By Canadian Art - February 27, 2014
To many, Etrog was Canada’s pre-eminent Modernist sculptor, typifying a 1960s moment when Modernist sculpture was breaking through to wider acclaim in galleries and public spaces worldwide.
“I am truly saddened to learn that Sorel Etrog, a great Canadian artist, has passed away,” Art Gallery of Ontario director Matthew Teitelbaum said in a gallery statement. In 2013, the AGO produced a hometown survey of Etrog’s work, which Teitelbaum indicated was that of “a sculptor, painter, draughtsman, filmmaker and writer.”
“Sorel was one of the most multifaceted artists of his generation,” Teitelbaum continued. “His deep and ongoing search for ways for us all to connect will be visible for generations to come in Toronto, the city he loved, where several public installations of his sculptures have left an indelible mark on the urban landscape and our public imagination.”
Indeed, Etrog’s public artworks can be found in many locations across Canada. This includes his Sunlife on University Avenue in Toronto, The King and Queen at the Windsor Sculpture Park, Survivors are Not Heroes outside of Hart House at the University of Toronto, and Flight on Wellington Avenue in Ottawa. (The latter sculpture was originally designed for the Canada Pavilion at Expo 67.)
The Toronto Star has reported that more than 100 pieces of Etrog’s art are also due to be featured as of early 2015 in a new sculpture garden at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, and his sculpture Standing Figure (Madonna) is also currently on view in the AGO’s Frank P. Wood Gallery.
According to the website of Toronto dealer Christopher Cutts, Etrog was born in 1933, leaving his native Romania for Israel in 1950 where he studied at the Tel Aviv Art Institute. He came to North America when he was awarded a scholarship to study at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York. In 1959, he had his first Canadian solo exhibition at Gallery Moos in Toronto, which was his dealer for several decades. In 1963, Etrog left New York for Toronto and later became a Canadian citizen.
According to Cutts, much of Etrog’s gaining of a foothold in Canada had to do with the support and interest of Toronto collectors Sam and Ayala Zacks, who acquired Etrog’s work during his New York student days. At one point, Etrog’s studio was in the Tip Top Tailors building on Toronto’s lakeshore, a structure which is now a condominium.
“My memories of Sorel are great,” Cutts says, conveying remembrances of a hardworking, vital and charming artist who spent the days sketching when they were both in Berlin for an art fair some 15 years ago. “He was fantastic, full of life,” Cutts recalls.
Over the years, Etrog’s work was included in group exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canada, the Carnegie Museum, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum, among other significant institutions, and it was collected by many of same.
Etrog also wrote plays, poetry and non-fiction, as well as created book illustrations for Eugene Ionesco and Samuel Beckett in the late 1960s. He also collaborated with Marshall McLuhan on the publication Spiral.
Marshall McLuhan by Sorel Etrog
Source: http://tinyurl.com/m44vp5h – Toronto Star Obituary: http://tinyurl.com/kdukd57 – Recent Posting on this blog http://tinyurl.com/qdf7q8l
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The Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto and Sun Life Financial Canada are pleased to announce a McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology public lecture:
Title: ”Journalism in time of Haiyan: The evolving role of the community press in covering natural disasters”
Eileen Mangubat, 2013 Winner of the Marshall McLuhan Prize
Thursday, February 26, 2014; 4:30 pm- 6 pm - Room 538, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto
The presentation will address the important functions of community journalists during times of disasters as seen in their experience covering the devastation brought by typhoon Haiyan. Eileen Mangubat will also discuss the challenges faced by the local press as both victims of the typhoon and at the same time bearer of news.
Sponsored since 1997 by Sun Life Financial Canada, the Marshall McLuhan Prize is awarded annually by the Canadian Embassy in Manila to the first-prize winner in the Jaime V. Ongpin Awards, which recognize excellence in investigative journalism. As the 2013 winner, Eileen Mangubat will partake in a study tour across Canada as a fellow with the McLuhan Coach House Institute in Toronto. Upon her return to the Philippines, a series of forums is organized in key cities around the country, where Ms. Mangubat’s Canadian experience will be shared with communication students and members of the local and community media.
Eileen Mangubat is currently the publisher and acting editor in chief of Cebu Daily News. A journalist for almost thirty years now, she has worked as a reporter covering various beats and as an editor in various capacities as news editor, opinion editor, editor in chief and now publisher. She was the only female editor in chief of a Cebu newspaper when she led the start-up of Cebu Daily News in 1998. CDN is an affiliate of the country’s largest national broadsheet, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and claims to be Cebu’s only independent newspaper. Eileen is an advocate of her news organization’s vision: Journalism that builds communities.
