Posts Tagged ‘McLuhan Centre’

100 Years Later: The McLuhan Program That Could By Carly Conway One hundred years ago today [July 21, 2011] one of Canada’s most iconic and controversial academics was born. More than 30 years after his death, Marshall McLuhan is still credited with changing the face of communication studies — even if many have dismissed his […]

The Great McLuhan- Frye Debate An academic debate is an educational practicum requiring students to employ rhetoric, histrionic abilities and knowledge of the assigned topic to debate a given proposition or question with the goal of influencing the opinions of observers and/or the judge(s).  This debate will answer the question: Who best – Marshall McLuhan […]

Monday Night Seminar Showcasing Undergrad ICCIT Student Work LOCATION: McLuhan Centre for Culture & Technology, 39A Queens Park Crescent                       East off 121 St. Joseph St., Toronto, ON M5S 2C3 Monday Night Seminar: Monday, March 27th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM  Description This Monday Night Seminar showcases the work of […]

By theLet’s help change Wikipedia gender-gap! Join us at the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 11 am to 5 p.m. for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism. Date/Time: Sat, March 18, 2017  –  11:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT Location: McLuhan Centre for […]

For nearly fifty years, Heritage Toronto’s Plaques and Markers Program has officially remembered key people, places and events which have shaped the city we live in today. From 20th century skyscrapers, to the sites of former aboriginal villages, to the city’s first Chinatown, the range of possible plaque subjects has been as diverse as Toronto’s history […]

The McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology The University of St. Michael’s College and The McLuhan Legacy Network  present:  A Celebration of Marshall McLuhan’s 105th Birthday  ********** Date and Time: July 21 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Location: The McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology (The Coach House), 39 A Queen’s Park Crescent E, Toronto This is […]

View this email in your browser Counterblasting Canada University of Alberta Press, 2016 With Gregory Betts, Kristine Smitka, Adam Welch, Elena Lamberti In 1914, Ezra Pound and Wyndham Lewis—the founders of Vorticism—undertook an unprecedented analysis of the present, its technologies, communication, politics, and architecture. The essays in Counterblasting Canada trace the influence of Vorticism on […]

The Association for Media Literacy in association with the McLuhan Centre for Culture & Technology presents….. Is there a crisis in critical thinking? There is understandable excitement in living, teaching and learning through media technologies. But are we studying technologies’ effects on thinking, learning and relating? Does 21st Century life need a strong dose of […]

Engaging Community (Inaugural season Monday night seminar) – Is there a global village? Monday, 25 January 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 PM With Rohinton Medhora, Bonnie Rubenstein, Nora Young ROHINTON P. MEDHORA is President of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), joining in 2012. He served on CIGI’s former International Board of Governors from 2009–2014. Previously, he was vice president of programs at Canada’s International Development Research […]

A roster of programs for Winter/Spring 2016 brings together an eclectic mix of raconteurs, innovators, thinkers and doers from the university, the city and the larger global village. The McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology, Faculty of Information (iSchool) at the University of Toronto, is pleased to announce a Winter/Spring 2016 rollout of events. Weekly […]