Archive for the ‘Eric McLuhan’ Category

Harley Parker, Ted Carpenter, Marshall McLuhan, John Culkin, SJ (Click on image for enlarged view) McLuhan in New York, sponsored by Fordham University and St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto at Fordham University, 13 October 2017 From Fall 1967 to Spring 1968, Canadian media theorist Marshall McLuhan spent one academic year in New York City […]


Claude Shannon (1916-2001) A classic film on communication finds renewed meaning in the age of memes and emojis From personal email and texts to Facebook, Twitter and the like, the last several decades have seen an unprecedented influx of new means of human-to-human communication. So it’s a testament to the work of the US mathematician […]


Media and Formal Cause (2011) by Marshall McLuhan & Eric McLuhan by Mark Stahlman, President, Center for the Study of Digital Life, with Deborah Newman, Doc Searls, Peter Berkman, Ben Stolz, Jeff Martineau, Scott Talkington, Adam Pugen, and Tom Lipscomb     –     May 1, 2017 McLuhan 101 What many miss about McLuhan is that […]


  “The true masterwork of Marshall McLuhan.” —Douglas Rushkoff Marshall McLuhan was the visionary theorist best known for coining the phrase “The medium is the message.” His work prefigures and underlies the themes of writers and artists as disparate and essential as Andy Warhol, Nam June Paik, Neil Postman, Seth Godin, Barbara Kruger, and Douglas […]


 René Cera Addendum: September 11, 2016 In a Google Group message from Rome on this date Eric McLuhan writes: Just a note of correction or two:  The piece by Cera was always three sections. They were put together and painted that way – so to say it was “cut into three pieces” is not accurate. When […]


Department of Communications and Guarini Institute Present: Maintaining the Legacy of Marshall McLuhan Place: John Cabot University, Via della Lungara 233, Roma, in UTC+02 Date & Time: Wednesday, September 7 at 7:30 PM – 9 PM Eric and Andrew McLuhan (son and grandson of late-Marshall McLuhan) will interact with the audience in a general discussion of “the McLuhan […]


BEYOND THE BUZZ – What holds the community together? MONDAY, 11 APRIL, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 PM With Don Morrison, Douglas Rushkoff, Christina Zeidler DON MORRISON was Chief Operating Officer of Research in Motion (now known as BlackBerry), a position he held from 2000 until his retirement in the fall of 2011. Don is currently the Chairman and Founder of New Seeds: […]


This latest book by Eric McLuhan was announced on this blog on Oct. 27. See https://goo.gl/bAsF0A . The following is Dr. McLuhan’s Forward to his book:- The Sensus Communis Synesthesia & The Soul   –   An Odyssey By Eric McLuhan Foreword is Forewarned When I came across a description of the experience of mysticism in Henri […]


(Photo courtesy of the McLuhan Centre for Culture & Technology, U of Toronto) Eric McLuhan books launch “Sensus Communis”/“Cynic Satire”, McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology – University of Toronto: Philip Marchand, McLuhan biographer (“The Medium and the Messenger”), Eric McLuhan, and Francesco Guardiani, Professor of Italian, University of Toronto, who published essays on McLuhan […]


The McLuhan Centre for Culture & Technology is please to announce an important launch of two new books written by Eric McLuhan, son and intellectual partner of Marshall McLuhan: Sensus Communis  and Cynic Satire. Date & Time: November 6, 2017 at 7:00 PM Place: The McLuhan Centre, 39A Queens Park Crescent, University of Toronto (free parking […]