She was recognized by the US Embassy in Manila with the 2003 Benigno S. Aquino Fellowship Award. Various award-giving bodies including the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility, the Philippine Press Institute, the Rotary Club of Manila, the Archdiocese of Cebu, and the University of the Philippines Alumni Association, among others, have recognized her as an alumna, reporter, editor, and news manager. (Source: http://tinyurl.com/ppfmp4o)
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People commute through a flooded street amidst the rubble after a downpour in the aftermath of super typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, central Philippines November 14, 2013.
CBC News - Feb 17, 2014
Typhoon Haiyan ripped a path of devastation through the Philippines in November 2013, becoming known as one of the worst storms ever to hit land.
At the time, journalists from all over the world were dispatched to Tacloban, the hardest hit city in central Philippines.
But for journalists living in Tacloban, the assignment posed unique challenges.
“Where I come from, that’s where the storm really hit,” Eileen Mangubat told CBC Radio’s Rick Cluff on The Early Edition.
Mangubat is the editor of Cebu Daily News, a local newspaper in Tacloban. She said local journalists faced the unique challenge of covering a story that also affected them personally.
Eileen Mangubat is the 2013 Marshall Mcluhan Fellow by the Embassy of Canada. (Eileen Mangubat)
“We had trauma debriefing sessions for our staff,” said Mangubat, adding that some veteran journalists assigned to cover the story had trouble normalizing the disaster and reporting on it.
Mangubat has been named the 2013 Marshall Mcluhan Fellow by the Embassy of Canada.
As part of a two-week tour of Canada, she is speaking on the challenges faced by the local press when they were both victims of the typhoon and at the same time bearer of news.
The Philippine government says at least 6,166 people were killed, 28,626 were injured, and 1,785 are still missing.
Mangubat’s lecture is at 6:30 p.m. PT on Monday February 17 at Vancouver’s The Network Hub, 422 Richards Street.
Source: http://tinyurl.com/pta2442 (Hear interview with Eileen Mangubat on Reporting & living through a disaster.)
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… or, as I call it, The Gutenberg Galaxy Disrupted …
Pages Festival + Conference: Unbound
Exploring the Evolving Word to Digital
March 13th-15th, 2014
We are in the midst of the greatest transformation in cultural production and dissemination in centuries. The digital age has created a seismic shift, challenging the existing models of creation and distribution of artistic fare.
The Pages Festival + Conference embraces new technology and is proud to present the first of multiple mixed media events that will combine the finest contemporary Canadian writers with practitioners from digital media and other art forms. Featuring multi-layered presentations at the Randolph Academy Theatre (736 Bathurst St.) as part of the Festival, and seminars, workshops and panel discussions on diverse topics as part of the Conference at the Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Ave.), The Pages Festival + Conference is rapidly becoming the hub of conversation and buzz about the evolving word.
The Conference part of the Festival will open on Friday 14th March, with a keynote by Bob Stein on “The Future of the Book is the Future of Society” at 9.00 am (see http://tinyurl.com/ln2q8j9 )
Bob Stein has been engaged with electronic publishing full-time since 1980, when he spent a year researching and writing a paper for Encyclopedia Britannica – “EB and the Intellectual Tools of the Future.” In 1984 he founded The Criterion Collection, a critically acclaimed series of definitive films, which included the first supplementary sections and director commentaries and introduced the letterbox format. He also founded the Voyager Company, which in 1989 published one of the first commercial CD-ROMs, The CD Companion to Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. In 1992 Voyager published the first electronic books, including Douglas Adams’ Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park.
In 2004 The MacArthur Foundation provided a generous grant with which Stein founded the Institute for the Future of the Book, a small think & do tank aimed at exploring and influencing the evolution of new forms of intellectual expression. In 2005 the Institute published the first “networked books,” which were instrumental in the recognition of the important shift to social reading and writing as discourse moved from printed pages to networked screens. In late 2010 Stein founded a new company, SocialBook, Inc. with the ambitious goal of building the first viable post-print publishing platform.
This keynote will be followed by panel discussions on poetry, children’s books, graphic novels, self-publishing, educational and scholarly publishing, and film/drama.
