November 30, 2022

Presenting the 2022-2023 Undergraduate Fellows!

The Milieux Institute is proud to announce the recipients of undergraduate fellowships for the 2022-23 academic year. This year’s cohort of students embodies the creative diversity and critical social engagement that are at the heart of our mission. Hailing from over nine academic departments and many more disciplines, the Fellows bring a wide range of backgrounds and research interests to their clusters, enriching Milieux at large. It is with great pride that we welcome them...
November 24, 2022

Job Opportunity: Admin Assistant, Milieux Institute

Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology Job Description Job title: Administrative Assistant, Milieux InstituteSupervisor: Manager, Milieux InstituteStatus: Part time (15-20 hours per week)Posting Date: November 11th, 2022Job entry: Winter 2023Probation: 90 days Are you a highly organized and detail-oriented person? Milieux is looking for a qualified student or recent graduate with an interest in research administration to join our team to provide part-time office support for smooth operation of the institute. Milieux is an...
November 15, 2022

Milieux | Meet the MaSH Lab!

Milieux is now home to the MaSH Lab. A new research space for making and experimenting with matter through all kinds of sustainable processes. As we continue to develop and expand in new directions, the creation of the MaSH Lab responds to the needs of our researchers, providing vital resources and equipment for the development of interdisciplinary remediating material research. Directed by Dr. Miranda Smitheram —Concordia University Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Textile and...
November 8, 2022

What Is Mastodon and Should Milieux Give It A Try?

by Dr. Fenwick McKelvey Twitter is on fire. Should Milieux do anything about it? Yes, it should toot.
November 1, 2022

MTL CONNECT REFLECTION: A Note on the Technological Future

By Marek Blottiere, MA candidate at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), interested in the Canadian media ecosystem, and how it shapes the cultural politics of AI. “The important thing is to tell the right story, to the right people, at the right time” (speech at the conference). A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to participate in the Montreal Connect:Digital Week conferences. Here are some of my reflections and comments on...
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