Professor Jonathan Sterne is one of the speakers at the Sussex Humanities Lab Inaugural Lecture on Thursday, December 3, 2015, at the RSA in London, UK.
The special December, 2015 issue of Feminist Theory focuses on "Doing Feminism: Event, Archive, Techné" and showcases past and ongoing Media@McGill support and influence.
Editors and contributors include: Professor Carrie Rentschler (member), Dr. Cait McKinney (2015-2016 Postdoctoral Fellow), as well as Dr. Anna Feigenbaum and Dr. Samantha Thrift, recipients of Media@McGill fellowshings during their studies at McGill University.
2016-2017: Media and the Environment
In the shadow of anthropogenic climate change, questions and contests over ecological responsibility, environmental justice and the transformation of unsustainable economies have moved to the centre of cultural, political and intellectual attention globally. Media are deeply implicated in these questions, and this implication has a long history, extending back at least to the role of communication and transportation media in the establishment, representation and operation of imperial and colonial extractive economies and networks.
A forthcoming book, Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Studies in Canada (University of Toronto Press: May, 2016), is one of the outputs of Journalism Strategies, a student-organized conference held at McGill University in April, 2012.
Three Media@McGill graduate students (Christine Crowther, Gretchen King and Errol Salamon) are among the editors.
Thanks to Media@McGill research funding, Professor Darin Barney (Media@McGill member) and Elyse Amend (AHCS grad student) collaborated on an article "Getting It Right: Canadian Conservatives and the “War on Science" in the Canadian Journal of Communication.
The CJC made the unusual decision to issue their article as an advance edition available free online.