Category: 2012: Vol. 6 No. 2: Out of the Mouth of ‘Casseroles’ II

A special open-wi issue of wi: journal of mobile media on the Quebec student strike, the ongoing remarkable demonstrations and the odious bill 78.

Le printemps de force.

Quelques réflexions sur ce qui commence. {{1}} ÉRIC PINEAULT, UQAM, SOCIOLOGY Un philosophe italien, par ailleurs communiste, a dit d’une crise qu’elle se manifeste quand le vieux se meurt et le nouveau refuse de naître. {{2}} La grève étudiante du…

Democratic Culture and the Culture of Fear

DAVID WADDINGTON, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, EDUCATION Sound the alarm and head for the underground shelters: a grave new threat to civil society has arisen in Québec. Fred Pellerin (see terror-inspiring mug shot above), whose main activities up until now have consisted…

Anarchopanda’s Soft Subversions

ALANNA THAIN, MCGILL UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH {{*}} Students and Bodies Over the many months of the student strike in Quebec, the streets of Montreal have been filled with the creativity of protest as street theatre, an enactment of eventness…

Social Movement Media – CUTV

GRETCHEN KING, MCGILL UNIVERSITY, COMMUNICATION STUDIES; CUTV Beyond Twitter and Facebook, the mix of mediums wielded by strikers, protestors, and their allies on the streets of Montreal over the last four months includes CUTV. The Concordia-based community television station offers…