- McLuhan Program
- Monday Night Seminars
Affectionately known as The Coach House, The McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology is situated behind the Centre for Medieval Studies, next door to the Centre for Multiculturalism and the Toronto School of Theology at The University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto. Consult the history section to know more about the program since its opening in 1963. In 2009, the iSchool, also known as the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, launched the Coach House Institute (CHI) as a clearly defined research unit under which the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology now operates.
An International Conference at St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto
Dates: September 21-22, 2012
Location: Charbonnel Lounge, Elmsley Hall, 81 St. Mary Street, ( http://stmikes.utoronto.ca/maps/default.asp)
Opening Keynote speaker: Prof. Elena LAMBERTI
Closing keynote speaker: Dr. Eric McLUHAN
The purpose of this conference is to consider the work [...]
Forty years ago, media theorist Marshall McLuhan taught a series of legendary “Monday night seminars” in the celebrated Coach House—located on the physical, intellectual, and organizational boundary of the University of Toronto (UofT). McLuhan foresaw that expanding digital media would reshape the very fabric of society. His vision was cultural, not technological, and his methods [...]
Join the Coach House Institute for the second in a series of Monday Night Seminars for Spring 2012. Tonight’s theme – ‘Digital Technologies and the Life of The Mind’.
7 May 2012, 6:00-8:00 pm
39A Queen’s park Crescent East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 2C3
As Marshall McLuhan foresaw, the expanding ubiquity of digital media [...]
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All media of communications are clichés serving to enlarge man’s scope of action, his patterns of association and awareness. These media create environments that numb our powers of attention by sheer pervasiveness.— Marshall McLuhan