[Air-l] Invitation to Participate--Forty Years of Understanding Media: A Symposium

Philip Rose prose1 at cogeco.ca
Wed Apr 21 11:44:08 PDT 2004

"Invitation to Participate--Forty Years of Understanding Media: A Symposium"
June 4
Online comments are being accepted for the web-based counter-environment
project for this commemorative symposium at the 2004 Social Sciences and
Humanities Federation Academic Congress at the University of Manitoba in
Winnipeg (Rm. 100, Fletcher Argue). On June 4th, 12:30 - 2 PM, The McLuhan
Program in Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto and the
McLuhan Global Research Network, in partnership with the Association of
Media Ecologists North, InSounds McLuhan Oral history project, and other
interested participants, will celebrate the 40th anniversary of publication
of "Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man", written by one of the
University of Manitoba's most eminent alumni, Marshall McLuhan. The
symposium will be held in conjunction with the University of Manitoba's own
commemoration of McLuhan, in which members of McLuhan's family will also
participate. The responses online will be curated and displayed as part of
the multi-media event. In order to contribute, please visit

For further information, please contact Dr Liss Jeffrey at the University of
Toronto (ljeffrey at mcluhan.org) or Phil Rose at York University
(prose at mcluhan.org).

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