Find more information about Bob Stein here http://tinyurl.com/p2loj89 . The full 3-day festival & conference program can be found at http://www.pagesfestival.com/ .
Bob Stein’s Voyager CD-ROM Publishing Company published the CD-ROM of “Understanding McLuhan” (1996) on “the ideas and life of media guru Marshall McLuhan”; it includes the complete texts of “Understanding Media” and “The Gutenberg Galaxy,” video clips, testimonials and search engines. You can view a demo video of it here http://vimeo.com/18537274 .
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50 Canadians Who Changed the World
Before he was done, this Scottish Canadian visionary would anticipate the World Wide Web and social networks like Facebook. As the apostle of the electronic era, McLuhan predicted the emergence of a world of instantaneous information: speed, volume, multidirectionality, interactivity. The medium was the message. By changing our world, electronics would transform us as human beings. We would find ourselves juggling contradictions, multiple perspectives, and plural identities. To cope, we would activate the right side of the brain. We would become more complex. - McGoogan, Ken (2010). How the Scots Invented Canada. Toronto: HarperCollins, p. 366.
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Marshall McLuhan as Educationist, Part 7: Media Literacy, Lifelong Learning & the Training of Perception
This is an excerpt from a copyright article of the same title published by me, Alex Kuskis, in (2011) Explorations in Media Ecology, 10(3&4), pp. 313-333. This is Part 7 and additional excerpts from this essay will be published in future postings. The first 6 portions of this essay can be found in earlier postings to this blog.
10. Media Literacy
Marshall McLuhan held that new media are new languages: “Radio and TV aren’t audio-visual aids to enhance or to popularize previous forms of experience. They are new languages. We must first master and then teach these new languages” (McLuhan, 1969, p. 133). Why? Because: “Without an understanding of media grammars, we cannot hope to achieve a contemporary awareness of the world in which we live” (McLuhan & Carpenter, 1960, ix-xii). The traditional literacy of reading and writing is no longer sufficient; pictorial & electronic forms of literacy have to be imparted, as well as print.
11. “Learning a Living”
McLuhan anticipated that learning and work would become increasingly interrelated: “… it is becoming clear that the main “work” of the future will be education, that people will not so much earn a living as learn a living…. Industry and the military, as well as the arts and sciences, are beginning to consider education their main business” (McLuhan & Leonard, 1967, 25).
12. Curriculum Issues
Three curriculum-related issues occur in McLuhan’s writings on education. First, he felt that education must be involved in the training of perception: “The electric age is the most primitive age, in the sense of the hunter world … the only alternative to instruction is the training of perception” (McLuhan, 1972, p. 526). Second, figure/ground analysis would provide one of the tools: “The interaction between the object, or figure, & its ground enables one to experience meaning which is the relation of the situation to oneself” (McLuhan, Hutchon, & McLuhan, 1977, p. 16). That’s what “City as Classroom” is largely about. Third, McLuhan stressed the value of arts education. If artists possess “integral awareness”, as he often insisted, that sensitizes them to hidden media environments, then arts are worth cultivating in education: “… the learning process & the creative process … once reserved for scholars & geniuses we now know to be a character of all human perception.” (McLuhan, 1956, 9)
Fig. 2: Multistable image of dogs and phone based on a diagram provided in McLuhan’s City as Classroom.
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Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye are two of Canada’s central cultural figures, colleagues and rivals whose careers unfolded in curious harmony even as their intellectual engagement was antagonistic. Poet, novelist, essayist and philosopher B.W. Powe, who studied with both of these formidable and influential intellectuals, presents an exploration of their lives and work in Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye: Apocalypse and Alchemy.
Powe considers the existence of a unique visionary tradition of Canadian humanism and argues that McLuhan and Frye represent fraught but complementary approaches to the study of literature and to the broader engagement with culture. Examining their eloquent but often acid responses to each other, Powe exposes the scholarly controversies and personal conflicts that erupted between them, and notably the great commonalities in their writing and biographies. Using interviews, letters, notebooks, and their published texts, Powe offers a new alchemy of their thought, in which he combines the philosophical hallmarks of McLuhan’s “The medium is the message” and Frye’s “the great code.”
