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<nettime> McLuhan Seminars - Late Summer

The McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology,
@ The Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto

McLuhan Monday Night Seminars: Late Summer Series
Free and Open to the Public

Continuing the tradition of the open seminars held by Marshall McLuhan,
the Monday Night Seminars offer a forum for unrestricted discussion of
topics related to media and their effects within society, culture,
politics, psychology, and the economy. Everyone who has an interest in
such questions is invited to participate in the exchange of ideas and
the connected development of new insight. The current series will
feature provocative, lively, and engaging key-note speakers, who will
address topics related to their own research or current thinking.

Time & Location:

Every Monday night from 7.20-10.00 p.m. at the Faculty of Information Studies
(FIS) 140 St. George Street at Harbord (the north east corner of the Robarts
Library Complex) in room 728. First come, first seated. The seminars are for the
open minded, and no previous knowledge is assumed.

Topics and Speakers: 

July 21 - The TAO of the Internet: The Political Economy of Techno-Mysticism
	Jesse Hirsh - Director of the New Media Unit - McLuhan Program

July 28 - Self: Paradoxes in Math, Mind, and Nature
	Josh Hehner - Director of the Information Topology Unit - McLuhan Program

Aug 11 - Technology Out of Control: Will Autonomous Computers Need Humans
	Michael Rosenberg - Coalition Against Technological Unemployment

Aug 18 - Are The Networks Alive?
	Felix Stalder - Probe Think Tank - McLuhan Program

Aug 25 - Hacking Reality and Jamming The Culture
	Carly Stasko & Anna Melnikoff - Media Collective

Sept 8 - The Trash Chronicles - Garbage as a Medium
	Joey - Joey's World

For More Info Contact:
Jesse Hirsh - - (416) 978-7026

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