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Marshall McLuhan & Buckminster Fuller’s First Meeting on an Intellectual Cruise Around the Greek Islands | McLuhan Galaxy

Buckminster Fuller and Marshall McLuhan met for the first time after boarding the New Hellas in Athens for an eight-day boat trip around the Greek Islands. The two gurus of the electronic age had been invited on the trip, along with thirty-two other leading intellectuals from fourteen countries, by Constantinos Doxiadis, a Greek architect and urban planner. The idea was to […]

McLuhan’s 1960 Report on Project in Understanding New Media | Norm Friesen

In the cryptic note at the top right (on p. 2), McLuhan writes to Harley Parker, with whom he later co-authored Through the Vanishing Point: Space in Poetry and Painting (1968) and Counterblast (1969). Parker also appears with McLuhan in the 28 min 1969 film Picnic in Space, directed by Bruce Bacon. This text reflects […]

Marshall McLuhan Centenary in Full Swing!

2011 marks the centenary of Canadian icon Marshall McLuhan’s birth and it’s being celebrated around the world. Especially I’d like to share two go-to sites for all things McLuhan this year. Dr. Alex Kuskis’s McLuhan Galaxy and Marshall McLuhan Speaks with a great collection of video clips.

Rare Marshall McLuhan Audio Lecture

Great Marshall McLuhan at John Hopkins lecture found over at StarLarvae. Thanks to Heresiarch for making it available.

Media Ecology Convention at Santa Clara, CA, 19-22 June, 2008

Amazing!  Walter Ong surfaces!  One of McLuhan’s major Mentors! The Ninth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association 2008 Call for Awards Nominations  Communication, Technology and the Sacred Santa Clara, California June 19-22, 2008 Convention Coordinators: Paul Soukup, S.J. (Psoukup at scu.edu) Santa Clara University Anne Pym, Ph.D. (anne.pym at csueastbay.edu) Cal state University East […]