CUPFA 2012-2015 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT: OUT OF CONTRACT

CUPFA has been out of contract for:

Congratulations DONATO TOTARO on winning the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award – Faculty of Fine Arts!

Quoting the Faculty of Fine Arts web page: “An award is being granted by the Faculty of Fine Arts, in recognition of Dr. Totaro’s long-time commitment to Concordia’s Film Studies programme, his generosity with students, his out-reach to the Montreal film community and his integration of new technologies into his teaching and research.” Donato, thank you for representing our Association so positively!

Jason Prince hosts debate: The Social Economy will replace Capitalism by 2050

As part of Transform/er Montréal, Jason Prince hosts a lively debate: The Social Economy will replace Capitalism by 2050.  Arguing for: Nancy Neamtan, strategic advisor for the Chantier de l’economic social and medal holder of the Order of Quebec. Arguing against: Henry Mintzberg, the “Mick Jagger” of management, John Leghorn Professor at McGill’s Faculty of Management.  March 24, 2017.

Daniel Douek in the The Globe and Mail

Political Science professor Daniel Douek co-authors op-ed piece in The Globe and Mail on Trump’s airstrikes in Syria.

CUPFA’S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2017-2020

Following the elections held at the General Assembly on March 9th 2017, presided over by Chief Returning Officer Me Tetiana Gerych, the Executive Committee 2017-2020 takes office on March 24th 2017.

Click the link below to read CUPFA’s official announcement of the election results, with the names of the CUPFA Executive members who begin their duties as of March 24th, 2017.

» Download Introduction Executive 2017-2020

ART FILM “INQUIRY INTO TIME AND PERCEPTION, STUDY #1” FRIDAY MARCH 24TH, 2017 AT 6PM

Philip Szporer’s projection-installation, “Inquiry Into Time and Perception, Study #1,” with choreography by Mariko Tanabe, and featuring Mariko and Rachel Harris, and camerawork by Bill Kerrigan, will have its Montreal premiere at the Festival international du film sur l’art/International Festival of Films on Art, Friday, March 24th, at 6 p.m, at the UQAM cinema (the old NFB/ONF cinema) – Salle Jean-Claude Lauzon, 1564, rue Saint-Denis (Métro Berri-UQAM).  Philip is a part-time faculty member whose short film, which runs about 12 minutes, is on the bill with two other films.  Though it won’t be showing in its installation capacity, this cinema screen is one of the city’s best.  There will be also be lots of other dance films on the fabulous FIFA roster to enjoy.  For more information, please click the following link: https://www.artfifa.com/en/movies/inquiry-into-time-and-perception-study-1