Marshall McLuhan Symposium

A free one-day symposium is being held to celebrate and mark the designation of Marshall McLuhan: The Archives of the Future, comprised of the McLuhan personal archive held at Library and Archives Canada and his library held at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, in to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. Organized and sponsored by the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology and the Fisher Library, it will be held on Friday September 21. It will feature a keynote lecture by John Durham Peters (English/Film/Media Studies, Yale University) as well as special guest speaker Andrew McLuhan (McLuhan Institute, Prince Edward County).

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Other speakers for the syposium are:

Daniel Adleman (Innis College, University of Toronto)
Mitchell Akiyama (Daniels Faculty of Architecture, University of Toronto)
Jody Berland (Humanities, York University)
Michael Darroch (School of Visual Arts, University of Windsor)
Robert Fisher (Library and Archives Canada)
Alan Galey (Faculty of Information, University of Toronto)
Gary Genosko (Communication, Ontario Instutute of Technology)
Baruch Gottlieb (Canadian Visual Artist/Author based in Berlin)
Paolo Granata (Book and Media Studies, St. Michael's College, University of Toronto)
Ganaele Langlois (Communication, York University)
Janine Marchessault (Cinema and Media Stuides, York University)
Rhonda McEwen (ICCIT/Canada Research Chair, University of Toronto)
Sarah Sharma (McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology, University of Toronto)
John Shoesmith (Fisher Library, University of Toronto)
Armond Towns (Communicati
on, University of Denver)
Liam Cole Young (Communication, Carleton University)