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Postcard from Montreal

Postcard from Montreal

By Luke Mitchell, Bath Spa University Even though the last Sisters of Charity of the Hôpital Général of Montreal left some time ago, the now student residencies I called home for 2 weeks set the tone for some dedicated study and contemplation. In this contemporary context we find ourselves in its artists and researchers who are my celebrities, they continue to prove themselves uncompromising in th...

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Student presentations at GALA 2018

Student presentations at GALA 2018

GALA summer school students from across the network presented summaries of their experiences at the 2018 annual conference hosted by Concordia University. Chaired by Dean of Arts and Sciences at Concordia University, Professor Andre Roy, the students were given five minutes to present. Sabrina Bramwell (SUNY Geneseo), whose background is in the sciences, said ‘the GALA summer school taught me how ...

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GALA Conference 2018

GALA Conference 2018

Concordia University hosted the 2018 GALA conference on the theme of practice-as-research/research creation, the creative and cultural industries, multimedia practice, public engagement, social change, and the liberal arts. Dean of Arts and Sciences at Concordia University, Professor Andre Roy, introduced the conference with a First Nations territory acknowledgment and fascinating history of Montr...

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GALA Summer School

GALA Summer School

GALA Summer School (July 23–30, 2018) The GALA graduate summer school will bring together graduate students to learn more about practice-as-research/research creation, the creative and cultural industries, multimedia practice, public engagement, social change, and the liberal arts through a series of  classes, workshops, and collaborative sandpits. It will be taught by faculty and technicians at C...

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GALA Conference 2018

GALA Conference 2018

GALA Conference 2018 Hosted by Concordia University 25-27 July Concordia University will host the 2018 GALA conference on the theme of practice-as-research/research creation, the creative and cultural industries, multimedia practice, public engagement, social change, and the liberal arts. July 25 – Day 1 Time Room Description 14:00 – 17:00 GM Governance and Strategy meeting (invitation...

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GALA conference: registration

GALA conference: registration

Creative Research in the Liberal Arts GALA 2018 conference Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Concordia University, Montreal 25–27 July 2018 Conference registration for this July’s GALA conference in Concordia, Montreal, Canada, is now open: https://goo.gl/forms/2P6KGd7oz7wk08RD3 I can also confirm that the opening keynote lecture will be delivered by Professor Caitlin Fisher who holds a Canada R...

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GALA Summer School: Call for students

GALA Summer School: Call for students

CREATIVITY AND THE LIBERAL ARTS Advanced Summer School, 23-30 July 2018 Concordia University, Montreal, Canada Organised by the Global Academy of Liberal Arts (GALA) The ‘Creativity and the Liberal Arts’ summer school will bring together graduate students and advanced undergraduate students to learn more about practice-as-research/research creation, working with the creative industries...

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Featured GALA partner: Concordia University

Featured GALA partner: Concordia University

CONCORDIA’S FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCE – ENVISONING TOGETHER The Faculty of Arts and Sciences (also known as FAS) is the largest of the four faculties that constitute Concordia University. With 27 academic units, FAS is a powerhouse of interdicisplinarity that embraces bold thinking in research, teaching and learning. Bridging knowledge between the humanities, the social sciences, and the science...

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Concordia’s Eric Powell explores sound based mapping

Concordia’s Eric Powell explores sound based mapping

Concordia’s PhD candidate Eric Powell delivered a fascinating talk at Bath Spa University hosted by James Saunders who leads Open Scores Lab and Kate Rigby who leads the Environmental Humanities Research Centre. The talk, titled Hearing motion in the moment: New forms of interactive sound based mapping explored themes of acoustic ecology, sound waves and field recording. Powell discussed the...

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GALA Annual Conference & International Summer School

GALA Annual Conference & International Summer School

Creativity and the Liberal Arts Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Concordia University, Montreal Conference: 25-27 July 2018 The fifth annual GALA conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Concordia University, Montreal, in July 2018. It will begin with a late afternoon reception on 25 July, followed by two full days of lectures, presentations, and discussion. As in previous yea...

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