Posts Tagged ‘McLuhan Centre’

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 […]


GMA News reporter Joseph Morong received the 2015 McLuhan Fellowship award from Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines Neil Reeder. Morong received the award during a courtesy call on the ambassador as 2015’s Marshall McLuhan Fellow. See http://goo.gl/q6Yu5r Public lecture by Joseph Morong, 2015 winner The Marshall McLuhan Prize is the Embassy of Canada in Manila’s flagship […]


CITY AS CLASSROOM Winter & Spring Programs 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. This is a broad overview of the scheduled programming; detailed descriptions and dates of all events will be published here in the […]


REPOSTED WITH ADDITIONAL IN+FORMATION Seasonal Reception – Final event of the Fall semester  Winter Program Launching Kick-off event Monday, December 14, 6:00 pm to 8:00 PM Location: The Coach House, 39A Queen’s Park Crescent, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto You are invited to the Seasonal Reception at the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology. […]


Monday Night Seminar –  Métis Ideas – What will matter tomorrow? With John Ralston Saul interacting with Dominique Scheffel-Dunand Monday, December 7, 6:00 pm to 8:00 PM Location: The Coach House, 39A Queen’s Park Crescent, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto   JOHN RALSTON SAUL, essayist and novelist, is Canada’s leading public intellectual. Declared a “prophet” by Time […]