(JEUDI 17h) Lancement de CONVERGENCE: Journal de recherche communautaire et étudiant

– Launch of CONVERGENCE: Undergraduate & Community Research Journal


– Community-based social justice research OPEN HOUSE


at QPIRG Concordia

1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204

(métro Guy-Concordia)

* wheelchair accessible

* whisper translation

* childcare on request (please phone 48 hours in advance)

* food & drinks

info: 514-848-7585convergence@qpirgconcordia.orgwww.qpirgconcordia.org

Join us for the launch of the new edition of CONVERGENCE, a undergraduate & community research journal, highlighting contributions to social justice research and art (contents included below).

This evening will also be an open house to learn about two QPIRG Concordia core projects linked to community-based social justice research: the Community-University Research Exchange (CURE) & the Study In Action conference (including Art In Action).

About CONVERGENCE: Convergence is a community and undergraduate reserach journal, highlighting contributions to social justice research and art. Convergence features research from the Community-University Research Exchange, the Study In Action conference, as well as Art In Action. This year marks the publication of the third volume of Convergence. Info: www.convergencejournal.ca

About CURE: The Community-University Research Exchange (CURE) facilitates research collaborations between grassroots community groups and university students. CURE is a core project of QPIRG Concordia & McGill, and has existed since 2007. There are over 75 community group projects listed in the CURE datebase. Info: www.curemontreal.org

About STUDY IN ACTION: Study in Action is an undergraduate conference designed to link students and community activism. The conference is a space for undergraduate students to present research, develop greater knowledge of social and environmental issues and build ties with community organizations. Info: www.qpirgconcordia.org/studyinaction

About ART IN ACTION: ART IN ACTION highlights creative student and community contributions related to social and environmental justice issues through diverse mediums including: drawing, painting, photography, performance, film & video, installation, music, spoken word, zine, collage, water colour, poster, and print. Info: https://qpirgconcordia.org/studyinaction/art-in-action-continues

Convergence, CURE and Study In Action are core projects of both QPIRG Concordia & QPIRG McGill.

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(to be launched on September 27, 2012)

* Music education as a tool in preserving dominant Canadian culture

by Jillian Sudayan, Music Education undergraduate student at McGill University

* Examining the increasing rates of homelessness amongst Inuit women within Montreal

by Carly Seltzer, Simone de Beauvoir Institute undergraduate student at Concordia University

* Consultation as cooption: the case of Shaughnessy Village

by Kelly Pennington, Urban Planning undergraduate student at Concordia University

* University of the Streets Cafe

by Sarine Makdessian, student at Concordia University

* Disability and the militarization of urban spaces: Configuring radical accessibility and communities of support in contexts of war

by Al Blair, student at McGill University

* Montreal: A people’s present: abc poster series

by Al Blair, presented at Art In Action

* Good Hair Zine

by Sheryl-Ann Simpson, presented at Art In Action

* Opium Dreams

By Emily Yee Clare and Ryan Kai Cheng Thom, presented at Art In Action

* The Language of pain; part one: pain as a noun

By Simone Lucas, student at McGill University

* The Language of pain; part two: pain as a verb and as a narrative

By Eve Sanders, presented at Study in Action

* Unbounded embodiment vs. containment and control: a critical analysis of fatphobia

By Andrea Debruijn, Studio Arts and Sexuality Studies undergraduate student at Concordia University

* Police brutality: A testimonial; Police brutality: misconduct and the marginalized.

By Julie Matson, Justice for the Victims of Police Killings

* Parole sans parole, the prequel: the vulture (a play)

By the Termite Collective, a working group of QPIRG Concordia

* Self-referred: a Quebec trans health survival guide (excerpts)

By Action Santé Travesties et Transsexuelles du Québec

* Développer les études trans dans la francophonie : présentation de quelques résultats et enjeux issus de deux recherches utiles aux communautés trans

Par Mickael Chacha Enriquez, Billy Hébert, Line Chamberland et Jean Dumas, présenté à Études en action

Convergence is a core project of both QPIRG Concordia & QPIRG McGill.

info: 514-848-7585info@qpirgconcordia.orgwww.qpirgconcordia.org