Bruce Powe Speaks about Marshall McLuhan at Moses Znaimer’s Ideacity, Toronto

12May12

Communication academic B. W. Powe discusses his former teacher, Canadian visionary Marshall MacLuhan.  In this “quickie”, Powe is given 7 minutes to explain why MacLuhan’s ideas were, and continue to be, so significant.

 

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B.W. Powe is a Canadian writer of essays, poetry, novels, non-fiction and literary criticism. His areas of specialization include modernism, contemporary literature, and the ideas of his former teachers Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye. Pico Iyer said of his work that it represents “a soaring alchemical vision”.

Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Powe attended York University, where he received a BA in English. He went on to earn a Master’s degree from the University of Toronto, where he worked with the great thinkers Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye. He got his PhD from York University in 2009, and became a tenured professor there in 2010, teaching in the department of English.

Powe has written numerous books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction and writes regularly for the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star. His work has also been featured in the New York Times and on CBC, CTV, CityTV and Bravo.  http://tinyurl.com/7nqjdrj

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