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 Environments"
Dr. Anabel Quan-Haase, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University
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 Bldg.
“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