Posts Tagged ‘Winnipeg’


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 […]



St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto, one of the two leading centers of Aristotelian-Thomistic philosophy in North America; the other is Saint Louis University. McLuhan taught at both. The contextualizing of the title here specifically relates to religious context, specifically Roman Catholic in Marshall McLuhan’s case, although he was born to a Baptist mother […]



Appreciating Marshall McLuhan Putting the spotlight on the influential media theorist and University of Manitoba alum By Tom Ingram   –   November 24, 2014 In its hundred-year history, the Manitoban has been the first step on the way to a professional career for numerous writers. But there is one who leaves them all behind, whose association […]



The Manitoban is the student newspaper of the University of Manitoba where Marshall McLuhan earned B.A. (1932) and M.A (1934) degrees in English. The newspaper celebrated its centenary this past Wednesday, November 5. Marshall McLuhan, a student of English at the University of Manitoba during the early 1930s published his earliest essays in The Manitoban between […]



The First Joint Conference  International Institute for the Study of Technology and Christianity (IISTC) and The Marshall McLuhan Initiative CALL FOR PAPERS McLuhan’s Faith and Works Click on image for expanded view 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 […]



Posted on the Red River College Library blog May 28, 2013 by Howard R. Engel – http://tinyurl.com/k4hctwe Canadian Library Association Conference display and session feature this “Winnipeg Boy who made Good” Marshall McLuhan reflected in a mirror. McLuhan is one of the topics of the upcoming CLA Conference to be held in Winnipeg. (Photo published under Creative Commons license through […]



  Lives Lived: Richard Jan Osicki, 66 PATSY PEHLEMAN, The Globe and Mail, Published Wednesday, Apr. 10 2013 Philosopher, journalist, teacher, original thinker. Born Sept. 4, 1946, in Nottingham, England, died Oct. 29, 2012, in Winnipeg of cancer, aged 66. Richard’s parents, Jan and Maria, were veterans of the Polish Army. During the Second World War, […]