Author: Maggie MacDonald

Posted on November 15, 2017 by

Jeremy Shtern | Social Media and Promotional Culture

  Jeremy Shtern | Social Media and Promotional Culture Questions about the democratic impact of social media political advertising have recently burst their way onto policy agendas and into public consciousness. But if politics can be manipulated by targeted social media content, what are the implications for our daily lives as consumers and citizens when brands Read More

Posted on November 2, 2017 by

Guins & Lowood at the MHRC [LOCATION UPDATE]

Raiford Guins | Atari Modern: Towards a Design History of Atari’s Coin-Ops Henry Lowood | Replay: Games, Performance, Preservation Raiford Guins (Indiana University) and Henry Lowood (Stanford University) will be presenting their recent work on the history and culture of video games. This talk is presented by the Residual Media Depot, a project of the Media History Research Read More

Posted on October 10, 2017 by

Fall 2017 Upcoming Events

We have an exciting roster of events upcoming at the MHRC! Mark your calendars for our autumn speaker series: Jennifer Holt | Cloud Policy: Anatomy of a Regulatory Crisis  Jennifer Holt will examine the legal and cultural crises surrounding the regulation of data in ‘the cloud’. The challenges of distributing and protecting data in a policy landscape Read More

Posted on October 10, 2017 by


Poleconomy night is the first in an upcoming game night series hosted by the MHRC. Play through a game that reflects the way government, finance and industry collide when private enterprise operates under parliamentary democracy. Tycoons and politicians face face inflation, taxation and commercial disaster in a bid for political and financial power. Renowned in Canada Read More