- Prologue: The Juncture of Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye in 1946
- Intentions and Overview, Apocalypse and Alchemy in McLuhan and Frye
- Presences and Signatures: These Figures in their Ground
- The Critical Conflict Between McLuhan and Frye
- The Harmonies in Two Seers: Orchestrations and Complementarities
- Alchemy, Synergy in the Thinking of McLuhan and Frye
- The Lessons of Two Teachers: Guidance and Signs
“Bruce Powe is a rare intellectual figure in the Canadian landscape. He has the sensibility and eloquence of a literary critic, and the power of persuasion of a cultural critic, definitely in the same league with the Canadian giants of the twentieth century.” - Francesco Guardiani, Dept. of Italian, University of Toronto
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During 2013-2014, in a student-led initiative, the iSchool’s Coach House Institute (CHI) is hosting a series of lectures and discussions addressing cultural specificities in our understanding of information. The aim is not be to focus on culturally diverse uses of information, but instead to investigate the nature of information itself–and to ask whether, and if so how, fundamental theories of information incorporate, accommodate, or abstract away from the diverse epistemic and ontological commitments of varied communities.
Sandy Pearlman – Tuesday, Feb. 11 – 7 pm – Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Title : “As The Age of Saturation Encounters Asymptopia, Or, As You Like It”
Abstract: “We can prove that some line – namely, an Asymptote, constantly approaches another by showing what will be the case if the progression is continued as far as one pleases… Even so there are Asymptote figures in geometry where an infinite length makes only a finite progress in breadth.” – Gottfried Leibniz
“So put me on a highway
And show me a sign
And take it to the limit one more time.” – The Eagles
The invention and evolution of the analog photographic, motion picture and sound reproduction technologies, which characterized the media of most of the 20th century, and which remain, either, with us still or even counter-intuitively resurrected in our 21st century present, strikingly and synchronously coevolved with the development of the 19th century Romantic Symphony and its characteristically saturated sonorities. As if, in the case of sound recording, these technologies were embedded with optimization factors for the reproduction, amplification and glorification of those romantic sonorities, which became characteristic of not only the symphonic music of the 19th century, but, the film and popular music of most of the 20th century as well — including most spectacularly the technologically incarnated folk music known as heavy metal. This trend line persisted until the last twenty years of the 20th century when the decisive proliferation of newer digital media technologies created under the imperatives of the Nyquist/Shannon/Weaver information theoretics, which were (never forget!) originally developed to solve all the problems entailed in the long distance telephonic transmission of specifically speech changed absolutely everything. At that point, Saturation encounters Asymptopia and a new set of perceptual limits is imposed upon the new genus of Digital Media Objects. From that point on, everything gets really strange or really bad, depending upon your perspective… As for As You Like It, Rosalind was the grand mistress of perception after all. And perceptual theory is the key to the puzzle of this lecture. Never forget that Rosalind, “can do strange things”. As for the rest of the story see you at the lecture.
Sandy Pearlman is currently Dean’s Visiting Professor for Interdisciplinary Innovation at the University of Toronto and Visiting Professor at McGill University. Over the years, Pearlman has taught and created provocative new courses at the Music, English, Religious Studies, Law and Management faculties. A relentless brainstormer on the future of media in general, and the ever-tightening embrace of Music by Technology and Technology by Music in particular. Producer, creator, songwriter, manager and theorist for some of the most important bands and musical trends of the last 30 years (among them Blue Oyster Cult, Clash, Black Sabbath, and Pavlov’s Dog), Pearlman is variously blamed and/or lauded for the launch of such cultural trends as Heavy Metal, Occult Rock, Goth, Punk, and New Wave. Described by the Billboard Producer’s Directory as “the Hunter Thompson of rock, a gonzo producer of searing intellect and vast vision,” Pearlman has embarked upon an all-encompassing project for the construction of a “Grand Unified Field Theory of the Future of Music,” a substantial component of which is the parallel emergence of the “Paradise of Infinite Storage” and new hybrid analog-digital codecs for music and media objects in general – perhaps the most disruptive game changer yet. (Source: http://tinyurl.com/n4ln4xy )
Bernd Frohmann – Tuesday, Feb. 25 – 7 pm – Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Title: “Document, Index, Trace, and Death: Briet’s Antelope Lessons”
Abstract: The first third of this paper is about my concept of documentality, which I think avoids some dead ends in thinking about documentation in general. I take speech as my example of how the documentality of even such a seemingly ephemeral phenomenon can emerge and be strengthened, in this case through the modes of materialization of utterance provided by Aristotelian rhetoric, which, I also argue, are relevant to important contemporary verbal performances.
