• We are pleased to share the 2023/24 major external and government-funded award recipients from across FCAT. Congratulations to these six incredible graduate students from the School of Communication, School of Interactive Arts and Technology, and School for the Contemporary Arts whose research has been awarded this year.

  • April 04, 2024

    April 04, 2024

    Grant Strate University Professor in SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts (SCA) Laura U. Marks’ new book The Fold offers a practical philosophy and aesthetic theory for living in an infinitely connected cosmos.

  • April 03, 2024

    April 03, 2024

    When Morgan Peequaquat transferred to SFU from UBC, she didn’t plan to take a class about Indigenous film or help to plan a film festival in her second semester. CA 389: Selected Topics in the Fine and Performing Arts, is a course that curates and organizes the Skoden Indigenous Film Festival each year. The course is open to any SFU student interested in learning more about Indigenous film and what goes into planning a film festival, and it was an elective available to Morgan as part of the Indigenous University Preparation Pathway (IUPP).

  • March 20, 2024

    March 20, 2024

    Podcast Or Perish, a new book from Lori Beckstead, Ian M. Cook, and SFU Publishing Director Hannah McGregor, explores radical new possibilities opened up by scholarly podcasting for how we conceive of knowledge creation and peer review.

  • Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Wendy Hui Kyong Chun and Anthony Glyn Burton’s new book, Algorithmic Authenticity, brings together different disciplinary understandings of “authenticity” to find alternative ways to approach mis- and disinformation beyond contemporary fact-checking. Linking cross-disciplinary research on the history and practices of algorithms and authenticity they offer alternative ways to understand its impact on social life and its role in current information disorders.

  • March 06, 2024

    March 06, 2024

    As the 2023 recipient of the Lighthouse Lab prize, School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) student Sorren Jao completed a Web Development Bootcamp in December 2023. When Sorren applied for the Lighthouse Labs Prize, which offers a free spot to Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology students in Lighthouse Labs’ intensive Web Development Bootcamp, his goal was to use the opportunity to complete his full-stack development roadmap.

  • February 06, 2024

    February 06, 2024

    Three scholars from the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology (FCAT) have been recognized for their innovative community engagement work with grants from Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Community Engagement Initiative. James Long and Ryan Tacata in the School for the Contemporary Arts are finding creative ways to connect community engaged work and creative practice, Tara Mahoney in the School of Communication is promoting civics and climate leadership amongst youth, and Suzanne Norman in the Publishing Program is offering a series of professional development webinars to emerging Indigenous storytellers and editors.

  • January 18, 2024

    January 18, 2024

    As part of the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology’s (FCAT) Community in Practice speaker series, Dr. Kim TallBear presented her lecture, “Beyond Diversity and Inclusion in the Academy: Restoring Indigenous Land and Life” on January 4th to a combined audience of 250 at The Wosk Centre for Dialogue and online.

  • “A veritable sonic buffet. Unlike anything that most people have heard. A delightful mix of ideas, and sound sculpture.” These are just a few of the words used to describe the recent collaboration between Simon Fraser University (SFU) faculty member Mauricio Pauly and pianist Eve Egoyan.