Archive for the ‘Eric McLuhan’ Category

  “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 […]


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2015  10:00 AM Gather in Hanley Hall, St. Paul’s College (SPC) 10:30 AM Greetings and welcome by conference organizers Howard R. Engel, Director, MMI at St. Paul’s College, Winnipeg, Manitoba & Dr. Read Mercer Schuchardt, Senior Director, IISTC & Associate Professor of Communication, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. Hanley Hall 10:50 AM Proceed […]


Housewarming, May 2, 1969. Rene Cera, Marshall McLuhan, Professor Arthur Porter – U of Toronto Archives, Robert Lansdale Photography Ltd Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend the launch of the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology (at the Coach House Institute) fall 2015 seminar, workshop and special event series line up. A half century ago […]


“… as teachers we have to recognize that education is no longer a monopoly of the classroom and that the young are learning as much outside as inside the classroom. Moreover, we ourselves have to face new facts and new media which are as novel for us as for our students. We have, as never […]