Posts Tagged ‘religion’

“People don’t actually read newspapers. They step into them every morning like a hot bath.” — Marshall McLuhan   Marshall McLuhan reading newspaper (1972) – Apropos Lou Forsdale visit to Marshall McLuhan for taping piece for Electric Media volume for High Schools (Harcourt Brace) By Peter Feuerherd, professor of journalism at St. John’s University in […]


Saint Michael’s College Science Association, the Interconnectivity Studies Working Group and the University of St. Michael’s College will present a two-hour symposium on climate change and the Pope’s encyclical Laudato si’ (“Praise be to You”). LOCATION: Alumni Hall 100, 121 St. Joseph Street DATE: Thursday, April 6, 2017   ***   TIME: 4 PM to 6 […]


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 […]


The Medium and the Light: Spirituality in the Global Theatre In collaboration with St. Paul’s Bloor Street With Randy Boyagoda, University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto; Charles Falzon, Ryerson University; Anna-Liza Kozma, CBC. Writer, critic and scholar Randy Boyagoda is the Principal and Vice-President of the University of St. Michael’s College […]


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 […]


Saint Michael’s College Science Association and the University of St. Michael’s College will present a two hour symposium on climate change and the Pope’s encyclical Laudato Si. The symposium Faith, Science, Climate Change and Pope Francis’s Encyclical Laudato Si will take place in Charbonnel Lounge on January 28, 2016 from 4 to 6 pm. The […]


  Ryszard J. Osicki By Howard R. Engel, Director, Marshall McLuhan Initiative (MMI), St Paul’s College, University of Manitoba It is right and just: a series of firsts for the Marshall McLuhan Initiative’s 5th Annual Medium and Light Award 2015 is the first time that this award would be given to a “Winnipigeon” (Marshall McLuhan’s […]


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 […]