Liz Miller is a professor of Communication Studies at Concordia University and an award-winning documentary maker whose media projects offer critical perspectives on gender, environmental justice, and social movements. She is the co-author of Going Public: The Art of Participatory Practice (2017) and “Choreographies of collaboration: social engagement in interactive documentaries” (2016).
Liz Miller – The Shore Line Soirée
Feminist Media Studio
CJ Building, Room 2.130
7141 Sherbrooke W Montreal (Qc)
*Please note: This event has a limited number of spaces. To attend, please RSVP by September 27th at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Half of the world’s population lives by the coast, an increasingly precarious location: where the land meets the sea, where excessive development meets the power of nature, and where climate change impacts lives and ecosystems. Rising seas and climate change impact all of us but not in the same way: class, race, gender, geography and more come into play. The Shore Line, a collaborative web documentary project, is a collection of interactive maps and over 40 videos featuring individuals who are confronting the threats of unsustainable development and extreme weather with persistence and imagination. Join us for an interactive evening of screening, dialogue, and pedagogical exchange. We will use The Shore Line as a catalyst to explore ways of bringing climate justice into classrooms. The soirée is a unique opportunity for educators interested in feminist frameworks, indigenous methods, participatory media, critical pedagogy, environmental justice, and critical sustainability. Come ready to share challenges, opportunities, and resources related to your experience addressing environmental justice, climate science, or new media in the classroom.
This interactive evening will be co-hosted with scholars Trish Audette-Longo, Shirley Roburn, Rachel Webb Jekanowski, Alessandra Renzi, and Danica Evering.
Image credit: Helios Design Lab
Note: The Feminist Media Studio is accessible from the Broadway entrance. For more information on issues of accessibility contact Katerina Symes at email@example.com.
The 5 à 7 Open Studio Series provides a forum for informal encounters among members of the Studio and the community. It consists of presentations, conversations, or critique seminars by visiting scholars, artists and activists, presentations by Studio members of work in progress (both textual and media-based), and discussions around themes that link the practices and commitments of the Feminist Media Studio community. A common theme of the 5 à 7 gatherings consists in exploring the intersections of research, creation, and political engagement in feminist work (historically, and in our current efforts to articulate our research praxes, collectively).