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August 5, 2020

Ivan Ruby’s summer of teaching design during COVID-19

By: Ivan Ruby, a Mozambican full-time dreamer and Ph.D Candidate in Educational Technology. He is member of the Participatory Media Cluster. Over the past several months, I’ve participated in events and recurring sessions with teachers, learners, and the general public where we collaboratively explored the pressing challenge of transcending physical spaces when engaging in hands-on learning of electronics and computer programming. Since mid-March, we have had weekly online informal learning sessions with a group lovingly called #RubyCoders...
August 5, 2020

Job Opening: Social Media Assistant (part-time)

JOB DESCRIPTION We are looking for a student with an avid interest in research communications who can write, capture and originate compelling content for a variety of social media platforms. As a Social Media Assistant, you will be responsible for promoting member research and research-related activities, and growing followers for Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology at Concordia. ­­Objectives As part of our team, you will: Use social media best practices to organize and...
June 12, 2020

Milieux’s commitment to support Black Lives Matter movement

To our community in Montreal and beyond: The Milieux Institute of Arts, Culture and Technology at Concordia University in Montreal stands in solidarity with all Black, Indigenous and racialized communities across North America who are protesting in response to police brutality and racial state violence. The brutal murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and others have caused tremendous pain, grief and public outrage during a time of global pandemic. During this time, the...
May 27, 2020

Graphic Designer + Data Viz Contract Position

Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology Deadline EXTENDED: June 30, 2020 Original deadline to apply: June 6, 2020 Milieux is looking for a multi-disciplinary graphic designer who can work across various media and platforms to support the visual communication needs.  This could be a great opportunity for an advanced student seeking to build up their portfolio. As a member of our team, you would: Use your exceptional design skills to create visual communications for...
May 27, 2020

Concordia recognizes Indigenous Futures research

Three faculty research centres have joined the ranks of Concordia’s university-recognized research units and infrastructure platforms, including the Milieux Institute’s Indigenous Futures cluster. Introducing, the Indigenous Futures Research Centre (IFRC). “The IFRC evolved from the Indigenous Futures Cluster, formed in 2015, within the Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology. It is an Indigenous-led research centre with a membership of 13 scholars and artists, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, whose research is focused on Indigenous peoples. The Indigenous Directions Action Plan,...
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