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Differential Mobilities Conference: Day 4

May 11, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Panel 1: 1st Floor Auditorium – PHI
  • Regan Pretlow Brashear
    FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement
    (Film: a work in progress)
Panel 2: 4th Floor – PHI
Moderator: Jen Southern
  • Alison Reiko: Loader The Claude Mirror: A Mobile Media Archaeology Workshop
  • Joanna K. Donehower: Public Spaces, Public Sphere and Peregrinating Performance: Curiocité/y and rue Ontario
Lobby ‐ PHI
  • A walk along the St. Pierre River in Old Montreal with Sarah Ring and Samuel Thulin (MML) and special guest Danielle Plamondon of Montreal Underground.
    (limit 15 participants: please bring an iphone or ipad if you have one)

10:00 am ­‐ 10:30 am

COFFEE BREAK -­‐ 4th Floor -­‐ PHI

10:30 am ‐ 11:30 am

KEYNOTE: PHI Centre 1st Floor Auditorium

Vera Chouinard, Crossing Borders and Mobilizing the Power of Disability Stories: from finding our autoethnographic voices to challenging impairment and disability in the Global South, Department of Geography, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Introduction: Laurence Parent, Concordia University, Canada

11:30 am ‐ 1:00 pm

1st Floor Auditorium ­‐ PHI
Moderator: Kim Sawchuk
  • Laurence Parent: The Politics of Snow
  • Antoni Abad: The Megafone Project: Networking with Communities
  • Melanie Benard: Moving Disability Law Forward in Québec
4th Floor ‐ PHI
Moderator: Yasmin Jiwani
  • Nadia Giguere and Gilles Sénécal: Looking into Transnational Networks to Understand Daily Practices
  • Arlene Tigar McLaren and Sylvia Parusel: (Im)Mobile families: Exploring everyday practices in automobilized urban contexts
  • Simon Wind: The ‘Elastic Household?’ how children families cope with differential mobility in the network society

1:00 pm ‐ 2:00 pm

Lunch 1st Floor Auditorium – PHI

2:00 pm ‐ 3:00 pm

KEYNOTE: PHI Centre 1st Floor Auditorium
  • Danielle Peers and Lindsay Eales, Crippin’ the Crutch: body-­‐tools in motion,
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
    Introduction: TL Cowan, The New School, New York, USA

3:00 pm ‐ 3:30 pm

COFFEE BREAK: 4th Floor -­‐ PHI

3:30 pm ‐ 5:30 pm

1st Floor Auditorium -­‐ PHI
Moderator: Simone Natale
  • Lynne Alexandrova: The Will to Thrive: Hetero‐sensorial Mobility & Musical Dis-­‐impairment.
  • Christian Pasiak: Mapping Eyes, Charting Patients: Navigating Sociotechnical Spaces with Low Vision
  • Arseli Dokumaci: Misfires that matter: Invisible disabilities and differential mobilities in everyday life
  • Christian E. Fisker: Reliance Mobilities
4th Floor -­‐ PHI
Moderator: Judith A. Nicholson
  • Sarah Marsden: Uncertain mobilities: the function and effect of precarious migration status
  • Mimi Sheller: Mobility Capability: Theorizing Social Justice as a Counter-­‐Geography of Movement
  • Tamara Vukov: Drone Mobilities, Drone Sensing: The Politics of UAV Technologies in Border Surveillance
  • Ian Alan Paul: The Guantanamo Bay Museum of Art and History

5:30 pm ‐ 6:30 pm

KEYNOTE: PHI Centre 1st Floor Auditorium

Gerard Goggin, University of Sydney, Mobile Freedoms at a Democratic Crossroads: Mobile Media, Social Participation & Cultural Citizenship
Introduction Catherine Middleton, Ryerson University, Canada

6:30 pm ‐ 8:00 pm

Gala Dinner: PHI CENTRE (for registered participants) 4th Floor

8:00 pm ‐ 11:00 pm

Closing Party: PHI CENTRE-­‐ 1st Floor Auditorium With DAVE MADDEN


May 11, 2013
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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