Brian Lewis, PhD
Professor, Communication Studies
“Entry Island at the Crossroads: Revitalization of an Island Community Through Heritage,” with Patrick Donovan and Lorraine O’Donnell, Winnipeg, National Historic Trust Conference,October, 2019.
“Language Policy and Minority Community Vitality: The Case of Quebec,” with Patrick Donovan and Lorraine O’Donnell, American Council for Québec Studies Biennial Conference, New Orleans, Oct, 2018
“The Charter of the French Language and Quebec’s English-speaking Minority,1977-2017,” with Patrick Donovan and Lorraine O’Donnell, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy & Planning Conference, August, 2017
Conference Conveener: “La Charte de la langue française a 40 ans”, L’Association francophone pour le savoir, annual conference, 2017.
Panel Chair, “Les Anglophones et l’économie créative :
portrait global et statistiques,” 84ièmCongrès de l’Association
francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), May, 2016
Mot de bienvenue et introduction du conférencier d’honneur,
Daniel Weinstock, 82ièm Congrès de l’Association francophone pour
le savoir (ACFAS), 2014
Invited principal speaker and panellist: “Printemps
Érable: Encountering the Red Square Movement and Reading
its Mythologies,” 14thJerusalem Conference in Canadian
Studies, Hebrew University, May, 2013.
A dozen documentaryand short experimental films produced, including 5 film festival awards:
Ann Arbor FilmFestival; Athens International Film Festival; Santa Clara Film Festival;
Sinking CreekFilm Festival; EKO Film Festival on Environmental Problems, (Czech Republic)
12 “one-person” shows at galleries, museums and universities; 7 group shows; 7film-festival screenings.
Currently working on two major film projects: a feature length documentary about a family of four unique musical prodigies and a series of 7 documentary portraits of an isolated community at risk of disappearing (Entry Island)