Images of Community ContestThe SCMS Department invites any Anthropology, Sociology, Media & Communications, Latin American, or Indo-Canadian Studies students from Fall 2014 or Winter 2015 semesters to enter our Images of Community Contest.
Here are the details:

  • Entries can be in the form of: photos, posters, videos, short essays, hand and digital drawings, paintings, art installations, automated PowerPoint - anything that can be consumed in a short period (5 minutes or less).
  • All submissions must speak to the theme of community in some way.
  • Prizes to be won: 5 categories of $100 each!
  • Entries must be submitted no later than March 16, 2015.
  • All entries will be displayed at our Gallery Party on March 23 between 12:30 and 2:30 PM. Room TBA.
  • Don't forget to get Image waivers for any images taken of people.
  • Read the Ethical Guidelines for contest prior to entry.
  • Fill out our online entry form.

    For additional information, please contact: (SCMS Faculty) (SCMS Student)



The Social, Cultural and media Studies department offers courses and degrees in several disciplines. Plese visit the following pages to explore all SCMS has to offer:
Anthropology looks at contemporary and past societies and cultures around the world.
Indo Canadian Studies is an interdisciplinary program which examines a diverse area of study about a subcontinent and the Canadian diaspora.
Latin American Studies uses an interdisciplinary approach to explore issues facing developing countries in general and in Latin America in particular.
Media and Communications Studies examines how the media affect individuals, societies, and cultures, and teaches us to critically assess the social implications of media.
Sociology looks how our participation in groups influences the way we look at and confront the challenges of everyday life.
Women's Studies examines women's issues and roles in the community.

These six disciplines, with the other social sciences, help to develop our understanding of contemporary social issues. In other words, they help us understand how and why we live as we do.

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