“Networking Dissent: Digital Publics Taking the Streets” Public Lecture York U. May 17

Tuesday, May 17, as follow up to lectures by Andy Bichlbaum from The Yes Men for York U. Summer Institute on Digital Activism, I am presenting a public lecture tomorrow:

The Summer Institute in Film: Megan Boler – Networking Dissent

May 17, 2011, 2pm-4pm

Megan Boler presents a talk on  “Networking Dissent: Digital Publics Taking the Streets” as part of Digital Activism & The Environment: York University’s Summer Institute in Film.

Admission is free and all are welcome.

An affiliate faculty member in the Knowledge Media Design Institute, Department of Theory & Policy Studies at the OISE, University of Toronto, Boler is editor of Digital Media and Democracy: Tactics in Hard Times and author of Democratic Dialogue in Education: Troubling Speech, Disturbing Silences.

The 2011 Summer Institute in Film: Digital Activism and the Environment focuses on the theory and practice of digital activism in relation to issues of environmental sustainability. Through lectures, seminars, hands-on workshops and collective projects, the institute will investigate contemporary practices of environmental media activism within a broader historical and critical context of social-change cinema.


Location: Nat Taylor Cinema, N102 Ross Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto
Sponsor: Department of Film, Faculty of Fine Arts
Web Site http://www.yorku.ca/finearts/film/events