Thursday, September 8, 2011

Media @ the Center: A McLuhan Centenary Symposium at Fordham

Here's something I've been working on recently, coming up soon!  I hope to see you there!

Marshall McLuhan
Centenary Symposium
Fordham University
September 17, 2011
Sponsored by
President Joseph M. McShane, SJ
Provost Stephen Freedman
Dean of Faculty John P. Harrington
Dean of Fordham College Rose Hill Michael E. Latham
Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Nancy A. Busch
Dean of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies Isabelle Frank
Department of Communication and Media Studies
Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus
McNally Auditorium
Law School Building
140 W. 62nd Street, Between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues
New York, New York
Free and Open to the Public
Marshall McLuhan & John Culkin 
@ Fordham University, circa September 1967

9:00-10:30 AM           McLuhan @ Fordham

Moderator:           Lance Strate, Fordham University

Panelists:              John Carey, Fordham University
Jacqueline Nardi Egan, QD Healthcare Group
Pete Fornatale, WFUV
Anthony Perrotto, Independent Video Producer
Paul Ryan, New School for Social Research
11:00 AM-Noon                  McLuhan & Theology

Moderator:           John M. Phelan, Fordham University

Presentation:                   "Marshall McLuhan's Theological Anthropology"
Joseph Kim, Lancaster Bible College

Discussants:         Babette Babich, Fordham University
Eric McLuhan, University of Toronto
Paul Ryan, New School for Social Research

1:30-3:00 PM              McLuhan & New Media

Moderator:           Janet Sternberg, Fordham University

Presentations:                 "Digital McLuhan"
Paul Levinson, Fordham University

                                          "Understanding New Media"
Robert K. Logan, Ontario College of Art and Design

                                          "Confessions of a Would-Be Twitter Novelist"
Robert Blechman, St. George's University
3:30-4:30 PM              Keynote Address

Moderator:           Andrew McLuhan

                                          "Media and Formal Cause"
Eric McLuhan, University of Toronto
4:30-5:00 PM              Reception and Book Signing
for Media and Formal Cause
by Marshall and Eric McLuhan

7:00-9:30 PM              Media @ the Center

Moderator:                       Lance Strate, Fordham University

Pecha Kucha:                   "The Medium is…"

Screening:                                    The Gutenberg Galaxy
1961 television program produced by Gary Gumpert

Panelists:                          Daniel Czitrom, Mount Holyoke College
Paul Grosswiler, University of Maine
Gary Gumpert, Urban Communication Foundation
Joshua Meyrowitz, University of New Hampshire
Dominique Scheffel-Dunand, University of Toronto
Photograph courtesy of John Carey
Media @ the Center
A McLuhan Centenary Event
@ Fordham University's McNally Auditorium
September 25, 2011

1:00-5:00 PM                        Preview Screening of Connected, a new film by Tiffany Shlain
                                    Followed by a Panel Discussion

Moderator:                       Lance Strate

Panelists:                          Susan Maushart
T.C. McLuhan
Terence P. Moran
Robert Seidman
Frederick J. Wertz


Anonymous said...


Lance Strate said...

Yes, discussants. That's a softer term than respondents.