Newsmakers is a web page that is updated daily and features the Newsmaker of the week — the Concordian who has had the greatest impact in the media during the current week, based on the media outlets his or her story appeared in and the size of the audience reached.
Newsmaker of the week
New book explores the resistance against harsh policing of sexuality in some Muslim societies.
Man Booker International Prize Finalist
Josip Novakovich, who teaches creative writing in the Department of English, will be reading at the London Literature Festival. Novakovich is one of the nominees for the Man Booker International Prize which will be announced May 22: Southbank Centre.
Returning the voices
Ron Rudin, professor in the Department of History, appeared on Radio-Canada’s program Libre échange to discuss his new research project. Rudin has developed a new website, Returning the Voices to Kouchibouguac National Park, that uses video, maps, texts and illustrations to tell the stories of residents who were displaced in 1969, when the park was created.
L’Institut de cardiologie de Montréal appointed Denis Bilodeau, who holds an MBA from the John Molson School of Business, to lead the development of its research centre: Les Affaires.
Concordian on style
The Style Spy features an article on Catherine Woron, a student in the Department of Communications, about her style.