On Space, March 29, 2012

Winters Graduate Salon “On Space” A WIDEN Event— Wine and Cheese — Free, all are welcome! Thursday, March 29th, 5-7 pm Winters College room 021, York University Speakers: Lychee (Lai-Tze) Fan (Communication and Culture), Daniel Guadagnolo (Communication and Culture), Clara Fraser (Urban Planning, Ryerson) Lychee (Lai-Tze) Fan, Communication and Culture In/Visible D.C., Ethnic-Based Ideologies and […]

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On Events, October 12, 2011

WIDEN: On Events 4:00–6:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Grad Room, 66 Harbord St., Toronto RSVP on Facebook All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Presentations: “We Have the Ability to Create the Headlines”: Made-for-TV Planning and the Politics of Urban Knowledge Creation David Roberts (Geography) In this paper, I argue that the World Cup […]

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On Shifts and Movement, April 29, 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011 Presentations: Ethical Movement and Paralysis Karen Dewart McKewen, Communication Studies Through this WIDEN presentation, I will attempt to briefly outline, and open up a conversation about, the ethical substance and significance of metamodernism. This emerging cultural theory describes the current Western ethos as continually in movement “between a typically modern commitment […]

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On Green Energy, January 26, 2011

WIDEN: On Green Energy Wednesday, January 26, 4:00-6:00 pm Gradroom at Grad House, 66 Harbord St. RSVP on Facebook All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Presentations: A Pragmatic Look at Some Sources of Green Energy Deepak Chandan and Andre Erler, Atmospheric Physics Green sources of energy will be essential and vital to our […]

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On “___” and the City, in honour of the then upcoming municipal elections, October 21, 2010

“_____” AND THE CITY (in honour of the then upcoming municipal elections) October 21 2010 RAILI LAKANEN: how community engagement can lead to sustainability (urban planning) SHELLEY LIEBEMBUK: exploring the intercultural themes, performers and audiences of Toronto (drama) UTAKO TANEBE: making the invisible city visible (architecture) The panel discussion was led by Eye Weekly columnist […]

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On Remembering Violence, March 11 2009

Translating the “Lessons from Latin America” Ana Laura Pauchulo, Sociology and Equity Studies in Education In a North American context public and collective remembrance of the 1976-1983 Argentinean dictatorship is often translated as a consequence of unresolved trauma. Drawing from interviews I conducted in Argentina in 2007 I examine some of the limits of such […]

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