[Air-l] 3rd Annual Convention of Media Ecology Association June 21-23 NY

J. Sternberg netberg at compuserve.com
Thu May 2 20:42:41 PDT 2002


THE THIRD ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE MEDIA ECOLOGY ASSOCIATION
June 21-23, 2002
Hosted by the Communication Arts Department, Marymount Manhattan
College

221 East 71st Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)
New York, NY  10021
<http://www.media-ecology.org>

--Would you like to spend a coffee break debating the ideas of
Marshall McLuhan, Walter Ong, Lewis Mumford, Susanne Langer, George
Herbert Mead, or Neil Postman?

--Is the history of technology and the culture of those who use it as
important to you as how it is currently being used?

--Are you interested in exploring orality and literacy; print media,
television, and the Internet; language, culture, and consciousness, or
media ecology education and policy; technology and information
systems?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider joining us for
the Third Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association at
Marymount Manhattan College.

Keynote speaker Elizabeth Eisenstein, author of The Printing Press as
an Agent of Change, will address "Old Media in the New Millennium."

Featured presentations by Leonard Shlain, author of The Alphabet
Versus the Goddess, and Donald Theall, author of The Virtual Marshall
McLuhan.

Special film screening: McLuhan's Wake, by Kevin McMahon.

PRE-REGISTRATION INFORMATION

The Convention is open to 2002 MEA members only; 2002 membership dues
may be paid when registering.

Convention Fees:
US $30 Pre-Registration (before June 1, 2002*)
US $20 Student Pre-Registration (before June 1, 2002*)

If not already a member for 2002, please add:
US $40 2002 Membership (through December 31, 2002)
US $20 2002 Student Membership (through December 31, 2002; include
photocopy of full-time student ID)

*Registration after June 1, 2002 and on-site will be $40 for members
and $30 for student members.

A printable version of the pre-registration form is available online
at <http://www.media-ecology.org>, where you can also find the
Convention schedule (updated periodically), as well as a list of
hotels in Manhattan and directions to the Marymount Manhattan campus.

Mail completed pre-registration form and check or money order payable
to Media Ecology Association to

Thom Gencarelli, MEA Treasurer
Department of Broadcasting
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ  07043-9987

gencarellit at mail.montclair.edu
973-655-7339   973-655-5432 (fax)

Questions? Contact the Convention Coordinators:
David Linton & Laura Tropp
Communication Arts Department
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street
New York, NY  10021-4597

Ltropp at mmm.edu, laura.tropp at nyu.edu (alternate)
212-774-4868

DEADLINE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION:  JUNE 1, 2002




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