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Malone, Moses C.

  • MCM1
  • Personne
  • January 13, 1975 - January 14, 1922

Moses Charles Malone was born in Montreal 13 January 1875 and died in Los Angeles 14 January 1922.

Warren, Jean-Philippe

  • JPW1
  • Personne
  • 1970-

Dr. Jean-Philippe Warren studied at Laval University, University of Montreal, and Concordia University. He is professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Concordia University. He lives in Montreal.
Jean-Philippe Warren published over 200 papers, articles, and books on a wide variety of subjects related to Quebec society, it's social changes and political movements. For his book "Honoré Beaugrand : La plume et l’épée" (Montreal, Boréal, 2015), he won the Governor General’s Award for French-language non-fiction.

Arthur and Marilouise Kroker

  • AMK1
  • Famille

Arthur and Marilouise Kroker are writers, lecturers, and editors in the area of technology and contemporary culture. Arthur Kroker studied at McMaster University where he received a Ph.D. in political science in 1975. In 1975 he became an assistant professor, and in 1980, an associate professor at the University of Winnipeg. He joined Concordia University's Political Science Department in 1981 as associate professor. In 1988, he was appointed professor of political science.

Arthur and Marilouise Kroker were founders and editors of the Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory (CJPST), in 1976 at the University of Winnipeg. They and the CJPST moved to Concordia University in 1981. The aim of the CJPST is to provide a gathering-point for political, social and cultural theory, both in Canada and globally. It aims to synthesize theoretical reflection and analysis of the public situation, to mediate theory and contemporary history. In 1993 Arthur and Marilouise Kroker relaunched the journal in electronic format on the Internet under the name CTHEORY: Theory, Technology and Culture (http://ctheory.net/ctheory_wp/home/). Arthur and Marilouise Kroker were also publishers of the New Worlds Perspectives series of monographs in which they were editors of the CultureTexts Series.

Sir George Williams Family

  • SGWF1
  • Famille
  • 1821-

George Williams was born in 1821 in the County of Somerset, England. He founded the movement known worldwide as the YMCA (the Young Men's Christian Association) in 1844.

The Montreal branch of the YMCA was formed in 1851, the first in North America. In 1873 the YMCA inaugurated evening courses in vocational and general education. The undertaking was first known as the Educational Program, and later the Montreal YMCA Schools. In 1926, it changed its name to Sir George Williams College in honour of the founder of the YMCA movement. S.G.W. was one of the founding institutions of Concordia University.

O'Farrell Family

  • OF1
  • Famille

The O’Farrell Family owned and operated a general store in Saint-Malachie, Quebec. James O'Farrell (1846-1893), merchant farmer, operated the general store. He also served as the Secretary Treasurer for the town of Saint-Malachie. James O'Farrell was married to Catherine Reid (1849-1910). Their son, James T.A. O’Farrell (1886-1973), was a farmer. He was married to Susan Cassidy (1887-1946). Together they had four children, Francis (1919-1992), Norman, James J., and William. Francis O’Farrell was married to Berthe Renaud (1923-2010). Together they had three children, Kevin, Glenn, and James. Francis O’Farrell was elected as a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly in Dorchester, Quebec, in 1964. Norman O’Farrell was married to Mary-Sarah Paulmert. James J. O’Farrell was married to Madeleine Selway. William O’Farrell was married to Ruth O'Rourke. Mary Bridget O'Farrell was the niece of James O'Farrell and cousin to James T.A. O'Farrell.

McKenna, Bob and Kevin

  • BKM
  • Famille
  • [ca. 1950?]-

Kevin McKenna was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, in 1952. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Pratt Institute in New York in 1974.
Bob McKenna is an artist and filmmaker working in visual and media arts.
Together, the McKenna brothers participated in the exhibition Corridart dans la rue Sherbrooke, that was sponsored by the Arts and Culture Committee of the 1976 international Olympic Games held in Montreal. They created the large-scale photomontage Rues-miroirs, encompassing a panoramic view of five or six blocks of Sherbrooke Street and St-Laurent Street, where it was installed. The exhibition, and with it McKenna’s installation, was dismantled by the City of Montreal before the Olympic Games opened.

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