The School of Information Management launches another informative series of
Information Management Public Lectures next week to which all members of
academic and professional communities are invited.  Mark your calendars and
plan to attend!

The Fall 2012 lectures are listed below and the attached file; the winter
2013 lectures will be announced shortly. Further details about each lecture
are available at the School's website

Inquiries about the lectures or ideas for future lectures can be addressed
to Dr. Bertrum MacDonald, School of Information Management (e-mail:
[log in to unmask]; 902 494-2472).

Thursday, 27 September 2012, 5:30 pm - Room 1020, Rowe Management Building

"Serendipity Models: How We Encounter Information and People in Digital
Dr. Anabel Quan-Haase, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western

Friday, 19 October 2012, 10:30 am - Room 1009, Rowe Management Building

"The Leak Heard Round the World? Cablegate, Wikileaks, and the Evolving
Global Mediascape"
Dr. Lisa Lynch, Department of Journalism, Concordia University

Tuesday, 6 November 2012, 1:30 pm - Room 3089, Rowe Management Building

"The Ghosts of Info-Wars Past:  Lessons for the Law and Politics of Internet
Censorship Resistance Today"     
Prof. Jon Penney, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University (and doctoral
candidate, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University)

Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 7:30 pm - Potter Auditorium, Rowe Management

"The Natural History of a Sustainable Institution: The Nova Scotian
Institute of (Natural) Science Since 1862"*
Dr. Suzanne Zeller, Department of History, Wilfrid Laurier University

*Co-sponsored by the School of Information Management, the Royal Nova Scotia
Historical Society, the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, the Atlantic Node
of the Situating Science Cluster, and the University of King's College
History of Science and Technology Programme