Month: January 2013

Meet Your Prof

A chance for undergrad students to get to know their professors, instructors, TAs, and fellow students. Ask questions, get advice, and chat generally about all things academic and otherwise. Featuring the profs of your dreams (John Reed, Tim Blackmore, Selma Purac, AND MORE!). Appetizers will be served. See you there!

mediations presents Jonathan Sterne (McGill University)

PUBLIC TALK: Thursday 24 January “Who Tunes Whom?: Auto-Tune, The Earth and the Politics of Frequency,” 5:00–6:30pm, WSC (Western Science Centre) 240. All are welcome. Abstract: In this talk, I consider auto-tune, a ubiquitous vocal effect in popular music and the best-selling software plug-in in the short history of commercial digital audio. When used with …

The Forum: There’s No Such Thing as Information

Our next installment of The Forum – FIMS Undergraduate Professor Speaker Series features professor Kane X. Faucher, who will be giving a talk entitled “There’s No Such Thing as Information”. The term “information” is often used in reference to the information age or the information society. Neoliberal understandings conflate the term with technological rationality and …

Release your inner fashion designer

It’s that time of year:  The Clothing Design contest & sale are back! Submit your original design ideas between Monday January 21st-25th and the design with the most likes will be incorporated in our clothing sale (ordering taking place January 29th – Feb 8th). So like the page, submit a design, ya dig?