Faculty research highlights
A snapshot of some of our faculty members’ recent publications and funding awards. For more information visit our faculty page to see a complete listing of faculty members.
- Acland, C.R. American Blockbuster: Movies, Technology, and Wonder. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020.
- SSHRC Insight Grant “McLuhan in New York” for a history of the political conjuncture of media change in the 1960s, $66,124 (2023-2028).
- Canada Park, 8’, 2020, short experimental film, commissioned by the British Council and VideoJam, premiered at the Manchester College of Music with a live score by Nabiha Iqbal. The film will be screened in the Fall at the Blackstar Film Festival, Art of the Real at the Lincoln Center in New York City and the 24th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur.
- The Greatest Wait, 15’, prototype completed, work-in-progress, experimental VR experience, supported by the Sundance New Frontier Story Lab, Arab Foundation for Arts and Culture, Doha Film Institute, in partnership with Tribeca Film Institute, the Venice Biennale and the International Documentary Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA) DocLab.
- Electronic music performance with Vivek Venkatesh (together billed as Landscape of Hope) and Ivar Bjørnson (Bardspec) as part of the Eistnaflug festival, Neskaupstaður, Iceland, July 13 2019.
- Interactive Sound Installation with Peter Sinclair and Allistair Sinclair, Selfie Orchestra, shown as part of the Festival Les Musiques, GMEM, Marseille, France, May 18 2019.
- Mia Consalvo, Marc Lajeunesse & Andrei Zanescu, Microstreaming on Twitch, MIT Press, (forthcoming)
- SSHRC Insight Grant to study "Class and Videogames", 2019-2023, $206,400.00
- Activist Affordances, Duke University Press, 2023
- Duguay, S. (2022). Personal but not Private: Queer women, Sexuality, and Identity Modulation on Digital Platforms. Oxford University Press.
- Duguay, S. (2020). You can’t use this app for that: Exploring off-label use through an investigation of Tinder. The Information Society, 36(1), 30-42. doi. 10.1080/01972243.2019.1685036
- Network grant, Entente-Canada Québec fund: “eAccess: Expanding Accessibility in our Digital Learning Environments for Post-Secondary Students”.
- Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre: “FUSION, the Future Skill Innovation Network”, 2019-2021, $2,500,000.
Monika Kin Gagnon
- Gagnon, M., Johnstone, L. Eds. In Search of Expo 67. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020.
- Expo 67 Brouillements numériques: This project is mobilizing experiments in augmented reality (AR) as a way of exploring Montréal's Expo 67 islands through archives and geo-localized walks on the original site. This two-year project received funding from FRQSC recherche-creation in the amount of $55,000 from 2017–2019.
- Co-Director: QUESCREN: Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network.
- Currently developing a feature-length documentary about a family of four unique musical prodigies (“A Family in Music”), and a 7-part documentary series of an isolated community at risk of disappearing (“Memories of Entry Island").
- 2023 “How Like a Leaf: The Vital Energy in Greenhouse Infrastructures.” Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology. Vol.31, No.2 (Spring)
- 2023 “Pollination and the Horrors of Yield: Scarcity and Survival in Glasshouse.” Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience. Vol.9, No.1.
- 2020-2024,Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada InsightGrant,“Media Governance After AI,”$218,383,Primary Investigator. Co-PI:Jonathan Roberge.
- McKelvey, F. (2018) Internet Daemons: Digital Communications Possessed. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
- 2021/04 - 2024/03 On the Margins of the Platform Economy: Community-led Responses to Technical Gentrification, Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Insight Grants, ($93,410 CAD), Primary Investigator with Tamara Vukov (External Co-Investigator), Fenwick Mckelvey (Collaborator), Norma Rantisi (Collaborator)
- Renzi, A. with Digital Divides Project. (2022) Digital Divides – The Impact of Montreal’s AI Ecosystems on Parc Extension: Housing, Environment and Access to Services. CBAR Network in Parc-Extension: April 2022.
- CINEMA PALESTINE (2014)
- FQRSC Appui à la recherche-création, “Palestinian Filmmaker Project,” March 31, 2011 – March 31, 2015, Principal Investigator, $110, 518.
- Stolow, J, et al. Connect and Divide: The Practice Turn in Media Studies, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2020.
- Meyer, B. & Stolow, J. (Ed.). (2020). Light Mediations [Special Issue]. Material Religion: The Journal of Objects, Art and Belief, 16(1).