FIMS Public Lectures & Seminars

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Collaborative performances from alumni, faculty and students from FIMS, the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, and the Don Wright Faculty of Music.

Enjoy an incredible collection of talent woven together and streamed via Zoom.


7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Zoom. 

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Previous Winter 2021 Lectures

Mediations Logo

Presented by Arielle VanderSchans, Alex Mayhew and Sarah Cornwell.
Part of the mediations lecture series.

Arielle VanderSchans, Alex Mayhew and Sarah Cornwell are LIS PhD Candidates in the Faculty of Information & Media Studies.

4:30 p.m.
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Mediations Logo

Presented by Professor Anabel Quan-Haase and Media Studies PhD Candidate Darryl Pieber (both from FIMS).

Part of the mediations lecture series.


4:30 p.m.
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Big Data at the Margins Logo

Presented by Rob Aitken (Political Science, University of Alberta) and Susanne Soederberg (Tier 2 CRC in Global Political Economy, Queens University).

Co-hosted by the FIMS Rogers Chair and the Big Data at the Margins series.

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Mediations Logo

Presented by Carolyn Sullivan,
Part of the mediations lecture series.

Carolyn Sullivan has a B.Sc. in Computer Science, and is a MLIS Candidate in the Faculty of Information & Media Studies.

4:30 p.m.
Zoom. 

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Presented by Alissa Centivany
2021 FIMS Seminar Series

Alissa Centivany is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Information & Media Studies.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
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kueneman@uwo.ca 

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Big Data at the Margins Logo

Featuring Lisa Nakamura (University of Michigan), Lilly Irani (UC San Diego) and Greig de Peuter (Wilfrid Laurier University).


7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Wednesday,
March 24
Social Selection of Algorithms

Mediations Logo

Presented by Alex Mayhew,
Part of the mediations lecture series.

Alex Mayhew is a PhD Candidate in Library & Information Science in the Faculty of Information & Media Studies.

4:30 p.m.
Zoom. 

This is a public event.
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Photo of Anna Lauren Hoffman

Presented by Anna Lauren Hoffmann, The Information School, University of Washington

Co-sponsored by FIMS, Ryerson University and Concordia University.

4:00 p.m.
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Photo of David A. Robertson

Presented by David A. Robertson

David A. Robertson is the bestselling author of a new memoir, Black Water, and middle-grade book, The Barren Grounds, along with several other children’s books, graphic novels, and novels.

2:30 p.m.
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Mediations Logo

Featuring Percy Sherwood (Media Studies PhD candidate) and Joy SpearChief-Morris (Indigenous Student Centre at Western University).

Part of the mediations lecture series.


4:30 p.m.
Zoom. 

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Photo of Christina Dunbar-Hester

Presented by Christina Dunbar-Hester, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California.

Co-sponsored by FIMS, Ryerson University and Concordia University.

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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Presented by Basil Chiasson
2021 FIMS Seminar Series

Basil Chiasson is an Assistant Professor teaching in the Creative Arts and Production program at Western University.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
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kueneman@uwo.ca 

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Big Data at the Margins Logo

Featuring Tawana Petty (Stanford PACS), Deborah Raji (Mozilla Foundation) and Ann Cavoukian (Ryerson University).


7:00 p.m.
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Mediations Logo

Presented by Sananda Sahoo.
Part of the mediations lecture series.

Sananda Sahoo is a PhD student in Media Studies in the Faculty of Information & Media Studies.

4:30 p.m.
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Photo of Elinor Carmi

Presented by Elinor Carmi, professor, digital rights advocate, feminist, journalist, Liverpool University.

Co-sponsored by FIMS, Ryerson University and Concordia University.

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
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Big Data at the Margins Logo

Featuring Virgina Eubanks (SUNY, Albany), Sasha Costanza-Chock (MIT), and Joanna Redden (Western University)


7:00 p.m.
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Photo of Nick Dyer-Witheford

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Register by emailing: kueneman@uwo.ca 

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Photo of Desmond Cole

Presented by Desmond Cole
2021 Clissold Lecture

Cole is a Canadian author, journalist, radio host and commentator. In 2020, he authored the book The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power.

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Zoom Webinar

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