Posts Tagged ‘rhetoric’

Anthony Wachs’ new book has been published and is shipping:- By Anthony M. Wachs November 2015 | paper | ISBN 978-0-8207-0487-6 Publisher: Duquesne University Press Book Information: “The medium is the message,” and we now live in a “global village” — much of Marshall McLuhan’s significant contributions to communication theory has been reduced to these well-known aphorisms. […]


 Dr. Walter Ong (1912-2003) ‘Technology, Rhetoric, and Cultural Change: Walter J. Ong, S. J. in the Age of Google, Facebook, and Twitter’ Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, USA – February 7-8, 2014 Gonzaga University will host an interdisciplinary conference Feb. 7-8 celebrating the work of Jesuit scholar and teacher Walter J. Ong, considered among the foremost theorists of […]


October 4, 1913, Winnipeg Free Press By Christian Cassidy Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Now available on his West End Dumplings blog (URL at bottom) Born in Nova Scotia, Alice Leone Mitchell graduated from the Emerson College of Oratory in Boston and was head of the oratory department at Mount Allison University for six years. In 1912 came to Winnipeg to establish a […]


Posted Wednesday, February 29, 2012 · BY MICHAEL SACASAS The genesis of this essay was a little known work by the late Marshall McLuhan. McLuhan is best remembered for pithy phrases such as “the medium is the message” and “the global village” that captured the dynamic consequences of media and technology. He is widely recognized as a […]


Kevin Brooks was the dynamo, and I was the grease, on this awesome special issue on McLuhan. It was an honor to work with someone who lives, breathes and eats McLuhan as a scholar and as a critical theorist in his own right.  Thanks to Kevin for this opportunity, and enjoy this special issue of […]


Rex Veeder, St. Cloud State University Enculturation: http://enculturation.net/hectic-zen (Published: December 20, 2011)  Introduction  Figure 1: All art unless otherwise indicated by Rex Veeder Marshall McLuhan deserves to be re-evaluated as a rhetorician because he has described and demonstrated a perspective on rhetoric that remains significant. That perspective involves aesthetic, social, and cultural elements that gravitate around […]


Enculturation – a journal of rhetoric, writing, & culture  CFP: Marshall McLuhan at 100 Special Issue  Marshall McLuhan at 100: Picking through the Rag and Bone Shop of a Career Guest Editors:  Kevin Brooks, North Dakota State University, David Beard, University of Minnestoa, Duluth Marshall McLuhan would have turned 100 on July 21, 2011. His […]


  http://enculturation.gmu.edu/cfp-mcluhan    Marshall McLuhan at 100: Picking through the Rag and Bone Shop of a Career. Marshall McLuhan would have turned 100 on July 21, 2011. His work, ideas, and methods are alive and well in the area of Media Ecology, and some excellent scholarship in the past 10 years has re-assessed his relevance for […]


CALL FOR PROPOSALS – For an international symposium Marshall McLuhan in a POMO [Post Modernist] World: Is the Medium the Message? October 14, 15, 16, 2010 –  University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba Thirty years after his death, Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) is widely known for his aphorisms about electronic media (having called the world a “global […]