A different kind of lens

Communication studies uses Presidentís Conference theme to present an innovative view of surveillance

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Owen Chapman

At the second edition of the Presidentís Conference on Nov. 4, the focus will be Surveillance, Security and the End of Privacy ó the outward eyes watching us each day. The research-creators from Concordiaís Mobile Media Lab (MML) in the Department of Communication Studies have discovered a few ways... - Read more

The future in the past

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Jason Camlot

While he may spend much of his time in an era long gone, English Professor and department Chair Jason Camlot always keeps one ear on the future. His primary area of expertise is Victorian Studies, but Camlot has spent much of his time since 2002 focusing his research on the history of sound recording. His hard work and ear-to-the-ground... - Read more

 

Keeping an eye out for the PCS

Nov. 4 event to focus on the delicate balance between surveillance and privacy

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Cameras secretly peering at you from hidden locations. Software tracking your every click. Machines that know exactly where you are at all times. Whether you like it or not, youíre being watched. Some say itís for safety, some say... - Read more

One-day colloquium to address politics of difference

On Nov. 6, Concordia will host the one-day colloquium Heritage, Authenticity, and the Politics of Religious Difference in H-767. The seminar will welcome 12 experts to discuss the politics of cultural heritage, authenticity and religious difference in the context of... - Read more

Honorary Degrees

Concordia will award four honorary doctorates at this yearís Fall convocation

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Engineering and Computer Science: Robert Walsh, President, Forensic Technology Robert Walsh, President and founder of Forensic Technology, is an innovative engineer, inventor and entrepreneur whose pioneering work has helped make the world a safer place. His Integrated Ballistic Identification System... - Read more

 

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