The Queer Film Festival Quandary

This panel will explore top-down views of policymaking as well as bottom-up attempts to advocate for legitimacy within the policy process. I explore the issue from a media ecological point of view with employing the political economy of communications. Surveillance has always been a part of the Israeli government’s settler-colonial…

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Art Et Féminisme Quelques Tendances Significatives

The rise of surveillance capitalism is a problem that is compounded by the rise of smart city platforms. In recent years, Canada and Québec have been negotiating free trade agreements that contain binding commitments on electronic commerce. Although cultural exception clauses have the effect of excluding cultural industries from these…

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Montreal Pride

Still, sweet, lighthearted, vindicating moments are found within this narrative, such as when Felicia "Snoop" Pearson is taught how to walk in high heels by her femme friends for an audition. While lighthearted, this moment points to the performativity at the core of the roles prescribed not only in that…

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