The CCPA is pleased to announce the release of For Sale to the Highest Bidder: Telecom Policy in Canada, edited by Marita Moll and Leslie Regan Shade. The book includes a co-authored chapter on the new role of the CRTC by AHCS doctoral candidate Geneviève Bonin, and Media@McGill's Marc Raboy, Professor and Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications at McGill University.
One Nation Under Google: Citizenship in the Technological Republic
A public talk by Professor Darin Barney
Canada Research Chair in Technology & Citizenship, McGill University.
This presentation took place Friday, March 14, 2008 in Arts W-215.
An archive video of this presentation is now available from Media @ McGill's YouTube channel.
Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice is the first major research project to explore musical improvisation as a model for political, cultural, and ethical dialogue and action. This seven-year, $4-million project involves researchers from 18 universities across Canada, the United States, England, and Australia. It is supported by a $2.5-million Major Collaborative Research Initiatives (MCRI) grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). It is one of only two initiatives to receive an MCRI grant this year.
The project is headed by a University of Guelph professor Ajay Heble of the School of English and Theater Studies. Researchers from McGill are Lisa Barg, David Brackett, and Ichiro Fujinaga from the Schulich School of Music; Richard Gold, David Lametti, Desmond Manderson, and Tina Piper from the Faculty of Law; Eric Lewis of the Department of Philosophy; and, William Straw of the Department of Art History and Communication Studies.
Media@McGill’s Dr. Marc Raboy, Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications, will present a paper entitled “Are states still important? Reflections on the nexus between national and global media policy in the UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity”, at the annual conference of the International Communication Association in San Francisco, 28 May 2007.
Professor Raboy’s paper will be part of an international panel entitled “Creating Communication Rights: Perspectives on the emergence of a global social movement”.
7 May, 2007, Media@McGill's Darin Barney is one of the speakers at the event : Government 2.0. How will new technologies influence public involvement and policy making?
To read more on this one-day event and to read Darin Barney’s presentation, download the attachments below.