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What Was Media Archaeology?

Media archaeology: what is it, and why do we keep hearing about it?

Is media archaeology an innovative approach to media history or a re-packaging of standard historical methods? Join us for this provocative panel discussion and find out.

This event consists of two panels of scholars commenting on the merits and status of Media Archaeology.

Featured commentators include:

Bill Buxton (Communication Studies, Concordia)
Elena Razlogova (History, Concordia)
Haidee Wasson (Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia)
Sandra Gabriele (Communication Studies, Concordia)
Jason Camlot (English, Concordia)
Jeremy Stolow (Communication Studies, Concordia)
Darren Wershler (English, Concordia)

AND, by special arrangement,

The disembodied voice of Jonathan Sterne (Art History and Communication Studies, McGill)

Tuesday, February 11
2:00 – 5:00 pm

AD Building room 308
7141 Sherbrooke Street West
Loyola Campus
Concordia University

This event is free. Come and join the debate!

Sponsored by the CURC Communication Studies and CURC Media and Contemporary Literature.
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Prismatic Media, Transnational Circuits … LIVE!

What are the political and aesthetic dimensions of video art, documentary, and global cinema in contemporary image culture?

The Media History Research Centre invites you to join us for the a special event in honour of the publication of Prismatic Media, Transnational Circuits: Feminism in a Globalized Present (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), by Krista Lynes.

Featuring presentations by:

Krista Lynes (Communication Studies, Concordia)
Charles Acland (Communication Studies, Concordia)
Masha Salazkina (Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia)
Carrie Rentschler (Art History and Communication Studies, McGill)

Thursday, January 16
4:30 pm

CJ Building room 1.114
7141 Sherbrooke Street West
Loyola Campus
Concordia University

Reception to follow. Hope to see you all there!

Flyer: Krista Lynes, Prismatic Media

The Department of Communication Studies at Concordia has a page providing more information on the release of Prismatic Media, Transnational Circuits.

Sponsored by the CURC Communication Studies, CURC Media and Contemporary Literature, Peter C. van Wyck (OVPRGS Research Support) and the Department of Communication Studies.
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Harold Innis and the North Book Launch

Crafting a new narrative about the nature and scope of Harold Innis’s intellectual project and providing a unique appreciation of the multi-faceted professional identity of one of the founders of Canadian political economy and communication studies.

Join us to celebrate the launch of MHRC member William J. Buxton‘s edited collection Harold Innis and the North: Appraisals and Contestations (McGill-Queen’s University Press), and the launch of James S. McLean’s Inside the NDP War Room: Competing for Credibility in a Federal Election.

Thursday, December 5
7:00 pm

Drawn & Quarterly
211 Bernard West

Drinks to follow.

Flyer: William Buxton, Innis and the North

Sponsored by the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada and the Media History Research Centre at Concordia University.