[acc-cca-l] Reminder of Upcoming Event: Are you angry yet? #NotMyPremier Media Activism Workshop

Mary Grace Lao mglao at yorku.ca
Tue Oct 23 19:55:53 MDT 2018

If you’re in Toronto on Oct 30, the Studio for Media Activism and Critical Thought is hosting a workshop on media activism at Ryerson University.

Apology for cross-postings.

MARY GRACE LAO • PhD Candidate (ABD)
Communication & Culture
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

3033 Victor Philip Dahdaleh Bldg • 4700 Keele Street 
Toronto ON • Canada M3J 1P3
mglao at yorku.ca 

> Begin forwarded message:
> From: The Studio for Media Activism <thestudioformediaactivism at gmail.com>
> Subject: Reminder of Upcoming Event: Are you angry yet? #NotMyPremier Media Activism Workshop
> Date: October 23, 2018 at 9:51:27 PM EDT
> To: The Studio for Media Activism <thestudioformediaactivism at gmail.com>
> Workshop
> Tuesday, October 30, 2018
> 99 Gerrard Street East, Room SHE 560
> Join us for the first event in the Studio for Media Activism & Critical Thought's 2018-19 Workshop Series, #NotMyPremier: Media Activism in Ford's Ontario <http://www.studioformediaactivism.com/event/notmypremier-media-activism-in-fords-ontario/>
> Toronto is angry. We have since gone to Queen’s Park, written letters and articles in protest to what the Doug Ford and the Ontario PCs have done. But what else do we do? What else can we do to disrupt, to make known our disappointment with the current government? Now is the time to mobilize. But how we even begin?
> The event will feature Cheryl Thompson (Assistant Professor of Creative Industries at Ryerson University and author of Beauty In A Box: Detangling The Roots Of Canada's Black Beauty Culture, March 2019), Jessie Golem (photographer and creator of Humans of Basic Income), Shelagh Pizey-Allen (executive director of TTC Riders), and claude wittmann (Toronto performance artist and activist involved in MINIMAL ACTION), who will share their own experiences of media activism.  
> Event Details 
> Date: Tuesday, October 30, 7:00 – 9:30 pm
> Location: Ryerson University, Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre, 99 Gerrard St. E., Room 560 (fifth floor)
> This event is free, wheelchair accessible, and will have ASL interpretation
>  <https://www.facebook.com/events/2179717982354567>
> Unique among research Centres in Canada, The Studio for Media Activism & Critical Thought works to blur the boundaries between media art-making, activism, and theoretical/scholarly investigation in the areas of media studies, critical theory, cultural studies, activism, Indigenous, critical race, feminist and queer studies and social justice. 
> The Studio promotes its work through community-based research, conferences, media art, scholarly publication, solidarity cultural work, and the creation of social justice content for Canadian broadcast.
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