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Click on the image to expand the view NOVEMBER 26, 2019 — A bronze bust of U of M alumnus Herbert Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) will be unveiled at a special symposium and reception at U of M Archives & Special Collections on Thursday, Nov. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m.  The WinnipegREALTORS selected the communications giant as […]


Click on the image above for an expanded view Marshall McLuhan was born at Edmonton, Alberta on 21 July 1911, he moved with his parents to Winnipeg in 1915. He attended Gladstone School, Earl Grey School and Kelvin Technical High School before enrolling in the University of Manitoba in 1928. He received a BA Honours in 1933 and an MA in 1934 […]


Click on the image for an enlarged view. A day of free communications and media programming. Featuring creative and scholarly presentations, film screenings, and a book launch. Primarily understood as a communication theorist and philosopher of media, Marshall McLuhan talked about the various technologies of communication, printing, film, photography, theatre, and dance. His predictions from […]


Mondo Cane Kama Sutra (installation view) 1984, acrylic on canvas. 10 canvases, 245 x 305 cm each. Image courtesy the Estate of General Idea; © Pierre Antoine, Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris / ARC, 2011. Marshall McLuhan’s high regard for serious artists as what Ezra Pound called “the antennae of the race” due to […]


While certain characters, such as Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye, resemble real people, this is a work of fiction “Lennie Boyd entered the scene in a tumultuous decade which he helped create, and it took all he had.” The Devil’s Party: Who Killed the Sixties?   –   By Bob Rodgers “The Devil’s Party is unapologetically a […]


The book will be launched on: November 15, 2015, 6pm-8pm Location: Video Pool Media Arts Centre Production Studios, 300-100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, MB, CANADA Video Pool Media Arts Centre is proud to present the launch of the book MARSHALL MCLUHAN AND VILEM FLUSSER’S COMMUNICATION AND AESTHETIC THEORIES REVISITED. This scholarly book of academic analyses and […]


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2015  10:00 AM Gather in Hanley Hall, St. Paul’s College (SPC) 10:30 AM Greetings and welcome by conference organizers Howard R. Engel, Director, MMI at St. Paul’s College, Winnipeg, Manitoba & Dr. Read Mercer Schuchardt, Senior Director, IISTC & Associate Professor of Communication, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. Hanley Hall 10:50 AM Proceed […]


The First Joint Conference: International Institute for the Study of Technology and Christianity (IISTC) & The Marshall McLuhan Initiative McLuhan’s Faith & Works October 18-19, 2015 St. Paul’s College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CANADA  Conference Coordinators: Read Mercer Schuchardt (read.schuchardt@wheaton.edu) Wheaton College; Howard R. Engel (howardr.engel@gmail.com) St. Paul’s College St. Paul’s College at the University of Manitoba is […]


Fifty years ago, Tom Wolfe asked this now famous question of Marshall McLuhan: “what if he is right?” Fifty years later, McLuhan’s biographer, Douglas Coupland; his sons, Eric and Michael McLuhan; and sixteen scholars explore in this dynamic collection the many ways in which he was, indeed, right. Engaging with McLuhan’s remarkable legacy and responding […]


McLuhan’s Faith and Works October 18–19, 2015 St. Paul’s College, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, CANADA Keynote speakers: Dr. Eric McLuhan and Andrew McLuhan Conference Coordinators: Read Mercer Schuchardt (read.schuchardt@wheaton.edu) Wheaton College Howard R. Engel (howardr.engel@gmail.com) St. Paul’s College St. Paul’s College at the University of Manitoba is delighted to host the First Joint Conference of […]