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 â€“ Networking Dissent
May 17, 2011, 2pm-4pm
Megan Boler presents a talk onÂ â€œNetworking Dissent: Digital Publics Taking the Streetsâ€ as part of Digital Activism & The Environment: York Universityâ€™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|