Category: Blog

  • OER17

    Ann Ludbrook and I presented at OER17 in London, England on our work developing a hands-on open access textbooks training workshop for faculty at Ryerson University.

  • OLA Superconference 2017

    I will be at the Ontario Library Association Superconference tomorrow, February 2nd, presenting a poster on “Ryerson’s Open Textbook Authoring Guide” with Sally Wilson and Ann Ludbrook. Download a copy of our poster [pdf].

  • ALMS 2016

    This summer, Don McLeod, Constance Crompton, and I travelled to London to present on “Tracking LGBT Liberation in Canada” at the LGBTQ+ Archives, Libraries, Museums and Special Collections conference. Thanks to Don for bringing a real camera to the event!

  • DHSI 2016

    We were lucky to be able to send five research assistants from the LGLC team to the Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria this June. They presented at the DHSI Colloquium on “Collection, Curation, and Collaboration: Representing Canadian Gay Liberationists.” The LGLC Team: Nadine Boulay (Simon Fraser U); Anderson Tuguinay (Ryerson U);…

  • Movie Reviews: Inside Out and Hot Docs Film Festivals

    I wrote the following reviews for Shameless Magazine. They originally appeared here: Hot Docs reviews, Inside Out reviews THE LEGACY OF FRIDA KAHLO DIRECTOR: TADASUKE KOTANI 2015, JAPAN, 89 MINUTES This hypnotic film captures the convergence of two unique women, Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist famous for her searing and allegorical self-portraits, and Japanese photographer Ishiuchi…

  • Book Launch for “Cultural Mapping and the Digital Sphere”

    I was honoured to be invited to speak at the book launch for Cultural Mapping and the Digital Sphere at the Modern Literature & Culture Research Centre. So great to hear updates from some of the participants who were at the second annual CWRC Conference at Ryerson way back in 2011. Book launch at @MLC_Research Great to have…

  • It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War

    IT’S WHAT I DO: A PHOTOGRAPHER’S LIFE OF LOVE AND WAR Lynsey Addario [Penguin Press] Throughout her memoir, It’s What I Do, photojournalist Lynsey Addario reiterates the reason why she has risked her life – time and again – to capture images in the world’s most dangerous places. Her goal has been to bring awareness…

  • DHSI 2015

    This year I was lucky enough to attend the Digital Humanities Summer Institute along with the entire LGLC Team. RAs Travis White, Jessica Bonney, Raymon Sandhu, and Sarah Lane designed a poster on the project: Team LGLC meets up in full for the first time at the #dhsi2015 poster session! @CLKCrompton @JessicaBonney12 — Michelle…

  • Digital Diversity 2015

    I will be chairing a panel at the Digital Diversity 2015 conference at the University of Alberta and MacEwan University in May. Hope to see you there!

  • Tool reviews for DiRT

    As part of my duties as an editorial board member of DiRT, I agreed to start writing some reviews for digital research tools. The first one, for TimeMapper, has now been posted. As I experiment with more tools for use with LGLC data, I hope to write more. Read my review for TimeMapper on DiRT.