Posts Tagged ‘conferences’

EXTENDED DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2017 Technology, Spirituality, Ecology Saint Mary’s College Of California JUNE 22-25, 2017 Responding to a large number of requests, the deadline for proposal submissions for the 18th annual convention of the Media Ecology Association (MEA) has been extended to February 28, 2017. Saint Mary’s College of California is proud to host the […]


CALL FOR PAPERS: The 18th Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association Technology, Spirituality, Ecology  Saint Mary’s College Of California JUNE 22-25, 2017 Saint Mary’s College of California is proud to host the 18th annual convention of the Media Ecology Association (MEA). Founded in 1863, Saint Mary’s is one of the oldest colleges in the western […]


Marshall McLuhan’s legendary status confirmed with exhibition By Michael Swan, The Catholic Register, October 23, 2016 When Marshall McLuhan died New Year’s Eve 1980, the University of Toronto lost a man they found slightly embarrassing. In the view of university administrators, McLuhan’s Monday night seminars on culture, technology and media had become more cult than curriculum. […]


 Sister Angela Ann Zukowski (Click on any image for expanded view) The 2016 Medium and the Light Award The recipient of the sixth annual Medium and the Light Award, in recognition of the religious dimensions of the life and work of Marshall McLuhan, was presented on Sunday, October 16 in Toronto at the closing Gala […]


McLuhan Centenary Fellow Paolo Granata, Conference Chair Extraordinaire, in Front of the Coach House (photo by Romi Levine) (Click on any image for a closer view) Conference brings influential media thinkers back into the spotlight (and it’s about time!) Toronto has its fair share of cultural icons. Today, it’s Drake – our chart-topping, Raptors-loving rap superstar whose […]


Click on image to expand. The Toronto School Conference, Oct 13 – 16, 2016;  A subset of the over 330 who attended; In front of Victoria College, U of Toronto . Seen in the photograph in no special order are: Elena Lamberti, Michael McLuhan, Luigi Ferrara, Anne MacLennan, Joshua Meyrowitz, Daniel Paré, Derrick de Kerckhove, Dominique […]


McLuhan at New York University on June 14, 1966. (AP Photo/John Lindsay) What’s Next for the University of Toronto’s Centre for Culture and Technology? Posted on October 5, 2016 Toronto, ON – Marshall McLuhan is the most influential thinker in Canada known globally for predicting social media, the Internet, crowd-sourced news, and reality television. At the […]


The Toronto School: Then, Now, Next International Conference is one week away, and there is an incredible line-up of free events, open to the public. Join us, and take part in the most exciting initiative we have ever organized. Register soon. It’s free, but seats are limited and will go to registrants first. 1.       […]


THE TORONTO SCHOOL: THEN, NOW, NEXT International Conference, Toronto, October 13-16, 2016 JUST 3 WEEKS UNTIL IT BEGINS!……  “At the heart of that experiment [Canada] lies a continuous revolutionary approach toward communication. It is somehow spatial, not linear; it has been postmodern from the beginning. It was, and still is, there in First Nations philosophy. […]


 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 […]