The rest of the paper is about what I call “Briet’s antelope lessons”. I argue that from her brief discussion of the “vêture” of documents cascading from her now-famous antelope, we learn that its ambiguous connection to those documents poses a specific problem pertaining to the documentality of things. How is the fate of the primary document (the antelope) related to its secondary documents (its vêture”)? And how are connections between documents and their referents established, maintained, and severed? Briet’s antelope lessons direct us to such questions. Four case studies are presented as illustrations of this problem: the gardens of Villandry, the glass flowers of Harvard’s Ware Collection, practices of telepresence, such as Second Life and webcam sexual activities, and the Visible Human Project.
Bernd Frohmann is Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information Studies at The University of Western Ontario. He is the author of “Deflating Information: From Science Studies to Documentation” (University of Toronto Press, 2004) and various articles and book chapters on information and documentation studies. His current research interests are in contemporary media studies. (Source: http://tinyurl.com/krptrcw )
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Second Nature Journal has just posted the very funny Ballad of Marshall McLuhan, which is well-known to McLuhan scholars and students, but not so much by the general public (see http://tinyurl.com/luwsvm8 ). Immersed as we in the East are in Snowmageddon, I’m re-publishing this to help dispel the winter gloom……….AlexK
This introduction to Marshall McLuhan might be the funniest one you’ll find.
The song: The Ballad of Marshall McLuhan
The band: The Vestibules
The album: Radio Free Vestibule
Once upon a time there was a town
A town where chaos reigned.
Lawlessness was everywhere
And there was no cohesive theory existing which properly explained the mass media and their impact on society and man’s thinking.
And then one day a stranger came riding into town.
And all the townsfolk gathered around and asked his name.
Well he tipped his hat and he said “Marshall, Marshall McLuhan.”
Well they gave him a star and put it on his chest
And gave him his own office with his name on the door.
Well wouldn’t you know the very next day a fight broke out in the last chance saloon.
It was an argument concerning the externalization of the senses and its subsequent effect on on man’s psychological make up.
It was about to come to blows, when Marshall stepped in,
And he said, “Boys, a theory of cultural change is impossible without knowledge of the changing sense ratio affected by various externalizations of our senses.
You’re such a groovy thinker and
We really dig what you say
Cuz you have the best insights into mass media
This side of the Rio Grande.
Well then came the fateful day
When a tall dark man all dressed in black came riding into town.
All the townsfolk ran inside and locked their doors and hid.
And the bad man stood in the town square and he called out for Marshall McLuhan.
He said, “Marshall, I don’t agree with your description of television as a tactile medium in the context of a visual notion of causality.”
So Marshall shot him.
You’re such a groovy thinker and
We really dig what you say
Cuz you have the best insights into mass media
This side of the Rio Grande.
The Vestibules’ website is at http://www.thevestibules.com/
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Academic Conference: Technology, Rhetoric, & Cultural Change: Walter J. Ong, S. J. in the Age of Google, Facebook, & Twitter
Walter Ong, S.J. (1912-2003)
Gonzaga University will host an interdisciplinary conference Feb. 7-8 celebrating the work of Jesuit scholar and teacher Walter J. Ong, considered among the foremost theorists of rhetoric in the 20th century. The conference is titled, “Technology, Rhetoric, and Cultural Change: Walter J. Ong, S. J. in the Age of Google, Facebook, and Twitter.”
A student of Marshall McLuhan and Perry Miller, Ong’s dissertation on the importance of Peter Ramus, a 16th century logician who developed a deeply influential pedagogy, brought him an international audience. Over the course of his long career, Ong published several books and hundreds of essays, most arguing that the technology of human communication is reflected, however indirectly, in human consciousness.
This conference will celebrate Ong’s legacy and the tradition of Jesuit scholarship. As enthusiasts of new media daily claim its transformative status, the conference will also explore – using the lens of Walter Ong’s scholarship – these powerful new communication tools and the emerging world they promise.
February 7-8, 2014 – Gonzaga University Spokane, WA
Friday, February 7, 2014 - Jepson Center, Jepson Faculty Lounge (ROOM 239)
5:00 pm: Opening reception
Introduction: Kirk Besmer, Gonzaga University
Welcome by Patricia O’Connell Killen, Academic Vice-President, Gonzaga University
Jepson 120 (Hogan Classroom) - 6:00 pm: Plenary Session
The Van Christoph Lecture: Introduction: Tim Clancy, Gonzaga University
Sara Van Den Berg, Director of the The Ong Center for Language, Media and Culture, St. Louis University
The State of Ong Scholarship
8:00 pm: No host dinner. Luigi’s Italian Restaurant (Downtown Spokane: 245 W. Main Ave.)
