and what a powerful and memorable conversation we had! As I posted on Twitter and Instagram, I cannot believe how¬†time¬†flew and there were so many fascinating questions to further consider! You can now visit...

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Centre for Media & Celebrity Studies – October News

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

Proud of Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) Board Member & Save Movement Founder Dr Anita Krajnc for testifying at her trial and contesting criminalization of giving water to slaughtered animals at Ontario Court of Justice yesterday. Special thanks to PETA President Ingrid NewKirk for joining us at court and speaking to the media. Watch CTV and Global News:  http://globalnews.ca/news/2978511/trial-resumes-for-woman-who-gave-water-to-pigs-headed-for-slaughterhouse/ Also, thanks to Celebrity Chat Producer Dr Jackie Raphael for sharing my media interview on social justice and...

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Not-so-female Hollywood?

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

Published in The Political Film Blog https://politicalfilm.wordpress.com/2016/10/02/not-so-female-hollywood/ The lack of sexual diversity in Hollywood has been a critical issue that gained wide attention among movie lovers and researchers. But, as a recent University of Southern California report shows, a real change in the industry is still required. In particular, Dr Katherine Pieper points out ‚Äúraised voices and calls for change are important, but so are practical and strategic solutions based on research.‚ÄĚ So how can we implement solutions based on research, such as the one that USC...

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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¬†(http://www.weanimals.org/)¬†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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