February 26, 2020

Emilie St-Hilaire, a Concordia Public Scholar and PhD candidate in the Humanities, was interviewed for an article by Kelli Korducki in The Guardian.

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October 15, 2019

Tucked in Japan's Iya Valley region, there is a Scarecrow Village where life-sized dolls outnumber the residents. In this post for the Concordia Public Scholar's blog I share my experience of visiting this unique village.

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September 3, 2019

In this blog post for the Concordia Public Scholars program I examine what it means to be engaged in a human-humanoid relationship, which I call a synthetic relationship. 

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July 30, 2019

In this post for the Concordia Public Scholar's blog I reflect on advice from my first painting prof.

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May 14, 2019

by Maya Hey, WhiteFeather Hunter, Emilie St-Hilaire

Journal International de Bioéthique, (Dossier thématique) Art(bio)éthique

AWAITING PUBLICATION (Summer 2019) - contact for access


Bioart sits at the intersection of two relatively elite fields of knowledge specialization and production: Biotechnology and Art. These specializations occupy different strata of the academic hierarchy, requiring credentials and disc...

May 7, 2019

Blog post for the Concordia Public scholars blog 2019


Children need to play, it’s how they learn. We similarly encourage adults entering their senior years to partake in activities that stimulate intellectual engagement to stave off Alzheimer’s and dementia. But what about everyone else? ‘Get a hobby’ is an un...

April 26, 2019


Winnipeg Free Press

By: Emilie St-Hilaire
Posted: 04/26/2019 4:00 AM

What can Paris learn from Saint Boniface, Man.? To rebuild strategically.

Not long after the calls to rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral came the calls not to. The immediate response, much from France’s wealthiest citizens pledging hundreds of millions of...

January 19, 2019

Edited by Nora Foster Stovel

Chapter 6 - ​RePlaying iGiselle: Dance, Technology and Interdisciplinary Creation


The unusual marriage of Romantic ballet and artificial intelligence is an intriguing idea that led a team of interdisciplinary researchers to design iGiselle, a video game prototype. Scholars in the fields of literature, physical education, music, design, and computer science collaborated to revise the tragic narrati...

August 1, 2018

by Emilie St.Hilaire

RACAR 43 (2018) 1:25–38



This article explores how emerging conversations about responsible conduct of research in research-creation (RC) raise longstanding and unresolved questions about the status of RC as research. The author urges those with a stake in research in the arts to engage in the discourse and decisions surrounding RC practices if they want the values of t...

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