In the winter 2022, Noémie Boisclair, a student for the Masters in Social Work at UQÀM, joined the coordination team as a research assistant. Noémie is interested in the study of affect, the impact of institutional violence on young people’s desires, intimacies, and sexualities, and the collectivization of testimonials as a form of resistance.
Julia Dourte, a bachelor’s student in sociology at UQAM, joins the Testimonial Cultures team as a web communications assistant. Completing her undergraduate concentration in Feminist Studies, Julia is interested in different forms of feminist activism, gender relations, and personal and collective identities. In the pursuit of her graduate studies, she will be interested in feminist theories on communication technologies and how sexuality is approached in public discourse.
Izara Gilbert (she/her) is a candidate for a master’s degree in social work. Student researcher member of the Center for Research on Social Innovations (CRISES) and the Observatory of Profiling (ODP), her work is specialized in territorial discrimination, imaginaries of deviance, and social policies in youth intervention. She joins the team to coordinate the project Cohabitation UQÀM and urban marginalities.