2018 Attallah Lecture – MEDIA FORENSICS: Reading the Canadian Cultural Commodity

2018 Attallah Lecture – MEDIA FORENSICS: Reading the Canadian Cultural Commodity

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Add to calendar

Location Details

Lecture to be held on campus. Room TBC.

Contact Information

Carole Craswell, 613-520-2600 ext. 7406, carole.craswell@carleton.ca

Registration

No registration required.

Cost

Free

About this Event

Host Organization: Communication and Media Studies, School of Journalism and Communication
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MEDIA FORENSICS: Reading the Canadian Cultural Commodity

Presented by:

Will Straw, PhD
James McGill Professor of Urban Media Studies
Department of Art History and Communication Studies
McGill University

The annual Attallah Lecture has covered everything from sexism and racism in online games to the rise of the hacker-whistleblower group Anonymous. The event has become an integral part of the Communication and Media Studies program in The School of Journalism and Communication and continues to stimulate important discussions on some of the biggest issues in communication and media studies today.

Its past speakers are an esteemed group of international scholars including Kate Crawford, Toby Miller, Lisa Parks, Lisa Nakamura, Gabriella Coleman, Andrew Chadwick and Jack Halberstam.

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