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1Apr2019

McLuhan Monday — Monomyth of Social Media

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Superhero Stories and Why They Matter: The Origin of the Real-Life SpiderMable Matty Flores, a researcher studying communications and technology in the Faculty of Extension, examined how a six year-old cancer…

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28Mar2019

McLuhan House Book Club – March

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This is All a Lie Released in fall 2017 from Enfield & Wizenty, This is All a Lie is a sometimes self-conscious novel that explores three lives and the multifaceted consequences of…

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4Mar2019

Storytelling in the Age of Visual and Social Media

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Join in the conversation centered on the principles and elements needed for effective storytelling in our rapidly changing digital media landscape. The topic will be focused on not only the…

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28Feb2019

McLuhan House Book Club – The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad

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Get ready for an extraordinary adventure with the February McLuhan House Book Club book choice. Minister Faust, will be here to share The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad. This…

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4Feb2019

McLuhan Monday – Music

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**DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES McLUHAN MONDAY HAS BEEN MOVED TO MILE ZERO DANCE LOCATED AT 10816 95 St** McLuhan House will be Rockin! Please join us in celebration of Black…

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31Jan2019

McLuhan House Book Club – Magnetic North

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From the endangered Canadian boreal forest to the environmentally threatened Svalbard archipelago off the coast of Norway, Jenna Butler takes us on a sea voyage that connects continents and traces…

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7Jan2019

McLuhan Monday – Comparing Street Art to Graffiti

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To the common eye it’s easy to see how the definition of street art and graffiti could meld together and even many in these artistic realms use the words interchangeably…

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20Dec2018

McLuhan House Book Club: 40 Below by Jason Lee Norman

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Writer and publisher, Jason Lee Norman, from Edmonton and is our choice of reading for the McLuhan House December Book Club. He is the editor of two 40 Below anthologies…

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13Dec2018

Sonic Play School: Vox

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Bringing words off paper and into an acoustic sphere gives them life and depth and this month in Sonic Play School hosted at McLuhan House, Ian Crutchley of New Music…

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3Dec2018

McLuhan Monday – Consciousness and Perception

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Photographer Abdul Malik discusses Ethics of Capture in a seminar conversation with Stuart MacKay probing the history of surveillance. Speaking from lived experience and examples from current projects, Abdul Malik contemplates the ethics of documenting struggle. How…

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