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PhD Alumna Angela Joosse

PhD Alumna Angela Joosse

Why don't we know more about Marie Menken? PhD alumna Angela Joosse discusses her research into this pivotal but underappreciated figure in American avant-garde cinema, and speaks about her own practice as an active artist and scholar.

Technology in Practice


PhD Alumnus Felix Odartey-Wellington

PhD Alumnus Felix Odartey-Wellington

PhD alumnus Felix Odartey-Wellington discusses his research into the recent prevalence of post 9/11 anti-terrorism discourse in Canadian mass media, as well as his enthusiasm for the words and vision of Nelson Mandela.

Politics and Policy


PhD Alumnus Fenwick McKelvey

PhD Alumnus Fenwick McKelvey

“It’s funny being in the US and realizing the specificity of one’s own education. In particular, I really respect the 'AND' in the programs name.” MA and PhD ComCult grad, recent postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle, and new hire of the Communications department at Concordia, Fenwick McKelvey talks about the impact Communication & Culture has had on his academic career and his ongoing research into networks and politics.

Politics and Policy; Technology in Practice

MA Alumna Emma Colucci

MA Alumna Emma Colucci

In this Q & A, MA alumna Emma Colucci shares her passion for Paulo Freire, and tells us about her work as a Policy Officer for the successful international development organization, Right to Play.

Media and Culture


PhD Alumna Aleksandra Bida

PhD Alumna Aleksandra Bida

What do we call “home?” PhD alumna Aleksandra Bida discusses her current research into the idea of “home” and the different scales it takes in contemporary digital, cosmopolitan, and global era.

Media and Culture


PhD Alumnus James Cairns

Prof. & PhD Alumnus James Cairns

In his latest book, James Cairns, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Studies at Wilfrid Laurier, urges us to expand our democratic imaginations.

Politics and Policy


MA Alumna Nicola Waugh

MA Alumna Nicola Waugh

An MA grad in Media and Culture, Nicola Waugh has worked as Programming, Communications, and Festival Director at the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers.

Media and Culture