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A Symposium on McLuhan’s Media Practice: Literature and Communication, University of Westminster, London, UK


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Location: University of Westminster , 309 Regent Street, City of London, United Kingdom

Date: Mon, Jun 20 at 10:30am – 4:30pm

This special event explores the legacies of media theorist, literary scholar and public intellectual Marshall McLuhan in the context of archive materials. Discussing McLuhan’s contributions to our understandings of media practices, the history and futures of the book, and literary modernism, not least through his own annotations on Joyce and others, the symposium welcomes participants from the Marshall McLuhan Estate and The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, Toronto, as well as academics, curators and publishers involved in McLuhan studies in Europe.

Speakers will include: Andrea Boegner (McLuhan Salon, Canadian Embassy, Berlin), David Cunningham (IMCC), Doris Gassert (Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland), Tom Lamberty (Merve Verlag Berlin), Graham Larkin (art historian, Ottawa), Andrew McLuhan (McLuhan Estate), John Shoesmith (Fisher Rare Book Library), Leigh Wilson…

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