Saturday, February 8, 2014 - All sessions will meet in the Jepson Center
Jepson Lobby - 8:30-9:15 am: Continental Breakfast
9:15-10:45 am: Orality and Literacy
Session 1A: Ong and Writing/Literature - Jepson 120 (Hogan Classroom)
Moderator: Paul De Palma, Gonzaga University
Kateland Wolfe, Georgia State University – Does Changing the Distance Between the Audience and the Text Change the Amount of Control the Audience has over the Text?
Jennifer Matsuda, Independent Scholar - Orality, Writing, Print and Beyond: E-mail Demonstrated as a Literary Genre in Voltaire’s Heart (2005) and The Silence of Galileo (2009) by Luis Lopez Nieves
Iryana Matluska, Minsk State Linguistic University – Cultural and Thematic Dominants in Modern Media Discourse: A Case Study of American, Belarusian and British On-line Publications
Session 1B: Orality - Jepson 122
Moderator: Kirk Besmer, Gonzaga University
Kris Morehouse and Heather Crandall, Gonzaga University – Virtual Grief
Thomas Zlatic, St. Louis University - The Persistence of Memory
Paul Soukup S.J., Santa Clara University – Ong and Hermeneutics
10:45-11:00 am: Break (refreshments provided)
11:00-12:30 am: Language and Philosophy
Session 2A: Language Studies - Jepson 120 (Hogan Classroom)
Moderator: John Caputo, Gonzaga University
F. X. Sligo, Massey University - Liminal Literacy and Occupational Orality: How Workplace Oral-Experiential Cultures Set Limits to Literacy
Maria Kathrina Bautista Diaz and Hong Ngoc, Truong, Chiao Tung University – Asynchonous Academic and Cultural Mediation in the Context of Computer Mediated Communication: A case study between Chinese and French e-mails
Paul De Palma, Gonzaga University - Ongian Implications for Automatic Speech Recognition
Phillipa Mules, Aukland University - Spoken Word as Pedagogical Tool: Walter Ong and a Framework for an Oral Pedagogy
Session 2B: Ong and Philosophy - Jepson 122
Moderator: Kirk Besmer, Gonzaga University
Dan Bradley, Gonzaga University - Walter Ong and Edmund Husserl: The Rise of Literacy and the Genetic Constitution of the Life-World
Thomas Zlatic, St. Louis University - Aphorisms and Metaphysics
Tim Clancy S.J., Gonzaga University - The World as Hypertext
12:30-1:30 pm: Brown bag Lunch: Jepson Lobby (catered)
1:30-3:00: Ong in Context
Session 3A: Applications - Jepson 120 (Hogan Classroom)
Moderator: Heather Crandall
Duang Tran, Loyola Marymount University - Faith and Contemporary Contexts for American Catholic Higher Education
Jael Cooper, Gonzaga University - Leader Identification and Audience Response: A Consideration of the Rhetoric of American Folk Music
James Jarc, Gonzaga University - Mobiliteracy: Applying Ong’s Psychodynamic Characteristics to Users of Mobile Communication Technology
Stephen McFadden, Aaliyah Miller, and Elizabeth Weber, Gonzaga University – Operation Reintegration: Assessing and Meeting the Needs of Post-Deployed Military
Session 3B: Secondary Orality - Jepson 122
Moderator: Tim Clancy, Gonzaga University
Pavel Schlossberg, Nobuya Inagaki, Gonzaga University - Education after the Gutenberg Parenthesis: The Presence of Secondary Orality in Online Education
Charla Markham Shaw, University of Texas at Arlington – Creating Super Mom: Secondary Orality and Pinterest
Will Cooney, Gonzaga University - Singularity through Oral Residue
3:00-3:30 pm: Break (refreshments provided)
3:30-4:30: Concluding Plenary Session - Jepson 120 (Hogan Classroom)
Introduction: Paul De Palma
Randolph Lumpp, Regis University - Going Global with Walter Ong: The Society and the Site
John Caputo, Gonzaga University - Walter Ong: How the Seamless Web of Technology is Restructuring Consciousness
360° view of the campus of Gonzaga University
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