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Event celebrates publication of book on Marshall McLuhan

Thu. Mar. 12, 2015

In celebration of the publication of a new book on Marshall McLuhan, "Finding McLuhan: the Mind, the Man, and the Message," and as part of their Dialogues Series, the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications is pleased to bring us an afternoon event: "Finding McLuhan: Excerpts and Extensions."

book cover Wednesday, March 25, 2015
12:30 - 2:30 PM
Room 2M70

Jason Hannan of the Department of Rhetoric, Writing and Communications will moderate and the speakers will be as follows:

  • David Linton (Professor Emeritus of Communication Arts at Marymount Manhattan College in New York), as keynote:  McLuhan and Hefner
  • Jaqueline McLeod Rogers (Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications): McLuhan and the city
  • Kathleen Buddle Crowe (Department of Anthropology at the University of Manitoba): McLuhan and Indigenous media
  • Allen Mills (Department of Political Science)
  • Tracy Whalen (Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications): McLuhan as rhetorician
David Linton is Professor Emeritus of Communication Arts at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City.  His research includes the history of the Luddite movement, Shakespeare as a media theorist, the reading behavior of the Virgin Mary, and the role of Marshall McLuhan in media history.  Recently, he has been writing and lecturing about the social construction of menstruation--in the Bible, advertising, film and television.  He is on the Board  for the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research and President of the New York Conference of the American Association of University Professors.
Coffee and light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend.