“VIBE: challenging ableism and audism through the arts” is a three-day international symposium, happening November 30-December 2 in Montréal, Québec, hosted by Concordia University’s Department of Communication Studies and the Critical Disability Studies Working Group (CDSWG) of the Milieux Institute’s Participatory Media Cluster. This symposium will gather artists, activists, and academics to share differing perspectives on […]Continue reading Vibe Symposium: Challenging ableism and audism through the arts
What: “VIBRAFY” Workshop Are you someone interested in inclusive and accessible art making? Then please join us for the first edition of our VIBE workshop series! We will learn how to make artworks and galleries more inclusive and experiential for everyone by transforming sound and video files into vibrating wearables and cushions. Drop in for a day of […]Continue reading Vibe Workshop: “VIBRAFY”
The Critical Disability Studies Working Group (CDSWG) of the Milieux Institute’s Participatory Media Cluster are beyond excited to let everyone know GAELYNN LEA IS BACK! Members of the CDSWG are thrilled to share with you that Gaelynn Lea will be performing new songs off of her new album, Learning How to Stay Event Info When: Thursday, September 20th from 6pm-9:30pm […]Continue reading GAELYNN LEA IS BACK!
Our next meeting will be on February 27th from 1:30pm-3pm in our cluster space, EV 11.655 at Concordia University’s downtown campus. This meeting is going to focus on Bioethics and Parenting. Our speakers will include: Cynthia Henriksen, a current Masters students in Bioethics at the Université de Montréal. The convergence of her interests in Disability […]Continue reading Next Meeting- Feb 27- 1:30pm-3pm, EV 11.655- “Bioethics and Parenting”
Hello everyone, Please come join Ash McAskill, our coordinator, in EV 11.655 for Concordia University’s Open House. Ash will be greeting guests at the Participatory Media Cluster Space, talking about the CDSWG, along with our sister/brother/other family member/non-gendered/kindred spirit/ allied groups ACT (Ageing+Technology+Communications), Education Makers, and the Mobile Media Lab. Our working space has been […]Continue reading OPEN HOUSE TODAY in EV 11.655
Hello wonderful visitors, Please note we are currently in the midst of updating our website’s content. We thank you for your patience. We will be holding a meeting soon. Stay tuned, and if you would like to be apart of our mailing list, please contact us. Some big things ahead in 2018! From the […]Continue reading Updates to come :)
July 23, 2016 I am leaving Santiago de Chile today, and I am not ready. I would have stayed longer and I hope I will be able to come after… after a few Spanish lessons. At the Air Canada check-in desk, I am told I can’t have my wheelchair past this point and I will […]Continue reading Mi silla son my legs
Par Laurence Parent À chaque fois que je vais dans une ville ou un pays où je ne suis jamais allée, je passe plusieurs heures sur Internet pour trouver de l’information sur l’accessibilité. Par exemple, grâce à Google Maps, je peux avoir une idée de l’état des trottoirs. Les sites web des sociétés de transport […]Continue reading Santiago de Chile : ¿una ciudad accessible?
English follows Encuentro 2014 – Montreal En Junio 2014, un grupo de académicos, activistas y artistas se involucraron en el trabajo de grupo “Performing Disability and Enabling Performance” en Encuentro, en la ciudad de Montreal. De esta manera, discutimos como el funcionamiento y la discapacidad se entrecruzan cuando exploramos aspectos del cuerpo, de las representaciones […]Continue reading Activismo por las personas con discapacidad en Montreal, Canada: poner el capacitismo en la agenda de nuestros movimientos
Full submissions due: December 1, 2016 to Eliza Chandler (special guest editor): email@example.com Call for Proposals: Cripping the Arts in Canada Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies Until very recently, disability, crip, D/deaf, and Mad arts (d/c/D/M arts) have been included in the art world in such a way that normalizes us […]Continue reading CfP: Cripping the Arts in Canada Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies