Join us in UNBSJ’s Whitebone Lounge for our Copyright and Content best practices workshop with Dr. Dann Downes.

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Dr. Dann Downes is Professor of Information and Communication Studies and Chair of the Department of Social Science at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John. He received his BA from the University of Ottawa, MA from Carleton and PhD from McGill University in Communication. He was a post-doctoral fellow in the Faculty of Law at McGill and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He teaches courses in media theory, popular music, intellectual property and media ecology.

Dr. Downes has published articles on copyright and transproperty, the new media economy and the role of media in the construction of community and personal identity. His research interests include D.I.Y. culture and handmade electronic musical technology and the role of intellectual property in the regulation of cultural industries and popular culture.

Dann will also be taking questions before the workshop, so please feel free to message this event page or email so they can be forwarded along.

University of New Brunswick Saint John Campus
100 Tucker Park Rd, Saint John, NB E2K 5E2

This event is located within the James Condon Student Centre building. The Whitebone Lounge is up the first set of stairs and to the left. If you anticipate having difficulties finding the space, please message this page or email Shawn at


Safer Spaces

We as musicians, friends, show-goers and venue staff thank you all for treating this space and the people in it with respect and safety. It’s a community’s responsibility to make effort to ensure that shows are free of unkind, unfair, or oppressive behaviors on the basis of language, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, sex, age, body size, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, socioeconomic standing, family status, as well as all acts of violence and harassment, sexual or otherwise. If you experience something that makes you feel uncomfortable, please know you can approach staff and you will find support. Thank you for helping us be a better community.

Land Acknowledgement

Local FM is an incorporated nonprofit organization that recognizes and respects that it operates on the traditional, unceded territories of the Wolastoqey, Peskotomuhkati, and Mi’gmaq Peoples.

Accessibility Notes

The UNBSJ Student Centre has a stair entrance leading to the Whitebone Lounge. There is also an elevator located at the back of the cafeteria (on the left when you enter the building) for those who need it.

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