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GEM Statement on Anti-Blackness and #BLM

There is an ambivalence, even heartbreak, in writing solidarity statements. Because they are so often used as “cover,” in the sense of business as usual or risk management, and because our banks, mobile phone providers, and the university itself has hijacked its language, branding affiliations. And yet to seek out and provide for solidarity and communion is essential. It is essential to our work as teachers and students, researchers and intellectuals, activists and organizers, pessimists and dreamers.

The Global Emergent Media Lab is committed to Black communities and anti-racist movements...

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Concordia University - SGW Campus

1250 Guy Street, Montreal, QC

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The GEM LAB is open for research affiliates, workshops, events and access to digital media equipment. For more information contact us.

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There is an ambivalence, even heartbreak, in writing solidarity statements. Because they are so often used as “cover,” in the sense of bu... . . .

GEM Statement on Anti-Blackness and #BLM

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GEM Lab members Jake Pitre and Jacqueline Ristola have recently been published in the book Representation in Steven Universe, released by... . . .

GEM Members featured on New Book: "Representation in Steven Universe" . . .

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The Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) holds the largest annual conference in our field. The Media Industries Special Interest G... . . .

Patrick Brodie wins Media Industries Essay Award

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**Note the event is at the second DQ location at 176 Bernard. Come celebrate the books of Alexei Perry Cox, Megan Fernandes, Joshua Neve... . . .

Book Launch for Underglobalization and Good Boys!

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Photo Credit: Theo Stojanov From a project undertaken in collaboration with the GEM Lab.