For Whom the Medium Matters – A McLuhan Centre Symposium, April 16, Toronto

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For Whom The Medium Matters brings together local scholars and field defining media theorists who build on the Toronto School tradition. These are scholars “for whom” the medium is central to their work and address “for whom” the medium comes to matter in different ways.

KEYNOTE

University of Southern California
Sarah Banet-Weiser MISOGYNY NETWORKED

York University
Jody Berland EXTENSIONS OF LIFE: MEDIA REPRESENTATIONS OF THE NON-HUMAN

New York University
Radha Hegde MEDIA MATTERS AND MIGRANT ITINERARIES

PECHA KUCHA (Definition: https://goo.gl/TlD0s0 )

Tracey Bowen GENTRIFITTI
Michael Darroch  WINDSOR+DETROIT
Greig de Peuter PLATFORMS FOR THE PRECARIAT
Mark Hayward BANKING AS MEDIA INDRUSTRY
Andrew Herman CATS THAT LOOK LIKE KITTLER
Ganaele Langlois DISTRIBUTED SUBJECTIVITIES
Patrick Keilty DESIRE BY DESIGN
Rhonda McEwen TACTILE INTERFACES
Irina Mihalache THE CHEF’S APRON AS MEDIA
Judith Nicholson SMART GUNS, DUMB USERS?
Jeremy Packer MEDIA’S GOVERNMENTAL A PRIORI
David Phillips AGAINST PRIVACY
Leslie Regan Shade EQUALITY MATTERS
Elise Thorburn CARCERAL INFRASTRUCTURES

Curated by Sarah Sharma
Director of McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology

WHEN
Saturday, 16 April 2016 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT) Add to Calendar
WHERE
McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology Coach House Institute – 39A Queens Park Crescent E Off 121 St. Joseph st., Toronto, ON M5S 2C3, Canada – View Map

Free Attendance, limited seating  –  Registration required: https://goo.gl/t20kpA

McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology
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One Response to “For Whom the Medium Matters – A McLuhan Centre Symposium, April 16, Toronto”

  1. Looks very interesting! I’ll try to make it.


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