Faculty News

  • City Symposium event series runs through 2019/2020

    City Symposium brings together an artist, a researcher, a civil servant, and an activist, to discuss a theme from diverse perspectives. FIMS is co-sponsoring the series and recording the speakers as part of knowledge mobilization efforts.

  • Project eyes sector's freedom of expression policies

    An unprecedented look at freedom of expression policies on Ontario postsecondary campuses will offer new insights into how governments, universities and administrators understand their roles in protecting those foundational freedoms.

  • In Memoriam: Professor Ian Kerr

    The FIMS community is mourning the loss of University of Ottawa Professor Ian Kerr, a founding FIMS faculty member and early architect of the Media, Information & Technoculture (MIT) program. Professor Kerr passed away on August 26 after a battle with cancer.

  • True or false? Men and women face violence in their relationships equally

    A woman or girl is killed in Canada every 2.5 days. In a recent interview with Maclean's magazine, Maryam Monsef, Canada's minister for women and gender equality, called the problem of gender-based violence a "four-alarm-fire."