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Brian Lewis, PhD

Professor, Communication Studies

Brian Lewis, PhD
Office: L-CJ 4429 
Communication Studies and Journalism Building,
7141 Sherbrooke W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2557
Website(s): QUESCREN

Selected publications

Research presentations

“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.

Artistic Production

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)

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